Caribbean Tourism

Turks and Caicos

Getting Around

Air Flight time from Grand Turk to the furthest island (Provo) is 35 minutes. Turks & Caicos Airways provides a twice daily service Provo to Grand Turk via the out-islands, US$120 round trip. SkyKing and Inter Island Airways also provide frequent flights between the islands. Private charters are readily available within the island group and can easily...

Before Travelling

Climate There is no recognized rainy season. Hurricane season is normally Jun-Oct. Temperatures average 75-85°F from November to May, reaching into the 90°s from June to October, but constant tradewinds keep life comfortable. Average annual rainfall is 21 ins on Grand Turk and South Caicos but increases to 40 ins as you travel westwards through the Caicos...

The Turks and Caicos Islands

The Turks and Caicos Islands comprise about 40 low-lying islands and cays covering 193 square miles, surrounded by one of the longest coral reefs in the world. They are separated by the Columbus Passage, a 22-mile channel over 7,000 ft deep which connects the Atlantic and the Caribbean, contributing to the area’s profusion of marine life. Generally, the...

Dellis Cay Dive Centers

Several tour operators represent all day sails, scuba dives or snorkeling trips or you can contact the captains direct or through your hotel. Sailing and beach cruising trips include: Sail the Trade Winds Schooner, Atabeyra, anchored at Leeward Marina, offering Pirates Cay full and a half day sails and ecology tours, cold drinks and snorkeling gear included...

Grand Turk Dive Centers

On Grand Turk there are three dive organizers. Blue Water Divers Ltd is on Front Street, next to the museum, PO Box 124,Grand Turk, TCI, Tel: 1-649-946-2432 or Email: info@grandturkscuba.com , Osprey Beach Hotel, Mitch Rolling offers a complete range of courses and special day trips with two small boats (bimini tops for shade). Bohio resort offers Caribbean...

Middle Caicos Dive Centers

Scuba diving, snorkeling, fishing, private excursions and eco-tours can be arranged through Beach Cruiser Charter, the only dive/snorkel operation on North Caicos. Beach Cruiser is a small dive operation with maximum 6 divers. You have the option of 1 or 2 tank dives to rent.Offers half and full day excursions to other islands, snorkeling, secluded beach...

North Caicos Dive Centers

After 5 personal concierge team will Help you explore & planning your trip & tailor make half and full day excursions, if you desire an overnight stay we can arrange accommodations that suit your needs. From the airport pick-up to the airport drop-off and all that happens in between they can organize all your transportation needs, offer dinner...

Parrot Cay Dive Centers

Several tour operators represent all day sails, scuba dives or snorkeling trips or you can contact the captains direct or through your hotel. Sailing and beach cruising trips include: Sail the Trade Winds Schooner, Atabeyra, anchored at Leeward Marina, offering Pirates Cay full and a half day sails and ecology tours, cold drinks and snorkeling gear included...

Pine Cay Dive Centers

Several tour operators represent all day sails, scuba dives or snorkeling trips or you can contact the captains direct or through your hotel. Sailing and beach cruising trips include: Sail the Trade Winds Schooner, Atabeyra, anchored at Leeward Marina, offering Pirates Cay full and a half day sails and ecology tours, cold drinks and snorkeling gear included...

Salt Cay Dive Centers

On Salt Cay, Salt Cay Divers, operated by Debbie Manos and Oliver Been is based at the Mount Pleasant Guest House, run by Brian Sheedy, T9466906, www.saltcaydivers.com (see Salt Cay). The dive boat is a 24ft Carolina skiff which takes you to the main dive site in five minutes. A two-tank dive is US$50, but most people stay at the guest house and take a five...

South Caicos Dive Centers

After 5 personal concierge team will Help you explore & planning your trip & tailor make half and full day excursions, if you desire an overnight stay we can arrange accommodations that suit your needs. From the airport pick-up to the airport drop-off and all that happens in between they can organize all your transportation needs, offer dinner...

West Caicos Dive Centers

After 5 personal concierge team will Help you explore & planning your trip & tailor make half and full day excursions, if you desire an overnight stay we can arrange accommodations that suit your needs. From the airport pick-up to the airport drop-off and all that happens in between they can organize all your transportation needs, offer dinner...

Providenciales Dive Centers

Providenciales:  Dive Centers, Boat & Yacht Charter, Scuba, Snorkeling Several tour operators represent all day sails, scuba dives or snorkeling trips or you can contact the captains direct or through your hotel. Sailing and beach cruising trips include: Sail the Trade Winds Schooner, Atabeyra, anchored at Leeward Marina, offering Pirates Cay full and a half day sails and ecology tours, cold drinks and snorkeling gear included...

The Battle of Waterloo

Governor John Kelly is a keen golfer and when he took over the Governor’s residence, Waterloo, in 1996, he soon had designs on the 20 acres of wilderness surrounding his new home. The overgrown land was attacked by a battalion of volunteer kindred spirits to create a nine-hole, par three course. The acacia thorn bushes and vines fought back as trees not...

Salt Cay

Seven miles south of Grand Turk, Salt Cay, (pop: 208), is out of the past, with windmills, salt sheds and other remnants of the old salt industry and little else. The island was first visited by the Bermudans in 1645; they started making salt here in 1673 and maintained a thriving salt industry until its collapse in the 1960s. Production ceased all together...

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