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Waterlemon Cay

Water Lemon Cay Beach Virgin Islands National Park,, Virgin Islands National Park 00830 ‎, St. John
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Worth the Effort

Put your hiking shoes on and make your way around the shore for some great snorkeling. There are... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Leslie H
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New Orleans, Louisiana
Good Snorkel

I want to give this spot a 5, but the day we were there on a Monday in May in the AM hours, it just... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
warrenville111
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Warrenville, IL
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  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
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Water Lemon Cay Beach Virgin Islands National Park,, Virgin Islands National Park 00830 ‎, St. John
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Put your hiking shoes on and make your way around the shore for some great snorkeling. There are numerous rays, turtles, and small barracuda in the grassy areas before you get out to Waterlemon Cay that are worth the trip. On my last trip, we...More

Thank Leslie H
Reviewed 6 days ago

I want to give this spot a 5, but the day we were there on a Monday in May in the AM hours, it just wasn't the best. The fish were not in abundance and we did not see any turtles. We did go around...More

Thank warrenville111
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

"That was a good day of snorkeling. It was nuts. We saw it all." I'll start by saying my husband and I are both athletic and have good flippers. You want to be in good shape with good gear if you are going to swim...More

Thank Cometm08
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a little hike to get out to the beach, but the views are amazing and it is well worth it. We hiked to the beach and kept hiking to get closer to the cay. We snorkeled around the island, the current was a...More

Thank Phyllis10
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Part of why Waterlemon has the best snorkeling is because it's not all that easy to get to. You either have to come by boat, or walk about a mile on a trail where you can swim from the beach. Worth the effort though! Be...More

Thank Kikibeanbag
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is without a doubt the best place on island to snorkel. We vacation on St John every year and never miss the opportunity to sneak in a day of snorkeling at Waterlemon. This past May we saw a really large nurse shark, black tip...More

Thank Michelle V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A bit of a hike to the beach. The water was a little choppy in a fairly lengthy swim to the Cay. The reward was worth it. Lots of coral and fish. One of the best snorkels on St John for us.

Thank TravelBob78
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This beach is great for seeing turtles. Its pretty sheltered and the Cay has lots of fish. Its fun swimming around an island. Kids love it.

Thank JOHNPETERLINA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Like coming to that place that we all see in postcards. Swim from the mainland to the isle is so easy n so much to see.

Thank MrsMtoZ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was a long hike out to a good launch point, but the trail was mostly flat and shaded. There are also some great ruins along the trail. Once you get to the end, the entrance to the water is all rocks. Be sure to...More

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gilcampbell
Do you sponsor any Scuba diving trips? You say the coral is excellent. Does this make for excellent deeper diving?
27 March 2017|
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Response from Mwietro | Reviewed this property |
I am a traveler, not a guide or outfitter. When we were there, we did not see any Scuba divers.
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poolcue
Can you please tell me how long it took you to get from the dingy rental to this area? Thank you
19 September 2016|
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Response from Wayne L | Reviewed this property |
We hiked in from the road and it took 25-30 minutes.
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lraph1111
Which islands R the best for tourist? Which islands have casinos?
10 April 2015|
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