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Grand Turk

18th Century Highlight Tour, visiting all historical sites, shopping

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What to Expect


Visit the Quay Salt company, explore lighthouse park, step inside Her Majesty’s Prison and enjoy free time in Cockburn Town.

You will begin your tour at the cruise center where you will meet your driver and guide.

Your first stop would be at the Grand Quay Salt Company, also known as the “salt house” which brings to life the salt pans of the 17th century.

You will then re-board your transportation for the drive to the northern most end of Grand Turk, making a brief photo stop along the way.

The lighthouse which over look North Creek was completed in 1862 to alert sailors of the shallow reef which saved the Island salt industry.

After a narrative tour and some time to take photos, you will then make your way to Cockburn Town,, the tiny capital of the Islands.

Once in Cockburn Town, your guide will provide you with a brief historical overview as well as a brief visit in the Anglican Church, you will then make your way to Her Majesty’s Prison Museum on foot from the church, this prison was built in the 1830s- housing prisoners until 1994.

Your guide would not only provide you with some interesting historical facts but will tell you some colorful tales associated with the prison. after your time “in prison” you will have some free time in town before returning to the cruise center.


Participants should wear lightweight clothing, sensible footwear sunscreen and sun-glasses.


This tour is wheelchair accessible.


This is a 2 hours and 45 minutes and the time at each stop is determined by the driver and guid
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Departure Point
Grand Turk Cruise Pirs, Cockburn Town TKCA 1ZZ, Turks and Caicos Islands
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Transportation by
  • air condition bus and or mini van
  • Entrance fees of $3.00 per adult and $2.50 all others, a gift certificate in the same amount will be given upon payment that can be use towards the purchase of anything from the gift shop or snack bar
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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You will not go wrong booking this tour. Albert made the tour so unique. His extreme knowledge about his island granted us with a memorable experience. He knew everyone on the island & his interaction with them showed us even more how welcoming his spirit is. You will learn so
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Response from anctaxiandtours, Owner at 18th Century Highlight Tour, visiting all historical sites, shopping
Responded Sep. 21, 2019
I must say im very thrilled with your comments, and am more than happy that you have enjoyed the tour you are always welcome to come back and visit my beautiful by Nature Island Grand Turk again. I have so much too say about your comments, I fall short of words, but I'll end it by saying a big "THANK YOU", and looking forward to seeing you again in the not too distant future. Again, thank you
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