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USVI | St Thomas

Coral World – Marine Animal Park

 
A the place to get up close and personal with the beauty and magic of Caribbean marine life in a variety of ways. Explore five acres with exotic aquariums, outdoor pools, and nature trails. In the Undersea Observatory descend 15 feet underwater without getting wet and view a natural coral reef teeming with fish and other marine creatures – only one of its kind in the Caribbean.

During various feeding presentations, you will have the opportunity to learn about sharks, sea lions, feed stingrays and iguanas or give nectar to the rainbow lorikeets in their walk-through aviary where you will be charmed by their antics! Remember to stop by our touch pool and hold a Sea-Star or West Indian Sea Egg. Stroll through the Nature Trail home to Red Footed Tortoises, Macaws, Ducks, and Iguanas.

Cruise around Coki Point and view sea turtles and other marine life 8- feet under through the portholes of the M/V Nautilus. Or dive in with SNUBA – no certification required.
When you are ready to relax, have lunch at the Shark Bar and shop for a special souvenir at one of the unique gift shops. Your admission includes all day re-entry so you can enjoy snorkeling at Coki Beach. Showers and lockers are available for guests.

The water Park is the preferred venue for special events, from weddings and birthday parties, to corporate events and product launches. Five acres devoted to the art of entertainment where your guests mingle with the splendor of the tropical marine life!

Open daily 9:00AM – 3:00PM, November thru May. Off season schedule may vary.

The Water Park is adjacent to Coki Beach, which offers some of the best snorkeling in the Virgin Islands.
 

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Things to do at Coral World

See the Sea Lions

Meet our lovable South American sea lions in a unique deep-water swim program or stay on land. Either way you will be amazed by their intelligence and agility.
Enter the fascinating world of turtles in the company of knowledgeable marine staff. These encounters take place in the comfort of beautifully designed naturalistic pools.

Underwater Wildlife Dive

Take the plunge with Sea Trek, a guided helmet dive. The helmet provides air and stability as you walk along an undersea trail and you don’t even need to know how to swim. Or swim like a fish during a guided SNUBA dive – no certification required.

Swim with Dolphins

Meet and swim with the dolphins in a large natural water sanctuary. Splash around and get up close and personal, there are shallow and deeper sections to accommodate all people.
The swims are great for kids age 7 and up. Ten guests at a time and 75 minutes in duration.

Swim with Dolphins

Under water aquarium observatory, only one of its kind in the Virgin islands. Stay dry and view coral reef and marine life 15 feet below the waters surface and look through underwater windows. The observatory stands a 100 feet offshore on St. Thomas and views non captive wildlife

Shallow Marine pools and aquariums

Look down at many different marine animals on the surface like sharks, stingrays, turtles and many other different aquatic species. Guides will take you around the park, if you choose to follow, and our friendly and knowledgeable aquarists will tell you about the different inhabitants of the park.

Nature trails

See some of the beautiful animals that live above the water, go on one of our nature trails and see the local Iguana’s (which roam freely around the park), Red Footed Tortoises, and Bahama ducks. Get close and personal around the character filled and Australian Rainbow Lorikeets and Blue Streak Lorikeets, these birds are very sociable and filled with amusing antics. The trails feature beautiful local fauna, trees and plants that are native to the Virgin Islands

 

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