Renting a Bike or Scooter in the BVI

Zip around the island on a bike or moped for a different sort of view

Getting around the British Virgin Islands on a bike or moped can be fun and exhilarating. It allows you to make your vacation more adventurous, and see all of the sites at closer range. And, as an added bonus, renting a bike and moped is very inexpensive – in some cases, even free.

That's right, free. Some hotels offer bicycles, and on an even rarer occasion, mopeds to their guests as a perk for staying with them. In this case, it is a first come, first served basis, so make sure to get up early any day you're in need of a bike to get around. If they run out, or do not offer this service, the front desk can recommend you to a nearby rental car agency, or a spot that specializes in renting out two-wheeled vehicles.

The terrain throughout the British Virgin Islands varies by island, and even within the islands themselves. On Virgin Gorda, you'll find mostly smooth roads, though they can be hilly and curvy in some places;  Anegada offers the flattest landscape, and there is a friendly biking community here; while Tortola offers the most diverse topography.  Along the coast there are long, winding roads, but as you move towards the interior you'll find that the roads become more rugged and that there are five very steep hills that will get your heart rate pumping and your calves doing most of the work. 

If you are thinking about feeling the wind in your hair, there are multiple different businesses that can help you.

If you'd like to go riding, you might want to contact S&K Amazing Rentals. Their exciting rental options include 50 cc scooters, 125 cc scooters, dirt bikes, and bicycles. They are located in Setting Point, in northeastern the BVI.

Another option is Last Stop Sports. All rentals come with a lock, pump, water bottle, helmet, and seat pack. They keep children's and adult mountain and road bikes in stock. You can call them at (284) 494-1120.

Still another option is Aaron Rentals. Offering jeep, car, and scooter rentals for tourists, Aaron Rentals is one of the most well known scooter rental sites on the island of Tortola. found in downtown Road Town. They're

The following chart lists more details on 5 businesses in the area.

Bike and Moped Rental In the BVI
Name Phone Location Island
Aaron Rentals (284) 494-8917 Downtown Road Town Tortola
Courtesy Bikes Scooters Rentals (284) 494-6117 Downtown Road Town Tortola
Last Stop Sports (284) 494-1120 0.6 mi. Northeast of Downtown Road Town Tortola
S&K Amazing Rentals (284) 346-5658 0.1 mi. South-Southeast of Central Setting Point Anegada
Sea & Land Adventure Sports (284) 541-2369 0.7 mi. West of Central Great Harbour Jost Van Dyke

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