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Historial Homes Shopping and Museums

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Trip at a Glance

  • Company

    ANC Taxi And Tours

  • Locations

    Turks and Caicos Islands

  • Activities

    Lifestyle, Shopping Tour

  • Price
    $35 USD per person
  • Duration

    2.5 hours

  • Avg Distance

    14 miles

  • Departure Day(s) and Time(s)

    Every day at 8:30, 11:30, 2:30

  • Starting Location

    Cruise Port, Hotel and or Marina

  • Price Includes

    Bottle water, AC Bus/mini van, pick up and drop off at starting point.

  • Notes

    Participants should wear comfortable shoes, . There are easy but considerable walking downtown. This tour is wheelchair accessible in certain areas. Food and beverages at all stops

Highlights

  • Visit the John Glen spacecraft friendship 7 replica he orbit earth in on February 1962
  • Visit the Saint Mary's pro Cathedral with stained glass windows with images from the Bible.
  • Visit the National Museum where you will see many artifacts, including artifacts from the oldest shipwreck in the western hemisphere.
  • stop into downtown where you can shop and mixed and mingle with the locals, learn about the culture, enjoy our local beer rum punch, conch fritters.
  • Stop by the lighthouse and learn the history of collusion between the lighthouse keepers and the pirates, this lighthouse in 1852 and still operating

Trip Info

Join in for a fun tour that is also a great historical experience.
You will be greeted by your friendly guide at the cruise center where you will board your air condition bus, after a short drive, you will arrive at the John Glen commemorative capsule for a quick photo opportunity and learn about the historic Splash down just off the coast of Grand Turk. you will continue your tour, driving past the St Thomas Parish Church, you will then stop at the operational historical lighthouse where you will learn about the Pirates history on Grand Turk.
You will continue towards town and will enjoy a narrated drive along historic Duke Street, as well as a visit to the beautiful St Mary’s Pro Cathedral built in 1899 located on front street.
Front is street lined with historic 18th and 19th century landmarks reflecting the Bermudian style architecture , and is the center of the Turks and Caicos Islands small Capital.
You will then visit the Turks and Caicos National Museum, here you will see exhibit and hear the story of the molasses reef wreck, the oldest European shipwreck discovered in the Western Hemisphere (dated around 1505). You will then make a stop at the salt house, (now closed) a tribute to Grand Turk salt raking past and then return to the cruise Port, Hotel or Marina..

Your adventure awaits!

ANC Taxi And Tours

To provide you with service based on courtesy, reliability and experience ANC Taxi and Tours is legally registered with the Office of Registrar of Companies based in Grand Turk. Our operations are not limited to Grand Turk, however, we specialize in Cruise Excursions in the Ports of South Caicos and Providenciales, providing solutions for cruise ship, private yacht and hotel guest passengers by offering reasonably priced tours and much more. Our drivers/guides are all natives who are trained, licensed and approved by the Turks and Caicos Tourist Board. Transportation is provided by a wide variety of modern, clean, air-conditioned vehicles that have met the requirements of the Turks and Caicos Tourist Board. This includes being properly licensed and having liability insurance. We are legally registered under Financial Service Commission Act. (FSC) ANC Taxi And Tours Ltd.) offers both service and professionalism, with their knowledge and expertise of the founding partners’ wealth of knowledge and collective experience in the Tourism industry spanning some 25 years.

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