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Coral World Ocean Park

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Address: 6450 Coki Pt, Smith Bay 00802-1805, St. Thomas
Phone Number:
+1 340-775-1555
09:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

Voted top attraction in the V.I. Get up close and personal with the beauty...

Voted top attraction in the V.I. Get up close and personal with the beauty and magic of Caribbean marine life in a stunning setting. View life on a coral reef from the unique Undersea Observatory. Pet a shark, hand feed a stingray or a rainbow lorikeet! Add-ons Sea Lion Swim or Encounter, Snuba Dive, Sea Trek Helmet Dive, Shark and Turtle Encounters, Nautilus Semi-Sub, Open daily in season 9 am - 4 pm. Off season hours (May to October) vary.

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Small but very nicely done.

It's like a mini seaworld with nice exhibits that let you interact. (I fed the stingrays). They have sea lions, sea turtles and a small touch pool. The best part is the reef... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Stacie C
Lenexa, Kansas, United States
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Lenexa, Kansas, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It's like a mini seaworld with nice exhibits that let you interact. (I fed the stingrays). They have sea lions, sea turtles and a small touch pool. The best part is the reef tower that lets guest walk down a tower to view below the water and see the reef and all the reef life. I'm the only one in... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Loved to see turtles. Just missed the sea lion show so we did not have time to see the sea lion but the birds were beautiful. The turtles were amazing. Thank you for all you do in educating people and taking care of the animals.

Thank Jaclyn B
Huntsville, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The two of us very much enjoyed our visit to Coral World Ocean Park. The reef and ocean fish watching was enlightening and exciting. The various exhibits are nicely presented and worth seeing. A highlight was the observing the local iguanas scampering about in search of snacks. We recommend going to the park if you are on St. Thomas.

Thank Helga H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Doing good work to restore coral and save giant green turtles. Very good underwater viewing portals to see fish and living coral.

Thank Henry G
Greve, Denmark
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Turtle encounter was a great experience. The guide was very friendly and told us a lot about both the turtles and other animals. We got to pet the turtles many times during our 30 minutes in the water. The park was ok, but pretty small. Many iguanas walking right by you. Feeding the birds was also fun. Great snorkelling... More 

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Scituate, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I am puzzled to see the 3 star ratings on the reviews where people swam with the sea lions at Coal World. It is a once in a lifetime experience...5+ stars. Coral world is very small and it is not a sea world which is a huge part of the charm! The sea lions were rescued from a culling years... More 

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Salem, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Coral World is much different than the major stateside aquariums. Much of it is outdoors. There are large turtles, stingrays, ducks, red footed turtles and sharks in outside tanks. Iguanas roam around the outdoor cafe, and along the paths. There is an area with beautiful Lorakeets. You can buy nectar for $3, or 2 for $5 and feet them. They... More 

Thank idlewood4
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice location next to coki beach. Great to do beach then visit. Took us about an hour and a half to see it. The sea lion show was really a hit with the kids.

Thank Travelers11234
Como, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We went here on a cruise excursion and enjoyed seeing the ocean animals up close. The best part was the underwater viewing tower. You walk down three stories, about 15 feet, on a circular staircase and see fish in their natural habitat. For someone from Colorado, that's pretty cool! We saw the sea lion go through his paces with the... More 

Thank Laura V
Saint Charles, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Coming from a 'big city' that has one of the most amazing zoos in the world, the amount of 'wildlife' at Coral world seemed a bit on the scarce side. A few small sharks, some sting rays and such were pretty neat. The best part is if you catch one of the presentations by the staff. A chance to learn... More 

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