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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
 
St John Snorkeling Cruise to Cruz Bay from St Thomas
"Your tour begins at Compass Point Marina on the southeastern end of St Thomas where you’ll meet your captain for your full-day cruise. Hop aboard the comfortable 32-foot (10-meter) power catamaran and head east across Pillsbury Sound to St John.Travel along the island’s north coast — most of which is part of Virgin Islands National Park — past several bays like Hawksnest Bay Trunk Bay and Cinnamon Bay. When you reach your first stop Waterlemon Cay put on the provided snorkeling equipment and jump into the clear turquoise water for a snorkel on the coral reef.Return to the boat and cruise back west to Maho Bay for another snorkel — this time with sea turtles — and then visit Whistling Cay f
From $225.00
 
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

More Warnings and Dangers in U. S. Virgin Islands

Do no rent a sedan if traveling to St. John

On our first trip to the U.S. Virgin Islands, my friends and I rented a Ford Taurus. That turned out to be a very bad idea. First of all, getting on the car barge at Red Hook took forever due to the...
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Alfine5
Apr 24, 2010

St Stomas,Not As Bad

St.Thomas can be an WONDERFUL island to be the first island to go when you are younger (9-12) i went there for my birth day when i was 9 (my age now) and it wasn't so bad it's really beautiful...
IslandExpert1999
Jan 12, 2009

CRIME HAPPENS

You mix the impoverished locals with the relatively rich tourists staying at resorts, and of course you are going to have incidents of theft on a regular basis. STT & STX are worse than STJ for...
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catalysta
Jan 17, 2006

Sunburn / Sunstroke / Dehydration

Wear sunscreen & protective gear as appropriate, especially in your first few days on the islands. And be sure to drink lots of water - bottled water, that is - so you won't get dehydrated,...
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catalysta
Apr 29, 2005

Common Sense Swimming Safety

Please check with the local tourist information to find out about any swimming hazards you might encounter, where & when. At sheltered beaches like Magen's Bay on the Caribbean side of STT, you...
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catalysta
Apr 29, 2005

Goats on the road!

Yes, it's true. And that's not all. These islands are hilly, the roads are difficult to maintain so there are potholes where you least expect them, there's usually no safety shoulder on steep curves,...
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catalysta
Apr 29, 2005
 
 
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Fragile Coral

Please be careful, whether snorkeling, diving or just wading & swimming, to avoid damaging the coral & other sealife. Coral is incredibly fragile; it takes many long years to grow back. I have...
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catalysta
Apr 29, 2005

Back Streets of Charlotte Amalie

Charlotte Amalie is a relatively small city by continental US standards, but comes replete with its share of dangers nonetheless. The island overall is not very wealthy, and some neighbourhoods...
zChris
May 27, 2003

Unlicensed Cabs

Since the cabs in the Virgin Islands are usually nondescript old vans, many people try to fool tourists into believing they're licensed cabbies in order to earn an extra buck. When I was shopping for...
zChris
May 26, 2003

Atlantic swells

The north beaches on St. John and St. Thomas can be adversely impacted by unusually large waves (Atalantic swell) on occasion - happend one day during our week. This both makes the currents stronger...
TwoCoconuts
Mar 02, 2003

If you travel to the Virgin...

If you travel to the Virgin Islands by ship, don't feed the birds from your balcony, or the deck of the ship. I did so as we were entering port at Charlotte Amalie - BIG mistake! Instant scene from a...
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nnoah
Aug 26, 2002

For the most part people are...

For the most part people are friendly and helpful, you'll often see a lost item hanging from a bush - a local habit of placing found items where they can be seen by an owner retracing his steps....
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mmcnie
Aug 26, 2002

We spent a year on St. Thomas....

We spent a year on St. Thomas. Only go there on your way to somewhere civilized, such as St. John. St. Thomas continues to spiral down into anarchy: the government is as inept as it is corrupt;...
DE173
Aug 25, 2002

In St Johns, it seems that...

In St Johns, it seems that there is some drugs business....and I believe it. But at no time we were into troubles, even at night.Tortola is 100% safe...and I would be the first surprised if something...
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dreamworld
Aug 25, 2002

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Top Hotels in U. S. Virgin Islands

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8070 Lindberg Bay, St Thomas, VI 00802
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Estate Davis Bay, P.O. Box 3031, St. Croix, 00851, Caribbean
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7338 Estate Bakkeroe, Charlotte Amalie, Caribbean
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Gallows Bay, PO Box 25200, Christiansted, St. Croix, 00824, Caribbean
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442 Strand Street, Frederiksted, St. Croix, 00840, Caribbean
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3A Cruz Bay, P.O. Box 58, Cruz Bay, St. John, 00831, Caribbean
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Top Things to Do in U. S. Virgin Islands

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Old Danish Customs House

The Old Danish Customs House was constructed in 1734 as a one story building for a book keeper. The stairs and second floor was added later. The customs house was part of a staged process. ...
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Eliza James-McBean Clock Tower

Eliza James-McBean was a promanant business woman who contributed to the culture and traditions of the Virgin Islands. She lived to be 105 years old! The clock tower sits next to Frederiksted Fort...
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Monk’s Bath Tidal Pools

Monk’s Bath Tidal Pools is interesting but do not go exactly at low tide as the water is too low and many of the pools will not have much water. This coastline is about the most rugged terrain I've...
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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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Steeple Building Museum

The Steeple Building Museum was originally the Lord God of Sabaoth Lutheran Church built in 1753. Currently, the Steeple Building is operated by the National Park Service as a museum. Inside is...
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Estate Whim Plantation Museum

We went to Whim Plantation on the way back from our run to the airport (to see how long it took). We parked and got the scooter out. The scooter does OK on grass (if short) and gravel but when I left...
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"Welcome to the Three Virgins"
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"St Thomas, US Virgin Islands"
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"My vacation in St Thomas, St Croix, St John"
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"zChris' Virgin Islands"
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"St. Croix and St. Thomas"
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