Turtle Encounter

Up Close and Personal


Join Dunkin 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.

Price includes all day admission to Coral World Ocean Park

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 Turtle Pool, where you will get a close-up look at every part of these 200-plus-pound turtle. You will even have a chance to touch her shell or carapace. 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 (142.24 cm) 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 and Personal

Coral World will be open from 9am to 3pm on open days with the ticket booth closing at 2pm.

Member of the US Virgin Islands HTA