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Salt River Bay National Historical Park and Ecological Preserve

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Address: Rte. 75 to Rte. 80, Christiansted, St. Croix
Phone Number: +1 340-773-1460
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Dedicated in 1993, this national, ecological preserve and park features the...

Dedicated in 1993, this national, ecological preserve and park features the largest remaining mangrove forest in the U.S.V.I., a submarine canyon, plus objects of cultural significance such as a prehistoric ceremonial hall and burial site.

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Kayak trip

Night time kayak trip was excellent! A must see for everyone. Guides were great! A must see for everyone

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Denise M
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Naugatuck, Connecticut, United States
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Naugatuck, Connecticut, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Night time kayak trip was excellent! A must see for everyone. Guides were great! A must see for everyone

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Lake Mary, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Bio tour well worth the time! Unique adventure for the adventurer. Had never done this before and my wife thought it was very cool!

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Cranbrook, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Definitely take a kayak tour of the area, the guides are very knowledgeable of the area and will show you things you might otherwise not see.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

A group of friends and I visited St. Croix early in September, We heard about the Sea Thru Kayak tour that was located at the Salt River Bay Historical Park. We were so impressed by the beauty of the bay. It truly is a wonderful place to visit if you are in St. Croix. However, be warned if you are... More 

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Went night kayaking to see the bio luminescence - amazing experience. Highly recommended - it is a must do on St. Croix

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

historic but not much to see except where Columbus landed and make sure you visit the National park office for a free tour which gave a lot of valuable historic information about the Island. an attraction which should be on the list if cultural and history is on your list when you visit the Island

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Christiansted, St. Croix
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Learn about how Christopher Columbus landed here and was driven off by the native Arawaks. Explore the bioluminescence bay at dark....so much to see and learn!

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Bellaire
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

We only found it by navigating down an obscure and unmarked road. I've never seen a national site so hidden away--as if visitors are not really wanted yet. The bay is interesting--it's where Columbus landed briefly on the island and was driven off by Native Americans. But I think much work remains to be done before it will really be... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

Really disappointed with what we found which was basically nothing. There were no marked trails or markers. Just a poorly maintained parking area and a lot of litter. There is a visitor's center but it was closed and appears to be closed for a major portion of the year.

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Birmingham, AL
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

A nice historical spot to visit if on St Croix. The view is great, would recommend to any history buffs out there.

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