Cruises from Cockburn Town
The British Overseas Territory of the Turks and Caicos Islands lies SE of Florida. The capital, Cockburn (‘Co’burn’) Town, is located on the largest island in the Turks Islands archipelago, Grand Turk Island. It is known for tourism as well as being an offshore financial centre. Turks and Caicos Islands have one of the longest coral reefs in the world, making it a premier diving destination.
Several Hollywood stars have built homes here. The currency used on the island is the US dollar and the spoken language is English. Taxis are widely available and many of the taxi drivers act as personal tour guides.