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.
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.
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.
Swim with Turtles Sail and Snorkel is one of St. Thomas's most popular Ecotours. Join the crew aboard the newly refurbished sailing yacht FURY for a 3.5 hour excursion to the National Marine Wildlife Refuge at Buck Island. Here you will encounter endangered Green Sea Turtles and a variety of sea life in their natural habitat. Day Sail includes: snorkel gear, open bar, snacks, fresh water shower and free pickup/drop off at the Havensight Cruiseship Dock. Trips depart twice daily and can accommodate up to 25 guests. Voted #1 excursion activity on St. Thomas by Tripadvisor.com. Don't miss this very unique and popular wildlife excursion!
St Thomas' Charlotte Amalie Harbor is steeped in Pirate history! Prepare for a spooky experience when you paddle your glowing kayak in the protected harbor with a dramatic backdrop with sparkling 1500 foot mountains. A guide will lead you through the dark history of the Virgin Islands while paddling past its haunted sites going back in time to relive those times when pirates, ghosts and jumbies roamed the islands. Be sure to enjoy Frenchtown's colorful nightlife and charming eating establishments after your tour.
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.
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.