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Known for tales of buried treasure, these caves are appreciated even more for spectacular snorkeling adventures, with thousands of orange cup coral and red sponge covering the cave walls.
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful snorkeling. Lots of fish and very clear water. So salty it’s easy to stay afloat. Definitely worth the trip during an island hopping charter.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank TZvacationista
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went later in the afternoon after all the tours and excursions had left and pretty well had the caves to ourselves. While small, it is still and interesting place to snorkel with plenty of fish just at the mouth of the caves.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank dragonladygrandma
Reviewed December 10, 2018

The caves are interesting and provide snorkeling. Norman Island inspired Robert Louis Stevenson to write 'Treasure Island'.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 387indy
Reviewed November 30, 2018 via mobile

Maybe the day we went was not your luck but I did not find anything spectacular about snorkeling there.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank rcbp
Reviewed November 19, 2018

Caves are always interesting. We didn't snorkel into to them so far but enough to see the caves. Clear water all around and lots of sea life. Really nice experience and handy with the moornings near by so there was space to stop and swim....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank J_travelB
Reviewed October 28, 2018

Average marine life, with excellent exploration of the caves !! Average difficulty, due to current and tides !!

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank bannerbouy
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

We had a fun morning exploring the Caves on Norman Island, BVIs with 6 adults and 4 children ranging in age from 5 to 9. Children need to be good swimmers and experienced snorkelers to truly enjoy this spot. The is no beach but the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank GailBaltimore
Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

Great snorkeling! Lots of great fish. A great stop!!! Easy mooring. We were there in july, and norman island did have some jellyfish! One teen got stung really BAD. It was at Pirates Bight cove .

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank cmallar
Reviewed May 21, 2018 via mobile

We got there on our own catamaran and spent the night over there. Even the hurracaine did bad on the island there are already set and it’s a paradise. We went to a nice bar at the beach and got an excellent grapefruit vodka! Go...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank 37danielaa
Reviewed March 10, 2018

This is a must see in the BVI. There are mooring balls around the area and floats to hold on to around the caves. We saw turtles next to our boat and swam from there to caves. Lots of fish. Beautiful waters!

Date of experience: February 2018
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