The Turks and Caicos Islands lie in the Lucayan Archipelago and are a British Overseas Territory consisting of eight islands: West Caicos, Providenciales, East Caicos, South Caicos, North and Middle Caicos, Grand Turk and Saly Cay. Only East and West Caicos are uninhabited. Apart from a superb tourist destination, they are also well-known as an offshore financial center. The climate of the islands is classified as marine tropical, providing relatively consistent temperatures throughout the year.
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Scuba Diving in Aquarium, Providenciales, Turks & Caicos
Providenciales, also known as Provo, is well-known for the Grace Bay Beach, a snow-white sandy beach with the warm, turquoise waters that attracts visitors from all over the world. But that is not all, as the island also provides a great deal of accommodation options, world-class restaurants, shopping facilities and an international airport. It goes without a saying that this location is an earthly paradise for diving lovers, as there are many excellent dive sites.
Aquarium is situated in the Grace Bay area. It is a reef wall with many crevices and rocky channels that descends about 40 m/130 ft deep. Divers are able to witness an amazing aquatic life, like horse-eyed jacks, nurse sharks, moray eels, Atlantic spadefish, schools of snappers and large lobsters. You can also see impressive coral formations, finger and pillar corals.
The water temperature varies between 24 °C/75.2 °F and 30 °C/86 °F and the average visibility is 28-30 m/91.8-98.4 ft. Finally, the spot mostly accommodates intermediate divers. So if you are a diving enthusiast, this place promises a once in a lifetime experience!
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