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Small Town with Caribbean Charm

We arrived with HAL. We arranged before hand to rented a car from Nathan's so we could see the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
amanda5805
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Duncan, Canada
Small town

Made our way up to town from the cruise terminal. It's a bit too far to walk, about 3 km but a taxi... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Travellers195
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Brantford, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We arrived with HAL. We arranged before hand to rented a car from Nathan's so we could see the island at your own pace. There is not a ton to see on the island but we had a fabulous day. We spent sometime walking around...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Made our way up to town from the cruise terminal. It's a bit too far to walk, about 3 km but a taxi is just $5 per person. We wandered a bit. Lots of cafes and bars. Didn't come across a lot of ships. Grand...More

Thank Travellers195
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We took a tour of the area and it was a great few hours. Our guide was born and raised on the island and was very well informed. I should say right away that there was still substantial damage from the hurricanes when we visited...More

Thank jfarlam
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We picked up one of the local Taxis / Vans at or just outside the gates and he offered a tour of the Island for 15$ US per head for 3 of us. It covered all round the Island for one and three quarter hours...More

3  Thank George B
Reviewed 8 December 2016

We visited in November 2016. My personal opinion: best use of your time is to just chill out in the vicinity of the cruise ship pier. All you need here is very close and easy to get to. A clean, well-maintained pier, welcome area and...More

1  Thank cjh46
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

We visited during our cruise and took tour of island. It has lots of history and view of the ocean in some spots are amazing. Some areas are run down but that's expected in the Caribbean. Felt safe where ever we went. Unfortunately I couldn't...More

1  Thank mrbill33000
Reviewed 29 September 2016

I travelled here when I was working on the cruise ships. The town is beautiful and there was always something to do. the beaches there are amazing, it is very peaceful and the people there are very kind and down to earth.

Thank arwen2769
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

Returned home in 2014,and not leaving! I frequent Osprey for drinks during the week with lunch and dinner on Sunday . Next continuing down Duke St. Is the Sandbar where the sisters will make you feel at home and so will their staff.. Drinks during...More

4  Thank angel2373
Reviewed 24 February 2016

The Guide Books and the Cruise Ship info rate Cockburn Town "must see". My wife and I spent the $6 per person for a cab to town, but were extremely disappointed with the "colonial architecture" that was advertised. The colonial structures were pretty much crumbling,...More

2  Thank Del1035
Reviewed 29 November 2015

We took a taxi from the cruise port into Cockburn. The taxi vans are right in the cruise port parking lot and drop you off at a central location in the old part of Cockburn. 1st thing we did was grab a cold one for...More

1  Thank Mark A
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independent1019
24 December 2016|
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Response from arwen2769 | Reviewed this property |
From the US you will fly into the capital of turks and caicos which is Providence then you can get domestic flights to Grand Turk. there is not direct flight there you will have to get a stop over in the capital.
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Lori H
7 September 2016|
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Response from cjh46 |
Hello Lori. Good question. No - if you wish to get "downtown" it is too far to walk. You will need to take a short taxi ride - easy to do. Frankly, Cockburn Town is more of a "village" and very little is there. If you... More
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