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Beautiful reef hard to find

I had to read a lot of blogs to figure out how to find this reef. Unfortunately I didn’t get any... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dinene D
via mobile
Afternoon snorkel

We continue to snorkel at Smiths Reef due to its size and abundance of marine life . Although we... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2018
Kelly B
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Westport, Canada
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“sea grass” (19 reviews)
“bridge road” (13 reviews)
“coconut road” (11 reviews)
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near Turtle Cove Marina

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had to read a lot of blogs to figure out how to find this reef. Unfortunately I didn’t get any pictures but it is worth the trip! I saw a family of red sharks and others saw a family of sea turtles and rays!...More

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Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

We continue to snorkel at Smiths Reef due to its size and abundance of marine life . Although we did not see rays today, we did see many large schools of fish, sea turtles and some amazing coral . We plan on snorkelling here several...More

2  Thank Kelly B
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Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

This was our favorite close to shore place to snorkel. There were plenty of fish all around and lots to see. We saw a Starfish and a shark. Other snorkelers said they saw a stingray and turtle while we were there.

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

The most beautiful seas I have ever seen. 3 to 4 shades of blues and green before it tuens into the deep blue sea. The beaches are sandy and/or rocky depending on your entrance to the reef. Snorkeling is an absolute dream. We saw rays,...More

1  Thank IBPacman
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

It offers beach time and snorkeling options. Great snorkeling right off the Shore. We had 2 awesome snorkeling trips to Smith’s Reef. The reef is quite close to the shore and fish get a little bigger as the water gets deeper. We saw variety of...More

2  Thank May_EXL
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Reviewed 1 March 2018

This is the best off-the-beach snorkeling we saw in Providenciales. It was a bit windy the entire week we were there, so that may have affected the number of fish. This reef area has a nice array of gars, eagle rays and turtles. You need...More

1  Thank 462David
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Reviewed 24 February 2018

Even with very good directions, this is difficult to find. We didn't see the central or east side access points, but did find the west end. Can be a bit of a walk, especially if you're carrying chairs and a cooler. Very rocky. Water was...More

1  Thank RockyRaccoon
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

We had a wonderful time snorkelling around Smith's Reef, though the currents can be challenging. We went two days in a road, parking at the end of Bridge Road. Lots of colourful fish and there are usually 3-5 rays to be mesmerized by :) There...More

3  Thank AnnaandPeterK3D
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Reviewed 30 December 2017

Just got back from Provo. Went snorkeling here two days in a row. We entered the beach from the eastern end of the beach road. It was mainly grassy immediately in front of the access(no fish) but found a reef with lots of fish about...More

3  Thank craverconstruction
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Reviewed 28 December 2017

Hard to locate the opening with Google Maps, we ended up driving and driving until we saw a roundabout parking lot and just parked. The sign to the reef was hidden around the corner. I don't know if they planned to not have people find...More

Thank tchin1180
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Paul M
22 May 2017|
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Response from Coopermomma | Reviewed this property |
Some hotels may let guests borrow snorkeling gear. We brought our own but discovered that our hotel, Royal West Indies, has gear available for free.
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Liane729
11 December 2016|
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Response from Coopermomma | Reviewed this property |
I think you would be very hard pressed to travel from Grand Turk to Provo, where Smith's reef is located, and still have enough time to snorkel.
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Liane729
11 December 2016|
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Response from Cece V | Reviewed this property |
I have never been to Grand Turk and yeah you get on a cruise ship to go to that Island
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