Unique Guided Snorkeling Trips in Turks and Caicos
Wondrous weather and spectacular seascape draw visitors to these islands every year, and unique guided snorkeling trips in Turks and Caicos prompt travellers to return over and over again!
Snorkeling Charters on Providenciales
Boasting water that’s not only warm but beautifully clear, the Turks and Caicos is an ideal location for snorkeling adventures. There are a variety of available snorkeling excursions including half or full day boating trips and private charters. Some begin off the beach and others that take you out to the barrier reef. Enjoy skimming along the Caicos waters on a sailing vessel or cruising in a power catamaran. Submerged remnants from history, fascinating fish, captivating coral and mesmerizing marine life; a world class snorkel adventure awaits you.
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Best Snorkeling Trips in Turks and Caicos
Among the unique guided snorkeling trips in Turks and Caicos available to you, here are several which may appeal:
Big Blue Unlimited Private Boat Adventure
Board one of the premier vessels (power catamaran) which are spacious, comfortable and offer snorkeling platforms. Trips depart from Leeward, Providenciales and can be customized according to your travel desires: Western side, East Caicos or across the banks to South Caicos.
On your wish list:Joe Grant’s Cay (East Caicos) – If you seek private beaches, this location is ideal. Dip your toes in beautiful soft sand and a climb the spectacular bluff overlooking the sea. Enjoy a private picnic lunch on the beaches of East Caicos
.More information: Big Blue Unlimited
Caicos Dream Tours Private Snorkeling Charters
Whether you opt for the half or full day adventures, you can cruise the Caicos waters in either a single or double deck boat. Gear including mask, fins and vest are all included. Top of the line power catamarans offer comfortable seating, full bar, and washroom facilities. Refreshments include soft drinks, water, light snacks, and an opportunity to enjoy a barbecue of authentic island fare. Complimentary pick-ups are available in the Grace Bay area, a delightful convenience if you are traveling with children.
On your wish list:Fort George Cay Located between Parrot Cay and Dellis Cay, about 10 km from Grace Bay beach, this national park and protected historical site is a must-see. It was originally a British fort in 1795 and today you can still see seven cannons underwater that were part of the original defense line. The eastern side boasts a beautiful beach; the western side has a sand spit and bar perfect for relaxing and beachcombing for sand dollar treasures.
More information: Caicos Dream Tours
Island Vibes Tours Luxury Snorkeling Tours
Choose a half day trip 9:00 am to 1:00 pm or a full day ending at 5:30 pm. You’ll be picked up from your resort, board a lovely catamaran, and then enjoy world class snorkeling along the reef. Mask, fins, snorkel & vest are all provided. Vessel amenities include roof top slides, fresh water showers, dive boards, roof top lounge, and wet bar. The excursion includes your choice of sandwiches or wraps, fresh conch ceviche salad, assortment of soda, water, beer, fruit punch and snacks.
On your wish list:Dellis Cay - This 560-acre island between North Caicos and Providenciales boasted a successful sponge farming industry in the 1930’s. Today the reefs abound with a diversity of sponge such as giant elephant ear, antler, rope and purple tube.
More information: Island Vibes Tours
Atabeyra Sailing and Snorkeling Getaways
How about skimming along the Caicos waters on a 70’ sailing vessel? Built in 1990-1991 the Atabeyra operated as a cargo ship until 1997 then became a charter ship in 1998. Known as the Tall Ship of TCI, Atabeyra departs from Blue Haven Resort’s VIP dock in Leeward (below the Fire & Ice Restaurant deck). You’ll cruise the Caicos Cay chain and snorkel the barrier reef. All snorkeling gear is provided. Excursions include soft drinks, rum punch, beer, water, as well as a variety of snacks. If it’s a longer 5-6 hour trip, a high end deli-style lunch is offered.
On your wish list: Sail at Sunset!More information: Atabeyra
How to Choose Your Guided Snorkeling Trips in Turks and Caicos
A memorable snorkeling excursion in Turks and Caicos means not only the opportunity to visit and experience the wonders of the Caicos marine world, but to travel with tour operators and guides who pay attention to details and provide first class service. Choose the kind of excursion that fits your interests and needs. Do you need a larger boat for a wedding party or family reunion? Are you looking for a family oriented tour?
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What to look for in a great snorkeling tour operator?
- Ensures the booking is smooth and straightforward
- Pays attention to your personal needs and objectives
- Provides friendly professional service
- Goes the extra mile with other details
What does a great captain and crew look like?
- They really care about your individual needs
- They have the skills to navigate and adapt to new situations
- They can help you with snorkeling skills and know-how
- They are friendly, approachable, entertaining
- They have knowledge about and respect for the marine world
Must See Turks and Caicos Snorkeling Destinations
If you have the time, Here are some snorkeling gems well worth the visit:
- Bight Reef
- Smith’s Reef
- Northwest Point
- Malcolm’s Road Beach (part of the Northwest Point Marine National Park)
- Pillory Beach Grand Turk
- Whitby Beach North Caicos
- North Bay Beach Salt Cay (best snorkeling close to shore)
When you book one of these unique guided snorkeling trips in Turks and Caicos, you may be focused on snorkeling, but you’ll soon realize other opportunities like beachcombing, swimming, dancing aboard your boat, and experiencing the brilliant sunsets will make it a trip of a lifetime.
Need help deciding which snorkeling excursion will work for you? Contact The Palms Turks and Caicos for friendly local knowledge. A Turks and Caicos vacation means endless sunshine, lush landscapes, warm waters and unique opportunities to explore and experience new worlds.