Mosquito Island Snorkeling
The 24th most popular snorkel dive spot in British Virgin Islands.
Friday 20 October 2017 06:58 GMT
East of Spanish Town on Virgin Gorda, the snorkeling at Mosquito Island is considered to be the best off Virgin Gorda. Located at the northeast side of Anguilla Channel, it can be access from Drake’s Anchorage by following the path that least to the beach where you can snorkel north across the channel.
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, Mosquito Island is the 24th most popular snorkel dive spot of all 27 snorkeling dives in British Virgin Islands. Several of the better snorkeling spots are nearby Mosquito Island including The Baths, Aquarium, Blinders, Savanah Bay, Dogs Island Group and Prickily Pear Island.