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Donkey Diaries

St. John’s donkeys are doing great. The iconic island jackasses are standing tall, eating well, and producing offspring. A new foal has been showing up every few months or so, wearing his or her young fuzzy outfit. Is a baby burro a burrito? Right now a bevy of beloved jacks and jennys are waiting patiently … Continued

Sea Turtles on St. John

St. John is home to 3 species of sea turtles: green, hawksbill, and leatherback. Sea turtles can be found almost anywhere there is sea grass underwater around St. John, although Maho Bay is the most popular. Sea turtles spend their lives in water, traveling thousands of miles every year. Female sea turtles return to the … Continued

Tour St. John October 2018

Tour St. John and take in the sights and sounds of our beloved virgin island. The island is green and the water a glorious Caribbean blue. St John is one of the few places in the world where everywhere you turn is a picture-perfect view. Arrive by ferry to Cruz Bay and you will find … Continued

Secret Snorkel Spot

St. John has many awesome spots to snorkel. A few, however, are known only to local residents, so we thought we’d offer an underwater tip out to anyone visiting the island and looking for an unadvertised adventure. Go East. With that hint, some of you may already know where we’re headed! Most visitors will travel … Continued

Plastic Straws Suck

St. John In the News The most prevalent items among flotsam & jetsam are plastic cups and straws? While plastic will eventually break apart into minuscule pieces, it never fully biodegrades. Plastic will exist on this earth in some capacity long after we are all dust, and single-use, “disposable” plastics are the worst offenders. These … Continued

Be Nice to Coral Reefs

  What are coral reefs? Coral Reefs are “diverse underwater ecosystems held together by calcium carbonate structures secreted by corals,” says Wikipedia. Corals are built by the secretions of colonies of tiny sea animals. The hard carbonate exoskeletons that result are the perfect environment for polyps to thrive.Since these types of reefs grow best in shallow, warm, sun-drenched … Continued