RMS Rhone, Salt Island
Categories: Historic Sites, Ships, Nature & Parks, Tourist Spots
Dive into the depths and visit RMS Rhone, a wrecked Royal Mail vessel that sunk in a hurricane in 1867. Now a haunting and beautiful home to marine life, the wreck is an excellent place to observe the natural wonders of the sea. If you snorkel, you can get a reasonable view from the surface, but try a full dive with a team to get up close and personal with it, and to also learn the background of the dramatic events that led to this unusual marine life habitat. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to RMS Rhone and many more British Virgin Islands attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's British Virgin Islands tourist route planner.
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John and Kym M
This is the diving experience of a lifetime! My wife and I dove with Low Key Watersports in early September and the water clarity and conditions were perfect. The wreck is in different sections at dif... read more »
Probably one of the largest and most strewn about wrecks I've seen. Ship's hull pieces, masts, a boiler and hardware scattered across a large debris field. An interesting dive.
We snorkeled here with the kids and the kids loved it. We could only see part of the ship because the other part broke off and sank in a deeper part of the ocean. You would have to scuba dive to see t... read more »
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