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Address: Grand Turk
Activities: Viewing wildlife, Scuba diving
Description: Underwater park great for scuba diving, populated by lots of beautiful and...
Underwater park great for scuba diving, populated by lots of beautiful and exotic fish.
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Grand Turks

Arrived by Cruise line Carnival ( Splendor ) I found the island to be beautiful except for the poverty . The water is as clear as Gin . The coral plentiful / we stayed the day and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 3, 2014
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East Hampton, New York
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18 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Indianapolis
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638 reviews 638 reviews
286 attraction reviews
381 helpful votes 381 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Some nice beaches which are covered on there own. The park is just a sign on the beach. Go for the beach, not the park

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New Milford, Connecticut, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Beautiful, tranquil clear blue water. The bluest water I've seen. It was just like the Corona commercial.

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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141 reviews 141 reviews
18 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

This runs the length of the west of the island almost, and includes some great beaches, including Governors beach. If you are staying on the island during the week head to Governors Beach and you will have the place to yourself.

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East Hampton, New York
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105 reviews 105 reviews
47 attraction reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Arrived by Cruise line Carnival ( Splendor ) I found the island to be beautiful except for the poverty . The water is as clear as Gin . The coral plentiful / we stayed the day and visited many places this being the best of them all . If you like friendly people and a good deal then this place... More 

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

The most wonderful sand, ultra-clear bathlike water, and the most incredible reef I've seen. "The Wall" drops off from 30' to 7000' (yes, seven THOUSAND feet) - breathtaking.

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Philadelphia suburb
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78 reviews 78 reviews
23 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

No venders here. Just a little public beach with a couple of benches and a huge shade tree. We really enjoyed the beach.

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84 reviews 84 reviews
29 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Not much to see and not even the place Columbus landed according to most scholars. Save your time and just hang out down at Jack's Shack....

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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92 reviews 92 reviews
60 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

This is a pretty big area (I might be wrong, but it seems to stretch from the Cruise Ship area down quite a ways) but there are a series of nice turn-offs with great beaches.

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New Delhi, India
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395 helpful votes 395 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Historically Columbus is supposed to have landed on the Grand Turk Island in his quest for the New World. In view of this it is called the Columbus Landfall National Park.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Stopped here on a jeep trip around the island. We enjoyed the beach and the snorkeling off the beach

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