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Reviewed 1 March 2018

The hike starts from either of two well-marked points along the road between Spanishtown/The Valley and North Sound. The lower trailhead states it will take you 45 mins to get up to the top. The upper trailhead took us about 30 mins, mostly easy walking...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

After a trip to the Baths we took a ride to the peak. Worth the drive. It was a small fee and the employee at the yacht club we moored at in Spanish Town can get you a ride.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Karen H
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Luscious sites and also simple resident housing on the way. It was beautiful seeing the two bays on either side of the island.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank George G
Reviewed 18 May 2017

This is sort of a non-review review. I had read in advance about the steepness of the trail to the top of this mountain, and knew it wasn't for us. But we did drive by the "entrance" which appeared to be a sign on the...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 11 May 2017

It's a fantastic site, beautiful rock formations and a marvelous crystal sea. It's about 8 min. drive from the ferry pier (around 10 dolars). You must pay 3 dolars to get in, and there is a nice restaurant/bar on the beach. But pay attention: if...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Looking for a way to spend an "active" hour then this hike is for you! Lookout platform at trail's end is actually a tower so be prepared to navigate several steep staircases in order to actually get the 360 degree views. Well worth the hike....More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Kbarcory
Reviewed 27 March 2017

We chose the 55 minute hike, which took about 40 minutes. I read several reviews and some said they saw snakes and some not, and some said there aren't any snakes on the island. Well, yes there are, and we saw a lot of snakes...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank lgaf2015
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

We took the 2nd trail as recommended by previous reviews ... Good call as it is much shorter ... Rated as 25 mins but only took us 20 mins at a leisurely pace. A little steep at the start but gets better after the first...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank METoll
Reviewed 12 March 2017

My teenage son and I hiked the summit of Gorda Peak in about 50 minutes from the upper trail head where the sign suggests 25 minutes. We were absolutely not disappointed. The trail is steepest at first, but it quickly gets flatter. Lots of interesting...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank 67Satisfaction
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Despite living in the BVI for more than a decade this trip was my first time on the Gorda peak and trail. The potential here is immense but poor and non Existent signage leaves a lot to be desired. While I think I made it...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank marcgW9368OI
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