Boasting thick semi-tropical forests, rugged mountains and pristine whitesand beaches, there is a lot of gorgeous scenery to see in the US Virgin Islands. Heading out on an aerial sports adventure gives you a new perspective on all this natural beauty and the chance to see something different.
Best time to visit:
December to June
What’s the weather like?
The climate in the US Virgin Islands is subtropical, with warm weather year round. The average daily temperature is about 30 °C (86 ºF). September to November is the wettest part of the year. From June to November is hurricane season
How to get there:
Most trips to the US Virgin Islands begin with a flight into either the Cyril E. King Airport (STT) on St Thomas, or the Henry E. Rohlsen Airport (STX), on St Croix. From here, it is easy enough to rent a car or take a combination of transports and ferries to the start of the trip
Situated at the northwestern end of the Lesser Antilles in the Caribbean Sea, the US Virgin Islands are the perfect spot for all sorts of great aerial sports adventures. The most popular spots for ziplining on the island chain is on St Thomas. Here it is possible to zip from the summit of St Peter Mountain to the ending point below. En route, enjoy what National Geographic has described as one of the top 10 ocean views anywhere in the world out over Magen’s Bay. Meanwhile, all three of the main islands offer different spots that are perfect for parasailing. Get a bird’s eye view of the coastline and explore the islands in a fun, exciting and unique way. For the thrillseekers and adrenaline junkies among you, then head on a skydiving tour above St Croix or St Thomas. Enjoy a sublime sunset while sailing down through the air or go in the middle of the day to get panoramic bird’s eye views. Either way, it’s sure to be the adventure of a lifetime
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