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Featured in the movie The Deep and one of the most popular dive sites in...

Featured in the movie The Deep and one of the most popular dive sites in BVI, the RMS Rhone was a mail ship that went down in a hurricane in 1867.

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The Bar is Now Set Very High

This is the diving experience of a lifetime! My wife and I dove with Low Key Watersports in early September and the water clarity and conditions were perfect. The wreck is in... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 September 2016
John and Kym M
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Powder Springs, Georgia
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Powder Springs, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

This is the diving experience of a lifetime! My wife and I dove with Low Key Watersports in early September and the water clarity and conditions were perfect. The wreck is in different sections at different depths so we broke it up into 2 dives with an hour surface interval. Your head is on a swivel the entire dive as... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

Probably one of the largest and most strewn about wrecks I've seen. Ship's hull pieces, masts, a boiler and hardware scattered across a large debris field. An interesting dive.

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Woodstock, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

We snorkeled here with the kids and the kids loved it. We could only see part of the ship because the other part broke off and sank in a deeper part of the ocean. You would have to scuba dive to see that part. My kids loved it.

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Thank tripp1113
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

This was on our list of stuff we wanted to do when we hit the BVIs. The day we went it was calm and no current. The water was so clear that we could see all the way down to the bow in the deep water. What a great wreck to see and for it to be so shallow to... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016

Visited the wreck of the Rhone out of Cruz Bay, USVI. It was a nice ride out and back, enjoyed the scenery. The dive was easy with no current. Saw lots of fish, a big green moray eel, the famous lucky porthole, the galley floor tiles, propeller, and the spoon (which I would have missed if the dive guide didn't... More 

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New Forest
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016

Did this dive this morning very good vis as always one of the best wreck dives in the Carrib, certainly as good as the Stavronikita . Sa huge Lobster stingray a thousand glass fish Blackeeyed Jacks and a very large turtle numerous other reef and wreck fish. A great swim through and emergence. We then went on to dive "wreck... More 

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Poole, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2015

Our second visit to the Rhone, I wasn't disappointed. Dived with Sail Carribean Divers, Will, our dive leader was superb. Very good briefing and very relaxed dive. Have dived many wrecks and reefs, this is relatively easy, really clear water stacks of reef life.

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Kettering, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2015

The RMS Rhone is one of the most famous wreck dives in the Caribbean! She was wrecked off the coast of Salt Island in the British Virgin Islands on 29 October 1867 in a hurricane, killing 123 people. We dove w/ Sail Caribbean Divers on the exact month & day of her sinking. We were the only boat in the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

The ship wreck is awesome. Starts at about 30 feet deep and goes to about 80 feet. I have been there twice and the visibility was great both times, 50ish feet. It's right off of salt island which is great for hiking.

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Milwaukee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2014

This was one of my all time favorite places to dive. It is interesting with lots to see. While there are many places to dive in the BVI, this is one of the most interesting.

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