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Little Water Cay

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Address: Providenciales
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Island in the Turks and Caicos islands, the only place in the world to see...

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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This is a very nice attraction to see and the Iguana's just stand really still to see you. You can only get here by boat and there are different tours to do and not very expensive.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Cece V
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Spring, Texas
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Spring, Texas
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281 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very nice attraction to see and the Iguana's just stand really still to see you. You can only get here by boat and there are different tours to do and not very expensive.

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Thank Cece V
Montreal
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61 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took a boat out to the island and were met by our guide, Elliott. He gave us a brief overview and showed us the islands most famous resident, Rocky the oldest known iguana on the island. A five minute guided-tour of the exhibit followed before we were given directions to get to the North beach. Our walk along the... More 

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Thank Simon2dogs
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After figuring out that one of the easiest ways to get to the island was booking through Caribbean cruising, we were off on a five minute boat ride to the island. We gave ourselves 1.5 hrs on the island. We could have done 2hrs because we went swimming on the wonderful secluded beach. The guide was nice and provided a... More 

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Thank Laura S
Wantagh, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A deserted nation park paradise. We hired a captain to drop us off and pick us up. At the dock we met the two park rangers. They signed us in. Showed us the path. Taught us about the iguanas. Then set us on our way. We spent 3 hours there but could have stayed all day. After we left the... More 

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Erin, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016

Like nothing we've ever seen before. Our guide was very knowledgeable. They come right up to you. Like going back in time

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Grand Island, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

Took the 1/2 day snorkel/ iguana island / she'll island boat trip and had a blast !!! Two different areas to snorkels ! Visited iguana island and saw many very cool and large iguanas ! Stopped at shell island to collect some large shells and boat assistant found large conch shell which he cut up and served to those brave... More 

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massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016

The small island has purportedly thousands of the iguanas on it, all of the dozens we encountered seem perfectly happy to approach. We enjoyed the stop on a longer tour.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

We visited Little Water Cay as part of our half-day snorkel excursion with Island Vibes. The iguanas are easily found if you go near where the old picnic tables are. Many tours and excursions stop here, so the iguanas are used to people. This was my second time here. The iguanas can often be found hiding in the bushes and... More 

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Laguna Niguel, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

We were received by a guide who gave us a brief and pleasant tour and told us about the iguanas. He was informative. They are smaller than what we've seen elsewhere and green. They ran right up to us to greet us and then kept their distance. There is a shop there with locally made items. It is a good... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

We kayak'ed to Little Water Cay aka Iguana Island with Big Blue or Blue Haven Yacht club on their 3 hour tour. We also went through the mangroves and saw many small sharks and fish. Be sure to have lots of sunscreen and/or a water shirt, a hat and sunglasses. The iguanas were very interested in us. When we came... More 

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