Eco-Tours in St. Croix, USVI
An abundance of wild, remote areas, along with dedicated naturalists, have given St. Croix a top ranking in the world of eco-tourism. You can lodge in eco-friendly places like Camp Mt. Victory or Discovery Grove. You can also can sign up for guided hikes through the rainforest or to Maroon Ridge (where runaway slaves hid), to the hidden tide pools at Annaly Bay, to Salt River (where Columbus landed in 1493), and to Jack’s and Isaac’s Bays for snorkeling. Or you can book a jeep excursion. Most guides are talented storytellers; you will learn Crucian history and culture and all about our magnificent flora and fauna, not to mention a few old-time remedies. St. Croix boasts one of the most respected naturalists in the Caribbean–Ras Lumumba–and a 7th generation native Bush Doctor, herbalist Veronica Gordon.