Rhone National Marine Park, Road Town

4.7
#13 of 45 in Parks in British Virgin Islands
The first and only marine national park in the British Virgin Islands, Rhone National Marine Park represents a major opportunity for scuba divers. The park centers around the wreck of the HMS Rhone, a mail ship that sunk during a hurricane in 1867. Abundant marine life, historical interest, and several intact sections of the ship make diving here a memorable experience. Several diving operators run daily excursions to the park, letting you snorkel or plunge deep below the surface. Look for the "lucky porthole" whose glass survived the shipwreck intact. With our online itinerary creator, British Virgin Islands attractions like Rhone National Marine Park can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • So glad that the weather cooperated (relatively smooth waters, clear water and current not too strong) and that we got to see this wreckage. Get the history of the steamer before you dive/snorkel beca...  more »
  • Enjoyed my three dives on the Rhone. Very glad that this is being protected as a national park. Our dive boat, the Cuan Law, included an excellent summary of the history  more »
  • This was by far the coolest place we have dived at. So much marine life, great visibility and bright corals. The water is pretty choppy when on surface but this truly is a must do!  more »

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