St Thomas & St John Activities
Find great bargains in the primary St. Thomas shopping area. Discover sparkling jewelry, distinctive European china, elegant and casual clothing, and collectible local crafts in this bustling part of town.
Check out this popular restaurant with its panoramic view. Originally known as "Skytsborg," its watchtower is over 300 years old and home to pirates — including the infamous Blackbeard — in the 18th century.
Explore Fort Christian, the oldest standing structure in the Virgin Islands. This handsome brick fortress, built on the harbor in 1672, is now the home of the Virgin Islands Museum, where memorabilia and maps trace St. Thomas' history.
Seven Arches Museum
Take a glimpse into the lifestyle of the island's Danish ancestors in the 18th century. Visit this marvelous museum, once a private home with slaves' quarters, now fully restored and furnished in Danish West Indian style. Located just minutes from Main Street in Charlotte Amalie.
Visit one of the island's most popular historic sites, the stately white structure which has represented the center of official life in St. Thomas since the 1860s. The first two floors offer fascinating artifacts of local political history.
Coral World Ocean Park
At Coral World Ocean Park on St Thomas, you can get up close and personal to the beauty and magic of Caribbean marine life. Here you will experience what may be a once in a lifetime opportunity to touch a shark, hand feed a stingray or watch newborn seahorses learn to swim. In addition to the many interactive exhibits, an array of water activities
are also on offer.
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On the north coast of St Thomas, is Magens Bay Beach, USVI , touted by National Geographic Magazine as one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Other beaches on St Thomas are Morningstar Beach, Sapphire Beach and Coki Beach.
On St John beaches include Caneel Beach, Trunk Bay and Cinnamon Bay.
New Horizons Snorkel Adventures
Snorkel at the national park of St John and on a desserted island aboard New Horizons, a spacious 65' sloop. Leave the crowds behind and enjoy amazing clear waters, hundreds of tropical fish and spectacular reefs.
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St Thomas Skyride
St. Thomas Skyride whisks you 700 ft. above the town of Charlotte Amalie. As one of the "must do" attractions in the Caribbean, the skyride carries 24 passengers every seven minutes along its 8 tower ascent of Flag Hill. Once you "Ride the View" to Paradise Point the true meaning of limin' is revealed, high above the hustle and bustle of St. Thomas Harbor. Slowly wander the Nature Trail & enjoy the local flora & fauna. Don't miss the view from the Wedding Gazebo. Grab your camera, breath-taking photos are guaranteed all over the property. Three times daily, exotic birds perform...after the show get your picture taken with a parrot on your shoulder - pirate style! Stick around and listen to local musicians featured most afternoons.
Imagine walking through a lush tropical rain forest amidst flowers and trees, ponds and a trickling waterfall with butterflies flying overhead and all around you in their own natural paradise. This is a dream come true at The Butterfly Farm in St Thomas. Within large meshed enclosures you can see hundreds of real exotic butterflies flying freely, with dozens of the most spectacular species from all over the world.