Island tours of all varieties are available to experience the natural beauty, history and culture of St. Croix.
Available are narrated vehicle tours in both open air as well as closed air conditioned vehicles plus air tours, hiking, snorkeling, and boat tours.
For the more adventurous, there are horseback and ATV tours.
For foodies, there are food tours in downtown Christiansted which allow you to learn about the island and its culture through its unique and flavorful cuisine.
From the easternmost point in the U.S., Point Udall, to the historic streets and buildings of Christiansted to the breathtaking rain forest and the centuries old waterfront town of Frederiksted in the west, there is great fun and adventure for all.
Buck Island Tours Buck Island Reef National Monument, located off the northeast coast of St. Croix , was established by Presidential Proclamation, in December 1961. The Monument's purpose is to protect the island and the adjoining shoals, rocks, and undersea coral reef formations that compose one of the finest marine gardens in the Caribbean Sea, as well as the rare marine life that inhabit these waters. In addition to its natural wealth, Buck Island has been the scene of much cultural activity over the centuries, playing an integral role in the history of St. Croix.
Horseback Riding Tours St. Croix has some of the best horseback riding to be found in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Tours include old plantation ruins, riding through the rain forest, wandering up into lush green hills with breathtaking views of the Caribbean Sea and even include riding a horse on a pristine beach and going for a swim...horseback! Wherever your lodging is, be it at a hotel or in a private villa or condo, get yourself out for a horseback ride...this is something that should not be overlooked while visiting St. Croix!
Adventure and Nature Tours From mountain tops to coral reef and everything in between, St. Croix has some of the best natural habitat in the world to explore.
A quiet place not teeming with tourists, our eco-sites are not overrun and maintain their natural beauty.
In St. Croix, you can explore nature through guided land hikes and tours, view underwater bioluminescence via a nigh time kayak tour, visit reefs awash with sea life or, for the more adventurous, stay at a camp in the rainforest which provides wilderness skills workshops.
In St. Croix, nature can be viewed and enjoyed by all. You can take it all in on foot, by horseback, in the water through snorkeling scuba or above the water on kayak, glass bottom boat and even hang gliding.
And, no visit to St. Croix is complete without a visit to the world famous Buck Island Reef National Monument and Underwater Trail.
you know... St. Croix is ringed by beaches of all shapes and
sizes, some are long white sand stretches, others are small patches
shaded by low sea grape trees and towering coconut palms. Some have
smooth sandy bottoms ideal for swimming, and others have rock and
coral-lined entries perfect for snorkeling!
Did you know... St. Croix is the only Caribbean Island where
a diver can:
●Dive a wall that drops over 13,000 feet
●Dive a reef that is the largest living reef of any Caribbean Island
●Dive five wrecks that are within 100 yards of each other
●Dive a pier
YOU KNOW THAT... Many couples are opting to save the
money (not to mention the stress and hard work) of a big
wedding at home by escaping to a Caribbean island for a
combination wedding/honeymoon. Upon their return, they can
share the event by showing the video and photographs at an
All the islands are beautiful and, on some, weddings have
become a major promotional tool. So why should you choose
St. Croix above others?
YOU KNOW... In addition to it's long and rich multicultural
history, friendly people, open spaces, the blue sea and near perfect
year-round weather, there are a number of reasons to consider
relocating to St Croix. Most importantly, the U.S. Virgin Islands,
which includes St Croix, operate under U.S. law which is important
in both business and personal matters.
This means mainland US
companies do business here including retail stores such as K-Mart,
Radio Shack, Office Max, McDonald's and Wendy's. Also U.S. financial services including a
variety of U.S. mortgage, insurance and banking companies offer
local service. U.S. cellular phone companies including AT&T and Sprint, both operate here.
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 club