When you book your clients on a private boat charter in the Turks & Caicos, what do they expect to see? If they’re hoping for sea turtles, dolphins and a wide array of colorful tropical fish, they’re in luck. But if they’re visiting the islands between January and April, there’s also a chance they could see something bigger. Something breathtaking, something that many don’t get to see in their lifetime. We’re talking about the graceful giants known as humpback whales.

Yes, it’s true: The Turks & Caicos are a whale watcher’s delight, with humpback whales passing through the Turks & Caicos every year as they migrate to warmer waters in the Dominican Republic for mating season. And to see these majestic marine mammals up close is something magical.

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It’s not unheard of to spot whales from a boat off Providenciales and the neighboring Caicos cays. Some extremely lucky visitors have even seen whales while snorkeling and scuba diving (most encounters off Provo happen during such excursions). Your best chance of your clients catching a glimpse of these magnificent creatures is the Columbus Passage — the body of water that separates the islands of Grand Turk and Salt Cay from the rest of the island chain. These two islands constitute the “Turks” islands, while the rest fall in the “Caicos” category.

Grand Turk and Salt Cay are both a short flight away from Provo. Salt Cay can also be reached via ferry boat from Grand Turk. Here, visitors all but guaranteed a show of the whales’ migration.

 

Ready to send your clients whale watching? We can help

If your clients are thinking of visiting the islands between January and April, consider this one more big reason for them to book. And with our local knowledge and expertise, we can help you plan it all for them — from their accommodation to the activities, including a whale watching tour. So all your client has to do is show up. What could be more relaxing than that? Get in touch with one of our local travel experts, and let’s start planning your client’s dream vacation together.