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Tortola Tortola will definitely appeal to those who are fond of diving and snorkelling. There are not only a few rich reefs in the surrounding waters but also a huge number of wrecks, once plied between the archipelago and the metropolis. You should definitely go to Rhone National Marine Park. Usually, the tour to this place starts from the Road Town pier. Tropical fish, colonies of corals and wrecks will please both divers-beginners and divers with experience. If you are interested in snorkelling, this place is perfect for you because of its crystal clear water. Most of the tours involve a visit to the park in the morning and return to shore at 5-6 o'clock in the evening.
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If you have not dived before, but want to learn all the subtleties of diving, then you can come to any of the capital's diving clubs, undergo training and get an international certificate which gives the opportunity to dive anywhere in the world. There you can also rent a boat and go to any of the interesting sets. If desired, you can learn not only scuba diving but also the running of a sailing ship – classes are held in the capital's harbour. If you are already an experienced yachtsman, you can rent a yacht and go swimming in the archipelago. Those who can’t live without extreme sports can join the local windsurfers and surfers in the pursuit of the waves. There are several windy places on the island where you can always find strong waves.
If you just want to sunbathe and swim in the clear water, then go to Josiah's Bay. You can also visit a beautiful and deserted smuggler's Cove or Long Bay Beach quite popular among locals. There is also a secluded Brewers Bay or incredibly picturesque Cane Garden Bay, which was chosen by surfers. If you do not want to look for a suitable place for a long time, you can go to the city Nanny Cay near the pier of Road Town. There is rental equipment, beach football and volleyball fields which are never empty. There is only one disadvantage of this place- there are usually quite a lot of tourists. Romantic people and those who are looking for a private place should go to the nearby Anegada Island, which is famous for its picturesque sandy beaches and hundreds of sunken pirate ships. Copyright
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If you want to explore nearby islands, be sure to visit uninhabited Scrub and sparsely populated Jost Van Dyke, which is home to many migratory birds and dolphins. You can ride a dolphin in Dolphin Discovery Tortola in the capital. Here you will have a chance not only to swim with these intelligent mammals but also to feed them. There is a colourful performance with dolphins once a day. Please note that there are quite a lot of tourists, and if you want to communicate with dolphins without fuss, you should come early in the morning. Sightseeing tours to the waters of Tortola on boats with a transparent bottom and tours for those who love sea kayaking start in Road Town. It is easy to find a boat and equipment for sea fishing here, which is very popular among tourists.
A two-hour tour around Tortola and the surrounding Islands on a light-engine plane will give you an unforgettable experience. Island Birds company provides this service. If you prefer to move on foot, then be sure to visit J.R. O'Neal Botanic Garden in the capital. Despite its small size, the garden boasts several hundred species of various tropical plants, some of which are endemic. A good pastime will be a hike along Ridge Road, which surrounds the island. Moreover, you will enjoy the beautiful views along the way. If desired, you can come here by bike or do part of the way by car.
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You should definitely walk along the paths of Sage Mountain Park, known for its large number of animals and birds. Note that local forests are very thick, and there is a real danger to get lost. If you want to plunge into the local culture, then visit the ethnic village Crafts Alive or performance of local heritage dancers. It is possible to have fun at night in beach bars like Bamboushay or Pusser's. Most of all bars are located on Cane Garden Bay. Extreme people will love the Original Virgin Canopy Tour, which includes, among other things, the descent on the rope at an altitude of more than 500 meters above the sea level.
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National and city parks around Tortola
♥   National Park 'Norman Island' , 13 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Virgin Islands' , 15.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Amusement parks near Tortola
♥   Amusement park 'Cayo Lobos Marine Park' Cayo Lobos, 99 km from the center. On the map   Photo

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Magens Bay

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Close to the coast are dense thickets of palm trees, in the shade of which you can hide in a hot day. It is also worth noting that Magens Bay is the only paid beach on the island. To get to its territory, you need to pay about 4 USD. For a modest fee, vacationers receive some additional services, including the presence of high-quality rescuers on the coast. … Read further
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