Grand Turk serves as the capital island of the Turks and Caicos. The island is renowned for offering some of the best diving spots in the World. Every year thousands of snorkelers and scuba divers from around the world come here for exploring its outstanding protected coral reefs. Grand Turk also offers excellent whale watching opportunity as the shores and waters of the island are visited by humpback whales during the migratory season.
The Grand Turk Cruise Center with its 3000-foot pier is another important attraction to visit. Cockburn Town is regarded as the historic and cultural center of the islands and offers excellent walking tours. Besides this, other important places to visit in Grand Turk include Duke and Font Streets, Turks and Caicos National Museum, Hawks Nest Anchorage, Fire Hill and Lighthouse.