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 reefs are complex colonies of individual animals called polyps. These produce carbonate skeletons cemented together by blue-green algae, resulting in massive but surprisingly fragile formations.