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    Buck Island Reef

    National Monument Virgin Islands

For Kids

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?

Coral Reef Damage Caused by Hurrican Hugo in 1989

Worldwide, coral reefs are fast disappearing. They are slow-growing and vulnerable to pollution, sedimentation, overfishing, warming of the seas, and boat damage. Because corals thrive only in a narrow range of conditions, biologists see their plight as a planetary danger signal.