If you are traveling to St. Thomas with children, then you are in luck! There are several activities on the island which will be immense amounts of happiness and fun to your little ones, no matter what their age is. Besides just playing on the beach (which is tons of fun), there are so many activities and family attractions to see and enjoy.
Coral World Ocean Park
At Coral World Ocean Park, there are plenty of fun activities for you and your family to do. It was voted the top attraction in the Virgin Islands and it’s crawling (or swimming…) with sea life. You can swim with sea lions, pet a shark, and feed food to animals such as stingrays. Coral World Ocean Park is located adjacent to Coki Point and is a 4.5 acres marine park. You can also snuba which is a fun adventure in itself as well.
There are tons of activities at Coral World Ocean Park. Once you’re done here, you can also relax on the adjacent beach, which has beautiful clear water to play on.
“Pirate” Themed Activities and Fun
There are many chances in which you and your family can pretend that they are “pirates.” You can board the Doubloon and set sail on a 3.5 hour sail to Buck Island. You can swim with turtles and snorkel.
You and your family can also go on the Treasure Seeker Pirate ship which is a 2 hour themed tour around the harbor. You can do face painting and have water-gun battles.
Children can play with butterflies at the location and learn all about them. There is a 10,000 square foot enclosure in which they can roam free. There are daily shows in which exotic birds perform tricks for their audience. This fun activity is located at the Havensight Cruise Ship Dock.
Tree Limin’ Extreme
Have you ever gone zip-lining? It is a lot of fun and is for the adrenaline seeker. You can zip line at speeds up to 35 miles per hour on a 3 hour tour. You will see incredible scenery and have a lot of fun with this attraction.
Bluewater SUP Safaris
Standup paddle boarding seems to be all the rage right now. You can take standup paddle boarding lessons or rent a board and explore Hull Bay Beach.
Water Island Adventures Tour
Do you like to explore nature? Water Island Adventures Tour offers a 3 hour bike trip on Water Island. There are many sites to see and interesting attractions to visit such as a plantation from the 1600s.
St. Thomas Historical Trust
There are of course many other hikes and rides you can do on, such as with the St. Thomas Historical Trust. They take hikes to Hassel Island where you can see a fort from the 1800s and go on many hiking trails.