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The Humpback Dive Shack

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Enjoy year-round diving and snorkeling on stunning coral reefs and deep drop-offs in Grand Turk's crystal clear turquoise warm waters. Experience stingray encounters in the Gibbs Cay shallows. From January to April you can observe Humpback Whales in...more
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Close Haul Road, TKCA 1ZZ, Grand Turk
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had some great dives with Brian and Sabina; they took me out to some nice spots even for the days when I was their sole customer. The coral reefs are in very good condition, the visibility is amazing, and there's lots to see. Brian and...More

Thank Nicholas Martin D
humpbackdiveshack, Owner at The Humpback Dive Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your positive feedback Nicholas. We're happy you enjoyed the beautiful coral reefs you visited while diving on the Grand Turk wall and the excellent visibility that we are so used to here. I think the sharks and that impressive eagle ray gliding...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I never write reviews but I had to for this dive shop! Thank you both for an amazing time and for you flawless hospitality and welcoming nature! I was picked up next to my cruise ship and everything was perfect from there onwards. One of...More

Thank Kevin P
humpbackdiveshack, Owner at The Humpback Dive Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

You are very welcome Kevin, it was a pleasure having you on board, especially with your magic bag of food lol, thanks for the pizza. We are happy to collect cruise ship passengers directly from the beach by the Carnival cruise port dock and return...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did 4 dives at short notice as we were recommended by Pelican House where we were staying. The dive boat is larger and more powerful than other companies, so we got to the farther sites in no time. Both Sabine and Brian are Divemasters...More

Thank BanwellWoo
humpbackdiveshack, Owner at The Humpback Dive Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi guys, thank you very much for your positive feedback, it's really great. We are a stones throw from Pelican House and often take people diving from there, it's a nice accommodation. Short notice is usually not a problem as we are always ready to...More

Reviewed 18 August 2018

I was a certified diver with no recent experience and in need of a refresher course. Sabina and Brian were exactly what I needed in order to feel comfortable under water. Their professionalism, patience and knowledge about marine life made an indelible mark on me...More

Thank Kimberley G
humpbackdiveshack, Owner at The Humpback Dive Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your positive review Kimberley. It was a pleasure to meet you too and get you back into the water for your refresher dive and then on to the the real Scuba diving on the Grand Turk wall. You are a great diver,...More

Reviewed 13 August 2018

Thanks so much to Sabine and Brian for 2 amazing days on and in the water. We were blessed with perfect conditions for boating, snorkelling and diving, and after years out of the water, these two made me feel comfortable and took me to sites...More

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humpbackdiveshack, Owner at The Humpback Dive Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

Thank you for your positive comments Nicole. We are happy that you enjoyed your snorkelling, boating and Scuba Diving on the Grand Turk Wall. It was a pleasure to have a fellow biologist on board who could really appreciate the variety of coral and biodiversity...More

Reviewed 4 July 2018

As we would be cruising the Caribbean, with a stop at Grand Turk, we were searching for a stingray snorkeling tour. We didn't want to book the tour via the cruise line, or any 'normal' tour, as we don't like the big boats/crowds nor we...More

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humpbackdiveshack, Owner at The Humpback Dive Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2018

Thanks for your great review, we often have bookings from cruise ship passengers who want to escape the big crowds on the cruise line tours and also prefer a passive approach to wildlife experiences, the Stingrays in this instance. It is true that we do...More

Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

Absolutely wonderful experience diving with humpback today! Brian was very knowlegeable and friendly and showed us some amazing sea life including an octopus, rays, barracuda, etc. plus it was just us on the boat, no large crowds! We will definetly be back!More

Thank Gabriel S
humpbackdiveshack, Owner at The Humpback Dive Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2018

Thanks for you kind comments Gabriel. We were happy to welcome you from your cruise ship onto our dive boat and are very glad you enjoyed your scuba diving experience on the Grand Turk wall. We were very luck indeed to find an octopus as...More

Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

There aren’t enough words to describe how wonderful Sabine and Brian are. My friend and I booked an excursion with them to go to Gibbs Cay and not only did we swim with sting rays but they hosted a beautiful beach picnic and THEN took...More

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humpbackdiveshack, Owner at The Humpback Dive Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2018

Thank you for your positive feedback, we're happy you enjoyed snorkelling with the stingrays at Gibbs Cay, the beach picnic and then more snorkelling on the wall at Grand Turk. You gals were great fun to have on board and it was our pleasure to...More

Reviewed 30 May 2018

We had an amazing experience swimming with the stingrays. Brian and Sabine knowledge of the wildlife, the sea and their appreciation for nature is truly unmatched. I am an island boy and had been to Gibbs Cay already and on many boat excursions, but this...More

Thank Kelano F
humpbackdiveshack, Owner at The Humpback Dive Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2018

Thank for your kind words Kelano, it means a lot to us, especially coming from an island boy who had made the trip on several different occasions already. It was great to meet another keen botanist and gardener who realises the huge potential in cultivating...More

Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

We had an amazing experience swimming with the stingrays! The tour takes about 3 hours including a picnic on the beach and some snorkelling. Sabine (who also speaks German) and Brian were as welcoming and friendly as professional. We felt completely safe as some of...More

Thank EricJ2767
humpbackdiveshack, Owner at The Humpback Dive Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2018

Thank you for your positive feedback. We are happy that you enjoyed snorkelling with the stingrays at Gibbs Cay, especially as it was the first time for some of you. We are also glad that you liked the little picnic and found our service friendly,...More

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Hamood U
2 June 2018|
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Response from humpbackdiveshack | Property representative |
Hi, there are no whales around this time of the year. Middle of January to middle of April is whale time in the TCI.
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GWayne225
24 April 2018|
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Response from humpbackdiveshack | Property representative |
Hi Wayne, thank you for your patience. We just got married on Tuesday and had to battle with the aftermath of tidying up. You can book our tours in advance, yes, and we do cater to cruise ship passengers, too. What activity... More
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