TURKS AND CAICOS DIVING HOLIDAYS

A British Crown Colony the Turks & Caicos Islands lie beyond the South eastern tip of the Bahamas chain. Only eight of its 30 islands and cays are inhabited. The Caicos Islands, including Providenciales, sit atop the Caicos bank. They are separated from the Turks Islands by the 48 Km wide, 2,000 metres deep, Turks Island Passage, also known as the Columbus Passage, which links the Atlantic with the Caribbean. This passage serves as a major route for migrating Humpback Whales between December and April.

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Why You'll love Diving in Turks And Caicos !

  • 9 hour flights from the UK, making this an easily accessible luxury diving destination
  • Exceptional kitesurfing, snorkelling and other water sports activities for the family to enjoy
  • Some of the best known dive sites in the Caribbean with a variety of experiences to enjoy

Diving from Providenciales, or diving Provo, you head out to sites like Amphitheatre at the western end of Northern Wall. West Caicos Wall offers some of the Turks & Caicos Islands' best known dives. Soft and hard corals and colorful sponges adorn the reefs here. In August nurse sharks come to bread in the shallows of French Cay and the south western section of the Caicos group. Further south there is more great diving at Salt Cay and the Grand Turk Wall.

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Grand Turk is the capital island of the Turks and Caicos, its historical heartbeat, and home to a state of the art luxury cruise ship center. It is here that Christopher Columbus first made landfall on his initial voyage to the New World in 1492. Almost 500 years later, US astronaut John Glenn "discovered" Grand Turk himself, after he became the first American man to orbit the earth. 
 
Cockburn Town is the center piece of the island with a wonderful selection of historical buildings and a rustic charm that is unforgettable. It has the second largest population of around 3,720 people. Grand Turk is one of the main historical points of Turks and Caicos. You will find many Colonial style buildings and ruins, along with The Turks and Caicos National Museum. 
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