When it comes to terrain, only one company stands out covering the length and breadth of the Turks & Caicos Islands – BIG BLUE COLLECTIVE. Our different tours and activities take you from the closest reefs to the furthest deserted islands and cays.
From inland caves to the steepest walls. From the ocean blue to the deepest mangrove swamps. Big Blue provides access to the entire Caicos Islands. Variety is the spice of life. It’s also the best way to understand these islands.
There are more beaches in the Turks and Caicos than you could probably ever visit. Grace Bay, the most famous, as the world’s #1, is just the beginning. Many of our favourite ones are scattered across these islands, near and far, big and small, away from the crowds on other islands and cays. Come and find your favourite.
Mangroves are the lungs of these islands, breathing new life into the water with every incoming and outgoing tide. They cover 1/3 of this country and we’ve been everywhere. We offer the best mangrove experiences in the Caribbean.
The stunning coastal rock formations leave every visitor spellbound. With little sand and few beaches, these coastlines are not affected by sediment nearly as much and as such the water clarity is truly mesmeric. Ironshore is present across these islands but there are some very special areas, like West Caicos that are exceptional. We’ll take you there and beyond.
These Islands are made up of 41 Islands and Cays with only 9 of them populated. Let your imagination run wild. The world’s best beaches all to yourself.
The world’s third largest barrier reef is breath taking. Most operators only visit less than 5% and then usually at the wrong times. We have explored reefs near and far and are still finding amazing snorkel and free diving zones. Getting off the beaten path is so worth it. Less people, less damage and more life!
The sheer drop walls starting in as little as 35’ plummet to well over 6000’ are a sight to behold. It’s what makes diving here so very special. You have to see it to believe it. There is nothing like diving on the edge of the abyss and while snorkelers can get a sense of the scale, it is truly the divers delight.
Big Blue is another name for the open ocean. If you want to see dolphins and whales, you have to be outside the reef. We are the experts in open ocean pelagic encounters. Our success comes from our passion, understanding and philosophy of never being in a rush. It also helps being in small groups.
The Turks and Caicos are steeped in history and much of it still visible in the form of ruins. From Wades Green cotton plantation on North Caicos to Yankee Town on West Caicos, there are ruins on nearly every island. Some are big and others are almost invisible. Finding them is so much fun.
Caves of all sorts are abundant throughout these islands both above and below the waterline. The porous limestone is the ideal for cave formation. Many of the caves we take you to are our secrets, some like the Conch Bar caves are well known.
We toured with Kim who is unbelievably knowledgeable and passionate about the Turks and Caicos Islands. She was wonderfully personable and we so enjoyed our tour. This is our third... read more
Had a blast! Our Captain Cole and Dive instructor Kevin were the best! We have two teenage boys with very limited experience and despite the flare up of... read more
The young Brit driving the boat was inappropriate and vulgar. His disgusting comment on a fine meal he had in a local restaurant was completely out of line and... read more
We just finished two private charters with big blue in the new year. Both were fantastic! The crew and staff and great to work with and the food... read more
Our group of 6 did the mangrove paddle board tour. Our tour guide Brendan was great and was very informative and friendly. The paddle boarding was easier then... read more
What a great experience. Seeing the wildlife in the mangroves was unique and very informative. Charlie had a great depth of knowledge about the area and sea life and was... read more
Incredible full-day private charter on the Serenity. SCUBA diving was outstanding (including a close encounter with a pod of dolphins); we visited a secluded beach for snorkeling; and chef-prepared lunch... read more
Our group completed a snorkel and small scuba session with Big Blue. It was the best day of our trip and starts with the service of the staff. Collin and... read more
It was one Birthday Club experience that will go down in the history books for us! Just fun as you can image with 5 of us 6 birthday girls... read more
We made 3 separate trips to this place to try and rent kayaks to go to the mangroves, Iguana island and Half Moon Bay. They were certainly less than... read more
Kite surfing with "insert name" was better than expected. At first, I was nervous about going into the water because I am not the best swimmer. However, our... read more
We once again had the best private boat trip with Big Blue! We work w them every time we are on island and trust no one more to provide us... read more
My friend and I rented a kayak for two weeks and camped in the uninhabited islands of TCI. The crew at Big Blue Collective were diligent, careful and professional. They... read more
Great tour of Mangrove Cay, Little Water (iguana) Cay, and Half-Moon Bay. Our guide pointed out sea turtles, jellyfish, and even a stingray. He knows the area very well and... read more
Our boat crew for the day were Cole and Jake, both of whom have a great knowledge of the marine life and the best spots to catch a glimpse of... read more
We had a great afternoon on the world cat with Big Blue Collective. Our group had shrunk a bit due to work commitments, and they were so accommodating in putting... read more
My family loved the Kayak Eco Tour! Breadlyn was a great guide - very knowledgeable about the ecology and history of the mangroves and Iguana Island. He made sure to... read more
Great day and experience! Colin, Breadlyn and Amanda were excellent. The snorkeling, information, food and views were all spectacular with great focus on water and COVID safety. We... read more