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Location: St. Croix (Virgin Islands)
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Excellent diving. Known for its walls. The entire northshore is a wall that drops over `13,000 feet and is topped by the largest living reef of any Caribbean island, and the second longest barrier reef in the Caribbean. This is the only island in the Caribbean where you can dive a wall, a reef, a wreck, and a pier, all in the same day.

Plenty of topside activities for the non-diver or diver who's drying out. The only casino in the Virgin Islands, two towns with duty free shopping, a rain forest, huge botanical garden, rum factory tours, the only underwater national monument (run by the U.S. National Park Service), tours of old Danish forts, and a LOT of incredibly good restaurants.

Daily non-stop jet service on American Airlines from Miami, Tuesday and Saturday service from Charlotte on USAirways, Wednesday and Saturday service from Atlanta on Delta, and almost hourly service from San Juan on American Eagle, Cape Air (Continental Express), and Caribbean Sun (USAirways Express).

There's a LOT of fish life. The Reef Environmental Educational Foundation (REEF) just completed another fish count on St. Croix and came up with well over 200 species including some very rare ones and one (as yet unidentified) that may be a new species. The reefs are in very good shape. There are over 70 moored dive sites so the dive boats aren't anchoring and damaging the reef.

The diving is great all year. September is the peak of hurricane season so that's probably the time to avoid. That said the past several Septembers have been great. St. Croix is never crowded.

Even though its a U.S. territory you'll still need proof of citizenship. Since it's a duty free port there's an immigration and customs check upon departing. Those checks however are all done in the airport on St. Croix rather than upon arrival back on the mainland. It's much easier and quicker to clear customs on St. Croix rather than one of the large gateways.
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St. Croix was:
Fantastic.
Ranked as Fantastic by independant reviews Ranked as Fantastic by independant reviews Ranked as Fantastic by independant reviews Ranked as Fantastic by independant reviews Ranked as Fantastic by independant reviews
Non diving activities: Lots to see and do!
Language: English
Money: US Dollar
Stability: No travelling problems expected
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Rating: Ranked as Excellant by independant reviewsRanked as Excellant by independant reviewsRanked as Excellant by independant reviewsRanked as Excellant by independant reviewsRanked as Excellant by independant reviews95%
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