10 Best things to do in Turks and Caicos:

The picture-perfect beaches make the Turks and Caicos the perfect beach getaway for tourists. If you are looking for blue water beaches with lots of cruise ship and sea activities, then you should be visiting Turks and Caicos.

There are some vast range of cultural and natural attractions in these islands but similar to the most of islands in the Caribbean the Turks and Caicos is an expensive destination. Although it isn’t costly as the Bahamas, it is almost identical to that in expenses.

If you are really striving to lower your costs, then you should take care while choosing Turks and Caicos properties. There are some places where they charge too much when compared to the others. You can check those before selecting a place to stay.

In Turks and Caicos, there are many fun activities offered. Now, in this post, I am going to say about “10 best things you have to do in Turks and Caicos” to have a joyful trip in these beautiful islands.

10 Best things to do in Turks and Caicos:

  1. Snorkeling: 

If you want to snorkel with the fishes, whales, sharks and other sea turtles, then you can do that in Turks and Caicos. Snorkeling is famous is a popular fun activity in TCI, and you can do it in different spots. The best and most popular snorkel spot in trucks and Caicos is smith’s reef and the bight reef spots in the Princess National Park. If you are not good at exploring on your own means, you can visit snorkeling tours in Island vibe and sliver deep.

  1. Scuba Diving:

Turks and Caicos are always famous for Scuba Diving and in fact, these islands have some of the world’s best scuba diving spots as well. This island also has the third largest barrier reef systems in the world. You will find 250+ species of fishes and turtles and sharks on this island. If you are lucky, enough means you can meet the lone dolphin (Jojo). In Turks and Caicos, you can even get scuba certified, and most of the travelers don’t miss that opportunity.

  1. Paddle Boarding through the Mangroves:

Paddleboarding is another activity that is famous in TCI. Here all you have to do is stand up on the board and move the board in water by using your arms while standing on a paddleboard. The paddleboarding activity takes place in the mangroves. Here the mangroves are very important to the ecology of the TCI and Islands. Mangroves act as a house to all the baby sharks, turtles and more. You can quickly meet different kinds of sea animals while paddle boarding.

  1. Explore the beauty of TCI on a Jet ski tour:

If you love to explore the real beauty of the Turks and Caicos, then you can use Jet Ski to have a glance at the scenic locations that are on TCI. You can access this fantastic exploration in the south side of the island. With the help of Jet Ski, you can explore most of the south side of the islands. You can find Jet Ski tour guides in the southern part of the island.

  1. Chalk Sound National Park: 

The beautiful lagoon, which is made up of brilliant blues and rocky cliffs will welcome you in the chalk sound national park. Most of the travelers love to visit this place and especially they will stay for longer periods in this area by renting a kayak.

The water in this area is clean, and it has no powered watercraft allowed in the sound. In this trip, you have to keep an eye for rock iguanas, barracudas, and bonefish as well. You can use your paddle boating activity here as well. The sand in this national park is, and it is the best and safer option for kids. Water is also very shallow, and it is pleasant, calm for swimming with your friends, and family.

  1. Kiteboarding Lessons:

If you love kite surfing means Turks and Caicos is the best destination for you. Lots of kite surfers love it, even if you are beginner you will enjoy this experience because the wind and water conditions in the Atlantic side makes you feel the best experience in kitesurfing. The best and a favorite spot for this kiteboarding is near Grace Bay.

  1. Conch Cruises:

Do you like to catch your own conch? Then you should try that in TCI because it is one of the best experience of tourists in TCI. Here tourists can snorkel along the barrier reef, and they can free dive and find their very own conch. It’s quite common in TCI to catch your own conch, after capturing the conch they will even show you how to open the conch, and they will also make a conch salad for you. Here the best thing is they will prepare a salad with your own conch itself.

If you really love conch means you can even visit the only conch farm in the world in the TCI. This farm is the first and only commercial conch farm in the whole world. You can clearly know everything about the conch in this farm such as its lifecycle, different stages, etc. if you are having interest in growing the conch, then you can pet one at the end of the tour.

  1. Chill out with Iguanas at the Little water Cay: 

Even after experiencing all the above aspects your trip won’t be completed without hanging out with Iguanas. A little water cay is an exciting place in the nature reserve of water cay. This place is called the “Iguana Island.”

  1. Complete your Sunbathing on Grace Bay: 

The sand in the grace bay is crystal clear, and it will even reflect the light. Sometimes we also feel like we are swimming in the world’s biggest swimming pool.  This is the calmest beach with no waves at all. You can only find one or two waves that too which are caused by the boats. This is the best place to relax and enjoy the actual color of nature, and of course, this is best for sunbathing as well. So, you shouldn’t miss this experience on the grace bay.

  1. Horseback riding in water:

If you like horse riding? Then you will love this activity in TCI. You can ride the horse in the water in the Turks and Caicos Islands. You shouldn’t miss this excellent experience because it is fabulous to ride a horse in water.

You can even take the horses into the shallow waters in TCI to get an authentic and unique experience. This will be your special movement in life if you are a newbie to horseback riding.


These are the ten special things to do in Turks and Caicos Island. Along with these, you can find even more places to explore in the Turks and Caicos Islands. Hope you all like this post; share your experience with us below in our comment section.