Travel back in time when you take this brilliant tour of 18th century Cockburn Town. You will relive the important historical events of the city as you visit Duke Street, the Grand Quay Salt, and the prison.
Cockburn Town Historic Center Tour
We will pick you up from your hotel or if you prefer, the cruise terminal. Then we will board the bus and begin our fantastic tour of the Cockburn Town of the 18th century.
We'll make the first stop at the Grand Quay Salt Company. It is known among the locals as "the house of salt" and has been active since the 17th century. There, we will learn all about the importance of this product for the development of the island.
We then walk along the emblematic Duke Street, making a stop to admire the facades of the 18th-century houses. We will arrive at the elegant Grand Turk Lighthouse, the only one on the island. Inside, you will discover its fascinating history, and outside you can admire the wonderful facade. You will also hear al about why it was originally constructed.
We'll then head into the streets of the downtown, where we encounter the Anglican Church. Next to it, we'll find Her Majesty's Prison Museum which was operational from 1830 to 1994.
You then have half an hour to continue exploring the historic center of Cockburn Town in the way you want. Then, after exploring this amazing location for two hours and forty-five minutes, we will accompany you back to the original starting point where our adventure comes to an end.
All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protective material and safety to help avoid the spread of Covid-19.
Seniors over 65 years oldUS$ 25
Children between 12 to 15 years oldUS$ 25
Children between 3 to 11 years oldFree
2 hours 45 minutes.
The activity takes place with a guide that simultaneously speaks in english and spanish.
Pick up and drop off from your hotel or the cruise terminal.
Transport by bus or minibus.
English speaking guide.
Entry to the Grand Turk lighthouse (Adults: US$ 3 and children and seniors over 65 years old: US$ 2.50 ).
When to book?
Bookings are permitted up until 24 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability.
Show the voucher on your phone to take part in the activity.
Frequently asked questions
Q - How to book?
A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.
If you have any other questions please contact us.