St. Thomas: Eco-Tours

The Virgin Islands’ beaches, coral reefs, historic ruins and forest provide endless hours of exploration and enjoyment on St. Thomas, as well as inspiration and opportunities for reflection. Visitors can enjoy a variety of activities on the land and in the water. Some visitors explore the on their own, while others prefer a guided tour. Tours include a guide that describes the history and ecology of the area as well as pointing out and interpreting the flora and fauna as you go along.

  • Looking for a really unique adventure? Then you will love our Night Kayak Adventure with Pirate and Ghost Stories. From Blackbeard, Bluebeard, and Teach, prepare for an experience with a dash of history, a pinch of the macabre, and a spooky twist when you kayak along the dark and winding waterways of the Mangrove Lagoon. Enjoy the starlit sky as you look for stingrays, tarpon, and other marine life illuminated with lights below your kayak. You will go back in time and relive those days when pirates, ghosts, and jumbies still roamed the islands. Hear tales of shipwrecks and the eerie legends that haunt the islands to this day.


    • Night Kayak in the Mangrove Lagoon

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    Hassel Island Kayak, Hike & Snorkel Adventures

  • Adventure to the VI National Park's premier historic site! Depart from Frenchtown, and kayak through Charlotte Amalie's harbor to Historic Hassel Island and explore America's most intact British Naval Forts. Careening Cove has centuries of importance housing British Barracks, ship repair facilities, coaling stations and a US Naval Base. The Creque Marine Railway had a multimillion dollar facelift. Snorkel over a coral reef at a deserted beach. Consider upgrading to a 5 hour tour with lunch! Limited availability, reserve early. Book online or call us toll free.


    • Hassel Island Kayak, Hike & Snorkel Adventures

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  • Spend the day at Coral World Ocean Park and get up close and personal with the beauty and magic of Caribbean marine life in a stunning setting. Learn about life on a coral reef from the unique Undersea Observatory and about local conservation efforts in one of our interactive presentations. Pet a shark, hand feed a stingray or a rainbow lorikeet! There are several gift shops, cafes and shower facilities. Additional activities include Sea Lion activities, Sea Trek Helmet Dive, Snuba Diving, Shark and Turtle Encounters, and the Nautilus Semi-Submarine. Located next to Coki Beach. Open 9-4 daily, November - May. Summer schedule will vary.

  • Mangrove Lagoon Kayak, Hike & Snorkel Adventures

  • A unique, guided, multi-eco experience awaits you! This award winning tour takes guests of all ages and experience levels kayaking in the Mangrove Lagoon. Explore a mangrove forest and try your luck with a hermit crab race. A short walk along a coral and shell beach brings you to impressive volcanic cliffs, tidal pools and the famous Red Cliffs Blow Hole! Snorkel in a clear shallow lagoon. Guided tours depart daily: 5 hours w/ lunch, 3 hours, and 2 1/2 hours. Perfect for wedding, corporate and private groups. Book online with Virgin Islands EcoTours or call toll free.


    • Mangrove Lagoon Kayak, Hike & Snorkel Adventures

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    Bird Island at Sunset by Kayak in Mangrove Lagoon

  • Enjoy an unforgettable sunset paddling quietly through a bird sanctuary in St Thomas Mangrove Lagoon. Visit an egret and pelican rookery at Bird Island and paddle through a winding maze in the shallow waters of a submerged mangrove forest. An Expert Nature Guide will guide you on a peaceful paddle through the dynamic Benner Bay estuarine ecosystem and St Thomas East End Reserve's. Discover the diversity of birds that inhabit this Mangrove Lagoon Wildlife Sanctuary and Marine Reserve. Enjoy this rare and unique way to experience a romantic tropical experience.


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