archipelago features some of the best coral reefs in the world. Being
the waters so clear and unpolluted it offers a perfect scenario for
Scuba Diving and Snorkeling compared to the best of the world.
Amazing Coral Marine Life in the Turks and Caicos
Best diving Sites
Here you will encounter some of the best diving sites in the planet. Several companies based on the Island provide all the services for a great scuba vacation for veterans as well as for beginners.
You are provided with all the equipment necessary and the know how of these people after decades of experience attracting visitors from practically every corner of the world.
These companies are aware of the education needed about the Eco-system and are very zealous protecting their reefs and their islands from unscrupulous people.
As part to the general preservation and protecting drive and based on the National parks Ordinance many areas have been set apart as marine park and fisheries reserves.
The National Marine Park is located on the leeward side of Grand Turk and features over 40 dive sites to choose from, all located near the shores at distances ranging from a quarter to a half mile offshore. Usually diving is done with small boats hosting small groups to better serve the customers.
Scuba Diving in Grand Turk is an awesome experience
A Huge Reef Wall with Amazing Marine Life
Grand Turk is one of the most peaceful islands of the Turks and Caicos chain with amazing beaches with sands that can be compared with baby powder and clear waters for great visibility, of up to 200 feet.
About 10 minutes from shore there is this huge reef wall full of marine life of extravagant beauty. The Island of Grand Turk is the capital of the Territory and it is only 7 miles long by 1.5 miles wide.
The distance to the Island of Providenciales, also known as Provo, is about 75 miles and can be reached by a 25 minute commuter flight.
This island is boasting lovely white secluded beaches as well as healthy wall diving just 10 minutes from shore. Grand Turk is only 7 miles long by 1.5 miles wide and this small, unique island is the capital of the Turks and Caicos.
We are located approximately 75 miles from the island of Providenciales, also known as Provo, and can be reached by a short 25 minute commuter flight from there.
For more information visit the
Turks and Caicos Tourism Website
Colorful Fish on the waters of Grand Turk
Many airlines provide direct flight service into Provo from the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom.
It doesn’t matter if you are new to diving or an experienced one, Grand Turk Diving is very special. You may dive by day or night guided by the experts of the companies we mention here that are accredited by PADI and offer years of experience in dealing with all kind of divers.
There is all kind of accommodations for all budgets, so you can relax, enjoy the beach and go out on your diving trips. The island is laid back, so don’t expect a wild nightlife like in other Caribbean Islands. The locals a very friendly and do all possible for you to feel at home and recommend them to future visitors.
Map of Grand Turk showing the Diving Sites
There is a passage called Columbus Passage that separates the Turks Islands from the Caicos Islands.
It is 8,000 foot deep and serves as a migrating area for eagle rays, manta rays, turtles and dolphins.Diving equipment is available for rent, at the PADI accredited diving companies.
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The resorts images are courtesy of the resorts mentioned.