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Leinster Bay Trail to Johnny Horn Trail and on to Coral Bay

There is some parking at Anneberg Sugar Mill. Leinster Bay Trail: So.... disclaimer, turns out we... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Houston, Texas
Swimming In An Aquarium

We've been to STJ several times but this was our first trip to Leinster Bay. It was an easy, level... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2018
McKinney, Texas
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A rocky, windswept bay on the northern coast of St. John.
1300 Cruz Bay Creek, St. John, VI 00830, Usvi | 18. 363469, -64. 731270, Virgin Islands National Park 00830, St. John
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is some parking at Anneberg Sugar Mill. Leinster Bay Trail: So.... disclaimer, turns out we did actually find the Leinster Bay trail. We did find the tail on the Watermelon Bay side. The right side of the tail leads to the ruins. Part of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank KattyF996
Reviewed 10 August 2018

We've been to STJ several times but this was our first trip to Leinster Bay. It was an easy, level hike in from the Annaberg parking lot. We figured the snorkeling would be good as there were several groups already there that had come in...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Brandiebb
Reviewed 28 July 2018

The trail is now rugged with new views. If you go take the trail to the Murphy House for a great view of Waterlemon.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ive629
Reviewed 4 May 2018

The hike is easy but Leinster bay itself is nothing spectacular - you go there to swim out to Waterlemon Cay which is amazing. If you weren't going for that reason stop at Maho beach instead. I swam around Leinster Bay as I had heard...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Brian M
Reviewed 26 February 2018

the hike is more of a walk, I wear my tevas. I recommend swimming around the entire waterlemon island. we like to start on the right side and come back on the left (if swimming from shore) the right side has really neat coral but...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank pgride2000
Reviewed 14 July 2017

This is our favorite that we combine every year with the great trail walk and then long snorkel out to and around Wterlemon Cay.Saw turtles, Eagle Ray barracuda and every array of fish you could desire. Something so beautiful and pristine and natural.Well worth the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Jacki217
Reviewed 18 June 2017

If you travel from St. Thomas, you can get an open air taxi from the dock. Tell the driver that you want to go to Annabergs (this is the sugar plantation). You can visit the sugar plantation or go down the hill to start your...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Tamar S
Reviewed 23 May 2017

The hike is flat - follows along the coast. It is not sandy at all - no problems wearing traditional hiking shoes and socks. We took the trail to the end - and then started snorkeling from the rocky area southeast of the cay. Some...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank warrenville111
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

We happened upon this beautiful trail following around a little bay. It was so serene and peaceful. There was a quiet little beach where we saw turtles poking through the water. Very nice walk with a great ocean breeze.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank rachelhY1467TC
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

This beach is mostly rocks and you will need to walk almost the full length of the beach to get to the small sandy portion. The bay is large though a little choppy. Annaberg ruins sit atop the cliff and Watermelon Cay sits on the...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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