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A short ferry ride or flight from Grenada takes you to the small island of Carriacou and a step back in time. Translated as ‘land of reefs’, it makes a great combination with Grenada.

Famous for its pristine reefs and forests of soft corals, Carriacou boasts a drift dive you will never forget. Explore the twin tugs wrecks and dive in the Sandy Island Oyster Bed Marine Protected Area, where turtles and rays are a common sight as well as its unique biodiversity.

Home to 8,000 Grenadians, the island is only nine kilometres long and traditional customs are cherished here; you’ll become a local before you have to leave this wonderful island! 

Housed in a restored cotton gin mill, the Museum contains artifacts dating back to the Amerindians sourced from archeological sites, as well as relics from the time of British and French control. 

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Key info

  • Ideal for viewing: nurse shark, southern stingray, hawksbill turtle

Dive trips

This dive location is featured in the following itinerary:

Spice Island Discovery

A relaxing twin-centre holiday to the vibrant spice island of Grenada and the tiny island of Carriacou where you’ll find wrecks, pristine reefs with forests of soft corals, and plenty of turtles and rays.

  • When to go: Jan-Dec
  • Duration inc. flights: 15 days
  • Price inc. flights: From £2,875 pp
  • Trip type: Tailor-made trip idea
Suggested accommodation is shown below. Please contact us for further recommendations.

Green Roof Inn

Green Roof Inn is a small family run guesthouse located on a gentle slope only 30 metres from the Caribbean sea, and makes an ideal base from which to explore the pristine reefs of Carriacou.