Diving in the Turks and Caicos Islands

Dive Guide for the Turks and Caicos Islands

Located in the Atlantic Ocean southeast of the Bahamas, the Turks and Caicos Island chain consists of over 40 islands and cays. Known for sheer wall dives and crystal-clear waters, the Turks and Caicos is a diver’s paradise.

The island of Providenciales, commonly known as Provo, is the main hub for tourism in the Turks and Caicos. It is home to some exceptional dive sites including the famous Grace Bay Beach and the Northwest Point Marine National Park.

The capital island of Grand Turk is another popular scuba diving destination. It offers stunning wall dives where you can explore dramatic drop-offs that plunge into the deep blue ocean.

Scuba divers in Turks and Caicos can encounter a wide variety of marine life including turtles, eagle rays, nurse sharks, lobsters, and even humpback whales during the migration season (January to April).

Turks and Caicos Islands Dive Sites

Types of dives in the Turks and Caicos Islands

Salt water Boat Deep (80ft/24.5m) Wreck Swim through Wall Snorkel site Waves Cavern Current

Water Temperature

When to dive in the Turks and Caicos Islands

The visibility in Turks and Caicos is generally excellent often exceeding 100 feet (30 meters), allowing for fantastic underwater photography opportunities. The water temperature ranges from 78°F to 84°F (25°C to 29°C), making it comfortable for diving year-round.

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