Water sports in Turks and Caicos
Turks and Caicos is a water sports paradise. With the third largest coral reef in the world, flat blue expanses of Caribbean sea, and one of the top places for kiteboarding, the islands have a wealth of fun and exhilarating water activities for all.
Here are the Top 6 water sports activities in the Turks and Caicos Islands.
Boat Charter/ Island Hopping
Turks and Caicos consist of 40 islands and cays, most of which are uninhabited. Find your own fantasy island with a private luxury half day boat charter. Speed past semi-submerged shipwrecks, snorkel in crystal clear Caribbean water and enjoy an island beach BBQ with Poseidon Luxury snorkel island hopping.
It’s been described as the closest thing to flying and the most fun you can have standing up! e Foiling is a surfboard powered by a below-water electric fin that speeds you along the top of the water. This exciting new water sport has arrived in Turks and Caicos with @flytci.
Diving and Snorkeling
The Turks and Caicos Barrier Reef are one of the largest reef systems in the world, with plenty of exciting diving options in crystal clear waters. Snorkeling is good right from the beach at Providenciales. The Bight Reef and Smith’s Reef are the two main snorkeling sites accessible from the beach. The Bight Reef is easy to access but more difficult to find; Smith’s Reef offers much more to see.
National Geographic named Long Bay beach in Providenciales as one of ’13 of the World’s Greatest Kiteboarding Spots.’ Beginners and experts will have a great day out with Big Blue Kite TCI
This exciting sport is similar to waterskiing and the flat vast open seas around Turks and Caicos are ideal for beginners. Keep your eyes out for friendly dolphin outriders.
Humpback whales are annual visitors to the waters of Turks and Caicos. Early January and the first week of April is your best time to see them. You can often take a boat trip and even swim safely with humpback whales.