Welcome to Grand Turk and its glistening Caribbean charms. This wonderful port of call is mostly known for its spectacular white shores and crystal clear waters, however there is so much more that Grand Turk has to offer, boasting a rich heritage having been the historic capital of the Turks and Caicos. The crystal clear waters here are entrancing in every way imaginable and the colonial charm of the island simply adds to the already alluring atmosphere that draws local and visitors alike back time after time. Though the island is only small, spanning just a distance of six miles in length, it remains a favourite port for many cruise lines visiting this part of the world.
The small size of the Grand Turk island makes it perfectly simple to explore for all. A stroll around the island will give you the opportunity to see Cockburn, the islands main town and particularly the main street attractions of Duke and Font Street. Passengers visiting here will also have the chance to see the Turks and Caicos Museum for a culturally enriching experience into the islands diversity over the years. The museum also tells a memorable story in the form of the Molasses Reef Wreck which is renowned for being the oldest European shipwreck in the western hemisphere.
Swimming, snorkelling and scuba diving enthusiasts will love the island for its dramatic underwater landscapes and tropical fish whilst the chance to see seahorses and local stingrays is always appealing. Grand Turk is also world-famous for it’s beautiful underwater coral reefs which drop an astounding 8,000 feet and are close enough to the shore for those who wish to take on a beach dive.
From the outstanding sights of the Black Forest cliffs to the amazing scenery of the Columbus Landfall National Park, Grand Turk has so much to offer despite its small size.