Mosquito Borne Disease
There are two mosquito transmitted diseases (virus), Dengue, and Chikungunya Fever, now in the Caribbean. Both viruses are transmitted by Aedes species mosquitoes, which have black and white stripes markings. Please take a look at link information. More »
Snorkeling and scuba diving
Some of the best snorkeling anywhere can be found at the beaches in the park and around St. John. A brochure available at the visitors center describes the various locations.
Sailing, kayaking and windsurfing
At the Cinnamon Bay beach, rentals are available for a variety of sailboats, kayaks and windsurfers. The bay is large, and prevailing winds make for exciting sailing.
Did You Know?
A wasp common to St. John is called the Jack Spaniard. These paper wasps are not aggressive, but will sting you repeatedly if disturbed. The sting can be quite painful, and should be treated with common sting relief remedies. The discomfort can last three days.