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Your participation in Coral World experiences supports important marine animal conservation, education, and scientific study.

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We Shore Have Missed You…Sea You Soon!

At Coral World Ocean Park, our animals, team members, and guests are our top priorities. We are committed to providing a safe environment for the community.

As we take the first steps to reopening and welcoming visitors back, we are closely monitoring news and information regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19). In addition to maintaining the highest health and safety practices, we have increased sanitation and disinfecting routines with extra focus on high touch and high traffic areas.  We benefit from large open-air spaces and have adjusted our operation to allow for proper social distancing (6ft apart).  We will continue to implement preventive measures in line with recommendations from the Center for Disease Control.  We are adjusting our operations according to the recommendations of health authorities as the situation develops.   

WHAT CORAL WORLD IS DOING TO KEEP YOU SAFE

• General Admission and Activities capacity are limited to provide for physical distancing.
• Prior to entering the park, you will be required to answer a few questions and sign a COVID-19 Assumption of Risk /Waiver of Liability.
• Where minors are permitted to participate in an activity without an accompanying parent; A parent or guardian must be present to sign liability waivers.
• Reservations are encouraged to help manage capacity limits and minimize touchpoints at the entrance.
• All Park staff members are required to wear face covering while working.
• All Coral World guests are required to wear masks per local government mandate. (Exempt: Children under 3 and persons with breathing difficulties)
• Hand sanitizer stations will be found at all entries, exits, restrooms, and other locations in the park.
• The Park will maintain its high standards of cleanliness and all high-touch surfaces like exhibit windows, railings, and restrooms will be cleaned continuously.

WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN PLANNING A VISIT TO CORAL WORLD OCEAN PARK

• Coral World will limit the number of guests allowed to visit the park on open days.
• We encourage reservations for general admission, and activities.

Reservations can be made online at www.coralworldvi.com.

Guests without online access can call the Reservation Desk at 340 775 1555 ext. 233

• Members will continue to receive free admission to the park.
• Reservations may be cancelled or rescheduled up to 48hrs prior to the reservation time.
• Free parking available for Coral World Ocean Park patrons ONLY.

WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN YOU ARRIVE AT CORAL WORLD OCEAN PARK

• Park General Admission – open 9am – 3pm Saturday through Wednesday.

Activities –Arrive at the ticket booth on your reserved date, at least 15 minutes before your scheduled time – a Coral World associate will meet you and escort you to your activity.
• Where minors are permitted to participate in an activity without an accompanying adult; a parent or guardian must be present to sign liability waivers and provide contact information.
Parking – Upon presenting your pre-purchased tickets at the front gate, please let us know if you have parked a vehicle in the Coral World lot.  We will issue a parking permit that must be displayed on the dashboard for the duration of your visit.  Due to limited space, parking rules are strictly enforced.
• Daily capacity is limited to allow physical distancing of 6 feet among guests.
• Guest should maintain physical distancing while in restrooms.
• Some presentations have been modified or cancelled
•Wheelchairs are not be available for rent.
• Limited number of guests allowed entry at any one time into exhibits that are closed structures
• Foodservice offerings and seating are limited to our outdoor cafe.
• The Gift Shop will limit the number of guests allowed inside at any time.

Policies and procedures are subject to change as we gradually reopen to the public.  We ask for your patience and understanding as we navigate these uncharted times.

We look forward to welcoming you soon!

Ocean Literacy

An ocean-literate person understands the essential principles and fundamental concepts about the ocean, can communicate about the ocean in a meaningful way, and is able to make informed and responsible decisions regarding the ocean and its resources.

One Ocean

At Coral World, we believe the ocean connects everything on Earth, including humanity. We have multiple ongoing conservation and restoration projects to ensure that our influence on the ocean is a positive one. To learn more about conservation efforts at Coral World, click the button below.

Exhibits

Our exotic marine exhibits include aquariums, outdoor pools, nature trails, and the unique Undersea Observatory Tower. Take a private Guided Tour and learn about our conservation efforts, or explore the magic of life in the Caribbean at your own pace with General Admission tickets.

Scientific Studies

Coral World supports a wide variety of scientific studies via financial contributions, donating employee time and expertise, and providing access to Coral World animals and marine life.  Supporting these studies help us understand and protect all life on this planet and we are very proud of these efforts.

Soak Up These Five-Star Reviews on TripAdvisor!

Perfect activity to add to your beach day

Coral World is literally right next door to Coki beach. You can come and go with your general admission all day. So make it a beach day as well. It is spectacular! This is the future of education and research and I'm happy to see them in this endeavor.

– Kim A., TripAdvisor
Love Rosie and Freddie!

We had such a great time with the Sea Lions; Rosie and Freddie❤️❤️. Staff really cared about their animals and mammals, with their best interest in mind.

– Lisa H., TripAdvisor
Swam with dolphins

Had a great time swimming with Lico with Emma and Dylan. Wes took great pictures of our event. The dolphin was beautiful, fun and they staff treated him very well. Would recommend this to anyone!

– Jill S., TripAdvisor
Very cool

We enjoyed this experience a great deal and recommend it. The process is explained well and the helmet is easy to use and very comfortable.

– Merlin J., TripAdvisor
Sea Trek is Awesome!

Delvin is amazing! He is so encouraging and funny. He does his best to make you feel comfortable and reduce any anxiety you might have about the experience. I am so glad we did this, it’s certainly something we will never forget.

– Larry T., TripAdvisor
Most amazing adventure 🤗

Words cannot even describe how awesome Coral World and all the staff are! A HUGE shout out to Joy Haycox who took time to tell us about Coral World and what they do and about the hurricanes and how they protected the animals! AMAZING place!

– Karen H., TripAdvisor