Leinster Bay, Virgin Islands National Park

4.3
#7 of 14 in Nature in St. John
Take a short hike along the bay to Leinster Bay, a hidden snorkeler’s paradise. Teeming with marine life amongst coral bursting with color, you’ll get to observe sea turtles, the occasional shark, and perhaps even a dolphin or two. Finding a place to lounge in the sun on the narrow, rocky beach can be difficult. Bring some decent shoes for the hike on the bumpy trail, and be sure to check out the nearby ruins of a sugar plantation. Make Leinster Bay a part of your Virgin Islands National Park vacation plans using our Virgin Islands National Park tour itinerary website.
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  • This used to be my favorite St John beach and it's still a nice one and the hike out is easy and can be interesting. But the beach between the water and the tree line is getting smaller and smaller...  more »
  • you have to walk through the woods for about 35 mins to get there but its beautiful once your there. Great snorkeling - for experience swimmers only. There is no one there either, you will be alone...  more »
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