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Columbus Landfall National Park

Grand Turk
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Snorkeling the cruise port at Turks & Cacaos

We were on the cruise ship Carnival Vista when we stopped at this port in Turks & Cacaos. If you... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2017
Melbourne, Florida
Very quiet place

a definite need to walk on this quiet relaxing beach! We enjoyed looking at all the sea biscuits... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2017
Cypress, Texas, United States
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Underwater park great for scuba diving, populated by lots of beautiful and exotic fish.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average3%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
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“conch shells” (4 reviews)
“sea glass” (2 reviews)
“cruise ship” (3 reviews)
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Reviewed 12 June 2017

We were on the cruise ship Carnival Vista when we stopped at this port in Turks & Cacaos. If you love to party then the ‘Margaritaville’ restaurant and pool party at the port is the place for you. Also, the ship sells an excursion called...More

1  Thank thinch007
Reviewed 4 May 2017

a definite need to walk on this quiet relaxing beach! We enjoyed looking at all the sea biscuits and conch shells

Thank NateLinda
Reviewed 26 February 2017

We picked a taxi Tour Around Grand Turk at the Cruise port who took us along the park and the beaches and explained just off the beach the water drops to thousands of feet deep. Water was so blue and is a hidden gem of...More

Thank George B
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Just walk off the ship and turn right. Walk along the shore to a sandy cove loaded with conch shells. Take a snorkel and mask and you have a free excursion

2  Thank Skication
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Folklore has it that Columbus landed at this spot on Grand Turk. Perhaps he did, perhaps he didn't. It is still a national park but one in need of repair. The wharf has been closed due to deterioration. The view and the beach are spectacular.

Thank Scott W
Reviewed 24 October 2016

I have never seen water this blue in my entire life! Gorgeous place all around! I cant wait for my nest visit!

Thank Jacqui B
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Spectacular beach, secluded, shaded with wooden benches to sit on, crystal clear water, even had a stingray swim past me in the water! Watch the Passenger ships arrive and leave Port.

Thank Nigel L
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Great place - also called Governor's Beach - to collect sea glass and shells. There is an old abandoned ship on site too.

Thank janettd39
Reviewed 29 March 2016

We were looking to have a nice relaxing beach day and most everyone gets off the ship and heads to the beach and pool offered at the nearby Margaritaville. With two cruise ships in port, it was extremely busy and loud so we went for...More

2  Thank sleepinggypsy9
Reviewed 26 March 2016

The beaches near the cruise terminal are packed with people, grab some people, rent a taxi and relax in a quiet setting where you can actually see sand instead of just people!

1  Thank Les L
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