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Trunk Bay

Virgin Islands National Park, St. John
+1 340-776-6201
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USD 80.00*
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Half-Day Tour to Trunk Bay Beach from St. Thomas
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USD 129.99*
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St John Day Trip from St Thomas: Island Sightseeing and Snorkeling at Trunk Bay
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USD 78.98*
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St John Island Sightseeing Tour from St Thomas
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The good news: this world-class stretch of white sand and turquoise water is St. John's most photographed beach, which features a marked underwater trail for beginning snorkelers. The bad news: because of its popularity, it can get very crowded with cruise ship passengers and members of sightseeing tours.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“snorkel trail” (159 reviews)
“snack bar” (217 reviews)
“beautiful beach” (467 reviews)
Virgin Islands National Park, St. John
+1 340-776-6201
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Reviewed 20 July 2016

Beach has some cover for those needing relief from the intense sun, and overall the services at Trunk Bay are great, Lunch Grille only takes cash and makes awesome adult beverages. Nice shop next to grille that has moderately priced small gifts and rental snorkel...More

Thank 31tricia
Reviewed 19 July 2016

We were staying in St Thomas and decided to take the ferry over to St John and visit Trunk Bay. The beach has beautiful white sands and crystal clear water. We took our snorkeling gear and snorkeled all around the key that is about 150...More

Thank DanMc_2015
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

It is no surprise this is one of the top 10 beaches in the world. The water is crystal clear and warm! There is an underwater snorkeling trail that is easy to follow. There are also restrooms, showers, concessions and a snack bar that serves...More

Thank Rachel R
Reviewed 18 July 2016

One of the nicest beaches anywhere in the world, good facilities, bathrooms, place to eat, small store. Good snorkeling can be crowded but not too bad in July.

Thank Ksprenger111
Reviewed 18 July 2016

This by far was the nicest beach in St John as well as anywhere in the world. Clear water, beautiful beach, not crowded and worth the trip. Best time to go is in the morning. Beautiful place to go snorkeling and see turtles

Thank Edealy
Reviewed 17 July 2016

My friends and I took a day trip to St John, Our tour guide was Charles. He was great. Very personable, very informative. He made it fun. Stopped to see many things along the way. A nice bakery stop for a snack and something to...More

Thank Christine O
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed in St Thomas but took the ferry over to Cruz Bay to spend the day in St John. Our plan was to tour some of the island with Trunk Bay as our first stop. We got there at 930am and had such a...More

Thank Sunny1201
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

The best place in the world !! It is definitely a must do if you go to St. John , it is one of the prettiest beaches ever. The water is like a pool and the beach is as white as white can be!!!! And...More

Thank momma1229
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Best beach in St. John. Best sand. Best atmosphere. Best snorkeling. Good food/drink options. Just need to avoid the overwhelming crowds that can come on cruise ship excursions. Check St Thomas cruise ship schedule on Web and avoid those days. The combo of sand, trees,...More

1  Thank Doug274
Reviewed 14 July 2016

We love outdoors and nature. We love off the baten path places, we love quiet and serene places. BEAUTIFUL AWE INSPIRING PLACES, we got this at Trunk Bay. It is truly a postcard perfect place! Snorkeling was good and easy. Beach was beautiful! And if...More

1  Thank travelbugs920
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24 July 2017|
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Response from kevbrau | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is worth it, but Maho is better. Take a taxi to either and you don't have to worry about parking. Trunk has good snorkeling. Maho has sea turtles. Either is a must.
18 July 2017|
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Response from das702017 | Reviewed this property |
$5. door is maybe 12"x16".
11 July 2017|
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Response from das702017 | Reviewed this property |
The taxis on St. Thomas (port) and St. John (truck bay location) are usually open safari trucks. Usually four rows of bench seats, covered, with entry on the drivers side. No seat belts. I couldn't imagine how a car seat... More