Best vacation rentals in st john activities and things to do in the virgin islands. Snorkel, Hike, best Beaches in the caribbean islands

Activities Virgin Islands

Things to Do on St John VI

We have so many beaches and trails to explore as some of your daily activities on St John we’ve devoted a whole section to highlight just some of them under our section titled, Beaches and Hikes. We are conveniently located to St. John North Shore beaches as well as South Shore and east end beaches.

Beaches and Hikes

See our page with lots of descriptions of various beaches and hikes on St John


Bring your own or rent right on the beach at Trunk or Maho.

Pro Tip: Trunk Bay snorkel shack has the best deal for rentals. Ask about a discount for a full week’s rental.

Things to Avoid while in the water:

Fish Guide:

See our snorkel & swim safety tips on this page (item 18 on the list)



Kayaking & Paddleboarding

Rent at Maho or Honeymoon, or explore some of these other options: Coral Bay – Rentals, Lessons, Yoga

Charter Boating

Powerboat. Sailboat. Fish. Dive. Night Kayak. Island Hop. Excursions.

Coral Bay

‘Bad Kitty’ (BVIs) Good write up of what to expect on Charters and costs Sunset cruises, BVIs, Night Kayaking Fishing Regulations

Wharfside Watersports has various sizes of boats from dingy to a trawler.

BVIs (British Virgin Islands) – a very popular destination or day trip from St. John. However, at this time, restrictions are still tight and costs make the trip somewhat prohibitive by Charter Boat. Apparently, there will be an update on October 23, 2023. In the meantime, here is a map of some popular destinations at the BVIs.

Sunset Cruise Cruz Bay

Boating, Fishing, and Mooring Rules from National Park

Interactive Map of Moorings, Anchoring, Beach Access and Fee Pay Stations
Private Vessel size limits and locations; Mooring Ball Colors:
Fishing Season and other regulations
Google Earth Safe Boating Marine Guide

Wining and Dining

Coral Bay

Cruz Bay

Music & Events

Follow our link here to see the local lineup

Sightseeing and Shopping

Donate or Volunteer on St John (Help Maintain the National Park – Friends of the Park) (Adopt a Pet or Assist with Daily Care – Animal Care Center, Cruz Bay) (Visit a sanctuary for animals in need on St. John, Coral Bay – Carolina Corral)

Tours Maho Bay You can sort by St John or St Thomas activities

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