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.  

Bike and Scooter Rental

Rarely, if ever, will you see a traffic jam on Virgin Gorda. This easy-to-use road system makes it a great opportunity for bikers and scooterist looking to explore the island.

If you like the idea of feeling the wind on your face as you move along, there are a couple of rental agencies that can help make it happen. To visit our detailed guide to renting a bike or scooter, see this page.


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 several dive operators and at least 14 good dive sites to choose from. Follow this link to check out our page regarding diving in this area.


Big Ting Fishing Charters

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

If your group enjoys fishing you'll be pleased to learn there are a few charter fishing services that operate from this area. To read more about this specific topic, go to this article about deep sea fishing in this area.

Sailing and Boating

Additional information about local providers that can enable you to get out on the open water can be seen here:

Boating Opportunities On Virgin Gorda
Name Phone Location
B&B Charters (284) 496-9341 0.7 mi. North of Central Santu Patia
Island Rydes Boat Charters (284) 541-3068 1.7 mi. West 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
Spirit Of Anegada Day Sails (284) 499-0901 Spanish Town, Southwestern part of Virgin Gorda

If you'd like to read about marinas and charter operators check out this page.


Sunchaser Scuba

If there are some avid shoppers in your group, they're not totally out of luck -- there are more than 20 retail stores to browse in this area. If you'd like to learn more about shopping on Virgin Gorda, you can do so by going to this page.


Copper Mine National Park

Sightseeing is another great activity for visitors to Virgin Gorda. Sights in the area include a few historic sites and various other attractions of interest to vacationers. To learn more about area sightseeing attractions, navigate to this page.


If spending some time snorkeling sounds like fun you'll be pleased to know you'll have the chance in the waters off the coast of Virgin Gorda. Visit this article regarding snorkeling if you're looking for additional facts.


Sense Spa

Enjoying a spa just might be one of the most enjoyable parts of your vacation. Spa-goers will find plenty of options, given the fact that there are 5 spas in this area. To visit our detailed guide to spas, go to this page.


Rosewood Little Dix Bay

If you like playing tennis your best bet is to stay at a hotel with a tennis court. However, we're only aware of one property in the area where you can play tennis.

Other Activities

Information about a few other activities are listed right below.

Other Activities On Virgin Gorda
Name Phone Location
Carib Kiteboarding (284) 495-7740 Virgin Gorda
Leverick Bay Watersports (284) 495-7376 Santu Patia

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