Unlike most of the British Virgin Islands, Virgin Gorda has quite a few ferry routes that will take guests to other places on Virgin Gorda. This is great for tourist who want to explore the island without forking over the high fees associated with taxis, or deal with the hassle of renting and drving a car.
If your original flight path takes you to St. Thomas, USVI or Beef Island, BVI, you have the option of taking a ferry to Virgin Gorda rather than booking another flight.
The North Sound Express makes several daily trips to both Levericks Bay and Spanish Town, Virgin Gorda from Beef Island. This ferry service costs $22(USD) for an adult one way ticket or $40(USD) round trip. Speedy's Ferry Service also offers ferry service from Beef Island to Virgin Gorda several times a day, and if you miss either of these, you can take a taxi over the Queen Elizabeth Bridge into Road Town, Tortola. Speedy's Ferry Service also offers daily trips to Virgin Gorda from the ferry dock here.
Truly making the rounds, Speedy's Ferry Service also transports tourists from St. Thomas to Virgin Gorda, however these ferries are only available on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays. Your final option for ferry transport from St. Thomas to Virgin Gorda is Red Hook on Sundays and Thursdays at 8:00 a.m., which offers ferries from
The ferries from Tortola are recommended more so for tourists who are planning to stay on the larger island and make day trips to Virgin Gorda, however, if you need to fly to Tortola due to scheduling, the inexpensive ferries are a great transportation option.
Familiarize yourself with the choices for water transportation below.
|Oil Nut Bay|
|4.4 mi. (7.1 km) Northeast of Spanish Town|
|4.6 mi. (7.4 km) Northeast of Spanish Town|
|6.2 mi. (10.0 km) Northeast of Spanish Town|
Ferries play an important role in providing transportation throughout the British Virgin Islands, and Virgin Gorda benefits imensely from the service. You, too, can take adventage of this waer-based form of transport, whether you want to travel around rather than through Virgin Gorda, or you're in need of a ride to another island.
|Location Served||Dock A||Dock B||Company||Frequency|
|Charlotte Amalie||Virgin Gorda Ferry Docks||Crown Bay Ferry Docks||Speedy's Ferry Service||3 to 4 days per week|
|Spanish Town||Beef Island Ferry Dock||Virgin Gorda Ferry Docks||Speedy's Ferry Service||many times per day|
|Spanish Town||Crown Bay Ferry Docks||Virgin Gorda Ferry Docks||Speedy's Ferry Service||1 to 2 days per week|
|Spanish Town||NSX North Sound Ferry Dock||Virgin Gorda Ferry Docks||North Sound Express||several times per day|
|Spanish Town||Road Town Jetty||Virgin Gorda Ferry Docks||Speedy's Ferry Service||many times per day|
|Tortola||Bitter End Ferry Dock||NSX Beef Island Dock||North Sound Express||several times per day|
|Tortola||NSX North Sound Ferry Dock||NSX Beef Island Dock||North Sound Express||several times per day|
|Tortola||Virgin Gorda Ferry Docks||NSX Beef Island Dock||North Sound Express||several times per day|
|Virgin Gorda||Gun Creek Ferry Dock||Bitter End Ferry Dock||Gun Creek Ferry||many times per day|
|Virgin Gorda||Gun Creek Ferry Dock||Saba Rock Ferry Dock||Saba Rock Ferry Service||many times per day|
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