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Library Reef

Address: Grand Turk
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Ranked #3 of 13 Attractions in Grand Turk
Type: Reefs, Outdoors
Activities: Viewing wildlife, Scuba diving
Owner description: Shallow reef full of beautiful and curious fish, a perfect place to scuba dive.
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Type: Reefs, Outdoors
Activities: Viewing wildlife, Scuba diving
Owner description: Shallow reef full of beautiful and curious fish, a perfect place to scuba dive.
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Williamsburg, Virginia
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124 reviews 124 reviews
14 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

The library is one of the best sites to dive in Grand Turk, which is saying something, considering the many great dive spots the island has to offer.

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Chicago
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We did a night dive here with Smitty and Grand Turk Diving. Saw giant crabs feeding themselves, several good size lobster and many parrotfish tucked into rocks in their mucous cocoon. Then we went to the shallow area, turned off our dive fights and let the fireworks begin. The bioluminescence was amazing, and it looked liked fireworks underwater.

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Miami, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Went snorkeling here in August and it was one of the best snorkel spots I have ever been to. I've been snorkeling in the Bahamas, the Keys, and Mexico and this was one of my favorites. I saw two sharks and a huge variety of fish. The coral was stunning as well

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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62 reviews 62 reviews
24 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Amazing. That's how I would describe it in one word.. The water clarity is crystal clear the fish are bright and plentiful and the ledge is incredible. It literally goes from 30 to 7000 feet deep. Never seen anything like it. I have seen better and brighter coral but the ledge is absolutely impressive!! A must see for a snorkeling... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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83 reviews 83 reviews
8 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

We took a private charter to snorkel here, avoiding the cruise ship cattle boats. We had a great time, saw many fish, beautiful coral and even some friendly nurse sharks. It's a great stop!

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Monroe, GA
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182 reviews 182 reviews
22 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We purchased tickets for semi sub at grand Turk. You have to be tendered out to the reef about a mile from the pier. What's even better is it's air conditioned and you don't get wet even though you five feet under water. Once back on Grand Turk island, go get yourself a margarita at jimmy buffets place. You will... More 

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117 reviews 117 reviews
83 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014 via mobile

We really enjoyed snorkling here. It was alot of fun, and the quantity of fish to observe was incredible. Bring your camera and let the fun begin, under water that is.

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Florida
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144 reviews 144 reviews
28 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Having scuba and snorkeled in different parts of the world, this was so-so ... but, if you're from a place where you don't normally see tropical fish, etc., I'm sure you will enjoy your visit. I did see several varieties of fish, including a 5 foot nurse shark, but there are several areas of the reef, which were dead. Boat... More 

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NY
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115 reviews 115 reviews
52 attraction reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

The famous Grand Turk 7,000-foot Wall comes just 20-30 feet short of the surface here, so it's a great place to snorkel and view the healthy corals, sponges, and reef fish, as well as glance into the deep, where you might see big fish, even whales. Better yet, scuba dive it!

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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
5 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014 via mobile

WOW... What a great place to spend a free hours. Take a catamarin and just enjoy the insanely beautiful sights. Loved it

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