The Turks & Caicos is an excellent destination for birdwatching and home to wide array of tropical Caribbean species. Bird watching and Wildlife Private Tour around Grand Turk on this two hours (2) tour. The salt pound and inland marshes serve as excellent feeding grounds for resident and migratory birds. Search for Great Blue Herons, Flamingos, Osprey and pelicans alongside Egrets, Terns, Frigates, Bodies, and other water birds. As part of the National Parks 170 species of birds can be found in Grand Turk Turks and Caicos Islands. Wild life on the Island of Grand Turk is limited but includes Donkeys and Hours.
The Donkeys and Horses were brought to Grand Turk by the Bermudians in the 15th century, they have been residents. The Donkeys and Horses were used by the Bermudians when they came to rake the salt seasonally. The animals to haul salt from the Salinas to small boats that would take the salt to waiting ships.
Meet your comfortable, air-conditioned van and your friendly, professional Tour by local guide at the Cruise Center taxi stand. After boarding, you'll head to the first stop at the salt pounds or Salinas that provide many Grand Turk residents with their livelihood during colonial . These pounds are now home to indigenous birds such as Endangered Pink Flamingo, which aren't difficult to spot. The van will stop in the main areas in the center where the salt Ponds or Salinas is. Where you will find birds . Flamingo's and an Osprey on the remnants of a windmill are just a few of the birding possibilities in Town Salina. Black Necked Stilt five day old chicks can be seen wading in the Great Salina and ducks aplenty are at South Wells, with Egrets, Pelicans and Herons at North Creek. These salt ponds are home to a unique variety of birds and, because of the location of the ponds, water birds regularly approach people more closely than almost anywhere else in the world.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: If you are coming by cruise ship you will meet at the cruise port taxi stand,the tour will start half an hour after the ship arrive. If you're coming by airplane meeting place would be at the airport, and the tour will start 15 minutes after you arrive.If your living at a hotel or anywhere on the island the meeting place would be where we decide.
End location: Where ever you was picked up from the tour will end.
Duration: 2 hours
Tour transportation will happen by a licensed 15 seated van by your tour guide. All vehicles are clean and fully air condition which allows for maximum comfort.
The Price Includes Free bottle of water or soft drink, free WI-FI Free Internet Service will be available on the van. Also there will be Binoculars that you can watch the birds as they feed.
Each Guest will be entitled to one free drink with a choice of: Soft Drink, Water, or Juice.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
50 none - As we procedee the towns areas the they want to purchase drinks, food and a few gifts.
Personal Items like food drinks and souvenirs are not included in the tour price.
My Van can fit up to 14 guest comfortable. Please inquire for large groups.