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Buck Island Cove

St. Croix
+1 340-773-2628
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Amazing...!!!!! We want thru Caribbean Sea adventures and they were phenomenal. The staff was great. 100% recommended.

Incredible beach. Perfect sand Amazing...!!!!! We want thru Caribbean Sea adventures and they were... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Mishel M
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Super white beach with turtles and sharks!

You won't swim with the sharks but if you walk around the point you see in the picture, they might... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Tracy H
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About two miles northeast of St. Croix, Buck Island Cove, with its large and spectacular reef, is a snorkeler’s dream.
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good14%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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St. Croix
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Incredible beach. Perfect sand Amazing...!!!!! We want thru Caribbean Sea adventures and they were phenomenal. The staff was great. 100% recommended.

Thank Mishel M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You won't swim with the sharks but if you walk around the point you see in the picture, they might be playing in the shallows there. We saw three baby lemon sharks and a turtle. Best white beach I've been to. Lovely to just float...More

Thank Tracy H
Reviewed 17 May 2017

We took at catamaran trip to Buck Island / Turtle Beach & it is absolutely beautiful. The water is amazing. One of my new happy places. When you go into the water from the beach it has a sand bottom so no worries about stepping...More

Thank Roxane E
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Do not miss out on Buck Island!! The beach is amazing and so clean. The water is breathtaking in itself. Make sure if you go to St. Croix that you make a trip to Buck Island!

Thank Caitlin L
Reviewed 7 May 2017

My husband and I had the best day of sailing. Someone had recommended Captain Llewellyn and we decided to go with him. Fantastic choice. He is a terrific top notch sailor and we had so much fun just sailing to and from Buck Island. When...More

Thank mrsdms01
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

A glorious place untouched by man. The beaches are amazing! We could have stayed longer. The bluffs are interesting with cacti growing out of ledges. Very pretty! We saw several huge turtles swimming about when we sailed into the beach.

Thank Terrie N
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Glad we made a day trip to Bucks island. It was like having your own private island. It was quiet, pristine and relaxing.

Thank benchan2000
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Buck island has an amazing beach: quintessential Caribbean! We stopped here for only 30 minutes before going to the other side of the island to snorkel. I could've laid on that white sand or relaxed in that turquoise water for hours!

Thank seeingtheworld22
Reviewed 21 February 2017

The beach at Buck Island Cove is absolutely gorgeous. Be careful of thorns while you are walking along. There aren't a lot of them, but if you step on one, it will hurt bad. The sand is soft and white, the water is an amazing...More

Thank Michelle H
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Beautiful cruise aboard the sailboat Blackbeards out of Christiansted on an off weather day. The captain and first mate were fabulous- John and Scott are great sailors, cooks and storytellers. The barrier reef, which was devastated with Hurricane Hugo is fragile and beautiful and a...More

Thank Kathy B
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Nancy R
show me the list of hotels on buck island, vi
23 May 2016|
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Response from CaptCriox |
Buck Island is an uninhabited National Monument accessible by boat only. Caribbean Sea Adventures does a great job and would be happy to take you there.
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mhodgson
We were going to go there but read the reef was dead and just starting to come back. We did it years ago and it was incredible. We are interested in snorkeling the trail for the underwater National Monument. Is this what you did? Would love more info. who did you go with? Our ship charges $100 PP.Thanks
28 January 2015|
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Response from CaptCriox |
Hurricane Hugo is really the one to blame for the destruction of the reef back in 1989. Since then the National Park service has implemented bold but effective conservation practices that have encouraged coral growth and... More
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