St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands
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60 minutes (Approx.)
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Enjoy a day at St Thomas' Coral World Ocean Park with an additional 30-minute Turtle Encounter. Get an up-close look at green sea turtles from the waist-deep waters of the park's turtle pool, learn about their life cycles and habitat from a knowledgeable instructor and even pet the shells of two 100-lb (45-kg) green sea turtles while they swim nearby. Then spend the rest of your afternoon exploring Coral World's many other nature attractions, including its Caribbean Reef and Shark Shallows, where juvenile sharks reside.
  • Coral World Ocean Park admission including a 30-minute Turtle Encounter
  • Step into the turtle pool for an up-close experience with graceful green sea turtles
  • Proceeds go to conservation efforts to protect this endangered species
  • Spend the rest of your time exploring other exciting Coral World attractions


Viator Traveller's Reviews

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, Nov 2017

Delightful, nt very much of a phyical encounter, but we were able to touch and get pushed by their legs. Quite strong.

, Sep 2017

So much fun the turtles were very friendly and the guides taught us lots about them. What's great is how these types of excursions help to pay for feeding and caring for these animals. Would recommend bringing your own towels.

, Aug 2017

My sister is the one who initially wanted to do this so I was like sure....I am so glad she did. It was amazing learning and getting to swim with the sea turtles and the juvenile sharks. It was so nice to know our guide was someone who went to school to work in the Marine field so it wasn't like it was someone the park hired and trained. You could sense the parks commitment to educating people on the marine and wildlife they have there. We both loved Duncan- the smaller sea turtle we swam with and Tortola--even though she was stand offish. I also appreciate the way they work to help the shark population, they work to get the young ones healthy while still maintaining there need to be put back out on the ocean. It was an experience I will never forget!!!! It is definitely and all ages activity and should be visited at least once if you are in St Thomas.

, Dec 2015

This was a really great experience. Highly recommend and would do it again!

, Sep 2015

Expert was very informative and patient. She answered all our questions and was always aware of what the sea turtles were doing to keep us safe. Well worth the experience. Coral world was much smaller then expected but we learned a lot while we were there.

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