General St. Croix tourist information
NO PASSPORT REQUIRED FOR U.S. CITIZENS. Below are a few things to do on our beautiful island. US dollar is the legal tender and dont forget - we drive on the left!
St. Croix, St. Thomas and St. John make up the USVI. If you are a US citizen, no passport is required, so come on down! The BVI's and down island do require a passport to visit. Travel to St. Thomas from St Croix is by air (seaplane or small prop operated by Seaborne Airlines) or you can travel via the new ferry. Travel from St. John is only available from St. Thomas: by car or passenger ferry. Travel to the British Virgin Islands are available from all of the USVI - by plane from STX or by ferry from STT and STJ. Puerto Rico is also available from St. Croix and St. Thomas by plane. Of course you can always charter your own boat to island hop to any of these islands. Dont forget you'll need to check in at customs if you'll be visitng the BVI's.
THE BEER DRINKING PIGS
Phone: 340-713-9052 Mt. Pellier Domino Club located in the heart of the rainforest of St. Croix. Come and see the one of the most popular features of travels shows while enjoying some food and drinks. The Domino club is not only famous for it's beer drinking pigs but also MamaWanna. You'll figure out what this is when you visit. Oh and dont worry the pigs drink O'Douls non-alcoholic beer.
POLLY'S AT THE PIER RESTAURANT
Phone: 340-719-9434. Located on Strand Street, in the heart of Frederiksted. Polly's offers casual waterfront dining at affordable prices. Serving great coffee, breakfast, lunch, and many other beverages. This is a great place to get a bite and a beverage after diving in our beautiful Caribbean. Also serving vegetarian and vegan food. Please call for summer hours.
BUCK ISLAND NATIONAL PARK
Getting there you can use any of the following; Caribbean Sea Adventures (340) 773-2628, Big Beard's Adventure Tours (866) 773-4482 or (340) 773-4482, Buck Island Charters (340) 718-3161, Jolly Roger (340) 513-2508. This is an underwater reef park where your senses for sea life can continue to be excited by snorkeling the underwater trail around the Buck Island National Park. The trail is protected buy the national park system and capacity is limited. This list is a short list of activities.
ST. GEORGE'S BOTANICAL GARDEN
St. George’s Botanical Garden is located amongst the ruins of a 18th and 19th century sugar cane plantation. Dedicated to the historical and living plant collections located on the grounds, emphasis is placed on the cultural and historical importance plants have been as a source of food, medicines, fibers, dyes and building materials here in the Caribbean. There are over 1500 plant varieties located in the garden. www.sgvbg.org (340)692-2874.
CAPTAIN MORGAN'S VISITOR CENTER
Phone: (340) 713-5654
RUM TOUR & TASTINGS MONDAY – FRIDAY at 1 P.M. (BY RESERVATION ONLY)
Gift shop open Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm The visitor's center was built as part of Daigeo's rum distillery. As you tour the distillery on a tram, you will become part of the an experience which captures the Captain's lively story, bringing the story of rum and the USVI together. Tour time lasts 40 minutes and includes the rich history of the rum industry along with many artifacts. Make sure to allow enough time to taste the rum and visit the retail store.