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GRAND TURK FROM LAND TO SEA

Per Person $103 USD
*Selections and optional choices will be made during checkout

GRAND TURK FROM LAND TO SEA

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Grand Turk is a small island but the capital of Turks and Caicos. Everyone knows each other here!

Sure, we get it, when you are traveling in the Caribbean you want to get right to the beaches and blue waters. We'll get you there, but it isn't a port visit without exploring the culture and city around you! With an air-conditioned vehicle meeting you right off the pier, your expert guide will take you on an all-encompassing historical island tour. Learn about everything from the Tiano Indians who first inhabited the island to Grand Turk's only export, salt. Area residents take great pride in their 8-mile long island and their enthusiasm will certainly rub off onto you!

After your island introduction, we will take you right to the beach and onto a boat for the "sea" portion of your excursion. You will have a choice between deep-sea snorkeling or a stingray swim in Gibbs Cay. The snorkeling option will take you to two of the best spots off the shores of Grand Turk, Coral Gardens Reef, and the famous Grand Turk Wall. The Grand Turk Wall is the 3rd largest barrier reef in the world and is home to parrotfish, chubs, jacks, and sometimes even the Atlantic Mackerel. If snorkeling isn't your thing, mark yourself down for the Stingray Encounter in Gibbs Cay. Here your guide will walk you through how to interact with some of the most intriguing sea creatures in the Caribbean. We wouldn't ask you to hold onto a stingray for over an hour so feel to free make your way to the nearby beach and lay out with your towel. Soak in that Vitamin D.

When heading back to the cruise ship pier you can walk away knowing you have taken in everything the Caribbean has to offer. Crystal clear waters and that long-lasting Caribbean welcome.

  • This tour includes:
  • Grand Turk island tour in air conditioned vehicle
  • Grand Turk lighthouse
  • Stop to see wild flamingos
  • Snorkeling OR stingray swim in Gibbs Cay

Days of Operation

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Tue - yes
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Sun - yes

Departures (local time)

  • 8:00 AM (3 hrs)
  • 10:00 AM (3 hrs)
  • 12:00 PM (3 hrs)
  • 2:00 PM (3 hrs)
  • 4:00 PM (3 hrs)

Transfer / Meeting Instructions

No Taxi Required Specific pick up or taxi instructions will appear on your voucher after you purchase your trip.

Special Instructions

• At checkout you will be asked to specify if you would rather go snorkeling or spend time with the stingrays at Gibbs Cay. All snorkeling equipment is provided and is included in the price. The Gibbs Cay option does not involve snorkeling.
• Entry fees are not included in the price of the tour. The entry fee to the Turks and Caicos National Museum is $5, the entry fee to the lighthouse is $3.
• Bring a swimsuit, sunglasses, towel, hat and sunblock that will not harm the coral reefs as this is a protected area.

Restrictions

• Depending on the schedule of the day, the tour order may be reversed.