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Big Blue Unlimited

#9 of 74 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Providenciales Features Animals
Leeward | Adjacent to Blue Haven Marina, TKCA 1ZZ, Providenciales
+1 649-946-5034
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Fun and informative paddle boarding adventure with Odessa

We took the 2 hour paddle boarding tour in the mangroves with Odessa. We liked him from the start... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2016
Chafffamilytravels
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Saratoga, California
Paddle boarding

Had a great paddle boarding excursion through the mangroves with Ray. Ray was an outstanding guide... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2016
margaret r
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toronto
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'FIRST IN, LAST OUT' is part of our motto for maximizing the guest experience. Specializing in small group and private eco-adventures our intimate and educational programs include scuba diving, kayaking, stand-up paddle-boarding, kite-boarding, snorkeling, biking and cultural eco-tours that span the entire breadth of the Turks and Caicos archipelago. The Ocean is our inspiration, exploring is our passion and innovation is our trademark. Since 1997 Big Blue Unlimited has continued to set the standards in adventure across the Turks & Caicos Islands and has never wavered from its core philosophy that 'less is more'.
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good9%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“eco tour” (48 reviews)
“kayak trip” (33 reviews)
“iguana island” (128 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Leeward | Adjacent to Blue Haven Marina, TKCA 1ZZ, Providenciales
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+1 649-946-5034

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Reviewed 4 April 2016

We took the 2 hour paddle boarding tour in the mangroves with Odessa. We liked him from the start! He was very good at getting my husband to feel comfortable getting up on the paddle board even with his stiff ankle. They use large stable...More

Thank Chafffamilytravels
BigBlueUnltd, Owner at Big Blue Unlimited, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2016

Odessa is a gem; great teacher, fun guide and a very conscientious individual. Glad you enjoyed your time with him and at Big Blue. Congratulations for trying SUP for the first time and thank you for writing your lovely review.

Reviewed 3 April 2016

Had a great paddle boarding excursion through the mangroves with Ray. Ray was an outstanding guide giving us great paddle boarding advice as well as interesting facts and pointing out sharks, turtles, starfish etc. that we would probably have missed. Ray was also super strong...More

Thank margaret r
BigBlueUnltd, Owner at Big Blue Unlimited, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2016

Thank you for recommending our SUP Eco-tour and for noting your overall positive experience at Big Blue. Ray is a superb guide who not only teaches a great intro to SUP but is also very knowledgeable about the local ecology as well. I'm glad he...More

Reviewed 2 April 2016

I dove with BB in February and I highly recommend them. Their equipment was excellent, the crew were awesome and the food was tasty. The briefing before each dive was thorough and comprehensive and all the dive plans were flexible enough to accommodate divers with...More

Thank Peter L
BigBlueUnltd, Owner at Big Blue Unlimited, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2016

Thank you for the recommendation and review of our dive service. No rush, flexible profiles and small groups are definitely key components of the Big Blue dive philosophy. Plus solid staff, thorough dive briefings and plenty of scrumptious food :) We look forward to seeing...More

Reviewed 2 April 2016

We saw a hammer head shark and it made our trip. This was something our main guide had not seen the entire time he has live here, I have snorkeled a lot and this was one of the best snorkel trips I have taken. They...More

Thank 1234Ryan
BigBlueUnltd, Owner at Big Blue Unlimited, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2016

That is very rare to see a hammerhead on a snorkel trip!! Lucky you. The snorkeling in TCI can be awesome, especially if planned to the right location on the right tide. Big Blue guides always snorkel with our guests for education and safety; one...More

Reviewed 31 March 2016

A friend of mine was down in the Turks & Caicos a couple weeks before my trip and asked which dive charter I was planning on using when I get there. I usually dove with Fifi from Caicos Adventures who are top notch as well...More

Thank Carlton7
BigBlueUnltd, Owner at Big Blue Unlimited, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2016

