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    Coral World Ocean Park

    Voted best tourist attraction & eco-tourism 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 while staying dry 15 feet below the surface. Get wet with Sea Trek, the ultimate helmet dive or Snuba Dive.  During the various daily presentations, you can pet a shark, hand feed stingrays, encounter turtles, wild iguanas and have tropical birds eating right from your hands!  Swim with our amazingly agile sea lions.  Have an in-water encounter with sharks or turtles.  Other exhibits include the Caribbean Reef Encounter, Sea Turtle Pool, and Marine Gardens.  Enjoy Coral World’s unique gift shops and eateries. June Happenings at Coral World June 9th is World Ocean Day, 9-12 Vessup Beach clean-up and volunteers receive a free day pass to Coral World! June 18th is Father’s Day and Dads are 1/2 price. Every Thursday during the month of June buy 1 ticket and get 1/2 the 2nd ticket. *The park will be closed Fridays and Saturdays during the month of June. A Unique Setting For Your Special Event Only at Coral World can you find such an extraordinary setting for your special occasion! Weddings and vow renewals, family reunions, birthday parties, meetings and luncheons, conventions and corporate functions! Nowhere else on St. Thomas can you and your guests mingle with the splendor of the tropical marine life! Whether your special event is for 50 people or 350 people, Coral World has five magnificent venues to hold your event. Your guests will have exclusive use of the park and access to all of Coral World’s spectacular exhibits. Activities and Animal Encounters Get wet with Sea Trek the world’s premier underwater helmet diving experience.  Imagine walking in zero gravity while surrounded by incredible aquatic life – that’s Sea Trek. Want a diver’s view of a coral reef, but not ready for scuba?  Then try Snuba! Get up close and personal with a South American Sea Lion in our Sea Lion Encounter or Sea Lion Swim. Have an in-water encounter with sharks. Enter the world of these fascinating, magnificent, and misunderstood creatures through our educational Shark Encounter. Join two of our rescued Green Sea Turtles for an awesome experience in their home by the sea. Get closer than you ever could in the wild with our Turtle Encounter. Travel eight feet under water in air-conditioned comfort on the Nautilus Semi-sub yet never leave the surface while viewing the abundant sea life and coral reefs around Coki Point.

  • The Historic St. Peter Greathouse and Botanical Gardens

    Business Hours: 9:00am - Sundown

    The Historic St. Peter Greathouse and Botanical Gardens Nestled high in the peaks of St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands, sits the Historic St. Peter Greathouse and Botanical Gardens. Take a stroll on the expansive outdoor observation deck that delivers breathtaking views of more than fourteen other Virgin Islands and Cays! The Greathouse boasts classic West Indian architecture with lush Botanical Gardens and a Nature Trail, streaming waterfalls, tropical bird aviaries, fish ponds, more than twenty varieties of orchids and one hundred and fifty species of Caribbean plants and fruits. Whether it’s walking through our 2.5-acre Botanical Garden, filled with exotic orchids and tropical plants and fruits, or standing atop our Observation Deck, the Greathouse is a must see! The Greathouse property comprises a total of 20,000 square feet under beautiful pastel tiled roofs offering a variety of special areas to accommodate large and small weddings, events and special occasions. Our newly renovated Ballroom can seat up to 500 guests! The Blue Orchid restaurant is also located on the grounds of the historic St. Peter Greathouse and Botanical Gardens. A true Virgin Islands treasure, we offer flavorful globally inspired cuisine, paired with a breathtaking vista. Come spend a remarkable evening with us and enjoy our spell binding location, 1200 feet above sea level, overlooking fourteen islands and the azure waters of the Caribbean Sea. Arrive early and sip sunset drinks from the observation deck, followed by savoring the chef’s latest unique creation, or enjoy steaks, seafood pastas, and fresh fish from the innovative menu. Also, join us for brunch on Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm. We can’t wait to introduce you to our restaurant in paradise!