whale watching turks and caicos

Captain’s log: Whale season 2022

Over 150 whales seen. 25 mother and calves. 40+ in-water encounters and dozens of happy guests later. Every winter when our season starts, most, if not all of us, start thinking ahead to the return of the humpbacks. Shared memories and stories from previous years only heighten the excited anticipation. This year was no different.…

PROJECT SEABIRD June 2022

The Turk and Caicos Islands (TCI) are a key breeding area for seabirds in the Caribbean, potentially supporting globally important numbers but little is known about the distribution, size, and the health of populations. As the coastal environments of TCI come under increasing pressure from rapid development, improving the knowledge of seabirds is essential for…

Anchialine Pond Biodiversity in the Turks and Caicos Islands

Our Big Blue team are constantly working in collaboration with different scientists, biologist, and nature specialists to help document, shine a light on and preserve habitats and wildlife that need protection. Our islands are covered in ponds, that to most people probably don’t mean very much. Anchialine ponds are unique natural habitats involving inland, saltwater…

How Our Whales Reach the TCI Islands

In-season whale watching is one of the Turks and Caicos’ favourite pastimes, and one the Big Blue Collective loves to share with the world! What are these mighty marine mammals doing when they’re not breaching and playing off of our warm shores, however? Today we take a deep dive- pun intended- into the complex migratory…

LEMON AID – The start of something special

Following hot on the heels of our Caribbean Reef shark acoustic tagging project we are excited to announce a fantastic new project on Lemon Sharks of the Turks and Caicos Islands. Lemon Aid is a project spearheaded by the Sharks4Kids team, renowned underwater cameraman and shark expert, Duncan Brake ( www.cameramanunderwater.com ) and his wife,…

Beneath the Waves – May 2022

This May saw the sixth edition of our continued shark conservation collaboration effort with the NGO Beneath the Waves team under permits obtained from the TCI DECR. Tagging and acoustic network We are aiming to learn more about how our sharks use TCI waters and what factors are important for ensuring healthy populations. To do…

Oceanic white tip shark turks and caicos

An Oceanic Whitetip Shark Encounter

Our captains and crew are always on the lookout for something special to see or happen. The wide expanse of the deep ocean blue holds many secrets as roaming prey and predators act out life and death scenarios as they migrate, look for food or try to run . There are no easy hiding places…

Dolphin watching turks and caicos

Dolphins. Swimming in the pod.

We see a lot of dolphins a lot of the time – on all our different trips and adventures. Rarely does a day goes by when at least one of our trips hasn’t been fortunate to have had some form of dolphin experience. There are everywhere. In the open ocean, outside the reef, inside the…