A number of ferry services offer regularly scheduled trips within the British Virgin Islands.
Tortola & Virgin Gorda -- Both Smith’s Ferry (tel 284/495-4495; http://bviferryservices.com) and Speedy’s (tel 284/495-5235; www.bviferries.com) operate daily ferry service between Tortola (both Road Town and Beef Island) and Virgin Gorda (both Spanish Town and Bitter End/Leverick Bay); round-trip fares are $30 to $65 adults, $28 children 5–11. The North Sound Express (tel 284/495-2138), near the airport on Beef Island, has daily connections to Spanish Town, Leverick Bay, and the Bitter End Yacht Club on Virgin Gorda; round-trip fares are $40 to $55 adults, $20 to $32 children.
Tortola & Anegada -- The Road Town Fast Ferry (tel 284/495-2323) operates daily trips on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday between Tortola, Virgin Gorda, and Anegada; round-trip fares are $55 adults, $35 children.
Tortola & Jost Van Dyke -- New Horizons Ferry (tel 284/495-9278) makes daily runs between Tortola and Jost Van Dyke; round-trip fares are $25 adults, $15 children (free children 5–11).
Tortola & Norman Island -- A Norman Island ferry (tel 284/494-0093) runs from Hannah Bay, Tortola, to Pirate’s Bight restaurant (www.piratesbight.com). Call for schedules and fares.
Tortola & Peter Island -- The Peter Island Ferry (tel 284/495-2000) shuttles passengers between Road Town on Tortola and Peter Island at least five times a day; non-guests pay round-trip fares of $20 adults; $10 children.
North Sound, Virgin Gorda -- The private resorts around Virgin Gorda’s North Sound offer complimentary daily ferry service from Gun Creek, Virgin Gorda, to the resorts, including Bitter End (tel 284/494-2746), Biras Creek (tel 284/394-3555), and Saba Rock (tel 284/495-7711). Call for schedules.
By Car, Bus, or Taxi
There are car-rental agencies on Tortola, Virgin Gorda, Anegada, and Jost Van Dyke; numerous taxis also operate on these islands, as well as on some of the smaller ones; taxi rates are set by the government and posted on the BVI tourism website and in the free “Welcome Guide” tourist publication distributed everywhere. Bus service is available on Tortola and Virgin Gorda only.
Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.