St. Croix Sailing, Fishing, Golf, Water Sports and Sports
St. Croix is a paradise for water and sports enthusiasts,
offering everything from sailing and motor yachting, swimming, snorkeling, and SCUBA diving to
riding wave runners, water skiing, parasailing, windsurfing,
sailing, sport fishing, horseback riding, tennis, golf and bicycle rentals.
There are several wonderful beaches including Cane Bay Beach (right in front of Villa
Dawn); Davis Bay, Protestant Cay; Buccaneer, the Reef, and Cramer Park (all near
Caribbean Dream) and Rainbow Beach. There are several
other beaches that you can explore and find on your own. All
beaches are public, even those at the hotels.
here for more information on St. Croix beaches.
This is an 850-acre national park. In fact, it is the first
national park to be located underwater. Two underwater snorkeling
trails weave through its Marine Gardens. This is a great place
for all snorkelers - beginner to advanced. Many various boating
companies offer a variety of excursions to Buck Island. There is
also a park with picnic areas. Boats depart from the Wharf area
in Christiansted or Green Cay Marina. Half and Full day
Sailing and Buck Island
Bilinda Charters -
340-514-2270 - a 37' sloop - 6 person max
Captain Heinz' Teroro II
- Trimaran, 340-773-3161
Jasmyn Charters - 603-781-9864 -
Llewellyn's Charter - Tel.
Click on the logo to go to their
DINNER RESERVATIONS: 340-773-9631
- See our
page for more information.
Scuba aficionados consider St. Croix's northern coast to be some
of the best scuba diving in the Caribbean, largely because of its
In particular, Cane Bay
and Salt River Canyon offer experienced divers challenging and
beautiful diving destinations. The snorkeling is fabulous here as
well - and Cane Bay Beach is right in front of Villa Dawn! Frederiksted, located
on the west end of the island, also offers SCUBA divers some great dive sites.
You can dive the pier and also some great wrecks. Boats leave from both
Christiansted harbor and Frederiksted.
Top 100 poll taken in "Rodale's Scuba Diving Magazine" readers rated
overall for "Best overall destination, best visibility
and value in the Caribbean, and the world's most popular destination"
and # 2 for
" best shore diving"! US Virgin Islands placed #2 for
Day and night dives available. Prices run from $45 for a one-tank
dive. For novices, instruction is available from many reputable
Cane Bay Dive Shop - 5 minute walk from
and only an 10 minute drive from
Caribbean Breeze! Open 7 days a week, packages for
all levels 340-773-9913 8-7 p.m. Also a location in Frederiksted at 340-772-0715 9-5pm.
Dive Center - Salt River Bay National Park and Ecological
Preserve, Columbus Cove Marina, 340-778-1522
Big Beard's Adventure Tours - Snorkel tours to Buck Island - 340-773-4482
Bushtribe Eco Adventure Tours - 340-277-2503, for more information click
Dive Experience - 340-773-3307 • 800-235-9047 - Located in Christiansted, This is
one of our favorite
dive shops for boat dives
and is conveniently located just 15 minutes from
Teroro II - Snorkeling Trips - 340-773-3161
N2 the Blue
Diving Adventures -
Frederiksted -1-340-772-DIVE (3483)
St. Croix Ultimate Bluewater Adventures (SCUBA) -
These waters are ideal for sport fishing and record size catches
are common be it Tuna, Wahoo, or Blue Marlin. For a half or full
day the following are some companies you can call:
CATCH 22 and Jade Hook Charters
Imagine deep water only one
mile offshore. We have been operating fishing charters from
St. Croix for 25 years and are known for our outstanding catches of:
Dolphin, Tuna, Wahoo and Marlin. Join Captain Dave for a day
of "catching" aboard Catch 22, a 38' Bertram wide body sport
fisherman. CATCH-22 will take you to some of the best off
shore fishing grounds in the Caribbean Sea!
trip: 6-hrs - $700.00, 8-hrs - $900.00
(Prices may vary according to fuel surcharges. All
trips must be cancelled within 48 hours to receive a refund. If
trips are not cancelled within 48 hours the credit card will be
charged the full price of the charter.)
Maximum Six (6) passengers.
Trip includes: bait &
All fish stay with
the boat, but Capt. Dave will be happy to provide the angler’s with
a portion of the catch for dinner.
Captain Dave -
DiPasquale - 340-244-9062 -
~55ft Hatteras with 18ft Beam
~Triple Fighting Chairs
~Rear Transom Door
~Sub Zero Fridge & Freezer
~Surround Sound System
~Fully Rigged Ready for Fish
~Fully Stocked Bar
Half & Full-Day or Weekly charters.
Major Credit cards Accepted. Visa, MasterCard & American
Phone: (340) 277-1751 Fess
38" Fantasy - 340-773-2628
Captain Carl Holley - Silverbay Boat Dock, Christiansted Harbor -
Captain Harold Price - 340-244-4232 or 340-626-6198
Stress Buster Fishing Charters - St Croix Marine, Christiansted -
340-713-5317 or 863-698-2701,
Golden Hook Fishing Club - 340-778-5738 Ext. 223
can go to three courses open to the public. The Carambola, a
Robert Trent Jones designed course (closest to Villa Dawn-a 5
minute drive away), and the Buccaneer golf courses are both 18
holes, while the Reef Golf Course is nine holes.
(click here for
detailed course information)
Buccaneer Golf Course - 340-712-2100
- 18 hole
Carambola Golf Club - 340-778-5638 - 18 hole
340-773-8844 - 9 hole
Runners, Parasailing, Windsurfing
West End Water Sports
just 1 mile north of
the Frederiksted cruise ship dock. Our shop is right on Rainbow Beach
Rhythms Beach Bar.
Tours and Activities:
Jet Ski Tours
Ham's Bluff Light House
Call for pricing 340-277-8295
Tennis buffs can find public courts near the Fort in Frederiksted
(1 court) or at Canegata Park (3 courts - lighted) in
Several hotels will also allow non-guests to play for a fee.
Call for reservations:
Buccaneer Hotel - 8 courts, 2 lighted. Tennis pro available for
lessons. $8 PP per hour, 340-773-2100 ext.736
Chenay Bay Beach Resort - 2 courts, $5 PP per hour, 340-773-2918
Tamarind Reef Hotel - 2 lighted Cal Grass courts. $8 PP per hour,
evenings $5, 340-773-4455
The Reef - 773-8844 $5 PP per hour, 340-773-8844
|There is great riding in St. Croix that allows riders to go past
Danish ruins, rain forests and other coastal areas.
Horseback Riding - "Ride where the mountains meet the sea" - morning and evenings, reserve 24 hours
ahead - Located directly across the shore road from
and only an 8 minute drive from
Caribbean Breeze. Meet at "Off The Wall Bar and Grill" next to Cane
Bay Beach. Call Stephen O'Dea at 340-778-0933 to reserve.
Paul and Jill's Equestrian Stables
- Reservations 340-772-2880 or 340-772-2627
Tamarind Reef Hotel - 773-4455: 6 wicket croquet court, open to
public. $ PP for 11/4 hour. Call for reservations.