Boating Information

Welcome to Boaters Paradise

Virgin Islands National Park is a favorite boating destination with the calm clear waters, white-sand beaches and many calm bays to tuck into.

The links below provide you with the information needed to ensure your boating stay in the park is enjoyable. You will find information on boat exclusion areas, vessel size limits, dinghy channels and anchoring areas.

First check out our new Boating Video!

Marine Guide The official Mooring Guide pg 1, Mooring Guide pg 2, provides a map of the bays, information where you may operate a vessel or find a mooring in the Virgin Islands National Park. It also includes Visitor Center contact information and instructions on how to pick up a mooring.

Interactive Marine Users Map
Use the Interactive Marine Map to find out what you need to know for boating in Virgin Islands National Park or Coral Reef National Monument. Click on the image below to open the interactive map. Then just toggle on or off the information you would like using the check boxes in the legend.
Works great on Cell Phones.
Anchoring Information This map provides coordinates for the designated anchoring areas.
Superintendent's Compendium The compendium contains laws and policies specific to Virgin Islands National Park. It includes information on closures, public use limits, anchoring and mooring, boat exclusion areas as well as many other activities.
Fishing Guide from the Virgin Islands Department of Planning and Natural Resources.
Hurricane Hole Storm Refuge Link to Hurricane Hole Storm Refuge information and guidelines.
Google Earth Marine Project
The Google Earth project provides you with everything you want to know about where to anchor, pick up a mooring, fish, or snorkel. Visit the Google Earth Project page to find the KMZ file, a video on how to use it and detailed instructions. You will then have all the boating and snorkeling information at your fingertips.

Last updated: March 17, 2021

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

1300 Cruz Bay Creek
St. John, VI 00830


(340) 776-6201 x238
Headquarters/Visitor Center phone contact Information.

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