Activities on Virgin Gorda

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Virgin Gorda may be the second largest island in the British Virgin Island chain, but it has a small-town feel to it.  Yachting is the premier activity, in part thanks to the Bitter End Yacht Club on North Sound which is only accessible by boat, and nearly every one of the other activities here – including bar hopping – draws visitors outdoors.  


Virgin Gorda Diving

While Virgin Gorda does have quite a few dive sites, it is not as popular a destination as or . Still, there are sill plenty of options for divers on the island looking to take the plunge.

You'll find 3 dive operators and at least 14 good dive sites in the area. For a more comprehensive look at scuba diving in this area go to this page.


Virgin Gorda is a popular fishing destination thanks to the drop just norht of the island that is a popular location for marlin.

Want to catch some fish during your vacation? There are a couple of charter fishing companies operating in this area. Follow this link to read our article concerning this topic.

Sailing and Boating

Additional details for local providers that can enable you to spend some time out on the open water can be found down below.

Boating Opportunities On Virgin Gorda
Name Phone Location
B&B Charters (284) 496-9341 0.7 mi. North of Central Santu Patia
La Boheme Charters (284) 541-4861 0.2 mi. West-Northwest of Central Spanish Town
Sea It Clear (284) 343-9537 Spanish Town, Southwestern part of Virgin Gorda

If you want to learn about local marinas and charter options click here.


Sunchaser Scuba

If there are some shopping fanatics traveling with you, they're not completely out of luck -- at least 8 retailers are located in this area. Navigate here to see our extended discussion of shopping on Virgin Gorda.


Copper Mine National Park

Sightseeing is also a good way to spend some of your vacation on Virgin Gorda. Area sights include a few historic sites and various other attractions of interest to vacationers. To reach our complete guide to sightseeing attractions and opportunities, read this page.


If you enjoy looking at fish you're in luck -- you'll have plenty of chances to do so off the coast of Virgin Gorda. To see our complete page about local snorkeling opportunities, go to this article.


Sense Spa

Indulging in a trip to the spa just might be one of the most enjoyable parts of your entire vacation. If you'd like to go to a spa, you'll be pleased to learn there are several options. For more details about this specific topic, navigate to this guide, which discusses your options for visiting a spa in this area.


Rosewood Little Dix Bay

If you like to play tennis you might want to make your reservations at a hotel that has a tennis court. However, there's only one property where you can play tennis in this area.

Other Activities

Glance through the following chart to see one other type of activity.

Other Activities On Virgin Gorda
Name Type Phone Location Island
Leverick Bay Watersports Watersports Operator (284) 495-7376 Santu Patia Virgin Gorda

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