To Christiansted National Historic Site from Henry E. Rohlsen Airport: Drive east on Route 64 to Melvin Edwards Highway (Route 66). Turn right and continue for 4.8 miles (7.2 kilometers). Continue straight onto Old Centerline Road (Queen Mary Highway), and continue straight onto the Christiansted Bypass 3.7 miles (5.9 km). Turn left onto Hospital Street. The parking lot for Christiansted National Historic Site will be on your right.
Private vessels must obtain an anchoring permit from the National Park Service headquarters in Christiansted prior to anchoring at West Beach or in the lagoon in order to moor at the Underwater Trail or Scuba locations.
Currently, our concessionaires are:
Big Beard's Adventure Tours
44A Queen Cross St.
Caribbean Sea Adventures
59 King's Wharf
Jolly Roger Charters
St. Croix Yacht Club
Teroro II, Inc. and Dragonfly
Green Cay Marina
The strong Easterlies can sometimes bring clouds of African dust from the Sahara; millions of tons of dust can be transported each year, affecting air quality, and potentially affecting marine life, including coral reefs.
Click here for the current weather conditions on St. Croix from the National Weather Service.
Welcome to the tropics!
No Entrance Fee - $0.00
There is no entrance fee to Buck Island.
No Entrance Pass - $0.00
No Entrance Pass
Fort Christiansvaern at Christiansted National Historic Site serves as the point of information for the three national park units on St. Croix, including Buck Island Reef National Monument. Visit the park headquarters at Christiansted National Historic Site for brochures, guides, and all anchoring and special use permits.