Top Snorkeling and Scuba Diving in Turks and Caicos Islands

Ready to check out the best sites in Turks and Caicos Islands for scuba diving, snorkeling, shore diving, free diving or other ocean activities? Zentacle has 19 dive sites, snorkel spots, beaches, and more. Discover hand-curated maps, along with reviews and photos from nature lovers like you. No matter what you're looking for, you can find a diverse range of the best ocean activities in Turks and Caicos Islands to suit your needs.
Turks and Caicos Islands dive site map
Smith Cove and Bright Reef

#1 - Smith Cove and Bright Reef

Turks and Cacos, Caribbean

Unrated
(5)
Near the Turtule Cove Inn
The Old Pier

#2 - The Old Pier

Turks and Cacos, Caribbean

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The Old Pier is a 0-star rated scuba dive and snorkel destination in Turks and Cacos, Caribbean which is accessible from shore based on 0 ratings.
The Warhead

#3 - The Warhead

Turks Caicos, South Caicos

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This site gets its names from a large conical metal object that sits around 30m on the first ledge down the wall. The object is neither a Bell nor a Warhead, but rather the nose cone of the plane from the adjacent site. The plateau provides ample diving for open water divers, but the wall is the real attraction. This is probably the most impressive section of drop-off in the area. Straight out from the buoy to the right is a nearly dead vertical wall with impressive sponges. Along the drop-off to the left, you will find the "Warhead." The Warhead is also known as The Bell.
Black Coral Forest

#4 - Black Coral Forest

Turks Caicos, Providenciales

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Great wall dive. Excellent for wide angle photography. Northwest Point, east side of West Caicos
Stairway

#5 - Stairway

Turks Caicos, Providenciales

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Northwest Point, east side of West Caicos Stairway is also known as Stairway To Haeven.
Rookery

#6 - Rookery

Turks Caicos, Grand Turk

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Rookery is a 0-star rated scuba dive and snorkel destination in Turks Caicos, Grand Turk which is accessible from shore based on 0 ratings.
Northwest Dropoff

#7 - Northwest Dropoff

Turks Caicos, Grand Turk

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Northwest Dropoff is a 0-star rated scuba dive and snorkel destination in Turks Caicos, Grand Turk which is accessible from shore based on 0 ratings.
Black Coral Canyon

#8 - Black Coral Canyon

Turks Caicos, Grand Turk

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Black Coral Canyon is a 0-star rated scuba dive and snorkel destination in Turks Caicos, Grand Turk which is accessible from shore based on 0 ratings.
The Dome

#9 - The Dome

Turks Caicos, Providenciales

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The dome was originally built as a prop for the set of a French reality TV show. Although the show is now off the air, the ruins of the dome remain and provide shelter to schooling fish and other organisms. If you like tiny creatures then you're in for a treat, as this dive site is home to countless gobies and tube-dwelling blennies
Crack

#10 - Crack

Turks Caicos, Providenciales

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Somes sharks, Green Murray, Litle walk Crack is also known as Crack.
Amphitheater

#11 - Amphitheater

Turks Caicos, Providenciales

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North West Point area.
The Plane

#12 - The Plane

Turks Caicos, South Caicos

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This site is the wreckage of a cargo plane that went down just short of the South Caicos runway (contrary to stories about it being a drug plane that was shot down). It was towed to its current location to create a dive attraction. Currently all that remains are the wings. The plane sits at about 15m slightly out and left from the buoy towards the drop-off. The wreckage also provides an excellent reference point for night diving. More experienced divers will enjoy the impressive wall.
The Maze

#13 - The Maze

Turks Caicos, South Caicos

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Turtles are quite common at this site. There is a small "swim through" or cavern formation on the wall - go to the wall, turn right, and find the entrance around 30m deep after a 5 to 7 minute swim. Divers can stay reasonably shallow (10-15m) by going immediately left from the buoy along a ridge.
Troys Dream

#14 - Troys Dream

Turks Caicos, South Caicos

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The plateau area is shallow enough for novice divers, while the wall provides ample diving for more experienced divers. Go left at the drop-off to find a small arch formation.
The Arch

#15 - The Arch

Turks Caicos, South Caicos

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This a natural coral arch feature. It is relatively low risk to swim through the arch, which is approximately 7m wide, 2m tall, and 3m long. The arch can be found about 25m to right of the mooring (when facing away from the shore) and about 10m out. In typical wind and wave conditions, the buoy and boat float even closer to it. The arch is at about 14m. There is a second plateau slightly deeper, at about 25m. The drop-off is a longer swim, but is reachable.
The gulley

#16 - The gulley

Turks Caicos, West Caicos

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reef diving The gulley is also known as Gulley, Gullies.
Kelly's Folly

#17 - Kelly's Folly

Turks Caicos, Grand Turk

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Kelly's Folly is a 0-star rated scuba dive and snorkel destination in Turks Caicos, Grand Turk which is accessible from shore based on 0 ratings.
Point Pleasant

#18 - Point Pleasant

Turks Caicos, Grand Turk

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Point Pleasant is a 0-star rated scuba dive and snorkel destination in Turks Caicos, Grand Turk which is accessible from shore based on 0 ratings.
Wanda's Lust

#19 - Wanda's Lust

Turks Caicos, Grand Turk

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Wanda's Lust is a 0-star rated scuba dive and snorkel destination in Turks Caicos, Grand Turk which is accessible from shore based on 0 ratings.