Tag Archives: Smith’s Reef

Turks and Caicos Islands….Open for Business

Yes, we can now say that we survived a Category 5 Hurricane! It has been a chaotic and traumatic time for all of us here in the Turks and Caicos Islands. We were hit hard with damages especially to all … Continue reading

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Snorkel at Smith’s Reef

A new GoPro gift combined with summer “silly” season makes for ideal conditions for snorkeling here on island. Only stipulation being that I get to use any of Mike’s underwater shots in my blog. Mike’s photo’s are absolutely stunning. Smith’s … Continue reading

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Queen Angelfish

Such amazing colours….electric blue speckled with a bright canary yellow body, yellow tail , fins and a face that has blue highlights around the eyes and mouth. The Queen Angelfish stands out in a crowd because of all that colour but this … Continue reading

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Potcake friends

We were out at Smith’s Reef when two potcakes came up to say hello to Tina. I snapped this photo as they sat on the beach on either side of her watching the snorkelers in the water. To the left … Continue reading

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Beaches and more beaches

I decided to take Mike to one of my favourite spots along the North shore and Grace Bay. It really is interesting how the beach changes from one end at the entrance to Turtle Cove Marina to the other end … Continue reading

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The Bight Reef

Provo has two great snorkel areas close to the shore line……….The Bight Reef or the White House Reef at Coral Gardens and Smith’s Reef just outside the entrance to Turtle Cove Marina. Usually you’ll see turtles, lots of fish such … Continue reading

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Smith’s Reef

A sandy path leads through the rocks and into the water. The snorkel trail is a series of  reef balls that have tiles with information written on them and they begin in about 6 feet of water. About 20 yards off shore, there’s … Continue reading

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Smith’s Reef snorkeling

Smith’s Reef is located just outside of the entrance to Turtle Cove Marina on Provo’s north shore. Acess is from along the beach and you will find signs marking the way. Smith’s Reef is a shallow patch reef relatively close … Continue reading

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