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Grand Turk
Turks & Caicos Islands
     
Grand Turk is the capital of Turks and Caicos and the financial center of the islands. It has the second largest population of around 3,720 people. Grand Turk is one of the main historical points of Turks and Caicos. You will find many old buildings and ruins along with The Turks and Caicos National Museum.

Grand Turk's main attraction is diving, with many dive operators and schools, it can cater to anyone from novice snorkelers to experienced divers. The major income for the island is dive orientated tourism. There is an outstanding protected coral reef which has clear and calm waters.

Cockburn Town is the administrative capital and the historic and cultural center of the islands. It is strongly reputed to be the landfall island of Columbus during his discovery of the New World in 1442. The town itself is well suited for a walking tour. Duke and Font Streets are lined with historic 18th and 19th century landmarks that reflect the Bermudan style architecture of the salt era. Two of these buildings are now popular inns, another is the governor's residence, other government offices, the public library, churches and private residence and fraternities. At the Turks and Caicos National Museum, you will find a central exhibit that tells the story of the Molasses Reef Wreck, the oldest European shipwreck discovered in the Western Hemisphere (dated around 1505). It also discloses the rich cultural and natural diversity of the islands. Other historic sites include the Lighthouse, Fire hill and the Hawks Nest Anchorage.
 
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Grand Turk HUMMER Excursion is a waste of money!! 
jimhalpert55
07-2018
My wife and I decided in advance that we would book the Grand Turk Island Hummer Tour which was a 2-hour trek around the island of Grand Turk. We arrived at the tour booth and registered our tickets;
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Grand Turk was nicest of ports visited, but... 
jimhalpert55
07-2018
Our visit to the port of Grand Turk occurred during the week of July 15, 2018. The cruise ship was able to dock at this port which main embarkation and debarkation to the island relatively easy. {Ho
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  July 17 - Grand Turk
We enjoy some Serenity while Carnival Vista is docked in Grand Turk

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A Segway tour of Grand Turk and dinner at Indochine
 
 
 
     
     
     
     
     
   
   
 
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