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 are thinking about exploring the area in the open air you're in luck -- there is an agency that can help. Click to visit our article about bike and scooter rentals.


Jost Van Dyke Diving

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 4 dive operators and at least 12 good dive sites in the area. For more in-depth coverage of scuba diving in this area read this page.


Caribbean Fly Fishing

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 a fishing fanatic you might be happy to know there are a few charter fishing services that operate from this area. Those wanting to learn more about fishing in this area can do so by clicking here.

Sailing and Boating


More information about area firms that will enable you to get out on the open water can be found right below.

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 charter operators and local marinas navigate to this page.


To visit our detailed guide to shopping on Jost Van Dyke, navigate to this page.


Callwood Historic Distillery

Sightseeing is another good way to spend some of your vacation on Jost Van Dyke. The area's sights include 7 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to travelers. Nature enthusiasts are likely to have a good time at the area's outdoor parks and botanical garden. For more in formation concerning area sightseeing attractions, visit this page.


If you are thinking about snorkeling on your vacation you'll be pleased to know you'll have the chance off the coast of Jost Van Dyke. Anyone who needs to get more information about opportunities to go snorkeling by visiting this page.


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