Fallen Jerusalem National Park

In 1959 the British Virgin Islands gained a new bird sanctuary, Fallen Jerusalem National Park. This site is an important site for nesting birds, but also a lovely island where tourists can enjoy a day of seclusion on some of the most beautiful beaches around.

Fallen Jerusalem is an acre spanning 48 acres and featuring flourishing coastal flora and enormous boulders.

Birders will love the chance to encounter some of this islands bird refugees, including brown boobies, brown pelicans, laughing gulls, noddies, and terns. North Lee Bay Beach is located on this island, and is a favorite spot amongst snorkelers.


Fallen Jerusalem National Park lies on the island of Fallen Jerusalem, 7.0 miles south west of Leverick Bay; it's 2.4 miles to the south-southwest of Spanish Town.

Fallen Jerusalem is only accessible by boat.

Nearby Restaurants

There are numerous eateries to pick from in the region near the wildlife reservation. The most nearby eatery to Fallen Jerusalem National Park is Top of the Baths, which serves Caribbean meals. Sugar Apple and CocoMaya Restaurant offer additional nearby lunch and dinner possibilities. At CocoMaya Restaurant you will be able to eat some Asian Fusion fare and experience the Virgin Islands culture.

Nearby Attractions

Active travelers that are a fan of wildlife reservations, and have the energy to view some others, should check out Spring Bay National Park and Copper Mine National Park; the first is 1.1 miles away from this page's attraction. Other nearby activities include Devil's Bay National Park, which is three quarters of a mile away Virgin Gorda. You might want to also consider visiting Copper Mine Ruins, which is another attraction in the area.

A wildlife reservation is one type of attraction you can visit, but there's even more to see during your stay. The following list contains attractions that are nearby.

Attractions Near Fallen Jerusalem National Park
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location Island
Devil's Bay National Park -- 0.8 mi. (2.7 km) NE 1.7 mi. South-Southwest of Spanish Town Virgin Gorda
Copper Mine Ruins Historic Site 1.9 mi. (1.8 km) NE 1.1 mi. South-Southeast of Spanish Town Virgin Gorda
Little Fort National Park -- -- -- Spanish Town Virgin Gorda
Little Fort Ruins Historic Site -- -- Spanish Town Virgin Gorda
Old Methodist Church Historic Site 2.5 mi. (0.3 km) NE Spanish Town Virgin Gorda
VI Maritime Museum Museum 8.4 mi. (4.0 km) W 2.5 mi. East of Road Town Tortola
Josiah's Bay Plantation Historic Site 9.1 mi. (3.8 km) W 2.4 mi. Northeast of Road Town Tortola
St. Phillip's Church Historic Site -- -- Kingstown Tortola

More Information


You can tour Fallen Jerusalem National Park from sun up to sun down.


Although not forbidden, overnight trips are no encouraged because overnight anchorage is tricky and unsafe.


There is no charge for entry to Fallen Jerusalem.

Location: Fallen Jerusalem


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