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Cruise Ship Schedule Grand Turk

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Cruise Ship Schedule Grand Turk

How can we determine when there will be cruise ships at Grand Turk, so we can avoid those days as far as planning a daytrip from Provo? We think we would like to do the trip on either August 13 or 14 and would like to know as much beforehand as possible whether those dates will work.

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1. Re: Cruise Ship Schedule Grand Turk

http://www.grandturkcc.com/Port-Schedule.aspx

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2. Re: Cruise Ship Schedule Grand Turk

Thanks - lots of info on that website, but at the moment can't get it to display any schedule information other than for July 2013.

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3. Re: Cruise Ship Schedule Grand Turk

Carolina.....Two ships in on the 13th, one on the 14th. If you can change your dates around, there are no ships on the 11th, 12th and 17th.

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4. Re: Cruise Ship Schedule Grand Turk

Thanks! That helps a lot. How did you get the information? I still can't get the link above to work for August.

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5. Re: Cruise Ship Schedule Grand Turk

keep in mind, that some places like the museum (WELL worth a visit!) may only be open on cruse ship days

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cruisetimetables.com/visitinggrandturkturksa…

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7. Re: Cruise Ship Schedule Grand Turk

Just looking at schedule - only one ship in port 8/14/13 out of Baltimore. Not sure, but this is probably a medium size ship out of Baltimore like the Pride. You may want to go on a cruise port day without several huge ships docking - so that everything will be open.

Most cruise passengers will stay at the port .... shopping, beach and huge Margaritaville facilities AND they're usually a tame species :)

Edited: 11:49 am, July 31, 2013
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8. Re: Cruise Ship Schedule Grand Turk

Museum is open every week day except holidays.

there are things open only while there's a cruise ship, the shops at the dock (actually a nice shopping area) the lighthouse, Her Majesty's Prison.

I like going on a cruise ship day, get the best of both worlds. Especially if ship is only there until 2pm, because everybody has to be on board by 1. Still gives time to have Gibbs Cay all to yourself.

Cruisers do tend to stay put, mostly the beach at the dock.

So don't let that stop you!

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9. Re: Cruise Ship Schedule Grand Turk

Plan your trip accordingly - it really is with the visit!

http://tcmuseum.org/

New Summer Hours:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 9am-1pm

Thursday 1pm-5pm

Closed Friday, Saturday, Sunday & All Public Holidays

Open All Cruise Ship Days (see below for hours)

Closed Sunday, Monday and all public holidays

Cruise Ship Days:

Opens 1 hour after ship arrives

Closes 1 hour prior to departure

Includes weekends and holidays if a ship is scheduled

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10. Re: Cruise Ship Schedule Grand Turk

We are headed to Grand Turk too, and at first I was worried, but the more I read the less concerned I am about cruisers effecting the island vibe. Here is another cruise schedule I found to be more user friendly... http://www.grandturkcc.com/Port-Schedule.aspx Enjoy your trip!