Snorkeling is a must while you stay on Jost Van Dyke. Jost Van Dyke Snorkeling has been voted as one of the best snorkeling spots in the world! White Bay specifically was the snorkeling destination that won.
White Bay BVI offers stunning clear blue water with great visibility, where you can snorkel or free-dive! The crystal blue water is scattered with darker blue patches, where you will find lively coral formations and rocks that are bustling with colorful reef life. Look for tarpon, sting rays and reef squid and many other surprises while snorkeling in Jost Van Dyke, BVI.
The eastern tip of Jost Van Dyke attracts colorful Parrotfish, eagle rays, pompano, tarpon, ocean Triggerfish, Creole Wrasse and if you are lucky you might spot a turtle!
It is recommended that you bring a snorkel and mask with you, but there are a few dive shops on the island that will rent you a kit. Or you can book a snorkel excursion with Jost Van Dyke Scuba.
Jost Van Dyke Scuba will take you to British Virgin Islands snorkeling locations that are accessible by boat from Jost Van Dyke such as Sandy Spit, Sandy Cay, Little JVD, Green Cay, Diamond Cay. The excursions include lunch and you can even book private excursions for you and your friends/family.