Activities

english/biligual tours and activities

If you're a foreign national visiting on vacation or business in the British Virgin Islands, Royal Concierge Services (RCS) provide translation services for both written and verbal communications. We will accompany you to meetings to act on your behalf as your personal interpreter, or act as your bilingual concierge ot tour guide. RCS provide translation services in Spanish,German, French, Italian, and Russian. add culinary vacations to destination management services

CULINARY TOURS AND COOKING CLASSES

RCS culinary vacations bring you the best hands-on cooking classes & cultural tours in the BVI. You will learn to cook traditional recipes with excellent Chefs, local expert cooks, pastry artisans and bread makers. Our BVI culinary holidays are original, authentic, and include market visits, island tours & cultural landmarks. We are indigenous BVIslanders we want to share our love for cooking with you. We welcome you to our BVI. We welcome you to our kitchen in the sunny BVI.

Land, Air, and Sea Based Tours (British Virgin Islands)

Day Sail on a Catamaran.

Passengers will set sail aboard a catamaran, and enjoy some of the BVI'S most spectacular natural attractions. This catamaran day sail/ shore excursion offers a relaxing way to enjoy the BVI natural beauty and features. You can visit some of the neighboring islands, and have lunch featuring local cuisines, prepared for your enjoyment. Passengers will have enough time to relax, swim, and snorkel before heading back to your cruise ship.

Land of the Turtle Dove Excursion.

After being picked up from the Road Town pier, hotel, or villa passengers will enjoy a tour through Road Town. The first stop will be the Sunday Morning Well. This landmark symbolizes the spot in which the Emancipation Proclamation was read in 1834. The next stop will be the J.R. O'Neal Botanical Garden, named after a native BVI Islander. Next you will proceed to the Historical wall, which is located at Fahie Hill.
An outdoor gallery accessible to anyone was drawn by various local artists, summarizing the cultural history of the BVI as early as the 1930’s. Next stop is the trail at Sage Mountain. After that the next stop is Callwood Rum Distillery, located in Cane Garden Bay. This site features the original structure of a Sugar Cane distillery. Visitors to this rustic site can purchase samples of rum. After that stop, the driver will return to the ship or hotel giving you an opportunity to enjoying the gorgeous views of the island of Tortola.

Tortola Island Adventure.

Passengers will enjoy natures little secret on this 3 ½ hour shore excursion! After being picked up from the cruise ship pier or hotel, your tour begins with a scenic ride through Road Town, the capitol of the BVI. They will learn about the history of Tortola as their taxi driver, stops at the various historical sites on the island. Next stop will be Soper's Hole, where you can purchase various items, at various shops. Then you will stop for lunch (own expense) at one of the local eateries on island. After lunch the tour will continue to Callwood Rum Distillery for rum tasting. After enjoying the distillery, you can the scenic drive back to your cruise ship or hotel.
*Island tour fares apply

Dive Package.

Passengers will be met at the cruise pier, hotel, or villa by Royal Concierge Services taxi service. On the drive to boat, you will take in the scenic views, of the island of Tortola. The taxi driver will take you to the dive boat, where you will experience the breath taking underwater trails, tropical fishes, and enjoy the view of the Wreck of the Rhone.

Experience Virgin Gorda.

Passenger will be met at ferry dock, hotel, or villa, where they will take a drive north towards Savannah Bay. The beach is never crowded and offers good snorkeling. You will then proceed to Gorda Peak, where you will have views of the Virgin Gorda's main town, and the surrounding islands. Next stop will be the historical Copper Mine Ruins, then a drive to the World Famous Baths. You will be dropped off for a nature walk down the trails, to the Baths for swimming, snorkeling or just basking in the sun.
Ferry services and taxi services can be arranged, for an additional fee, for passengers traveling from neighboring islands.
*Island tour fares apply

Nature Lover's Tour.

Passengers will be picked up at the Virgin Gorda ferry dock by Speedy’s Taxi Service, First stop will be to Spanish Town, there you will take a scenic tour to Gorda Peak Trail where you will (see South Sound, Spanish town and neighboring islands and cays) - 25 mins drive, 20 mins walk up to trail, 25 mins on site, 20 mins walk down trail. Our Guide gives brief insight of plants and roots found on the trail. He gives instructions for what plants are good remedies for your ailments. Those who enjoy walking on nature trails will enjoy GORDA PEAK NATIONAL PARK, which occupies the highest point on the island. The peak towers 1,370 feet above sea level and is sometimes hidden in the clouds. Tropical flowers and wildlife are abundant. The elevation makes for cold temperatures and pleasant hiking, and the views along the trails are stunning.

Stand Up Paddle - or SUP.

