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Discover Scuba Diving in St Thomas
"Have you ever wondered what it's like to breathe underwater? If you want to try scuba diving but aren't quite ready to take plunge into certification course Discover Scuba Diving is for you. We will start with a theory lesson and a pool lesson at Bluebeards Beach Club in the morning. We will spend enough time in the pool to make sure you will be comfortable on your ocean dive. At 1:45pm we will embark on the dive boat for the ocean dive. We do have one instructor for a maximum of four scuba diving participants. The participants need to be able to pass a medical questioner and be able to swim. This course is flexible and the best way to """This scuba diving lesson is a quick and easy introduction to what it takes to explore the underwater world. During your Discover Scuba Diving course you will learn how to use the equipment in the pool first
From $125.00
 
Reef and Turtle Discovery Tour
"Your adventure starts with transportation from your St. Thomas hotel or cruise ship port and takes you with your guide kayaking over crystal clear waters to an amazing location where you will snorkel in two locations - once with sea turtles and once over familiarize you with your gear and assist you onto your kayak and out on the water guiding you to a picturesque white sand beach and use of a chaise lounge chair.  After a cold drink and a light snack your snorkel guide will provide snorkeling gear and give you a short introduction on how to use it (beginner snorkelers welcome). They will then lead you on an exciting adventure swimming with sea turtles. After swimming with the sea turtles it is time to relax and enjoy a delicious lunch at outdoor restaurant right on the beach.  The restaurant has a canopy shaded eating area and many options including vegetarian and gluten free. After your break your guide will lead you out to snorkel where you will you will see an abundance of tropical fish over a pristine reef full of colorful corals sponges and sea fans.As the tour comes to an end kayakers will be assisted by their guide back onto the kayaks. The ocean current will help you on the return trip to our base where transportation will be waiting to take you back to your cruise ship or hotel. The total time of this excursion is
From $139.00
 
Sail and Snorkel to Buck Island St Thomas
"Departing from a marina located in central Charlotte Amalie you'll board Island Girl and sail for approximately 1 hour 15 minutes to your snorkel destination. Upon arrival at your snorkel destination the USCG Captain will provide snorkel instructions equipment and information about the sea life you will encounter. You will then have approximately 1 hour to explore and take in the beauty of the underwater wonders the Caribbean has to offer. You are also welcome to stay aboard Island Girl and or lounge in the shaded cockpit area.After snorkeling enjoy a light snack and the bar is open for some adult beverages or soda and bottled water. The return sail takes approximately 1 hour an 15 minutes.Be sure to bring a swimsuit and a towel hat
From $84.00

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Caroline (pronounced Car-o-line) Gasperri is the owner of this working cattle ranch. She is a wonderful host whenever we visit.
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Visiting our friends at Castle Nugent Ranch. Here we are getting together for some wine, cheese, Italian music, and good conversation.
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When Caroline's Italian husband died, she decided to decorate an old chapel on the Ranch. The main house was just too big for her and had too many memories of her late husband.
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There are several residences on Castle Nugent. All are owned by Caroline. The curator of a museum on St Croix lives in this house and it is filled with antiques.
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When my children were small we spent many days in the Virgin Islands until a kidney stone forced me home. Here is my son watching a bird at a shop on St. Croix.
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Map of the hiking trails of...

Map of the hiking trails of St. John. If you click on this map it will enlarge enough so you can see the trails quite well.
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Sail and swim with dolphins. This one was playing next to our boat on the north side of Tortola. You'll only get this on a small boat, I think.
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Top Things to Do in U. S. Virgin Islands

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Lord God of Sabaoth Lutheran Church

The original church was at the site now known as the Steeple Building. When the steeple became unsafe due to hurricanes, the Dutch Reformed Church offered their building because the Dutch were leaving...
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Eliza James-McBean Clock Tower

In 2005, there were major renovations around the cruise port. At the northern end is the Clock Tower Plaza, of which I have several photos. The clock tower stands on a rise of three limestone steps...
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Estate Mount Washington

Estate Mount Washington has a long history with many different uses. The land was initially founded as a cotton plantation in 1750 and remained so until 1779. After that, it served several purposes...
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Paradise Point Sky Ride

There are 3 cars and they each take 8 people. They have a kind of bench that you can lean against but is too high and too narrow to sit. We were in the middle car, and it was very hot and also hard to...
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Big Beards

The girl at the hotel said that Big Beard had the best snorkeling trips to Buck Island, because snorkeling there was one of the things I really wanted to do. So I made reservations over the phone to...
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Fort Frederik

Fort Frederik was built in the mid 18th century by the Danish government to help protect St. Croix from rival European countries, and pirates. The fort is a National Landmark due to the role it...
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