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Waterlemon Cay

Water Lemon Cay Beach Virgin Islands National Park,, Virgin Islands National Park 00830 ‎, St. John
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Best coral reef in USVI!

Our captain on Lucky Lady wanted to share a super special snorkeling spot at Waterlemon Cay. It's... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mary J
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Crestwood, Kentucky
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Amazing Snorkeling Experience

We intended to spend just a short time snorkeling at Waterlemon Cay and ended up staying the entire... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
tonyaandray
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Chicago, Illinois
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A short swim from Leinster Bay, you'll find some of the best snorkeling on this small island, with its plethora of marine life.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Water Lemon Cay Beach Virgin Islands National Park,, Virgin Islands National Park 00830 ‎, St. John
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our captain on Lucky Lady wanted to share a super special snorkeling spot at Waterlemon Cay. It's the most beautiful coral reef in the USVI. We hooked up to a mooring ball and swam in to the island (the water is sort of deep until...More

Thank Mary J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We intended to spend just a short time snorkeling at Waterlemon Cay and ended up staying the entire day making several trips around the Cay. Recommend hiking a bit on the shoreline over the rocks to find a spot and then make your way out...More

Thank tonyaandray
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love Watermelon Cay. It's a drive to get there, but North shore road is scenic and the stuff of movies, with canopy joining above your head as if you were driving in a green, live tunnel. The trail to the cay is almost a...More

Thank denisgianna
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After having the most amazing day there 10 years ago, swimming w/ sea turtles, sting rays & beautiful fish. I was so excited to go back & show my nieces an amazing day. Unfortunately, that was not the case. After taking the hike, was saddened...More

Thank bargirl22
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been to St John a few times, but this was the first time to Waterlemon Cay. My daughter and I left Cruz Bay about 8:30 am. The North Shore Beaches are very uncrowded before 10:00 am. Still plenty of parking, decent bathrooms. The...More

1  Thank donnp
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We waited until the afternoon of our last day to go to Waterlemon and it was a day with sporadic rain throughout. I had been here before and remembered somewhat challenging snorkeling but on this day, the current was quite strong in late afternoon and...More

2  Thank Debbie G
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

About one mile easy but HOT hike...at least early afternoon in the summer...so bring lots of water!!! The trail is maybe 2/3's shaded along beautiful crystal blue water. We're glad we had our sneakers. There are some huge rocks that make for nice seats to...More

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Yes, it is a 30 minute walk there but YES it is worth it. it is an easy walk under a canopy of trees along the edge of the water. When you get to your designated location you can swim out to the cay and...More

Thank Bama_mom456
Reviewed 10 July 2017

The hike to water lemon cay exactly 1 mile and mostly shaded and flat. It will take 25-30 minutes and I highly suggest sneakers instead of flip flops. You will know when you have arrived at the location across from the r Island you will...More

Thank gigi2005
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

We went on a private boat to snorkel water lemon cay on St John with the best boat company in the Virgin Islands. Call them at 340 677 0739. Vilocity has the best captains who know the coolest snorkel places including this one. We toured...More

3  Thank ell6501
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jennypo45
29 June 2017|
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Response from MrsMtoZ | Reviewed this property |
we did not take a boat but traveled by car from Coral Bay south as far as you can go on the island. A dirt road for about a 1/2 mile but with a jeep no problem. at Great Lameshur Bay you can walk along the east coast of the... More
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gilcampbell
27 March 2017|
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Response from Mwietro | Reviewed this property |
I am a traveler, not a guide or outfitter. When we were there, we did not see any Scuba divers.
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poolcue
19 September 2016|
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Response from Wayne L | Reviewed this property |
We hiked in from the road and it took 25-30 minutes.
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