The Turks and Caicos Islands is located in the West Indies, consisting of an archipelago of islands – lying on the southeastern periphery of the Bahamas. Being washed by the Atlantic Ocean, the two groups of islands are surrounded by the 3rd largest barrier reef in the world making this destination one of the most exquisite places to scuba dive and snorkel.
Surrounded by turquoise-pristine waters only adds to the fact that diving below the ocean top is filled with exotic marine life. Diving in Turks and Caicos no matter where you are, is an experience of a lifetime, however, there are unique islands within the peninsula that caters to world-class diving.
Discover unparalleled diving on the Nation’s Capital, Grand Turk. Commonly referred to as “The Diving Capital”, the historical and homely island attracts experienced divers to explore one of the world’s best wall-diving phenomena with a drop of nearly 7,000 feet. The location of this great-barrier-reef is just a quarter mile from the beach on Duke Street. The popularity of this attraction has allowed multiple Dive Operators to fulfil your aquatic thirst.
Whale watching season is from December to the end of March with the possibility of still seeing some early April if our hump-back friends decide to stick around longer. With multiple water excursion companies ready to take you aboard and sail the seas, the Island of Salt Cay is where you want to venture to for this breath-taking conversance.
For younger and inexperienced divers, snorkeling excursions are just the ticket. The Turks and Caicos Barrier Reef provides wonderous sites; showcasing abundant rock and coral formations, and marine life such as eagle rays, starfish and sea turtles. Popular and adventurous snorkeling sites are Bright Reef Coral Gardens, Smith’s Marine Life and Malcolm’s Road Beach.
Turks and Caicos exudes above and underwater treasures unlike any other, come and experience our aquatic fantasy land.