Sailing, Fishing, Golf, Water Sports and Sports
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 excursions available.
Sailing and Buck Island
Big Beards's Adventure
Tours - 340-773-4482 - Buck Island Tours, Snorkel Gear & Lessons
Included. Full Day or Half Day Sunset Sails, Weddings, Private Charters.
Full Day Beach BBQ...all you can eat and drink!
Buck Island Charters
- Teroro II & Dragonfly - 340-718-3161 - Sail with Captains Heinz
and Carl to beautiful Buck Island where you can swim, snorkel and hike
to the top of the island.
Jasmyn Charters - 603-781-9864
Jolly Roger Charters - 340-513-2508
- Sail, Snorkel, Relax! Full and half day tours, Buck Island Trips,
East End Snorkel Tours, Sunset Sails, Private Charters.
Llewellyn's Charter - 340-773-9027
Lyric Sails St. Croix - 340-201-5227
- St. Croix's Newest Excursion! Lyric Sails is now offering private
day sailing charters out of Frederiksted. We can take groups from 1-25
people. Rates start at $75 per person for a half-day trip, $100 per
person for a full day trip. Itinerary is customizable and includes sailing,
snorkeling shipwrecks and reefs, and just relaxing in the calm, tropical
waters of Frederiksted. Snacks (half-day) and lunch (full day) and beverages
are included. We also feature Sunset Sails and Moonlight Sails with
live music! Full Bar. Yoga Cruise. Private Charter, Weddings. Book online
St. Croix Yacht Club
Sea Thru Kayaks VI offers
nighttime guided kayak tours of the bioluminescent bay on St. Croix
in the US Virgin Islands. Our tours launch from Salt River Marina at
nightfall and utilize fully transparent “sea thru” kayaks to provide
each guest with a uniquely unobstructed view of the waters around
them, allowing each kayak to become fully immersed in the glowing
Bush Tribe Eco Adventures
- 340-277-2503 - Your one stop for all your adventure needs in St Croix.
Create your own adventure! We specialize in personalized, custom tours
including Kayaking, Snorkeling and Hiking Tours.
Scuba aficionados consider St. Croix's
northern coast to be some of the best scuba diving in the Caribbean,
largely because of its spectacular
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.
In a Top 100 poll
taken in "Rodale's Scuba Diving Magazine" readers rated St. Croix
for "Best overall destination, best visibility and value in the
Caribbean, and the world's most popular destination" and # 2
" best shore diving"!
US Virgin Islands placed #2 for "best
Day and night dives available. Prices
run from $45 for a one-tank dive. For novices, instruction is available
from many reputable dive shops.
Cane Bay Dive Shop
- 5 minute walk from
and only an 10 minute
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, 9am - 5pm.
Beard's Adventure Tours
- Snorkel tours to Buck Island - 340-773-4482
Bushtribe Eco Adventure Tours
- 340-277-2503, for more information click
- 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
- Frederiksted -1-340-772-DIVE (3483)
St. Croix Ultimate Bluewater Adventures
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 check out these fishing charters.
Hook and Sun Fishing Charters
- Call Captain Jens Hookenson at 340-227-9650 - Off Shore & Inshore
Charters - Snorkeling and Sightseeing, Family trips, Cruise ship fishing
trips, custom trips. Our mission is to provide you with a thrilling,
once in a lifetime fishing experience combined with the highest level
of safety and professionalism possible!
water only one mile offshore. We have been operating
fishing charters from St. Croix for over 30 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!
Prices per trip: 6-hrs - $800.00,
8-hrs - $900.00
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.)
Six (6) passengers.
includes: bait & tackle.
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 -
38" Fantasy - 340-773-2628
Captain Carl Holley - Silverbay
Boat Dock, Christiansted Harbor - 340-277-4042
Golden Hook Fishing Club -
340-778-5738 Ext. 223
Golfers 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
Buccaneer Golf Course - 340-712-2100
- 18 hole
Carambola Golf Club - 340-778-5638
- 18 hole
340-773-8844 - 9 hole
Runners, Paddleboarding, Windsurfing, Parasailing
End Water Sports - Call for pricing
340-277-8295 - Conveniently located
just 1 mile north of the Frederiksted cruise ship dock. Our shop
is right on Rainbow Beach next to Rhythms Beach Bar.
Parasailing - Caribbean
Sea Adventures - Phone: (340) 773-2628
Tennis buffs can find public courts
near the Fort in Frederiksted (1 court) or at Canegata Park (3 courts
- lighted) in Christiansted.
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
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
is great riding in St. Croix that allows riders to go past Danish ruins,
rain forests and other coastal areas.
- 907-841-1990 -
Come join us for horseback riding in St. Croix!
- 340-642-4567 - "Ride where the mountains meet the sea" - morning and
evenings, reserve 24 hours ahead - Located close to
and only an 8 minute drive from
Paul and Jill's Equestrian Stables
- 340-772-2880 or 340-772-2627 Closed Sundays
Tamarind Reef Hotel - 773-4455:
6 wicket croquet court, open to public. $ PP for 11/4 hour. Call for