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A bucket list dive for sure

- The RMS Rhone is an amazing dive site. When I was there, the current was almost non-existent and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Denton, Texas
Neat spot for sure!

We had SCUBA gear and dove the site. The water is clear a much of the wreck is not in very deep... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Guelph, Canada
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Park that encompasses the wreck of the HMS Rhone, a mail ship that sunk during a hurricane in 1867, and Dead Chest Island, both great dive sites.
Lee Bay, Salt Island, Road Town, Tortola
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Its an interesting spot, for about five minutes. We did find some not too common fish back along the shoreline, heading west

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank happyme_13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

- The RMS Rhone is an amazing dive site. When I was there, the current was almost non-existent and vis was 50+ feet. The dive site goes from about 30 feet down to about 90 feet. Probably not a good dive for a beginner because...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kendot52
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had SCUBA gear and dove the site. The water is clear a much of the wreck is not in very deep water, so you could still see quite a bit with snorkelling gear (and a few free dives). Lovely spot with the coral growing...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank J_travelB
Reviewed 14 October 2018

WE enjoyed the boat ride out to the site, and had fabulous visibility while here. Was two great dives, with so much marine life and artifacts from the sinking of the Rhone back in the 1800's. A well preserved spot of history!

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Becky H
Reviewed 31 July 2018

It is a little deep for snorkeling but if the conditions are good, you will be amazed. Is is really a wonderful dive with lots to explore!

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank Travelingmomof2boys
Reviewed 29 July 2018

This is still a fantastic dive, even after the hurricane. Really great photography opportunities and a good place if you have divers of varying skill levels (novices on the prop, more advanced divers on the deeper sections).

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ScottL1918
Reviewed 5 July 2018

We had the opportunity to dive the wreck during our time on the Cuan Law, We thoroughly enjoyed both a day and night dive. Lots to see--well worth it!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Mattkbunk
Reviewed 6 June 2018

We found it very easy to view the stern section of the wreck. There was also a cute sea turtle. But we did notice that the current increases as you swim down the length of the wreck, so look out.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank kk3n
Reviewed 14 May 2018

With 60-70 ft visibility and the stern approximately 12-15 ft below the surface it's a perfect dive and snorkeling spot. Easy free dive to touch the stern (if you so desire) but can easily make out the prop, prop shaft to reduction gear, port holes...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Myles R
Reviewed 29 April 2018

Such a beautiful place! The Diving and Snorkeling here are amazing and easy. A great day stop on our recent bareboat charter.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Brenda R
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Christine V
17 January 2017|
Response from JSmith315 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. Typically only scuba operators will be heading out to the Rhone.
15 January 2017|
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Response from danwarburton8 |
Hi Brick My name is Dan and I'm a dive instructor with Sail Caribbean Divers on Tortola. Its a big question about the dive sites if you haven't dived the Rhone before it is worth doing. My favorite sites in the area are... More
10 November 2016|
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Response from SFox67550 | Reviewed this property |
Probably not unless you are certified. The wreck is around 60ft deep at the shallowest point.