Turks and Caicos is a group of islands in the Caribbean known for stunning beaches, crystal clear water and great fishing opportunities. The traveler to Turks and Caicos will find many interesting and fun activities to partake in while enjoying a sun-filled vacation.
Enjoy Whale Watching
There are few more spectacular things to view on this planet than watching a humpback whale breach from the ocean. Each year from around January through April, humpback whales migrate through the area around Turks and Caicos.
The best place to see the humpbacks is near Salt Cay. Boats are available for private rental to take out to where the whales are most often spotted. Whale watching tours may also be booked. These often provide a better whale watching experience.
Deep Sea Fishing
There are a multitude of fishing opportunities on Turks and Caicos. Boats are easily rented with guides who will take you to the spot where the fishing is the best. Some of the most well known sports fish gather just outside of the barrier reef where the water is deep and sea life is abundant.
Conch Bar Caves is located on Middle Caicos Island. This limestone cave complex features some impressive features. Tours of the cave complex are available and should be booked in advance.
Check Out Local History
On any trip, it’s always fun to find out more about the history of the place that one is visiting. The Turks and Caicos National Museum on Grand Turk Island is the place to go to find out what has happened during the course of the island’s history. The museum provides information on the island’s native inhabitants and about the Spanish presence on the islands. More recent historical events on the islands also receive attention.
One fun way to experience the beautiful beaches on the Turks and Caicos Islands is to take a horse ride on the beach. Horses are available to take out for the day, and they provide a pleasant and relaxing ride. One way to enjoy the horse experience is to ride in the shallow waters that surround the islands.
Turks and Caicos has a number of wonderful ways that allow visitors to spend a relaxing holiday. Fun in the sun is available for all.