Your thorough dive report is greatly appreciated and I'm sure it will be of valuable for others as well. We do take our diving seriously and have an excellent dive team and support crew. You bring up some key points like the small groups, fast...More

Reviewed 30 March 2016

I highly recommend Big Blue for SCUBA diving in Turks and Caicos. The equipment is well maintained, the boats are in excellent condition. The staff knowledgeable and safety conscious. The company has responsible practices to maintain the reefs. The arrangements were easy to make. Every...More

Thank Virginia R
BigBlueUnltd, Owner at Big Blue Unlimited, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2016

Thank you for the recommendation. SCUBA is a huge part of the Big Blue program and a key component of our underwater exploration and education philosophy. Looking after our reefs and our guests are extremely important to us. So happy you enjoyed our first class...More

Reviewed 28 March 2016

We called them and they told us to come tomorrow at 8:00am to rent a Kayak. Next day we arrived at 8am and guess what? They have no Kayak for us and really dont care about us. We used a Taxi to go there... And...More

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Reviewed 28 March 2016

This is the second time we have done this which says something. Our guide was Jonny (sp?) and he was great. Very informative, an opportunity to see turtles, sharks, and just enjoy some unique ecology.

Thank Canadiantraveller29
BigBlueUnltd, Owner at Big Blue Unlimited, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2016

Thanks for joining us on our signature eco-tour again. Johnny does a wonderful job of guiding paddlers through the nature reserve to see the amazing wildlife there. Glad you enjoy it. We appreciate the review.

Reviewed 28 March 2016

This was a great excursion. Very well planned, friendly and knowledgeable staff. Beautiful scenery, exceptional snorkeling. Well done Big Blue!

Thank Cynthia L
BigBlueUnltd, Owner at Big Blue Unlimited, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2016

The Caicos Cays Cruise is one of our most beloved eco-tours and covers a good range of habitats and activities. Appreciate the review. Thanks Cynthia.

Reviewed 27 March 2016

We did a half day snorkeling trip to the barrier reef with Big Blue. Even though it was a rough water day, we had a great time and saw a lot of fish and beautiful coral. The boat crew were great. At $125, this is...More

1  Thank maguiredan
BigBlueUnltd, Owner at Big Blue Unlimited, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2016

You're right, the snorkeling is superior on the offshore reefs. Our dedicated snorkel trips are also limited to very small groups which enhances the experience and value for money. Thank you for joining us and for writing the review.

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laurafox67
I am searching for a private charter for a family of 10 ( 6 adults, 2 children, & 2 babies). I am interested in being picked up at Turtle Tail area and visiting Delvins Cove cliff for cliff jumping, snorkeling @ Iron Shore and visiting a sand dollar bar with lunch provided. Is this possible?
17 March 2017|
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Response from TanyaC17 |
Hello, Thanks for inquiring. We can do a private charter for you on our boat Live & Direct. It would be best to do a full day as the area you are asking about is at West Caicos. The only thing that may be difficult would... More
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4acadia
Hi! Could you please tell me which of your excursions - snorkeling or kayaking - includes the iguana sanctuary...and, if kayaking, is it okay to be a beginner, and do you ever, when snorkeling drop in with dolphins, respectfully of course...? Thank you!
30 January 2017|
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Response from beachvolleyball | Reviewed this property |
Sorry just saw this. No problem for beginners just go to big blue and they can fill you in on everything. Might want to read up about the safety of jumping in with wild dolphins.
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Judith A
We are staying at the Sands in Grace Bay next month and looking for a snorkeling trip. How would we get from our hotel to the port (or boat). Also, do you offer half-day and/or all day excursions? What do you charge and what does it include?
18 April 2016|
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Response from BigBlue U | Property representative |
Hello and thanks for your inquiry. We do both half and full day snorkeling excursions. We offer a complimentary shuttle pick up from the Sands for any of our trips that you would book. There is plenty of information on... More
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