All Buck Island Reef concessionaires are equip to teach anyone, especially kids, how to snorkel and enjoy the underwater world. The coral reef surrounds the eastern two-thirds of the island creating a safe and quiet lagoon. The water in the park is crystal clear and usually calm protected behind the barrier reef. Kids of all ages are encouraged to explore the underwater world at Buck Island Reef National Monument.
Did You Know?
Buck Island’s Elkhorn-Coral barrier reef is unique within U.S. waters. Elkhorn coral is the major builder of barrier reef surrounding the island.