Coral Reef 1, 2 & 5 Mile Swim

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The 5-Mile open-water swim race begins with a boat ride to Buck Island National Monument. Your ocean swimming is from the shore of Buck Island National Monument, through two miles of crystal clear water before reaching the coastline of St. Croix. The open water swimming continues along the shore, through colorful reefs and sandy bottoms, and finishes at the Mermaid Beach at St. Croix’s premiere destination resort, The Buccaneer. See Rules and Course Talk at

Entry Information
Approximately 200 entries will be accepted for the swims. Those entries arriving after the limit is reached or after the event is closed will not be accepted.

Swimming race participants can register on-line using a credit card at or

Questions on the race course can be sent to: or call 253-241-4827.

Past Swimmers of Note
Amanda Beard, Three-time Olympian Gold Medalist, world record holder; Margaret Hoelzer, world champion; Rowdy Gaines, “the voice of American Swimming”; Misty Hyman, Olympic Gold Medalist (Sydney); Alex Kostich, Pan American Gold Medalist

Hotel Package and Room Rates
Nightly rates $195 for oceanview room, rates, single or double, including breakfast. Add 21% tax. Returning guests will enjoy $100 resort credit when staying for four nights or more.

Race Package

  • Deluxe Oceanfront Room, including taxes
  • breakfast and dinner daily
  • airport transfers
  • Buck Island snorkeling trip
  • Sugar Mill Cocktail Party
  • Race Registration
  • Awards Luncheon

$685 swimmers; $595 non-swimmers


To make a reservation call The Buccaneer (800) 255-3881 or email