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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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Iguana island!!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Aaron M
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Wantagh, New York
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Wantagh, New York
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Thank Leanne4kids
Grand Island, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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Thank Cheryl G
massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Garden City, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

SO amazing and beautiful. We stopped there during our excursion (Island Vibes) and I am so grateful! I have never seen such a clean beach before. It looked like you were in a fresh sand box. The water was calm and clear. Our guy was cleaning the conch that were going to eat and threw the inedible stuff in the... More 

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Alexandria, VA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Lots of tours stop on this island for the beautiful beaches and the Iguanas. The walk to the Iguanas can be long - depending on where your boat parks. The iguanas are awesome - but you wish there were more of them for sure. I was sad to see older boys chasing them - please keep your kids under control.... More 

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Thank Florida.Girl.2006
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

We visited this island on a boat excursion with Big Blue. We saw quite a few iguanas and we had a fun time.

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