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 sightseeing at your own pace, you will find a couple of businesses that can help you. You can go to this extended discussion about bike and scooter rentals if you'd like to find more information.


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 services and at least 14 different dive sites in the area. Take advantage of this article about diving in this area if you'd like to discover more facts.


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.

Hoping to spend some time with a rod in your hand? You'll be glad to learn there are 3 charter operators in this area. To read a more complete discussion of fishing in the area click here.

Sailing and Boating

Additional information about firms that can help you get out on the water can be seen in the chart below.

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 find out about charter operators and area marinas click here.


Sunchaser Scuba

If you're vacationing with some people who love to shop they can "discover" some of the 20 retail shops in the area. Click here to visit our discussion of shopping on Virgin Gorda.


Copper Mine National Park

Sightseeing is another great activity for visitors to Virgin Gorda. The area's sights include a few historic sites and various other attractions of interest to vacationers. For more about this specific topic, go to this article concerning area sightseeing opportunities and attractions.


If you enjoy snorkeling you'll be pleased to know you'll have the chance in the waters surrounding Virgin Gorda. To find out more about snorkeling opportunities, check out this page.


Sense Spa

Enjoying a spa might be one of the most memorable parts of your entire vacation. Finding a spa that you'll like shouldn't be hard, given the fact that there are 5 spas in this area. To learn about more the options, visit this page.


Rosewood Little Dix Bay

If you like playing tennis you might want to stay at a hotel with a tennis court. However, there's only one property where you can play tennis in this area.

Other Activities

Details concerning some other activities are provided here:

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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