Coral World Ocean Park
Coral World Ocean Park
4.5
Nature & Wildlife AreasZoosAquariums
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Sunday
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
About
Voted top attraction in the V.I. since 2004. Get up close and personal with the beauty and magic of Caribbean marine life in a stunning setting. View life on a coral reef from the unique Undersea Observatory. Hand feed a rainbow lorikeet! Add-ons, Dolphin Trek, Dolphin Splash or moment, Dolphin Kayak, Sea Lion Swim or Encounter, Shark Encounter, Snuba Dive, and Sea Trek Helmet Dive. Open seven days a week during the season 9am - 4pm. Off season hours (May to October) vary.
Duration: 2-3 hours
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  • JenJen85254
    Scottsdale, Arizona158 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Swimming with the Dolphins!
    I've always wanted to swim with the dolphins and I finally did it at 40! Myself and nephews/niece (13, 11, 9) did the swim with the dolphins. The trainers are amazing and will answer any questions you may have, even when they are asked over and over by kids! The currant was quite strong the day we were there so it does take some swimming but getting to be in the water with them was amazing! My son (6) and husband did the dolphin moment as he wasn't old enough for the swim. He did amazing and they were so patient with him getting to touch the dolphins! It was definitely worth the cost.
    Good day JenJen852254, Thank you and your family for spending your time with our dolphins and our entire dolphin team! We appreciate your visit and your FIVE BUBBLES! Warm regards.
    Written June 26, 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited June 2023
    Written June 19, 2023
  • Florianne
    3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Dolphin swim is the coolest thing I'll ever do
    10/10 the dolphin splash and swim (not to be confused with the dolphin moment) was an amazing experience. The trainers did so great with learning our names and giving us a tailored program, I feel bad I can't remember their names. I know one was Jasmine and the other was Ansley? (she had a stud nose piercing). They made sure each of us had an individual moment with one of the dolphins (we swam with Nola and Ping that day). We got to do some cool tricks with them and purchased a reasonable $80 package to download all our photos (that price is for a group of 2). It was honestly the highlight of our honeymoon and worth the money!
    Congratulations famderpool! Thank you for spending your honeymoon with us! We appreciate your visit and your FIVE BUBBLES! Here's to many years of awesome adventures! Warm regards.
    Written June 26, 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written June 21, 2023
  • Brittney A
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Amazing honeymoon experience
    My husband and I were just here for our honeymoon and purchased the Dolphin Slash and Swim package. It was literally the most amazing experience! Ansley and Kaarri, the trainers were wonderful while we were there and made our honeymoon experience one to remember! Give Nola and Ping some fishies from us!! ❤️
    CONGRATULATIONS BRITTNEYK499! Thank you for spending your honeymoon with our adorable dolphins and the entire dolphin team! We appreciate your visit and your FIVE BUBBLES! Congratulations again! Warm regards.
    Written July 17, 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written July 16, 2023
  • trostevens
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A great experience!
    My family and I were on our first cruise to St Thomas and really wanted to swim with the sea lions but the excursion was booked. We were able to book it directly through Coral World and I'm so glad we did! It was such a unique experience! All of the trainers were wonderful and told us exactly what to do and educated us on sea lions and Remo, the specific sea lion we were with. We also purchased the photo package at the end of the experience and received over 100 pictures of just our family and our interaction with Remo so I definitely feel that it was worth it!
    Good day trostevens! Thank you for spending your time with our adorable Remo and our entire sea lion team! We appreciate your visit and your FIVE-BUBBLE review! Warm regards.
    Written August 1, 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written July 24, 2023
  • Jason M
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Dolphin Encounter at Coral World
    Our Itinerary on a cruise was changed last minute from a Western Caribbean to an Eastern Caribbean and we honestly could not of been happier. One of the main excursions we were looking forward to was a Dolphin encounter/swim. My wife loves Dolphins and she really wanted an opportunity to be up close to one and swim with one. Because of the last minute nature of the itinerary change we did not know much about Coral World or the experience they offer with dolphins before hand. We were so pleasantly surprised with this experience, one of the main things we really like about it was that it was not like the traditional touristy swim with Dolphins where one may be pushed in the water or some kind of action like that. Instead Coral Worlds trainers offered a much more intimate and one on one experience, I felt; with the Dolphin. Our Dolphin Trainer, Jasmine went above and beyond and really helped us to enjoy and have a one of a kind experience with the Dolphin. We were invited to swim in the water with Ping face to face as she swam around us, let us give belly rubs, play fetch, and just really felt like we were swimming with this animal and enjoying its company versus it performing things where it would push you or things like that. We still got so many one on one pictures from this experience we got to dance with, kiss, and learn a lot thanks to Jasmine as well. This experience really went above and beyond what we were expecting. We felt it was of good value for the amount of time we were able to spend actually swimming with the dolphin and the one on one interaction we were able to have with Jasmine the trainer. Thank you for creating a magical experience for us.
    Good day jasonmO3634DC! Thank you for spending your time with our dolphins and our awesome trainer, Jasmine. We appreciate your visit, your FIVE BUBBLES and your kind words. Warm regards.
    Written September 20, 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written September 12, 2023
  • Tina E
    8 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Sea lion love!
