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The most well-known attraction on the island, these giant boulders or batholiths, brought to the surface by volcanic eruptions, are scattered about forming a beautiful grotto and tranquil pools.
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Walk down from the top of the Baths and do the full bath. At the bottom there is a nice beach to grab a beer and a snack. There are clean bathrooms and it is $3 for adult to use the path.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank melissamU6341VL
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Seeing pictures prior to our arrival did not do the Baths justice. What an amazing place. To think of the forces of nature necessary to create this place is awe-inspiring. We loved the nooks and crannies we could explore and images created by the stones....More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Littlefire817
Reviewed 6 days ago

Spend a morning or afternoon here enjoying the rocks, tunnels, caves, beaches and ocean water. Great place to chill out.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Holy_Innocent
Reviewed 6 days ago

We took Speedy's over from Tortola (arrived via cruise ship) and purchased the ferry with taxi service to the baths. The visit here is worth the trip - such an amazing site, unlike anything we have ever seen. Our family of 5 had a great...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank yellowbfly
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Go early or late in the day. Cruise ships bring groups so can be very busy. Lovely and so picturesque. Take a back pack dry sack if you’re mooring as swim in not so easy.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank frenchiefan
Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a beautiful area on the beaches with rock formations and a wonderful trail through the rocks. Had rope and steps to make it fun and safe.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank PattyC54
Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't why it's called The Baths, but this turned-out to be a worthy destination when we stopped at Tortola for the day on a recent cruise. The combination of white sand beaches and enormous boulders was quite a sight. Don't bother booking a high-prided...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank RKRhodes
Reviewed 1 week ago

You should stop by The Baths if you are anywhere close. The water is a beautiful clear blue and the sand is soft and white. You will enjoy the stop immensely.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank DLPrattCA
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was the highlight of the cruise stop. Amazing rock formations, with challenging trails through the chasms, ending at some sandy beaches. Speedy's was a great tour operator.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank dmarkiowa
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must see when visiting Virgin Gorda. We arrived by ferry from another island. Took a short taxi ride up to the baths. Hiked down a little but nice trail. Fun adventure going through the baths. Unbelievable that this was all done by...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Steven W
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51melissal
February 12, 2019|
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Response from OmmaP | Reviewed this property |
No, we were on a private boat.
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Casey07911
January 8, 2019|
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Response from 104alexh | Reviewed this property |
While we did not arrive by tour bus, we did walk from the beach up to the parking lot. it is not a difficult walk down back up, but we did see people huffing and puffing. I think the distance each way is somewhere around... More
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December 10, 2018|
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Response from elleno | Reviewed this property |
The first ferry would be at 7:45am. the second one is at 9am. You can check their schedule on their website.Search for Speedy's BVI ferry on google. It will be busy but the crowd will pass. If you have enough time you don't... More
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Day Trip (4 Replies)
Staying at Sapphire Beach and Marina. Coming this year with husband and kids 14, 16. They have never been to the islands. I bare boated years ago so I remember Foxy's when the bar lights were run on a car battery and the potty was a wood box with a toilet seat on it. LOL. I want them to see the Baths and either Soggy Dollar or Foxy's plus some great snorkeling. We are not opposed to group trip to save money but would be willing to pay for quality tour. Any suggestions from those with teens?
December 26, 2016|
Response fromJet_Lag_Tom|
I don't know what company would go to both Foxy's and the Baths but there are plenty of outfits that go to the Baths and then make another stop. Sapphire Marina has Yacht Breakaway & New Horizons Charters; I think they go to Soggy Dollar. I prefer going with fewer shipmates and have gone out a number of times with Stormy Petrel & Pirate's Penny Motor Yachts. They depart from the docks in nearby Red Hook. They have 2 different tours and I think one of them takes in one of the BVI bars. I...More
blondie_singer
Chicago, Illinois
Where to Snorkel (0 Replies)
Coming off a ship where to snorkel, Buck Island or Virgin Gorda Baths?
February 15, 2016|
cathdav
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Sailing Trips that include British Virgin Gorda (4 Replies)
We will be in St. Thomas in December and would like to see British Virgin Gorda Baths. Please advise relative to sailing trips that are good and can be done in one day from St. Thomas. Any hints would be helpful too. Thanks.
November 15, 2009|
Response fromlocalsailor|
Virgin Gorda is over 30 Nautical Miles from STT and usually and upwind beat to get there as well - also Drakes Passage can be quite rough -- to do this on a sail boat in a day is close to impossible ------- this is a power boat trip !!!-------- Saw your other posts and I am looking for a map site I can post for you so you can get an idea of the geography involved.