The Pristine Reefs of the Turks and Caicos Islands
An island vacation in the Turks and Caicos is not complete without experiencing the magic of some of the world’s premier undersea formations. Created across thousands of years, the reef systems flourish in the turquoise Caribbean waters surrounding the islands. With the sun shining down on the crystal clear waters, fish are illuminated and reflective scales glitter.
The Turks and Caicos Scuba diving scene is rich in color and warm in temperature, compelling reasons for island vacationers to experience this teeming marine life community.
These reefs are home to thousands of unique fish of the Caribbean, and the ever-popular pre-historic Hawksbill Turtles. In addition to the rainbow of fish species, Divers can expect to see an array of marine life, including dolphins, eels, sharks, whales, and eagle rays.
Top Dive Sites of the TCI
Black Coral Forest, Elephant Ear Canyon, West Sand Spit, and Driveway are top coral reef destinations. Highly recommended in a trip to the TCI is a scuba diving excursion, though vacationers can also enjoy exploring the undersea world by snorkeling in the more shallow areas of these amazing reefs off Providenciales, Grand Turk, and the smaller isles and cays.