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Welcome to Island Trams, your local guide to adventure.

Our lifetime of experience on Grand Turk assures
you an exceptional experience, always with a personal touch.

Join us on a fully guided, narrated adventure, back in time, discover what made Grand Turk famous. Our comfortable, open-sided trams wind past centuries old buildings, churches, homes and inns, cannons, windmills, salt ponds and the Lighthouse. Along the way, you will see wild horses, donkeys and exquisite bird life.

Our guides will point out interesting places, facts, throughout the tour, will provide a full understanding of the salt industry. Enjoy a cool drink, shopping and sample local delicacies during stops in Cockburn Town and take in breathtaking ocean views at Governors Beach and the Lighthouse, then back to port.

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This tour is not part of the cruise ship menu. The guide grew up in the island and was full of historical information and amusing stories. Very friendly and open to questions even at the break stops.

— Russell F

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CRUISE CENTER

Begin your adventure at the Grand Turk Cruise Center. After disembarking ship, make your way down the pier, through the DUFRY store.
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GOVERNOR’S BEACH

Described as one of the most beautiful beaches in the world, Governors Beach provides a soft expanse of brilliant white sand and clear turquoise water
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FRIENDSHIP 7 CAPSULE

On February 20th 1962, American astronaut, John Glenn splashed down off Grand Turk, after successfully orbiting the earth three times…
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THE GREAT SALT TRAM
TOUR

$25

DUKE STREET

Our comfortable trams wind along Duke Street into Cockburn Town. This colorful seaside way is lined with centuries old inns, homes, pubs and restaurants.
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2ND STOP

 

COCKBURN TOWN

Our thirty (30) minute stop in Cockburn Town provides a chance to explore the National Museum, H.M. Old Prison, St. Mary’s…
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FISH MARKET

Watch our local fishermen bring up their fresh catch of the day. Our pristine seas offer a bounty of seafood including lobster, conch and fish…
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ALL DAY PASS

Hop on,hop off…

$35

3RD STOP

 

WEST ROAD MARKET

Sample local food and drink and do a bit of shopping during our 30-minute stop in Cockburn Town. 


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CRABTREE CORNER

Crabtree Corner park is situated on the southern end of a large lagoon known as North Creek. The park encompasses a series of…
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GROUP RATE

10 or more 20% OFF

$21

4TH STOP

 

LIGHTHOUSE

The Grand Turk lighthouse was erected at the northern tip of the island in 1852. Manufactured in London, England, the 60 ft. lighthouse…
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ST. THOMAS CHURCH

St. Thomas Anglican Church is the oldest church on Grand Turk. Built in 1797. The church grounds include a cemetery…
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CLOCK TOWER

The Clock Tower is located on Pond Street in Cockburn. The park provides an excellent place to view the main salt ponds and…
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Fun Fact #1

Grand Turk is the capitol of the Turks & Caicos Islands.

Fun Fact #2

Grand Turk is about the same area, shape, and size as Manhattan

Fun Fact #3

The Turks & Caicos Islands are made up of over 40 islands and cays, with 10 inhabited islands and a total population less than 40,000 people.

Fun Fact #4

The Taino and Arawak people inhabited the islands before European discovery in 1492 by Christopher Columbus. Significant evidence of indigenous settlement including a ball court, petroglyphs and artifacts continue to be discovered.

Fun Fact #5

The Turks & Caicos Islands are home to the third-largest barrier reef system in the world. Over 260 miles of pristine white sandy coastline.

Fun Fact #6

The Turks & Caicos played a major role during the golden age of piracy with notable characters including Capt. Francois L’Olonnois and lady pirates Anne Bonny and Mary Reid.

Fun Fact #7

Over 1000 shipwrecks estimated on surrounding barrier reefs and shoals. Millions in lost treasure found and reman to be discovered.

Fun Fact #8

Bermudians settle in the late 1600s and establish the sea salt industry. Permanent settlement on Salt Cay, Grand Turk and South Caicos soon develop vigorous trade with American colonies.

Fun Fact #9

In 1789, British loyalist expelled from newly formed United States of America, granted land in the Turks & Caicos, establish cotton, sisal plantations. 

Fun Fact #10

United States establishes submarine tracking stations on South Caicos and Grand Turk in 1943, during WWII. A down range missile tracking base established on Grand Turk in 1948.

Fun Fact #11

Grand Turk lighthouse constructed in 1852.

Fun Fact #12

1898 first telegraph cable landed on Grand Turk.

Fun Fact #13

Turks & Caicos constitution established in 1976. First Chief Minister, JAGS McCartney. 

Fun Fact #14

Island Trams Limited established in 2011.

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AVAILABLE January 1ST, 2021

 

Sugar Beach Club

Sunset Cabana Park

Sugar Beach Club is a family-friendly destination, located on a beautiful stretch of secluded white sandy beach, just minutes away from the Grand Turk Cruise Center. Spend the day relaxing on the beach, snorkeling the reefs, or playing a round of mini-golf. Sugar Beach Club offers a choice of beach chairs, umbrellas, day beds, and even private beachfront pavilions.

Our dedicated servers offer tasty tapas, tacos, sliders, salads, sandwiches, and local seafood specialties along with cold-pressed juices, tropical cocktails, and a great selection of local and imported rum, beer, wine, prosecco, and champagne. 

Dine on the beach, pull up a stool at the beach bar, and enjoy a great meal on the open-air deck. Ample space is provided throughout Sugar Beach Club and Packages are available, tailored to the experience you want, or you may choose to order items a la carte, either way, prepare yourself for a great beach day.

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