Coral World Ocean Park

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Coral World is the ultimate interactive aquarium where you are immersed in the water world of marine life. You will be to explore and have fun while even learning a thing or two at the same time.

Get up close to all the sea animals in this fully immersive and interactive aquarium-water park. Swim with sea lions, or put on high-tech diving equipment and walk beneath the surface of the water, with all the world above you.

Exhibits at Coral World include the Marine Gardens, Touch Pool, Undersea Observatory Tower, Caribbean Reef Tower, Shark Shallows, Stingray Lagoon, Turtle Pool, and Critter Corner.


Coral World Ocean Park is located in Coki Point, a neighborhood near Charlotte Amalie; it's 1.8 miles to the north-northwest of Red Hook.

Nearby Restaurants

And, one of the most delightful options while spending some time exploring the area is having fare at a restaurant within traveling distance of this marine attraction. Perfection Ice Cream, a restaurant where their specialty is ice cream, is also the most convenient option for visitors of this aquatic attraction. It is maybe about a few hundred yards from this marine attraction, so grab a table and enjoy a meal. Also close-by, you and your companions will have restaurants such as Mangrove Restaurant and Manor House Restaurant so with any luck, at least one of these close by restaurants will humor the whole party.

Nearby Attractions

Other kinds of local activities include Nadir Recreation Area, which is two miles away Maroon Town. Also, you might consider visiting Paradise Point Sky-Tram, which is another attraction close by.

Marine exhibits are a great attraction to visit, but there's more to visit in the Virgin Islands. The following table includes other attractions close-by.

Attractions Near Coral World Ocean Park
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location Island
Nadir Recreation Area Other Attraction 2.1 mi. (2.9 km) SSW Maroon Town St. Thomas
Paradise Point Sky-Tram Other Attraction 3.7 mi. (1.2 km) W Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
Bluebeard's Castle Historic Site 4.0 mi. (0.4 km) W Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
Butterfly Garden -- 4.1 mi. (1.2 km) WSW Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas

More Information


The park is open throughout the week from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.

The aquarium only holds a normal operation schedule from November through March. During the rest of the year Coral World is generally closed, except for a few occasions.


General admission is $19 per adult and $10(USD) for children, though this only includes the education center. If you want to do any of the specialized swims or animal encounters, you will need to purchase additional tickets, generally ranging from $20 to $100(USD).

Location: 6450 Estate Smith Bay, Coki Point, St. Thomas


(340) 775-1555




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