Rhone National Marine Park, Road Town

(4.7/5 based on 150+ reviews on the web)
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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  • Did 2 dips on the Rhone, our morning dive was on the stern section. Good dive although the current was fairly strong when we dropped and got stronger through out the dive. We did the stern section lat...  more »
  • Don't miss diving this wreck, tons of fish and lots to see of the wreck. Research the history before your dive, makes it much more exciting!  more »
  • This is a historic wreck. The Rhone was the first steam ship to use a modern propeller. Since the ship has been under water for 150+ years. There is not much left but the hull and one of the masts. So...  more »