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 in the vicinity of Charlotte Amalie; it is a mile and a half (three kilometers) to the north-northwest of Red Hook.

Nearby Restaurants

Of course, one of the most delightful possibilities while spending an afternoon exploring the area could be eating food at a restaurant within traveling distance of this sea-life exhibit. The closest place to eat to Coral World Ocean Park is Perfection Ice Cream, where their specialty is ice cream. It's just around a few hundred yards away from Coral World Ocean Park, so check it out and dig in! Mangrove Restaurant and Manor House Restaurant are some of the other food and drink options near Coral World Ocean Park where you have the chance to try a new dish and experience the Virgin Islands culture.

Nearby Attractions

Other types of local activities include Nadir Recreation Area, which is two miles away Maroon Town. Furthermore, you can consider heading to Paradise Point Sky-Tram, which is another attraction in the area.

With a selection of nearby activities, you'll never get bored. Attractions close-by can be found 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
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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