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 are thinking about experiencing the wind in your face, you will find a couple of rental agencies that can help make it happen. Anyone needing to find more details about this topic can do so by going to this page.


Sunchaser Scuba

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 4 dive operators and at least 14 good dive sites in the area. For more details about scuba diving in this area click this link.


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 reel in a big one during your vacation? You'll be glad to learn 3 charter operators are located in this area. To navigate to our complete guide to deep sea fishing, check out this page.

Sailing and Boating

The chart directly below shows more information about firms that will help you get out on the water.

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 want to read about marinas and charter operators go to this article.


If there are some folks who enjoy window shopping traveling with you, they're not totally out of luck -- there are more than 20 retail stores to browse in this area. Take advantage of this page if you want to discover more about shopping on Virgin Gorda.


Copper Mine National Park

Sightseeing is also a good way to use some of your time on Virgin Gorda. Sights of interest to visitors include a few historic sites and various other attractions of interest to tourists. Click on this link to find our discussion of area sightseeing and attractions.


If you enjoy underwater sightseeing you'll be pleased to know you'll have the chance in the waters surrounding Virgin Gorda. To read our guide to local snorkeling opportunities, read this page.


Relaxing in a spa could be the highlight of your vacation. Finding a spa that you'll like shouldn't be hard, given the fact that there are 5 different spas in this area. Anyone needing to learn more about this topic can do so here.


Rosewood Little Dix Bay

If you're a tennis player your best bet is 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

The chart directly below lists some details regarding other activities.

Other Activities On Virgin Gorda
Name Type Phone Location
Carib Kiteboarding Watersports Operator (284) 495-7740 Virgin Gorda
Dive BVI Snorkeling Tour Operator (248) 495-5513 0.2 mi. West of Central Spanish Town
Dive BVI Snorkeling Tour Operator (248) 495-7328 0.6 mi. North of Central Santu Patia
Dive BVI Snorkeling Tour Operator (248) 495-5513 0.8 mi. North of Central Spanish Town
Leverick Bay Watersports Watersports Operator (284) 495-7376 Santu Patia

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