Waterlemon Cay, Virgin Islands National Park

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Take a short hike along a rugged trail to Waterlemon Cay, a remote snorkeling location. Swim out over the initially rocky shore to lush coral gardens teeming with tropical fish, rays, and turtles. You won't find room to sunbathe on the rocky beach, unless you’re okay with perching on a small boulder. Regardless, you can appreciate the natural world around you as you relax in the untouched environment. Bring plenty of food, water, and sunscreen along with you. Plan to visit Waterlemon Cay during your Virgin Islands National Park vacation using our convenient Virgin Islands National Park tour planner.
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  • It's well worth the 15 minute walk. This was by far the best snorkeling I have experienced on the Island. 
  • If you are into snorkeling and want to avoid the crowds, this beach is a must. It's a bit of a hike to get there, but the path is level and has plenty of shade. You can swim with turtles and rays at t...  more »
  • We snorkeled out to the cay. You need to be a fairly confident swimmer to get there. Beautiful coral! Very good snorkeling along the beach also.