Best The Library Snorkeling

The 9th most popular snorkel dive spot in Turks And Caicos.

  Grand Turk, Turks And Caicos


  September 25, 2016

West of Cockburn Town off the west coast of Grand Turk, the snorkeling at The Library is one of the favorite dive sites on The Wall. You can expect to find wrasse, sergeant majors, turtles and snappers in 15-20 foot deep water. The dive site is located about a mile north-northwest of Cockburn Town.

The best Library snorkeling is near Buoy #10.

Grand Turk is located 70 miles southeast of Providenciales and there is no public ferry service.To reach the snorkeling on Turks and Caicos by air, fly into Providenciales International Airport (PLS) located in the middle of the island. To reach Grand Turk from Providenciales, you will need to fly on a domestic airline into Grand Turk McCartney airport (GDT) which takes about 30 minutes. The two inter-island airlines serving Grand Turk are interCaribbean and Caicos Express Airways. TIP - Grand Turk island is very popular with cruise ships that deposit several hundred thousand visitors a year, so plan your days on Grand Turk to avoid these invasions.

Overall, The Library is the 9th most popular snorkel dive spot of all 32 snorkeling dives in Turks And Caicos. Several of the better snorkeling spots are nearby The Library including Gibbs Cay, Salt Cay, The Wall, Old Pier / South Dock, Pillary Beach and Governors Beach.

Local Contacts:  Oasis Divers (649) 946-1128; Blue Water Divers (649) 946-2432; Papa J Tours (649) 231-0400; Turks And Caicos Tourist Board (649) 946-2321.

Best Season:  Nov. - Apr.

Base Camp:  Manta House; Salt Raker Inn, Grand Turk (649) 946-2260

Luxury Loding:  Bohio Dive Resort (649) 946 2135; Osprey Beach Hotel (649) 946-2260; Grand Turk Inn (649) 946-2827

Breakfast Restaurant:  Courtyard Cafe

Reference Source:  click here

GPS:  21.480127, -71.149735

Date Published:  1/13/2012

Date Updated:  9/25/2016

ID:  23408

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