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“Wonderful island and beach”
Review of Water Island

Water Island
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USD 135.00*
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Reef and Turtle Discovery Tour
Ranked #9 of 149 things to do in St. Thomas
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: The fourth largest of the U.S. Virgin Islands, this quiet 492-acre island, located in Charlotte Amalie harbor, beckons those who want to stroll its beaches, bike amid its green hills, and view birds, iguana, turtles and other wildlife that make this lovely paradise their home.
Orlando, FL
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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Wonderful island and beach”
Reviewed 19 March 2012

We visited Water Island during our cruise in February. I would probably not recommend this as a day trip from the cruise boats unless your time frame is pretty wide. We had to wait about an hour for the ferry which wasn't a big deal because we just had some beers at the bar while waiting. Once on the island we walked to honeymoon beach. The beach was beautiful and the water was nice. We found a ton of sea glass and had a nice lunch. The downside like everyone else has mentioned is that the party boats arrive at about noon and are very noisy and rude. We had about an hour of peace before they arrived and it was great. Then they get there, are super loud and obnoxious. I have to say it sort of ruined the experience. If you can get there and out before they show up I would highly recommned it. Make sure to check the ferry schedule.

Visited April 2011
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New York City, New York
2 reviews
“Away from the crowds”
Reviewed 16 March 2012

Water island is a great for people who want the sun and surf without the crowds. It feels like a secret that i don't want to get out.

Visited March 2012
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 reviews
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“Married on honeymoon beach!”
Reviewed 14 March 2012

Water island is an amazing paradise! If you want to relax this is the right place for you! Water and scenery are wonderful and the residents are so friendly and open to sharing their quiet paradise we will be back...

Visited March 2012
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Longwood
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Just a short cruise”
Reviewed 6 March 2012

Leaving Ticke'ls at Sub base on the shuttle to the remote Island you should be ready to walk.
There are sites to see that most people have or never will see.
If you meet someone they most likely give you a ride, but please don't be pushy. Everyone knows everyone, enjoy.
Norman Wyne

Visited November 2011
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Casper, Wyoming
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3 reviews
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“great place to go”
Reviewed 26 February 2012

great place to go the beach is amazing not crowded laid back warm clear blue water we went the next day after going there on the bike tour

Visited February 2012
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