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Address: Virgin Islands National Park, St. John
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The world's first marked underwater trail located near the shoreline,...

The world's first marked underwater trail located near the shoreline, making it one of the best snorkeling spots in the Caribbean.

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St Thomas Snorkel and Sail Adventure to St John
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Always something to see at Trunk!

This is an easy snorkel and there are lifeguards at this beach. Snorkel all the way out to the tip of the island as close as you can and there is lots to see! The fish here will... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was disappointed in the trail. Maybe I was expecting more, but the plaques were ok. The change of the coral is noticeable here as it is globally. We saw very few fish, but maybe that's normal? It was a red flag day when we were here and our first snorkel on the island, so I wasn't sure how to... More 

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West Bloomfield, MI
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126 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can snorkel from the beach. There are informative underwater plaques describing the coral and other features. All of the reefs in the carribean seem to be less colorful now due to global warming and acid rain, but this is still pretty nice.

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Rockwall, Texas
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76 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an easy snorkel and there are lifeguards at this beach. Snorkel all the way out to the tip of the island as close as you can and there is lots to see! The fish here will swim along with you and "guide" you, they are so used to people. I have seen turtles, many colorful fish, school of... More 

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State College, Pennsylvania
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3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

We booked this excursion from the cruise ship which docked at St. Thomas. After enjoying a 30-40 min. ride on sight-seeing type power boat across the water to St. John, we transferred to a roomy open air taxi for the ride to Trunk Bay. The tour guide was friendly and informative. Once there, we received a very informative explanation of... More 

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1 Thank bneuhard
St. John, US Virgin Islands
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52 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

This trail has been overutilized by far too many. Thus, too many fish have moved away, to other, less populated locations. The snorkeling is mediocre, compared with other locations onSt. John, and the waters not always worth the swim. But if you are just starting out as a relatively new snorkeler, it's worth the mild adventure.

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Atlantic Beach, Florida
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8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

This was an interesting snorkeling experience. The underground trail was unique and everyone should do it once.

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Dunkirk, MD
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Stay away from the trail & you'll see more fish & coral up the West shore of Trunk Bay. Let the cruise ship excursions use the trail & go all the way down to the left shore for great Snorkeling. It's awesome!

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

The path leads you right to the island in Trunk Bay which can be snorkeled around. Plenty of fish all around and if you arrive before 9:30 AM you might be the only ones in the water.

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Houston, TX
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80 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

This was fun to swim but didn't see many interesting things. Maybe it's suffering from too many visitors. If you are going to snorkel give it a try, it puts you out on the reef. I'm not a strong swimmer so while ok on the trail I didn't want to explore the reef further.

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Racine, Wisconsin
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33 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Great tour if you're in St. John's. Beautiful vistas of some of the most amazing beaches in the world. Get up into the rainforest, smells of bay leaf and eucalyptus, I'll be back!

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