Tag Archives: Iguanas

Iguanas and Little Water Cay

The nature preserve of Little Water Cay is locally known as ‘Iguana Island’. This small island, or cay, is home to the few remaining Rock Iguanas that used to live on most of the islands in the Turks and Caicos. The … Continue reading

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Rock Iguanas

The Turks and Caicos Islands has approximately 50,000 rock iguanas. Their official name is Cyclura carinata and these iguanas are critically endangered and endemic (found nowhere else) to these islands. I was lucky enough to spend a fair amount of time … Continue reading

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Sunday Beach Day

It was pretty windy and the ocean was rough last Sunday but we thought it would be fine. It was a bumpy ride over the white caps so much so that I was literally gripping onto the hand rail. Luckily … Continue reading

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A Day on the Water

 Another great day spent with friends on the water. As we waded to our little cay with the iguanas, I came across a pink tipped sea anemone. It appeared to be growing out of an old conch shell encrusted with … Continue reading

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Sea Purslane

Sea Purslane grows abundantly in salty and dry habitats such as on the tiny cays just out from Harbour Club Villas and Marina. We decided to explore one day and stopped on a little cay with a spectacular view of … Continue reading

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Small cay

Today we pulled up and anchored off this little uninhabited cay………….just us and the local iguana population. They were really skittish but we saw quite a few which scuttled away as soon as they saw us. Over the years, iguanas … Continue reading

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Iguanas

A short boat ride or a two mile kayak trip takes you to Bay Cay. Guests at Harbour Club have spent all day on this little island (they call them “cays” here ) exploring, snorkeling, fishing, lazing in the sun … Continue reading

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