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 situated in the British Virgin Islands, in the vicinity of Jost Van Dyke; it's 14 miles (22 and a half kilometers) 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 a great concentration of local dining spots in the general vicinity. Sandcastle Restaurant, which dishes out International dishes, offers convenient access to this wildlife reservation. Coco Loco Beach Bar and Jewel's Snack Shop are a couple other nearby lunch and dinner possibilities. At Jewel's Snack Shop you and your companions will want to try a bit of American fare and enjoy the culture of the Virgin Islands.

Nearby Attractions

Those who are a fan of wildlife reservations, and would like to see others, might consider a trip to Diamond Cay National Park and Sage Mountain National Park; the first is 6.8 miles away from this nature preserve. You'll find a couple other activities nearby, including Vigilant Sloop, which is within driving range in Frenchman's Cay. Also consider visiting Belmont Archaeological Site, which is another attraction in the area.

If you're looking for plenty of activities to keep you or your family busy, you'll find the closest ones in the following table.

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, None

Phone

(284) 852-3650

(284) 494-2069

Website

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

Email

info@bvinpt.org

 

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