You can tour the island by cab. Agree on the fare
in advance and be sure to specify the stops you
want to make.
Frederiksted Taxi Service .
St. Croix Safari Tours runs half-day tours on their safari
bus (open side, canvas roof) that visits six island highlights,
including the Botanical Garden, Whim Plantation Museum
and the Rain Forest. The bus leaves from King Street,
Christiansted at 10 am.
The tour is narrated by a tour guide who talks about St.
Croix's history, politics and cultural traditions.
St. Thomas & St. Croix
The most popular and fastest transport is a
plucky seaplane service operated by Seaborne
(340) 773-6442 or www.seaborne-
airlines.com. Planes take off from Christian-
sted's harbor and land 25 minutes later in the harbor of
Charlotte Amalie. There are over a dozen flights each day.
The terminal is on Watergut Street near the boardwalk.
Seaborne Airlines also has flights from St. Croix to Old San
Juan. There are three flights daily.
Also connecting St. Croix, St. Thomas and Puerto Rico are
Cape Air ,
(800) 352-6714 or www.flycapeair.com, and Ca-
ribbean Sun ,
(866) 864-6272 or www.flycsa.com.
Virgin Islands Fast Ferry is a catamaran service that
makes the 40-mile crossing between St. Croix and St.
Thomas in 75 minutes. It has air-conditioned seating and
open-air decks as well. It's a terrific ride. Let's hope it will be