Turtle Encounter

Join one of our rescued Green Sea Turtles, for an awesome experience in her home by the sea in St. Thomas. Get closer than you ever could in the wild in our one-of-a-kind enclosure! During your orientation learn about the biology of these beautiful creatures & the threats they face in the wild. Then, wade with the turtles, touch them, and enjoy their company. You will even have a chance to scrub their shells!

Rates: Adults $55 • Children $48

Total Time: 40 Minutes

General Admission is included in ticket price.

During your orientation, you will learn about the biology of these beautiful marine creatures and the threats they face in the wild. Your guide will then take you into Coral World Ocean Park’s Encounter Pool, where you will get a close-up look at every part of one of these beautiful rescued animals. Your experience is sure to make you an ambassador for the protection of threatened and endangered sea turtles worldwide.

A portion of the proceeds from this activity go towards turtle conservation efforts.

What to Know:

  • Bring or wear: swim wear with a cover-up; towel.
  • Participants must be 4’8” tall and must speak English.
  • No Pregnant Women

If you are coming from a cruise ship and this tour is offered through your cruise line, you must book through the cruise line.

Get Up Close & Personal

Coral World will be open from 9am to 4pm on open days with the ticket booth closing at 3pm.

Proud member of the  US Virgin Islands HTA