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.
This was outrageously expensive and a terrible experience!!! There was a woman that did not allow my children to put on sunblock because of its effects on the environment. ... read more
It was my best 65th birthday ever. Guide Marcia could not have been more pleasant and she definitely knows her marine life biology. Wonderful experience from pick up... read more
Brentley was awesome tour guide(Tom too). He knew quite a bit about the mangroves. He knew about the wildlife living there and their habits. Really a great experience overall. We... read more
Our group of 9 had a private eco tour. Capt. Mark and his team were so knowledgeable and kind. We learned all about the local wildlife and sea life. They... read more
This is one of those excursions you will remember in 20 years. I promise.
Charlie and Colin took us on a wild, fascinating daylong trip to three different snorkel... read more
We booked the Full Day Snorkel and Kayak Eco Tour. We had the best guides - Lee and Mike! This tour was amazing and when we looked back... read more
After a previous horrible experience with another charter company, we were very reluctant to try again. We were quickly reassured we had made a good decision when Big Blue... read more
Tom led our small group through a lovely tour that included seeing tons of turtles, a few small sharks and a bunch of beautiful fish. It was a great time... read more
We had a wonderful experience doing the Kayak Eco Tour through the mangroves with Blue Collective. They picked us up from the lobby of our resort to take us to... read more
My family of seven joined the Edge of the Banks tour on Wednesday - this was the absolute highlight of our week. Lee and Charlie, our guides, went above and... read more
My wife and I joined a small group totaling eight for the Eco tour. Our guide for the morning was Marcia. After a short briefing and overview of... read more
Our Edge of the Banks tour today with Collin and Marcie (sp??) was so incredible. The much hoped for whale encounter was way beyond our expectations, and fun... read more
We rented Kayaks from them to tour the mangroves and Little water Cay. The prices were 35.00 per hour, 90.00 for a half day (4-5 hours), and 120.00 for... read more
We took the Edge of the Banks tour with Cole and Jay on 3/7, and had an absolutely fantastic time. They both were so knowledgable about the islands and the... read more
Saturday, 3/7 my husband and I went on the Edge of the Banks Tour with Jake and Collin - two fantastic guides that have an enormous sense of humor besides... read more
First the bad news --- we spent a full day on the water in beautiful conditions but didn't see any whales. Lee and Jake did their best, even pushed... read more
We took a kayak tour with Cole.....she was awesome and informative. We saw baby sea turtles and lemon sharks....we even got to see a ray! Thank you for a great... read more
It’s been a year since 13-year-old grandson and I spent a day on and in the waters of West. The joy hasn’t worn off yet! Please be sure... read more