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. Add Rhone National Marine Park to your British Virgin Islands travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our British Virgin Islands holiday planner.
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  • July 30, 2017
    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 »
  • July 26, 2017
    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 »
  • July 17, 2017
    Most of the wrecks I have been able to dive are purpose sunk. It was amazing to dive this wreck and hear the history of the ship. The wreck is very well preserved and the dives to see the bow and ster...  more »

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