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Tour of Cockburn Town and the Rest of the Island - Pick Up Taxi Tour from Cruise Port

We picked up one of the local Taxis / Vans at or just outside the gates and he offered a tour of... read more

Reviewed 2 March 2017
George B
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Nice Sleepy Little Island

We visited in November 2016. My personal opinion: best use of your time is to just chill out in... read more

Reviewed 8 December 2016
Waukee, Iowa
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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 28 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 20 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 23 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

1  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
Reviewed 25 February 2015

I have to say I'm genuinely surprised by some of the negative comments I read that others left regarding this island. I read them and am shocked how lazy Americans have become expect to be wowed and entertained without leaving their barcalounger. The fun and...More

9  Thank 532keithr
Reviewed 12 January 2015

I have visited Cockburn Town while cruising. We have booked an island excursion to see 10 most interesting on the island, and to be honest I was not impressed with any of the places. The most impressive things we have been were donkeys that are...More

1  Thank Huliganka21
Reviewed 16 November 2014

This place was far from the docks, other side of the island, we rented a moped and drove as adventure, nothing to see there just the light house, some small souvenir shop and some wild donkeys trying to kick you, spend time on the beach...More

2  Thank bryanmantezoni
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24 December 2016|
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.
Lori H
7 September 2016|
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