Visitors can learn about this important part of USVI history by visiting historic sites such as Whim Plantation, a restored and preserved sugar plantation."The Wall", if you are a diver you have likely heard of it! Croix is well known for wonderful dive opportunities.
If you aren't a diver you can take introductory classes while on vacation. Croix might include are snorkeling, kayaking, fishing and boating. Taking a daytrip or better yet an overnight visit to St. Thomas is made possible by regular interisland air service and a ferry.
Additional parks and preserves include: Sandy Point notable for its beauty and for its protected sea turtles, and Jack and Isaac Bays. Croix was once the sugar producing king of the Caribbean.
Today visitors will note dozens of sugar mill ruins scattered across the island; there are around 150.
With over 7,000 acres under its protection – the park spans almost 2/3 of the island.Among them you’ll discover beaches, mangrove lagoons, salt ponds, arid and tropical forests; as well as protected reef systems, cays and sea grass beds that are the foundation of the sea life surrounding the island.The Park also protects many of St Johns historic plantation ruins.On land you can plan a game of golf, take an island tour, explore scenic forests by jeep, enjoy jazz at outdoor concerts, shop, dine, catch a crab race at a local bar, or a horse race at the track. As we enter into what’s arguably the worst part of the winter months, it’s hard not to get discouraged about everyday life.