Things To Do

1960s black and white photo of snorkelers and sailboats at Buck Island
Snorkelers and sailors enjoying the crystal clear waters at Buck Island's West Beach, 1960.

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Whether you delight in hiking to the crest of the island, perhaps savoring the beautiful coral reef as you follow the underwater trail, or prefer to sit quietly and watch the sea, Buck Island Reef National Monument offers a myriad of activities for you to enjoy. The hardest part may be choosing what to do while enjoying the Caribbean Sea!
 
children snorkeling the clear waters at Buck Island

For Kids

Kids of all ages can enjoy exploring both land and sea, snorkeling the coral reefs and hiking Buck Island's trails.

photo of visitor hiking the trail at Buck Island

Outdoor Activities

There's a variety of activities at Buck Island, both underwater and on land. For some great views, hike the trail to the overlook platform.

Last updated: April 13, 2018

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Mailing Address:

2100 Church St. #100
Christiansted, St. Croix, VI 00820

Phone:

(340) 773-1460

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