Many different species of plants and animals call St. Croix home, thanks to the diverse landscape of the island. As you make your way around the island, you are likely to see mongoose crossing the roads, iguanas sunning near the beach, Senepol cattle grazing alongside the road, and a vast array of birds fishing along the shore or diving into the water. In the waters of Caribbean Sea itself is a whole different ecosystem complete with an unimaginable amount of tropical fish, turtles, other animals, corals and vast amounts of plant life. And don’t forget the rainforest with it’s lush trees and dense foliage. Learn about the native plants and animals of St. Croix by visiting the botanical gardens and/or local farms, or by reading the information provided here on our website!
While many people are not big fans of bugs, St. Croix is an entemologist’s dream! Yes, we have those pesky mosquitoes, but the island is also host to a number of wonderfully » read more »
By land or by sky, the island of St. Croix is home to a variety of creatures. The rainforest and bush are home to unique animals like the mongoose, iguanas, and even hermit » read more »
Being surrounded by the warm Caribbean Sea, St. Croix offers a vast array of fish and sealife. Schools of tropical fish mingle around the colorful coral reefs, dolphins play in the deeper waters, » read more »
As you take in the beauty of St. Croix, you will see that beautiful flora abounds on the island. In many cases, you may find yourself wondering what some of the plants » read more »
St. Croix is home to wide variety of trees, thanks in large part to our multicultural heritage and diverse landscapes. In addition to native tropical trees, you will find many trees that have made » read more »