Is suitable for almost everyone! These broad, long boards - similar to surf boards, just bigger and more stable - are easy to stand on and fun to paddle around. SUP tours, blue-water coastal runs, or lessons from our qualified instructors in the art of SUP wave-riding. Smooth Water SUP - Here in the BVI we have many sheltered coves with smooth seas that are perfect for those who want to learn the basics and explore quietly through our beautiful natural surroundings. From your high-up standing or kneeling position on a SUP, you can see so much more. You can sneak up on sting rays without disturbing them, marvel at the movement of baby barracudas, pup sharks, turtles and the huge array of other sea life that use our inshore waters and mangroves as nurseries. All you need is basic swimming competence, sunscreen and a hat! And don’t forget, apart from 'safety first', there are no rules: so if you get tired or feel like it, you can always kneel, sit or even lie down on your board and still have a ton of fun.

Hiking Tours.

Hiking offers one of the most stunning ways to experience the BVI. Our steep, high hillsides offer some of the most breathtaking views in the world and our chain of numerous small islands offer a chance for unique whole-island hikes. In every case your trek will end with a cooling swim in the crystal-clear waters of an unbeatable beach.

Helicopter Flights

Passengers will enjoy a scenic ride, on the way to Terrence B. Lettsome International Airport.

Cloud Nine is an educational and exhilarating aerial tour of Sir Francis Drake Channel and its Islands, flying time is 15 -20 minutes. Minimum of 4 guests Passengers will enjoy a scenic ride, on the way to Terrence B. Lettsome International Airport. This extends the Cloud Nine tour, further to the south west where we explore Pirates Bight; fly around to Jost van Dyke and on to the millionaire’s playground of the North Sound and Necker Island, flying time is 30-40 minutes. Minimum of 4 guests. Angles Window Passengers will enjoy a scenic ride, on the way to Terrence B. Lettsome International Airport. Champagne sipping exposé of the Virgin Islands which includes St John, the Eastern USVI Island and Cays with some of St Thomas, the spectacular Horse Shoe Reef and Anegada, flying time is 40-50 minutes. Minimum of 4 guests Taxi services can be arranged, for an additional fee Arrangement can be made for hotels and villas in Virgin Gorda, to depart from Virgin Gorda.

Swimming with the Dolphins.

Dolphin Discovery Tortola is the ideal location to enjoy this truly amazing activity while at the same time respecting nature and protecting our marine mammals. The dream of swimming with dolphins is no longer unreachable with our exciting Dolphin Royal Swim, our most complete program. Fall in love with a dolphin kiss, a hug, and a dolphin fin shake (handshake).

Sports Fishing.

(1-6 persons)
World-class sport fishing at its best, the boat is professionally equipped from fishing rods to experienced crew, you are guaranteed to having an awesome fishing day. Fish often caught range from Mahi-Mahi, Wahoo, Tuna and various billfish including the famed Atlantic Blue Marlin.
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Half Day includes 4 hours of fishing, tackle, bait and beverages. Full day includes 8 hours of fishing, tackle, bait, beverages and light snacks.
*Taxi services can be arranged, for an additional fee.

Agricultural Tour (Duration 2 hours).

Passengers will be met at the cruise pier, hotel or villa by Royal Concierge Services taxi service. They will enjoy a scenic ride to Paraquita Bay, your tour guide will tell you about the history of agriculture in the BVI. The BVI has some of the most beautiful, plush landscapes and vivid vistas anywhere in the Caribbean, and our communities still boast a wide variety of foods and produce, sold through our local markets.Join our culture and agricultural tour and spend time with one of our best farmers. Your day will be filled with sightseeing, eating, planting and exploring the tropical gardens of the British Virgin Islands. Our seasonal fruit and vegetables include sour sop, sugar apple, star fruit, mango, calaloo, okra, and scotch bonnet.

STT Island Tour with Blackbeard’s and Shopping.

What better way to get to know this beautiful island with its colorful history and charming culture, breathtaking views of Caribbean beaches, ocean panoramas, tropical vegetation and some of the best Duty Free Shopping in the Caribbean. Your narrated tour makes stops at scenic overlooks on the way to Blackbeard's Castle. Step back in time at Blackbeard's Castle (self-guided tour) with the world's largest collection of copper & bronze life-size Pirates, sample the rum in the Rum Museum (you can buy some in the gift store), Britannia House & Haagensen House have docents to tell you more about colonial life. Don't miss the Dinosaur footprint in the Amber Museum and the spectacular Amber Waterfall and historic Hotel 1829. The tour brings you to the heart of Charlotte Amalie and all that Duty Free shopping.
- 1.5 hour sightseeing tour, 1 hour at Blackbeard’s and 2- 3 hours of shopping.
*Taxi services can be arranged, for an additional fee.

Mountain Top Tour in St. Thomas.

The observation deck is more than 1,500 feet above sea level, to get a bird's-eye view that stretches from Puerto Rico's out-island of Culebra in the west all the way to the British Virgin Islands in the east. There's also a restaurant, restrooms, and duty-free shops that sell everything from Caribbean art to nautical antiques, ship models, and touristy T-shirts.