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 »
Things To Do
Virgin Islands National Park’s diverse beaches, coral reefs, historic ruins, and hiking trails provide endless hours of exploration and enjoyment, as well as inspiration and opportunities for solitude and reflection.
Visitors can enjoy a variety of activities on the land and in the water, including swimming, snorkeling and scuba diving; sailing, kayaking and windsurfing; and camping, hiking and bird watching.
Enjoy the crystal blue waters on one of the many charter day-sail or boat snorkeling tour which are offered by private operators
Explore on your own, or take advantage of a two-hour safari bus island tours.
For information on the ongoing archeological research at Cinnamon Bay visit the Friends of the Virgin Islands National Park website.
Hiking In Paradise
Did You Know?
There are three species of lizards found on St. John. The iguana, which is not a true lizard, are vegetarians and are often found in trees. When threatened, they escape by dropping to the ground or into water. They can fall 40-50 feet to a hard surface without injuring themselves.