Best Dry Rocks East Snorkeling

The 14th most popular snorkel dive spot in British Virgin Islands.

  Cooper Island, British Virgin Islands


  April 2, 2017

Off the eastern shore of Cooper Island, the snorkeling at Dry Rocks East is know for its barracuda, angelfish, parrotfish and sergeant major fish. This is an open water snorkeling dive site requiring boat access. It is located directly offshore of Dustry Point.

To reach the snorkeling in the British Virgin Islands by air, you will need to fly into either Virgin Gorda Airport (VIJ) or nearby St Thomas Airport (STT) in the US Virgin Islands. Virgin Gorda Airport is served by inter-island flights from San Jose, Puerto Rico (SJU) by Cape Air and Seaborne. St Thomas Airport has flights from mainland US and also from San Jose. There are several regular ferry services connecting St Thomas with Tortola and Virgin Gorda. In addition, there are BVI inter-island ferries interconnecting Virgin Gorda, Tortola, Jost Van Dyke and Anegada. When leaving BVI, there is a $20USD depature tax that must be paid in cash.

Overall, Dry Rocks East is the 14th most popular snorkel dive spot of all 27 snorkeling dives in British Virgin Islands. Several of the better snorkeling spots are nearby Dry Rocks East including Cistern Point and Blue Chromis Reef.

Local Contacts:  BVI Tourist Board (284) 494-3134; Dive BVI (284) 495-5513

Base Camp:  Cooper Island Hideaways (573) 232-7173

Luxury Loding:  Cooper Island Beach Club (284) 495-9084

Reference Source:  click here

GPS:  18.383267, -64.501711

Date Published:  12/27/2011

Date Updated:  4/2/2017

ID:  23480

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