The Ann E. Abramson Pier is named in honor of the Virgin Islands
Public Works Commissioner who was responsible for much of the
rejuvenation of the Frederiksted area. This is the pier where most
of the large cruise ships dock, as well as military ships,
submarines, and other naval vessels. From time to time, tall-ships
especially from Denmark, can be seen here.
The dock itself has been a favorite diving place especially for
viewing bright coral, sponges, and a multitude of fish life. A night
dive should reveal the sea-horses unique to this pier. Visitors
arriving at the pier often walk through the small town of
Frederiksted and walk to the nearby beaches and beach clubs.
All large cruise ships berth at the island’s only major pier,
officially named after a former Public Works Commissioner, Ann E.
Abramson. The pier is 1,526 feet long, allowing two cruise ships to
tie up at the same time. A kiosk filled with tourism information
sits at its head. Public restrooms are nearby. While the pier is the
gateway to shopping in Frederiksted, taxis and tour buses take
visitors to Christiansted for shopping, sightseeing, and on
round-the-island tours. There is no admission charge.
Things to do in Port Click below
St. Croix Tour Guide
Getting Around St. Croix
Dining & Nightlife in St. Croix
Shopping Duty Free in St. croix
Scuba and Snorkeling in St. Croix
Buck Island Tours
Cruise Ship Schedule
2014 St. Croix Cruise Ship Schedule Click
You will enjoy the natural beauty and charm of St.Croix and the port
town of historic Frederiksted from the minute you set eyes on it.
St. Croix is one port of call where you will want to disembark and
enjoy the island’s laid back style, unique Danish architecture, and
rich cultural heritage.
Stroll and visit the shops, eating establishments and historic areas
of the two major towns, Frederiksted and Christiansted. Enjoy award
winning coffee, expresso and food with fresh, local island
ingredients. Try Polly's At The Pier
Internet Café. Just 6 doors down from the cruise ship pier on the
Take a tour
or rent a car from
Budget St. Croix to see the beaches, the rain forest and the inland
historic sites like the St. George Botanical Gardens or the Whim
Plantation. Tour a real rum factory, complete with product sampling.
Go snorkeling the reefs off Frederiksted or Cane Bay or take a tour
of the world famous Buck Island under water national park.
Experience the thrill of riding an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) on the
mountain tops of St. Croix, with breath taking views of the
surrounding ocean, historic plantation ruins, and the sub-tropical
Rain Forest. Or cruise scenic byways on a bicycle to explore at your
leisure. You can do either, or both, with
Gecko’s Island Adventures,
located just one block south of the Cruise ship
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