Activities in Road Town

Road Town, the most populous and busiest town on the British Virgin Island of Tortola is a great destination for sightseeing because most landmarks are all located within walking distance of one another.  Biking is a popular activity here, thanks to the hills that back the commercial city, but this also means it is great for hiking as well; and because it is set on the water, all of you favorite watersports can be arranged.  

Bike and Scooter Rental

As the capital of the British Virgin Islands, Road Town has plenty of sight to see. If you are planning on spending a full day or more in Road Town, then using a bike or scooter on your excursion can help you see it all.

If you like the idea of sightseeing at a more leisurely pace, you will encounter a variety of different places that can help make it happen. You can read this article concerning bike and scooter rentals if you're looking for more facts.


Road Town Diving

The water around Road Town is considered to be nearly perfect for diving. Add that to the many tourist services that can be found in the city, and Road Town is a great place for any traveling diver.

You'll find 5 dive services and at least 6 different dive sites in the area. Go to this extended discussion regarding scuba diving in this area if you'd like to find additional specifics.


Caribbean Fly Fishing

Centrally located in the middle of the British Virgin Island chain, Road Town offers direct access to many of the best fishing spots in the territory, not to mention some of the good ones found just offshore of the city.

If you're a fishing fanatic you might be happy to discover there are several charter fishing services in this area. Those wanting to get more details about fishing in this area can do so here.

Sailing and Boating

BVI Yacht Charters

More details about local providers that can help you enjoy some time on the water can be seen directly below.

Boating Opportunities In Road Town
Name Phone Location
Aaron Rentals (284) 494-8917 Downtown Road Town
Aristocat Charters (284) 499-1249 Downtown Road Town
BVI 360 (284) 541-1281 0.7 mi. South-Southeast of Downtown Road Town
BVI Yacht Charters -- 0.5 mi. Northeast of Downtown Road Town
Blue Sail BVI (284) 494-2268 Downtown Road Town
Conch Charters (284) 494-4868 Downtown Road Town
Footloose Sailboat Charters (284) 494-0528 0.4 mi. North-Northeast of Downtown Road Town
True Blue Power Boats (284) 541-6666 0.9 mi. South of Downtown Road Town
White Squall II (284) 494-2564 Downtown Road Town

If you'd like to find out about nearby marinas and charter operators visit this page.


Blue Water Divers

If there are some people who enjoy exploring new shops vacationing with you, they'll be interested to know that there are more than 46 retail stores to browse in this area. To read about opportunities for shopping in and around Road Town, read this article.


J.R. O'Neal Botanic Gardens

You should set aside some time for enjoying the sights and sounds of Road Town. Area sights include 6 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to tourists. Nature lovers may enjoy visiting the area's waterfall, outdoor parks, and botanical garden. Click on this link to visit our extended discussion of area sightseeing and attractions.

Details concerning a firm that will guide you to some of the most interesting local sights can be found right below.

Sightseeing Services Near Road Town
Name Phone Location
Hidden Reef Eco-Tours (340) 513-9613 6.6 mi. South West of Central Road Town
Mermaid Swim VI (340) 228-4977 Coral Bay, 8.2 mi. South West of Central Road Town


Mermaid Swim VI

If you enjoy snorkeling there's good news -- you can easily find places to do so while vacationing in Road Town. Navigate here to see our page regarding local snorkeling opportunities.


Sole Day Spa

Indulging in a trip to the spa could be one of the highlights of your entire vacation. Spa-goers will find plenty of options, given the fact that there are 6 spas in this area. You can read this page concerning spas in the area if you want to find out additional details.


Peter Island Resort & Spa

If you like to play tennis your best bet is to make your reservations at a hotel with a tennis court. Fortunately, you can choose from 3 properties in the area that offer tennis.

The following information may help with you make a decision. At a glance, you can see the number of courts available, whether lighting is offered, and some other helpful details. Click on each name to learn about other aspects of the property.

Accommodations with Tennis In And Around Road Town
Property Location Island Tennis Courts Lit Courts Tennis Pro
Peter Island Resort & Spa 5.1 mi. Southeast of Central Road Town Peter Island 4 check check
Prospect Reef Resort 0.9 mi. South of Downtown Road Town Tortola 5
Long Bay Beach Resort Long Bay, 5.0 mi. West-Southwest of Central Road Town Tortola 2 check

For example, Peter Island Resort & Spa has a tennis pro who can give you lessons or tips for improving your game.

Other Activities

Details concerning some other activities are summarized right below.

Other Activities In Road Town
Name Type Phone Location
Dolphin Discovery Tortola Dolphin Encounter Service (284) 494-7677 Downtown Road Town
Historic Main Street Walk Scenic Trail -- Downtown Road Town
Tortola Sports Club Tennis Instructions Service (284) 494-3457 0.5 mi. North-Northeast of Downtown Road Town
Up's Cineplex Movie Theater -- 0.4 mi. Northwest of Downtown Road Town

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