Turks and Caicos tours offer visitors the chance to enjoy some of the territory's best overall experiences. Being that the Turks and Caicos is a Caribbean archipelago, many of the tours that are available involve getting out on the water. You don't have to stick to the water, however. There are tours that stay on dry land, and they include sightseeing tours in Cockburn Town. This small city on the island of Grand Turk is the Turks and Caicos capital, and it features a range of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century buildings. You can book a Grand Turk tour that involves some sightseeing in Cockburn Town or you can go it alone and enjoy a self-guided walking tour.
Snorkeling tours are among the most popular tours in the Turks and Caicos, as this island chain boasts clear, calm waters and plenty of vibrant reefs. You can book Turks and Caicos snorkeling tours through any number of local tour providers, and chances are good that your hotel or resort will offer its own tour options. On the organized tours, you'll often go snorkeling at more than one site, and a knowledgeable crew will be on hand to provide information on coral, fish, and more. You might even get a special fish card that can help you identify the creatures that you encounter.
In addition to the Turks and Caicos snorkeling tours, those who wish to explore the underwater realms in this tropical paradise can arrange scuba diving tours. You'll see more on a scuba diving tour, and since this is one of the best diving destinations in the world, the experience is bound to prove unforgettable. Clear, calm, and warm waters help to make the diving here so good, and there is no shortage of interesting things to see. Both scuba diving and snorkeling tours are available for all levels in the Turks and Caicos, so you don't have to be a seasoned veteran if you want to enjoy them.
Many of the Turks and Caicos tour companies that offer snorkeling and scuba diving tours also offer tours that can see you doing some fishing, some beach cruising, and some whale watching, among other things. Beach cruising essentially involves visiting isolated beaches that can be found on uninhabited islands and cays, and should you wish to do some whale watching, the months of December and February are the months to visit. As for the Turks and Caicos fishing tours, they can be enjoyed year round.
All of the main islands in the Turks and Caicos offer some kind of tour agency. On South Caicos, for instance, you can find a local agency that offers glass bottom boat tours, picnic tours, and snorkeling tours, to name just some of the options. The islands of Providenciales and Grand Turk are the main places to arrange a tour in the Turks and Caicos, but you don't have to worry if you are planning on going elsewhere. Some of the Turks and Caicos tour agencies can help you arrange island-hopping tours if that's what you have in mind. Some of these domestic cruise tours are multi-day affairs that include all kinds of fun activities, such as taking a tour of the Conch Farm on Providenciales. There are options to suit a wide range of tastes and preferences, so any and all Turks and Caicos visitors are encouraged to weigh all the possibilities.
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