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.
YEARS IN BUSINESS
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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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.
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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.