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Address: Leeward | Adjacent to Blue Haven Marina, TKCA 1ZZ, Providenciales
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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'FIRST IN, LAST OUT' is part of our motto for maximizing the guest...

'FIRST IN, LAST OUT' is part of our motto for maximizing the guest experience. Specializing in small group and private eco-adventures our intimate and educational programs include scuba diving, kayaking, stand-up paddle-boarding, kite-boarding, snorkeling, biking and cultural eco-tours that span the entire breadth of the Turks and Caicos archipelago. The Ocean is our inspiration, exploring is our passion and innovation is our trademark. Since 1997 Big Blue Unlimited has continued to set the standards in adventure across the Turks & Caicos Islands and has never wavered from its core philosophy that 'less is more'.

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Big Blue is the best!

We have used Big Blue 4 times and they have always been awesome. We have rented paddle boards and gone for private charters with them. Always great service and epic snorkeling... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 February 2016
Daniel C
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Dartmouth, Massachusetts

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Dartmouth, Massachusetts
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17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016

We have used Big Blue 4 times and they have always been awesome. We have rented paddle boards and gone for private charters with them. Always great service and epic snorkeling adventures with very professional people.

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BigBlueUnltd, Owner at Big Blue Unlimited, responded to this review

"Great service, epic adventures, professional", cheers Daniel. Responses from our guests like this make our efforts so much more worthwhile. Thanks for coming out with us again. More 

Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016

We are first time paddle boarders and were fortunate to have Odessa Williams (OD) as our instructor. He made the wonderful experience that much better. He is very knowledgable of TCI as well as the surrounding ecosystems. So on top of enjoying our first time paddle boarding we learned a lot about the area. Highly recommend. Thanks OD!!

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BigBlueUnltd, Owner at Big Blue Unlimited, responded to this review

Odessa proves again and again that he is a top-class guide with a great knowledge and passion for the islands & environment. Great to read your review and I'm sure he will appreciate it too. Thanks. More 

Hamilton, Canada
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101 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016

My next visit to Provo will for sure include a trip (or two) with Big Blue. The turquoise water, scenery and tranquility of the area are soul-restoring. For our family of four, we rented two kayaks ($129 US for two hours including the $10 fee each to Little Water Cay - Iguana Island). A short paddle along the mangroves and... More 

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BigBlueUnltd, Owner at Big Blue Unlimited, responded to this review

We couldn't agree more; it is what life is all about. Good reason we've been here 19 years and still enjoying and appreciating the natural world!! Thanks for joining us and for the review. Great list of wildlife. More 

Winchester, MA
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18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

We had a perfect 1/2 day excursion with Lynn and Jessica. After trying the touristy boat operators in November and early January, I went with Big Blue for a family excursion for 5. We snorkeled in two spots without a boat to be seen nearby. The first spot looked like an aquarium to me. After the first snorkel spot we... More 

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BigBlueUnltd, Owner at Big Blue Unlimited, responded to this review

It is very very gratifying to read your review. We work hard to promote sustainable, low-impact tourism and this really should be the future for the TCI. We're happy you tried our services and enjoyed your trip with Lynn and Jessica so much. The reefs and snorkeling are beautiful and a healthy marine life is a critical part of this.... More 

Little Rock, Arkansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

Kayaking the mangroves! Amazing way to see, touch and experience the TCI!!! Best for people in fairly good physical condition! A must do!

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BigBlueUnltd, Owner at Big Blue Unlimited, responded to this review

The kayak Eco-tour has long been a 'must do' when visiting Provo. The guides provide the perfect intro to the geography and ecology of the TCI before embarking on the tour. Tandem kayaks definitely preferred by most to share the workload. Thank you for writing the review. More 

Oakville, Canada
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61 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2016

6 of us went on a beginner SUP tour through the mangroves. Big Blue picked us up from our resort, right on time! The tour was simply spectacular! Our guide Collin was awesome, and showed us all the wildlife that was living in the mangroves. We saw a lemon shark, barracuda, turtles, rays and a baby reef shark. The tour... More 

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BigBlueUnltd, Owner at Big Blue Unlimited, responded to this review

Thanks for the review Laura. It sounds like you had a wonderful trip with Colin and saw a ton of marine life; that's the height advantage of a stand-up paddleboard. It's an amazing way to explore the nature reserve and enjoy some exercise at the same time. More 

Urbana, Illinois
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76 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2016 via mobile

This was a first for me, & I couldn't have been more thrilled! Experienced guides with this outfitter & a small group of six made the adventure well worth our time & money. Beautiful, beautiful ocean worlds to behold! Make the time. The catamaran ride alone was worth it!

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BigBlueUnltd, Owner at Big Blue Unlimited, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. Small and intimate groups have been Big Blue's philosophy since day one. The experience for guests is greatly enhanced and the staff can manage the safety whilst also maximizing the education and adventure of the world class snorkelling. We are so lucky to live in such a beautiful part of the world with clean and... More 

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5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016

We had such a FUN day on our Big Blue SUP tour with guide Odessa! I'd wanted to try this for years, and although the wind and current were challenging as we crossed across to the Mangrove Cay, Odessa's instruction and encouragement helped us make it to the quiet, clear, fascinating cay. He told us about the importance of mangroves... More 

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BigBlueUnltd, Owner at Big Blue Unlimited, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your SUP Eco-tour with Odessa. It is designed to combine some thorough paddle board instruction with some low impact exploration of the nature reserve adjacent to our base. It sounds like he took good care of you and that you saw some great marine life. Good for you for trying the sport and thanks for the... More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016 via mobile

Seriously the best adventure I've had in a while. Booked a snorkeling trip with them Monday morning, turned up and they were straight with us, told us that the weather would only one snorkel. Said we could reschedule for Wednesday, so we did. What seemed to be the manager, called us and told us for a discount we could go... More 

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BigBlueUnltd, Owner at Big Blue Unlimited, responded to this review

We're so glad this worked out for you. It sounds like your flexibility paid off. Swimming with a humpback whale!! Awesome...does it get any better? It's so important to us to hit the right place on the right conditions and when nature dictates you have to listen. There is amazing snorkeling throughout the TCI but the 'Edge of the Banks'... More 

Montreal, Canada
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2016

WoW! These guys (and gals) never cease to amaze me! Every time that we head out exploring with them, incredible things happen. On our last trip to Turks & Caicos we went on a kitesurfing downwinder from North Caicos to Providenciales that was absolutely sublime! A dozen of us boated out to North Caicos to a pristine island where we... More 

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BigBlueUnltd, Owner at Big Blue Unlimited, responded to this review

It is the lifestyle many dream of and we're here to make that happen. It's hard not to be passionate when we have such an amazing playground and toys at our disposal :) Thank you for the kite safari reviews. South Caicos is hot on our radar for kite, kayak and dive adventures. Always a great pleasure to host The... More 

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