Snorkel in the world’s third largest reef within a protected marine park of Grand Turk! Your boat captain takes you to a shallow reef to practice before snorkeling down ‘the wall’’ into the abyss! Learn safe snorkeling techniques – from basic levels up to free diving – and spot many species of tropical fish amid the healthy coral. In one of Turks and Caicos’ premiere natural attractions, you’ll find plentiful marine life at your fingertips. You can enjoy this snorkel tour from land or from your cruise ship!
Grand Turk’s reputation as one of the world’s top diving destinations means it boasts some of the best snorkeling in the Caribbean as well. Explore the beauty of Turks and Caicos’ underwater world at two great snorkel sites. After pickup from your hotel in the morning or afternoon (depending on your choice), hop aboard a boat for a short ride over crystal-clear waters. Your first destination is a shallow reef where your boat captain-guide teaches basic snorkeling techniques before you stop to snorkel on the wall -- a spot where the sea floor suddenly drops in depth. Glide over coral gardens in the protected marine park, and come face to face with a variety of colorful tropical fish – or even stroke a stingray – in this sanctuary of natural beauty and diversity. Your guide, trained to identify species of fish and invertebrates, will focus on your comfort and safety at all times.Then, take a peek into the abyss while snorkeling the wall, where you’ll get a chance to try free diving with your guide. Hover where the water, just 15 feet (5 meters) deep, quickly descends to 7,000 feet (2,133 meters)! Marvel as scuba divers from all over the world disappear into the breathtaking, mysterious depths. You’ll be amazed by the pristine surroundings of this unforgettable underwater world, After you discover the abundance of marine life inhabiting the Caribbean Sea, your captain will return you to shore, where you'll be dropped off at your hotel.