Turks and Caicos Islands Sights

Grand Turk Lighthouse

  • Lighthouse Rd. Map It
  • North Ridge
  • Historic District/Site

Published 03/07/2017

Fodor's Review

More than 150 years ago, the main structure of the lighthouse was prefabricated in the United Kingdom and then transported to the island; once erected, it helped prevent ships from wrecking on the northern reefs for more than 100 years, originally designed to burn whale oil as its light source. You can use this landmark as a starting point for a breezy cliff-top walk by following the donkey trails to the deserted eastern beach. Unfortunately, the cruise-ship world has made its mark here, and zip lines block the panoramic view and spoil the location's solitude. If you are stretched for time, you might want to take a pass.

Sight Information


Lighthouse Rd., North Ridge, Grand Turk, TKCA 1ZZ, Turks and Caicos Islands

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Website: visittci.com

Published 03/07/2017


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