    Sydney and Coral were awesome! Very informative and really worked well with Romulo & Remo! They made sure we got a lot of attention and smiles from the sea lion brothers! We felt this was one of the best experiences of our trip! Highly recommend!
    Good day tinael9535NJ! Thank you for spending your time with our boys Romulo and Remo and their trainers! We appreciate your visit and your FIVE BUBBLES! Warm regards.
    Written September 20, 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written September 16, 2023
  • Dorothy M
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Treasured memories!
    Wonderful place to visit. I signed myself and 2 boys up for the dolphin splash and swim and cannot say enough great things about the entire experience. Renee walked us through everything and made our time so special with the dolphins. These memories are so special and will be treasured for a lifetime! Thank you to Renee and the fabulous dolphins!
    Good day dorothymP2896NY! Thank you for spending time with our dolphins and our awesome animal welfare specialist, Renee! We appreciate your visit and your FIVE BUBBLES! Warm regards.
    Written September 20, 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written September 18, 2023
  • davidcarter2447
    Valparaiso, Indiana1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Shark encounter and swim with the sealions
    We ended up doing both of these while on St Thomas. Shark encounter was good and the sealion swim was amazing. My husband at first was not that interested with the sealion swim, but he was happy he did do it. The whole staff was great and knowledgeable.
    Good day davidcarter2447! Thank you for spending your time with our sharks AND our sea lions! That certainly makes for an awesome day! We appreciate your visit and your FIVE BUBBLES! Warm regards.
    Written December 11, 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited December 2023
    Written December 8, 2023
  • Derek M
    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A day well spent!
    Coral World is something you have to see if you are staying in the Virgin Islands. Knowledgeable staff, clean park, and many different opportunities to get up close and personal with different wildlife. After Coral World, you can simply walk over to Coki Beach and complete your day there. Would recommend to anyone!
    Good day derekmaloney5! Thank you for spending your time with us! We appreciate your visit and your FIVE BUBBLES! Warm regards.
    Written January 1, 2024
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited December 2023
    Written December 21, 2023
  • Erin I
    24 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Swim with dolphins!
    We spent a morning at Coral World and ended our time with the dolphin swimming interaction. The entire family had a fantastic time! The underwater observatory was really cool and my son loved feeding the lorikeets. All the staff we interacted with were very friendly and knowledgeable about the animals at the park. The dolphin interaction was the highlight and my 9 year old loved it!!
    Good day Erin I! Thank you for spending quality family time with us! We appreciate your visit and your FIVE BUBBLES. Warm regards.
    Written January 1, 2024
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited December 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written December 28, 2023
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Mike J
9 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Family
Small but fun park. Very engaging with up close and personal opportunities with sea life. Not busy so it was easy to see the park very quickly. We had 3 reservations- shark experience, dolphin encounter and dolphin splash and swim. The trainers were very knowledgeable and provided personal attention and answered all of our curiosities about the sea life. If going, plan other things to do as you can experience the entire park in a morning or afternoon, including paid attractions.
Written June 15, 2024
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stephanie e
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Family
We swam with the sweetest, friendliest dolphins and had the BEST trainers! Jasmine and Meggie are the absolute best. They made sure we had an experience to last a life time. We would 100% come again! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Written June 15, 2024
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Faith C
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Family
Very Fun . Santiago , Guy and Vivien were great host . They made us feel comfortable with going under water. We took pictures with sea life and enjoyed our self . 10/10 will book again.
Written June 15, 2024
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Trail26252324861
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Friends
Best guides is the world!! Santiago, Guy, Vivien you guys were the best! Appreciate the pictures and videos, I felt really safe! Thanks for the jokes Guy
Written June 15, 2024
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Kamiya H
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Couples
This was the best experience in St. Thomas you have to try it. The staff and tour guide made us feel super comfortable and prepared to go underwater.Our tour guide Vivian was amazing she took a lot of pictures of us underwater. Guy and Santiago prep us on how to wear the helmets and move under water. It’s worth the price. DO IT!!
Written June 15, 2024
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OnAir67606295840
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Family
This was my first experience with snuba. Glen was our guide and he was great: experienced and knowledgeable. I’m anxious so had some trouble when I first sat underwater on the platform. I stood up and told Glen I was feeling anxious and he had me start with standing on the platform and placing my face in the water. He encouraged me to sit on the platform when I was ready. I did and felt better. Once we got started he slowly guided us through the coral. He snapped photos and video and watched us carefully. The coral was beautiful! We were down for about 30 minutes. Awesome experience!!
Written June 15, 2024
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Fadi F
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Couples
Sydney and Coral were an amazing team to guide us though our encounter and swim with the sea lions

Sydney was very informative and made us feel very comfortable

Coral snapped some gorgeous pictures for us to always have
Written June 14, 2024
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San
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
I was VERY nervous, but the crew made me fill at ease. The entire experience was great. I recommend it to everyone. It wasn't as scary as I thought it would be
Written June 14, 2024
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d h
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Family
Amazing experience. Loved being under the water and seeing all of the sea life. Would definitely recommend to anybody who is visiting St Thomas.
Written June 14, 2024
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Chelsea H
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Couples
The views were spectacular! The guides pointed out such neat sea life that I would not have noticed without them! Vivien, Michael, and Santiago were amazing! I could not have had a better experience!
Written June 14, 2024
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