Boater Information

Each year ten of thousands of snorkelers and boaters enjoy visiting the waters of Virgin Islands National Park. Marine awareness programs aim to educate these visitors on safety and preservation both above and below water.

Worth noting:

  • Snorkeling With Turtles
  • Mooring Ball Fees - On June 12 , 2023, the National Park Service announced that mariners who use the park’s mooring system can now make their payments online. Visitors can make these payments by downloading the mobile app at, and then using the mobile app to scan the QR codes which are located on all of the overnight mooring fee pay stations that are located throughout the park. Mariners can still use the envelope payment system in cases where Internet connectivity is unavailable, but online payments are preferred wherever possible.

Interactive Boat Awareness Map

By placing a check in the legend box in the map below, park visitors are provided with the answers to these questions (and more) and are shown locations for safe and fun snorkeling, diving and boating in the park.

Boater Awareness video

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