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 able to explore and have fun while still learning a thing or two.

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

Exhibits at Coral World include the Touch Pool, Undersea Observatory Tower, Caribbean Reef Tower, Stingray Lagoon, Turtle Pool, Critter Corner, and the Nature Trail.


Located in Coki Point, 4.2 miles east of Charlotte Amalie, Coral World Ocean Park happily welcomes local customers and travelers who are lodging in or close to this neighborhood. Whether or not you're staying very close, you should consider dropping by to enjoy a great time. It's 1.8 miles north-northwest of Red Hook.

Nearby Restaurants

You won't face any difficulties finding a meal before or after your visit to this aquatic exhibit, since you will find a great concentration of dining options within traveling distance. Perfection Ice Cream, a restaurant where their specialty is ice cream, offers convenient access to this marine exhibit. The restaurant is a short distance away, but out of the way enough that you will probably want to arrange for having a viable mode of transportation to get there. Mangrove Restaurant and Manor House Restaurant are some of the additional restaurant choices nearby where guests can enjoy the local foods and culture of the Virgin Islands.

Nearby Attractions

You'll find other activities nearby, including Nadir Recreation Area, which is two miles away Maroon Town. Also, you might consider checking out Paradise Point Sky-Tram, which is another attraction in the vicinity.

With a selection of nearby activities, you'll never run out of things to do. The closest attractions are listed in the following table.

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
Memorial Moravian Church Historic Site 4.2 mi. (0.1 km) W 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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