Little Tobago - Great Tobago National Park

Tobago Cay, at the northwest corner of the British Virgin Islands chain is home to Great Tobago (210 acres) and Little Tobago (55 acres) of protected lands established in 1995 as national parks. Birders visit these island because it is the only nesting site in the British Virgin Islands for frigate birds, and divers love the waters around Mercurious Rock.

Rugged cliffs typify the islands.

Great Tobago and Little Tobago are popular spots for birders because these islands are the only nesting grounds for frigate birds in the British Virgin Island chain. Divers also love the waters surrounding the islands because of the shoal, shallow reef, and sand channels.

Location

Little Tobago - Great Tobago National Park is an ideal stretch of sand located in the British Virgin Islands, close to Jost Van Dyke; it's 13.9 miles to the west of Road Town.

These two islands are accessible by boat.

Nearby Restaurants

You need not go hungry after spending time at this wildlife reserve; you can find an exceptionally large selection of dining possibilities in this area. Sandcastle Restaurant, which has a menu full of International dishes, will be of particular interest to visitors looking for a convenient meal. Also close-by, you'll find options like Coco Loco Beach Bar and Jewel's Snack Shop where you and your party should sample American meals and enjoy the Virgin Islands scene.

Nearby Attractions

Those who are a fan of wildlife reservations, and would like to see others, should check out Diamond Cay National Park and Sage Mountain National Park; the first is 6.8 miles away from this wildlife reservation. You'll find other activities nearby, including Vigilant Sloop, which is within driving range in Frenchman's Cay. You might also think about checking out Belmont Archaeological Site, which is another nearby attraction.

Wildlife reservations are nice for a few hours here and there, but there's more to visit in the Virgin Islands. The following table includes other attractions close-by.

Attractions Near Little Tobago - Great Tobago National Park
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Vigilant Sloop Historic Site 9.2 mi. (9.7 km) ESE Frenchman's Cay
Belmont Archaeological Site Historic Site 9.7 mi. (7.8 km) ESE Long Bay
St. Michael Church Ruins Historic Site 10.5 mi. (5.7 km) E Great Carrot Bay
North Shore Shell Museum Museum 10.5 mi. (5.9 km) E Little Carrot Bay

More Information

Cost

There is no charge to visit Great Tobago or Little Tobago, though you may have to pay to charter a boat to get you to either island.

Location:

The British Virgin Islands

Phone

(284) 852-3650

Website

http://www.b-v-i.com/NationalParksTrust/

Email

info@bvinpt.org

 

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