Activities on Jost Van Dyke

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.  

Bike and Scooter Rental

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 seeing the sights at a slower pace, there is one place that can help make it happen. Those wanting to get more information concerning this topic can do so by following this link.


Blue Water Divers

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.

You'll find 4 dive operators and at least 12 different dive sites in the area. For more information about scuba diving in this area navigate 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.

Hoping to go fishing during your vacation? You'll be pleased to learn 3 charter fishing companies operate from this area. To read our complete page about deep sea fishing, read this page.

Sailing and Boating

Review the chart below for a listing of firms that can help you spend some time on the open water.

Boating Opportunities On And Around Jost Van Dyke
Name Phone Location Island
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 want to read about local marinas and charter options visit this page.


If you have some people who love to shop in your group, they might enjoy exploring a few of the 4 retail stores in the area. Click this link to find our page regarding shopping on Jost Van Dyke.


Callwood Historic Distillery

Yet another popular activity is simply enjoying the area's sights and natural environment. Among other things, the area has 7 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to visitors Nature enthusiasts will typically enjoy spending some time at the area's outdoor parks and botanical garden. Take advantage of this page regarding area sightseeing attractions if you're interested in learning more specifics.


If exploring an underwater world sounds appealing there's good news -- you'll have plenty of chances to do so in the waters off the coast of Jost Van Dyke. Make your way to this extended discussion concerning snorkeling if you want to discover additional details.

Other Activities

The following chart provides you with some details regarding other activities.

Other Activities On And Around Jost Van Dyke
Name Type Phone Location Island
BVI Scuba Company Snorkeling Tour Operator (284) 495-0271 Central Jost Van Dyke Jost Van Dyke
Blue Water Divers Snorkeling Equipment Rental Service (284) 495-1200 2.9 mi. North-Northeast of Central Coral Bay Frenchman's Cay
Island Surf and Sail Watersports Operator (284) 494-0123 0.4 mi. Northwest of Central Frenchman's Cay Frenchman's Cay
Jost Van Dyke Scuba Snorkeling Equipment Rental Service (284) 495-0271 Jost Van Dyke Jost Van Dyke

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