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Address: Ridge Rd., Tortola
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This breathtaking road linking the capital Road Town with the West End...

This breathtaking road linking the capital Road Town with the West End features breathtaking views at dizzying heights, farms, highland Caribbean settlements, restaurants and national parks.

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Nature at it's best as there are ancient rainforests and white beaches at Apple Bay and Smugglers Cove. Taken on an escorted Tour of the Island and saw some wonderful sights all... read more

Reviewed 21 February 2017
Stewart D
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Lyhtam St.Annes,Lancashire, U.K
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New Jersey
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13 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was underwhelmed with Tortola on the whole. Expensive and limited options. Most likely will not return.

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Northville,MI
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Reviewed 10 April 2017

Great scenery but we were too scared to stop and take pictures! If you up for the adventure and rent a 4x4 you will get great views.

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Lyhtam St.Annes,Lancashire, U.K
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Reviewed 21 February 2017

Nature at it's best as there are ancient rainforests and white beaches at Apple Bay and Smugglers Cove. Taken on an escorted Tour of the Island and saw some wonderful sights all the way around the island so it was worth seeing.

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Thank Stewart D
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Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Winding high narrow roads through lush vegetation. Great views from bar at high point of road. Most of the Islands few attractions can be seen from road. Our driver pointed them out with interesting historical facts.

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Thank Stefan L
Ormond Beach, Florida
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Reviewed 23 January 2017

We always look for private trips when going ashore via a cruise ship, and we definitely weren't disappointed in Tortola. Part of the trip was through Ridge Road and it was delightful.

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2 Thank Susan M
Kalamazoo, MI
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Reviewed 17 January 2017

Driving is the Caribbean is a different experience, it's common knowledge that you drive on the left, but what really makes the situation interesting is that most vehicles are left-hand drive. It feels a bit odd to be situated on the outside of the driving lane instead of the inside, but, after making a few right-hand turns across traffic you... More 

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Newburyport, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 27 November 2016

The views from Ride Road are spectacular. From the highest peak on Tortola you can look down to the stunning bays with their sailing vessels, amd also spot surfers out ready to ride. The vegetation is lush and the flowers beautiful.

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Thank sightseer12
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Reviewed 21 September 2016

The road is hilly and windy, a little steep in places, but gorgeous views are around every corner. Not much in the way of traffic during the slow season (August and September). Not much open either, but a beautiful drive.

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Thank Rose G
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Reviewed 9 August 2016

I took taxis for 3 days before deciding to try my hand at driving on the "correct" side of the road over these mountain passes. I am from New Hampshire, so various road conditions are nothing new, but this was a trip! I don't know that I have anything to complain about when I go home! The twists and turns,... More 

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Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

We drove all over Tortola and found the roads to be quite unlike anything we've seen before. Very few street signs exist which make navigating a challenge, never mind that the steepness of the roads. Holy cow some of them just go straight up (or down!). Many of them are in bad condition and are questionable at best. Luckily locals... More 

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Thank Kate S

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