Firms Package Adventure in USVI

CHARLOTTE AMALIE -- Several new sports programs are available to visitors to the U.S. Virgin Islands.

For example, Virgin Rock Tours on St. John offers beginning and advanced rock-climbing courses for adventurous visitors who want to climb and rappel.

The tours are priced at $50 each for groups of two or more, $80 for an individual. A maximum of four people is allowed on each tour.

The operator also offers kayaking and sailing trips.

Virgin Rock Tours

Phone: (340) 693-5763

The mountains and beaches along St. Croix's north coast can be explored on horseback tours offered by Kerry's Northshore Horseback Riding.

The tours are priced at $20 per person, per hour. Each tour lasts a minimum of two hours.

Daylong programs with lunch also are offered.

Kerry's Northshore Horseback Riding

Phone: (340) 779-3578

Paul and Jill's Equestrian Stables, on St. Croix, features riding tours that take in the island's foliage, Danish ruins and the rain forest.

Prices vary depending on length of tour and level of riders. Reservations are required.

Paul and Jill's Equestrian Stables

Phone: (340) 772-2627

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