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Address: Grand Turk
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One of the most beautiful and unusual dives on the island, known for its...

One of the most beautiful and unusual dives on the island, known for its black coral and dramatic underwater cliffs.

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Amazing Underwater Site!

You think you have seen it all......but not until you have seen "Black Forest" of Grand Turk. An underwater world of beautiful black coral. At a depth of about 90 feet you get... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
miklin2015
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Effort, Pennsylvania
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Effort, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You think you have seen it all......but not until you have seen "Black Forest" of Grand Turk. An underwater world of beautiful black coral. At a depth of about 90 feet you get to see some of the most beautiful coral formations that exist. Walls of Black Coral dispersed among various coral out-croppings of sea fans, ledges and channels. Amazement... More 

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Mississauga, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2015

I have spent more than four months diving this reef in the last three years. Each of the sites have their own special sights. This one is interesting as the wall curls in on itself. Bring a light, there is lots to see in the little cracks in the wall

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 20, 2015 via mobile

normally don't get to see black coral but wall overhang blocks enough light that the black coral will grow at shallower depths (70-90 ft for this dive). Once back up over the wall by the boat mooring, there were lots of little coral formations to look for little critters. Two baby morays on separate bommies were probably the best (thanks... More 

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Redlands, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2013

There is not a bad dive site on Grand Turk. Atleast Oasis Divers has never taken us to one. Black Forest is a great wall dive with huge black gorgonians jutting out from the wall outcroppings. It's easy to get mesmerized and forget your depth. Keep an eye on that depth gauge and stay with your guide. We're always looking... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2013

The coral reefs are in great shape in Grand Turk this is one of the more outstanding examples....reds, oranges, blues greens....breath taking

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Omaha, NE
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 4, 2013

This is a deep wall dive with black coral in mass amounts at 80-100 feet. Due to a lucky mix up, I actually got to dive this site twice. Under the overhanging wall at just over 100 feet are massive formations of red growths. I'm still not sure what it is, but a very nice dive site.

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Providenciales
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 24, 2012

This was a great site with lots of sea life, cuddly Grouper and a couple of amorous turtles and numerous other critters along the way.

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Euless, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2012

I liked diving this spot because it is shallow like Library. It's probably 25 ft to the top of the wall (maybe less) and has lots of life. Good for new divers too.

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Rochester, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2004

Great dive! Don't miss out on this one. The wall overhangs and black coral abounds under the edge of the overhang. Not usually seen at these depths. I would definitely do this dive again.

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