A casual, sporty island in the British Virgin Islands chain, Jost Van Dyke is best loved as a yachters paradise. There isn't much in the way of cultural attractions here, and activities are geared around hiking and seafaring, but maybe even more popular an activity in bar hopping. The laid back lifestyle on this island is palpable and definitely spills over into all of life's activities.
Don't expect this secluded paradise to have many motorized options. Still, if you are willing to do some peddling, you should have luck finding a bike.
If you like the idea of feeling the wind in your hair, there is one place that can help make it happen. Click here to find our guide to bike and scooter rentals.
There is not much ot Jost Van Dyke, and this helps make it an ideal diving destination. Clear water and numerous sites of various types, make it a good location for an eclectic diver.
There are several dive services and at least 12 different dive sites in the area. If you need to find out more about scuba diving in this area, can do so by going to this page.
The shallow waters that surround Jost Van Dyke make it a perfect place for anyone that enjoys shore fishing. However, services avaliable on the island also make it a possible destination for those wanting to head out further offshore for deep sea or sport fishing.
If you're an avid angler you'll be pleased to discover there are several charter operators in this area. To find out about other the closest fishing options, see this page.
The chart just below offers some key facts concerning area firms that will help you spend some time on the open water.
|BVI Sea and Land Tours||(284) 541-2369||Central Jost Van Dyke||Jost Van Dyke|
|Day Trips BVI||(284) 340-3434||2.9 mi. North-Northeast of Central Coral Bay||Frenchman's Cay|
|Island Surf & Sail||(284) 494-0123||2.9 mi. North-Northeast of Central Coral Bay||Frenchman's Cay|
|Kuralu||(284) 495-4381||3.0 mi. North-Northeast of Central Coral Bay||Tortola|
|Mystique Charters||(284) 494-0740||2.9 mi. North-Northeast of Central Coral Bay||Frenchman's Cay|
If you'd like to learn about marinas and charter operators click this link.
If you're interested in learning about shopping on Jost Van Dyke, you can do so on this page.
Sightseeing is another good way to spend some of your vacation on Jost Van Dyke. Among other sights, the area has 7 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to travelers. Those visitors who enjoy being outside will probably enjoy visiting the area's outdoor parks and botanical garden. Those needing to learn more about area sightseeing opportunities can do so by clicking here.
If you enjoy underwater sightseeing you're in luck -- you'll have plenty of chances to do so in the waters off the coast of Jost Van Dyke. Use this link to read our page concerning local snorkeling opportunities.
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