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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
 
Culebra Day Trip by Catamaran from Fajardo
"At 9:30am depart for Culebra from Puerto del Rey in Fajardo aboard a speedy wave-piercing power catamaran – Caribe Spirit Island Flyer or Eco Isleño – and get ready to explore some of the most beautiful out-of-the-way spots in the Caribbean! Lounge comfortably on deck as the power cat takes you on a smooth ride in a fraction of the time. Enjoy piña coladas rum punch soda juice or iced tea from the bar as you take in gorgeous views of the Cordillera Islands.After an approximate 50-minute cruise
From $114.00
 
2-Hour Jet Ski Tour at Boqueron Beach
"You’ll start your adventure with a 15-minute safety course as well as a lesson on the “rules of the water course” where we will go over proper operation of the Seadoo GTI 130SE's and proper driving etiquette before you depart on this adventure. The f and head out to the open waters past Punta Melones en route to Combate. Next you'll go past an impressive rock and reef coastline and continue into the Bahia Salinas where you’ll experience the extraordinary shades of the blue sea as well as the rock and reef formations! You will be cruising over these formations on the jet skis lighthouse and the land bridge because not many get this view from the water that Cabo Rojo boasts! From Playa Sucia you will head north passing all of the favorite beaches of the locals en route to Isla Ratones. At Isla Ratones you will have a chance to take a swim in the crystal cle""On this jet ski adventure you will cover over 30 miles of the most breathtaking coastline in Puerto Rico as you cruise over the crystal clear waters of Cabo Rojo on a 2015 or 2016 Seadoo GTI SE's! Snorkeling over by the reefs may also be added to this adv
From $210.00

Most Viewed Warnings and Dangers in U. S. Virgin Islands

Warnings and Dangers

Manchineel Tree

The Little Apple of Death or "manzanilla de la muerte" is the current common name for the fruit that grows of the Manchineel Tree. In fact, it is one of the most poisonous fruits in the world and not...
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Wildlife

St. Croix has an over abundance of Mongoose on the island. A Mongoose is curious by nature and can be vicious especially when protect young. There are everywhere! They are not native to St. Croix. ...
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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
 
 
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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

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

Popular Cities in U. S. Virgin Islands

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Charlotte Amalie

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Christiansted

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Frederiksted

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Saint John

St. John
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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

Things to Do

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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Top 5 U. S. Virgin Islands Writers

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catalysta

"Welcome to the Three Virgins"
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Sophie1980

"St Thomas, US Virgin Islands"
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monica71

"My vacation in St Thomas, St Croix, St John"
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zChris

"zChris' Virgin Islands"
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Corinneao

"St. Croix and St. Thomas"
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