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Named McDonald’s because of the arch that you can swim through with ease. Located along the reef wall, this area is covered with an abundance of sea life. Begin your dive at about 50’ and follow the wall as deep as you are certified for and comfortable with. Sharks, turtles, rays and an amazing variety of tropical fish are frequently spotted here. Keep your eyes open for Lion Fish and lobsters.
This is part of a protected national park, so no fishing (including spear fishing) and be careful with those boat anchors. Use the mooring line to be sure not to damage the reef.
Guided dive tours operate in the area. If taking a cruise ship to Grand Turk, book your excursion dive through them. It makes everything simple and trustworthy.

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Bruce3172 - 1/04/2017 12:52 PM
Rating Added: 5
I did not like the fact that a 400 lb Jew fish would not leave me alone as it thought I had food, otherwise it was super
TwistedRik - 3/23/2015 3:50 PM
I went scuba diving here on 3/20/2015. Average viz: 81-90ft/25-27m. Water temp: 76-80°F/24-27°C.
Went out with Oasis Divers (booked through Carnival). They were very knowledgeable and showed that they really cared about their environment. They were just a little bit on the rude side a few times with less experienced divers, talking down to them when they did not know something.
The dive site was excellent. Spotted a 3-4’ nurse shark as soon as I reached bottom. Also saw a Lion Fish as I went through the arch, hiding in a small crevice. We were joined by a turtle for a while, and had many tropical fish to see. The reef wall drops-off pretty sharp, so take care to watch your gauge. Saw a 24" wide ray just before returning to the boat.
Between dive sites, our boat captain spotted a yacht with their anchor in the coral. He pulled nearby and yelled to them that they were damaging the reef. They claimed to be in the sand with a 100’ line, but the angle said otherwise. As we began to pull away, he noticed a diver coming up with a spear gun. He returned to yell at them for illegal spear fishing. It was a bit awkward for the passengers, but he was protecting his home.

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