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Old February 2nd, 2010, 09:18 PM
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Originally Posted by Donna View Post
Do they offer many shore excursions in Grand Turk? I've seen parts of the island on TV and it looks beautiful, would love to get a look around, water/beach look lovely as well.
Princess does offer a few such as:

Grand Turk Experience
Pass by the former United States Air Force facility where astronaut John Glen was debriefed in 1962 after his historic space flight. Later travel by a replica of John Glen's Space Capsule which stands at the entrance to the international airport named for the first Chief Minister and national hero James Alexander George Smith (JAGS) McCartney. Continue past Waterloo, built in 1815, which presently serves as home to His Excellency the Governor, the representative of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Throughout your island drive, see several 18th-century churches, beautiful Bermudan-style buildings, remnants of the salt producing days, and wild horses and donkeys freely roaming the streets. Enjoy a 15-minute stop at Lighthouse Park. Discover this fascinating 150-year-old working lighthouse and take in the views of the turquoise seas. A stop will also be made at the Grand Quay Salt Company, also known as "The Salt House." The re-created 17th-century salt pan chronicles the history of the salt and slave industry in Grand Turk.


Historical Town, Homes, & Museum
Your informative guide will provide commentary as you drive along the tree-lined streets and learn about the homes and past residents. Photo opportunities include the 200-year old Freeman House and the famous Turks Head Inn, the original manor home of the island's salt overseer, circa 1840. Next stop is Front Street, the business center of town lined with historic landmarks. See the Victoria Library, visit the Anglican Church, built in 1899. Enjoy a guided tour of the national museum. Hear the story about the Molasses Reef Wreck, the oldest European shipwreck discovered in the Western Hemisphere. There will be free time for shopping before your return to the ship

Conch World, Island Drive, & Tasting

Discover Grand Turk-Governor's Beach

Governor's Beach Break

Chukka 4WD Safari

Chukka Beach Horseback Ride & Swim

Bike & Beach

Chukka Buggy Safari

Catamaran Sail, Snorkel & Beach

Then a few Fishing, snorkeling, scuba, and stingray excursions.
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