British Virgin Islands Family Sailing
British Virgin Islands, 7 Days From $ 1,799 per person Themes
Eco Wildlife & Nature
Sail on a catamaran through the beautiful turquoise waters of the British Virgin Islands, stop to snorkel in deep caves and along reefs, anchor and jump aboard a floating bar and tour around islands by car or go for a hike, relax in the evenings and enjoy the sunset and the Caribbean sounds.
January - April
Why Authentic Ecotourism?
This is an environmentally friendly way to see the British Virgin Islands, meet people and support local businesses.
Day 1 Parham Town, Tortola British Virgin Islands
Arrive into Tortola mid-day to be ready to meet at 1pm at the cafe overlooking the Marina in Hodges Creek. Upon boarding the yacht, the skipper and host will provide you with all the information on how you an feel comfortable. Plenty of warm water will be available for a quick shower after a long day or traveling, before hopping on deck to enjoy your first lunch aboard as we set sail for our first destination, Norman Island. We will anchor this evening where following dinner, you will join your skipper at the famous Willie T Floating bar.
Day 2- 6 British Virgin Islands
The British Virgin Islands are located within the region of the Virgin islands that also made up of the US Virgin Islands and the Spanish Virgin Islands. Many of the islands are limited to a small population with about 15 of the islands being completely uninhabited. Known as one of the top sailing destinations, travelers flock to the less visited islands for an opportunity to enjoy the pristine white sands.
Islands you may visit below:
- Norman Island - Lying between the international boundary of the US and British Virgin Islands, Norman Island is uninhabited. Well known for cruisers and sailors alike, its larger harbor called "the Bight", is a protected anchorage area. Enjoy an early morning visit to the caves just below the cliffs for excellent snorkelling opportunities.
- Virgin Gorda - Sail towards the island, docking at the marina in Spanish Town where you can step ashore to meet the friendly locals and other sailors alike. Spend the day at your own leisure, enjoying the beach, famous baths or take a unique optional tours around the island with a character of a guide named "Cool Ice Willie - a guaranteed good time!
- Guana Island - Private island consisting of 7 different beaches, with a mountainous background filled with tropical forests. Settle in for a day of relaxation.
- Jost Van Dyke - Once of the smallest islands at 8km in length. Grab a drink at the famous 'Soggy Dollar' Bar before lunch on board. There are optional hiking and car tours.
Day 7 Parham Town, Tortola British Virgin Islands
Following breakfast, return back to Hodge Creek Marina where we will disembark the boat in the afternoon.
- Sailing aboard a 12 m (40 ft) sailing catamaran through the British Virgin Islands (6 nts)
- Basic items onboard will be covered by an additional food kitty of about USD 70 per person (Allow for 350-450 USD for meals not included)
- 4 double occupancy cabins, 2 heads, 3 showers
Other Necessary Information
- Please note that space is very limited on the boat and especially in your cabin. It is important that you only take on board soft sided luggage such as a mid sized backpack or soft duffel bag, keeping your bag's weight to less than 15kg. Suitcases are not appropriate as they are not pliable enough to fit into the niches available for luggage.
- Fresh water is very limited on board, and as such we ask for your understanding that showers are limited to one quick shower per person a day. One towel is provided for showering purposes - please bring a beach towel.
- It's important to note that the beds in the cabins are not the usual length of a standard bed. The length is approximately 1.8 meters (6 feet).
- All cabins have attached bathrooms with showers and the vessel has an onboard kitchenette, interior and exterior common areas and plenty of outside deck space. If you are traveling alone, you will be paired up in a cabin with another traveler of the same gender. Please expect the cabins to be very small.
- As this is a real sailing adventure, the skipper might also request your help on board and will be more than happy to impart some of his vast sailing knowledge during the course of the journey. The skipper is fully licensed with many years of experience sailing in the area. The skipper will provide information on the places you are traveling through, offer suggestions for things to do and see, recommend great local eating venues and you can expect your skipper to have a broad general knowledge of the British Virgin Islands you will visit.