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Road Town is home to the beautiful J.R. O'Neal Botanic Gardens which wind through close to three acres of indigenous and exotic plants, trees and herbs. The capital is also brimming with restaurants, shops, and is the site for the hospital, government administration offices and official Governor's House with its historical museum. Just behind Waterfront Drive is Main Street, a peep into the B.V.I'.s architectural past, which still has many historic buildings and churches, charming cafes, and curio shops as well as the Virgin Islands Folk Museum.

Position 18° 24'55"N, 064° 36'22"W

Clearance

See the main Noonsite/BVI/Formalities page for full details on clearing into and out of the BVIs.

Road Town is one of the official Ports of Entry for the BVIs.

Customs and Immigration are at the government dock at Road Town. Anchor off the dock and dinghy in to check in with Customs and Immigration before moving elsewhere.

If wishing to remain in BVI more than 1 month, the the Temporary Import Permit (TIP) can be obtained here, but not at either port on Virgin Gorda.

Last updated February 2018.

Customs Office
2nd Floor Richard C. Stoutt Building , Road Town, Tortola, BVI
Tel:1 (284) 468-5060, 5195, 4927, 4929
Opening hours: 8:30 a.m.- 5p.m
Immigration Office
341 Waterfront Drive, Ashley Ritter Building , Road Town, Tortola, BVI
Tel:1-284-494-3475 Ext. 122 (Waterfront Office) Fax:1-284-494-4399
Opening hours: 08:30-19:30(daily)Waterfront office

Docking

There is a range of marinas and moorings available in this harbour. All have recovered well almost one year on from Hurricane Irma, however contact your preferred marina in advance to double check availability during 2018.

Last updated August 2018.

Baughers Bay Marina
Baughers Bay , Next to Peter Island Ferry dock , Road Harbour, Tortola, BVI
Tel:(284) 494-2393 Fax:(284) 494-1183 ,VHF Channel 16
Full service marina, 24 slipsall services, 30 ton cradle, fuel dock,repairs. Internet access.
Footloose Dock
Road Town
Tel:284 494 0529
Fort Burt Marina
Tortola , Road Town , BVI
Tel:(284) 494-4200 Fax:(284) 494-2547 ,VHF Channel 12
Showers, electricity, fuel, water and ice are available. Chandlery, sail loft and restaurant.
Inner Harbour Marina
Tel:(284) 494-4289 Fax:(284) 494-6552 ,VHF Channel 16
Manuel Reef Marina
Sea Cow's Bay , Tortola, British Virgin Island
Tel:284-495-2066 Fax:284-495-1431 ,VHF Channel 16
A 40 slip marina with all facilities, fuel, WiFi. Max 6.5ft draft.
MegaServices Marina
Baughers Bay , Road Town
Tel:284 494 1459
Moorings Marina
Road Town
Tel:284 494 2331 Fax:484 2332 ,VHF Channel 12
Prospect Reef Resort
Waterfront Drive, PO Box 104, , Road Town , Tortola, BVI
Tel:+284 494 3311
Dockage for up to 45 ft. and 5ft 6in draft, fuel, power, water, provisions, dive shop, cafe, restaurant, bar.
Road Reef Marina
SW corner of Road Town Harbour
Tel:(284) 494-2751 ,VHF Channel 12 (TMM) Tortola Marine Management
Strictly speaking this docking facility belongs to a charter company, however often they have berths available and so can accept cruisers. Doyles Sails on site and Royal BVI Yacht Club which welcomes guests is adjacent. A number of eateries are close by. On the main bus route into town.
Village Cay Resort Marina
Wickam's Cay, , PO Box 145 , Road Town, Tortola, BVI
Tel:(284) 494-2771 Fax:(284) 494-2773
Position 18°25.23'N,64°37.02'W. 106 slip marina, with all facilities,fuel dock, boatyard, WiFi, pool, bar and restaurant; full service business centre. James Hart
Wheatley's Harbour View Marine Centre
East End , Tortola , BVI
Tel:+284 495 1775
Dockage, mooring, showers, power, water, ice, garbage, chandlery, restaurant, dive centre. Close to shops and bank.

Yacht Clubs

Royal BVI Yacht Club
Road Reef Marina , Road Town , Tortola, BVI VG1110
Tel:284 494-3286 Fax:284 494-6117
Sue Richards
Sue Richards says:
Feb 08, 2018 09:33 PM

Update 10th January, 2018

Village Cay Marina:
Fuel and water are available. No ice. Grocery stores within walking distance. Village Cay Bar & Restaurant and The Pub are open. There are also some other restaurants open nearby within walking distance.

Hodges Creek Marina:
No fuel and no ice. Water is available. Grocery store in East End, by dinghy or taxi. There are also some restaurants open nearby by taxi.

Sue Richards
Sue Richards says:
Dec 04, 2017 12:40 PM

Post-Irma updates from https://www.bvitraveller.com

Village Cay Marina:
No fuel, no water, no ice and no docking, but can enter by dinghy. Grocery stores within walking distance. Village Cay Bar & Restaurant is open There are also some restaurants open nearby within walking distance.

Hodges Creek Marina:
No fuel, no water and no ice. Grocery store in East End, by dinghy or taxi. There are also some restaurants open nearby by taxi.

gts1544
gts1544 says:
May 04, 2015 05:45 AM

Propane Fill at Delta Petroleum -- Be advised that Delta Petroleum does not charge by the metered gallon of propane, but by the fill, so best take an empty tank. They are very friendly and accommodating. Fill you dinghy fuel tank at the same time! George

MERVYN GUTTERIDGE
MERVYN GUTTERIDGE says:
May 07, 2014 10:02 PM

Re the comment above, substitute Wickhams Cay 2 for Marina Cay. We found Delta Petroleum but they did not have an adaptor to fill our Camping Gaz cylinder. However we then found out about Express Gass. You just call Thomas on 1-284-494-3766 or 443-1464 or 543-2401. He will pickup/dropoff anywhere in Road Harbour for $5 or Nanny Cay for $15 and will supply propane or butane. We had ours back in a couple of hours and very friendly service.

Chase Jazzborne
Chase Jazzborne says:
Mar 08, 2014 04:09 PM

If you need propane, make your way from Marina Cay along the main highway towards the airport. About a third of a mile, and directly across from the Cash & Carry and Riteway stores is Delta Petroleum. They fill on site from the back of the store on the corner of the building closest to the water. We filled a 20lb bottle on March 5th, 2014, for cost of $25, and the attendant did it right away.

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