Edge of the Banks Tour

Water Sports in Turks & Caicos
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Tour description

This adventurous boat trip is hands down a team favorite, and for good reason. There is notrip like this available in the TCI.Visit West Caicos or French Cay and snorkel reefs located around the edge of the CaicosBanks. Secret spots, open ocean encounters, stunning virgin reefs and rarely a boat in sight.You’ll experience the “unlimited” nature and passion of team Big Blue, where we bring youunrivaled action, adventure and education. If we see dolphins or whales there is a goodchance we will head out into the ocean to join them if they allow us to. Cameras are essential.Prior snorkel experience is recommended.Price $275 plus 12% government tax (Snorkel gear and lunch provided)Under 12 $225

Snorkeling is a major part of the Big Blue Collective eco-adventure program. Like everything we do, themanner in which we approach the experience is paramount. By keeping our group sizes small andintimate, in water guides can easily share their knowledge of the marine and coral life on board the boatbefore, during and after snorkeling while also helping and keeping an eye those less comfortable in theocean.The adventure starts at 8:30am and leaves from our dock in Leeward Marina.  There is a complimentary shuttle that picks up from all the major hotels in the Grace Bay area.  Should you request a pick up, please be considerate of other guests and be on time for your pick up.  All pick ups are in the lobby area.  Pick up times will vary depending on your hotel and can be up at 45 minutes before the start time of your excursion.Leaving our marina and headed for West Caicos OR French Cay depending on the weather, for a full day adventure on the water!  These islands are 45 min to 1 hour away, so enjoy the scenery as we make our way to one of the most pristine reefs we have in the Turks and Caicos.  Anything can happen, everything is wild!  January to March is Humpback whale season.  These magnificent creatures migrate through here on their way to the Silver Banks to mate.  If we are lucky enough to come across them, we will make every effort for a soft in water encounter if the whales are willing to allow it.  Our professional guide will be in the water with you, they will ensure you have a thorough safety briefing and any extra assistance you may need.Lunch, snacks, water and juice are all included in this day.  Should you require snorkeling equipment, we provide quality Cressi mask, snorkel and fins.Bring along a rashguard, towel, camera and we do require that only 100% biodegradable sunscreen is used so we can continue to do our part in protecting this reef system and the lives that depend on it.

What's included

  • Local taxes
  • Beverages
  • Snacks
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in Grace Bay area only
  • Use of Snorkelling equipment
  • Lunch
  • Bottled water

What's not included

  • Gratuities
  • Towels
  • 100% biodegradable sunscreen