Great Tobago is a 210-acre uninhabited island located approximately six miles west of Jost van Dyke. It is, together with its sister island Little Tobago, the westernmost of the British Virgin Islands. The National Parks Trust protects these islands. They are two of the most isolated and protected in the BVI.
Great Tobago is a designated Important Bird Area. It is surrounded by arduous cliffs that for the most part extend well below the water. Therefore you will find this to be a fantastic dive and snorkel destination. However, anchoring is illegal. All potential anchoring sites are indeed coral reefs. Anchoring would destroy them.
It is illegal to anchor here. This would cause the destruction of the coral reefs surrounding Great Tobago Island. As a matter of fact, the BVI Marine Police frequently patrols this area frequently.
We recommend the truly fantastic Catamaran TRANQUILITY to take you to Great Tobago Island. This 76-ft catamaran sails in the British Virgin Islands. And accommodates up to 12 guests in 6 cabins. Diving equipment is provided onboard. And diving is included for certified divers. For this reason, TRANQUILITY has 18 dive tanks, BC’s and regulators available. The friendly and helpful crew can take you in the 90 hp 17 ft dinghy to the dive sites on Great Tobago.
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