Activities in Cockburn Town

Although one of the most populous settlements in Turks and Caicos, Cockburn Town retains a charming, quiet, and rustic feel that allows guests easy access to area attractions and activities without having to give up on the tranquility that is desired in an island getaway.  With more than 1,000 shipwrecks around the island over the years, Cockburn Town is ideal for scuba diving; sightseeing is a great way to learn about local history; and shopping is another great activity as well.  

Bike and Scooter Rental

This historic town is known for its tiny streets that can make modern cars a little inconvenient. Bike and scooters, on the otherhand, can be the perfect companion for anyone looking to explore Cockburn Town.

If you are considering seeing the sights with the wind in your face, there are a few businesses that can help make it happen. To see our complete page about bike or scooter rentals, click this link.


Cockburn Town Diving

Cockburn Town is situated on Grand Turk, renowned as one of the best dive destinations in the entire world. Using the small city of Cockburn Town as a base of operations during your trip gives you all the conveniences of the larger Grace Bay, as well as the rustic feel of the other Caicos islands.

You'll find 3 dive operators and at least 6 interesting dive sites in the area. Take advantage of this page about diving opportunities in this area if you want to find more details.


If you are traveling with some foks who enjoy exploring new shops they might enjoy visiting some of the area's 4 retail stores. To find out about opportunities for shopping in Cockburn Town and nearby, go to this page.


Turks & Caicos National Museum

Most visitors spend some time experiencing the sights and sounds of life in Cockburn Town. Take advantage of this article regarding area sightseeing attractions if you want to find additional facts.

Details concerning a firm that can help you get the most out of your sightseeing time can be seen in the following chart:

Sightseeing Services In And Around Cockburn Town
Name Type Phone Location
Mama Dea Tour Service Travel and Tour Operators (305) 433-7722 2.1 mi. South of Central Cockburn Town
The Humpback Dive Shack Excursions and Sightseeing Service (649) 347-4921 Central Cockburn Town


The Humpback Dive Shack

If you like the idea of going snorkeling you'll be pleased to know you can easily find places to do so while vacationing in Cockburn Town. Make your way to this extended discussion dedicated to snorkeling if you want to learn additional information.


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