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Little Water Cay

Providenciales
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Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Islands, Reefs
Activities: Viewing wildlife, Snorkeling, Swimming with dolphins
Description: Island in the Turks and Caicos islands, the only place in the world to see the endangered rock iguana in its natural habitat.
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Rochester, New Hampshire
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

This island is really cool to see. There is Iguana's all over the place and also their dens, At the end of the walking path there is a very nice beach you can swim in to cool off from the walk. Found some cool shells and sea glass on the beach.

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Arlington, Texas
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31 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Loved looking at the indigenous rock iguanas...the 'sanctuary' was small, but there was a person there to answer your questions about the iguanas.

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31 reviews 31 reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 via mobile

Stopped here for about 30 minutes on a snorkel trip. Nice little tour by a guide and plenty of curious iguanas. They just sit there and them run off. Beautiful beach here too.

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Toronto, Canada
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168 reviews 168 reviews
19 attraction reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We rented sea kayaks and visited the Little Water Cay. There are tonnes of iguanas living on this nature preserve and they are very curious of humans. You walk along a boardwalk, and if you want to hike through the brush a trail is provided which takes you to a nice beach where you can swim.

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Tennessee
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We had chartered a catamaran and had them take us here. In my opinion once you see a few of the iguanas it is time to venture on. The highlight of the excursion was Alex the tour guide. He is personable and knowledgable about the islands. He plays Rugby for the national team and is eager to share what he... More

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pa
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53 reviews 53 reviews
14 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

I've traveled extensively throughout the Caribbean, and this has to be one of my favorite spots. Water so blue you can see conch shells and starfish from the boat. We were able to walk the waterline and gather them up, as well as sanddollars. There is a rocky backdrop on the island for amazing photos. We only spent a few... More

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California
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38 reviews 38 reviews
7 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

This is one of those "don't miss" trips in Turks and Caicos. Unless you have significant disabilities or are making multiple stops, don't bother to "buy" this trip from a tour operator. Go to Big Blu on Leeward, adjacent to Blue Haven resort and rent a single or tandem kayak for roughly $30 per hour. This will be about a... More

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Paso Robles, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Interesting visit to this small island that has become a protected home for the Turks and Caicos iguanas. Our half-day snorkel trip included a short stop with a guided tour. Well worth the trip.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We took an excursion to Little Water Cay and found the tour to be very interesting and informative. The guide clearly had a passion for preservation of natural Turks and Caicos and provided a ton of great information.

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

While staying at Beaches my family scheduled an Iguana island and snorkel excursion. My son loved the Iguanas and we saw tons of them but the real highlight of the day was looking for sand dollars on the sandbar. I have never seen a more beautiful place! It is almost unbelievable. We enjoyed it so much that we booked the... More

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