The FlowRider is a great way to add a bit of adrenaline-rush to a day of lounging at the beach and pool of the Cruise Center.
4 star rating for Grand Turk FlowRider by Visit Turks and Caicos Islands
It typically take a few tries to get the hang of the FlowRider.
Found in the large lagoon-like pool at the Grand Turk Cruise Center, the FlowRider is a great attraction for those looking for a bit of excitement.
Consisting of a contoured slope, water is jetted in a thin sheet over this ramp to create wave-like conditions.
It’s possible to surf in a traditional standing surf stance, but a body or knee boarding pose is much easier for beginners to maintain.
Learning the basics of the FlowRider.
If using the FlowRider is important during your stay on Grand Turk, you’ll definitely want to reserve your place in advance.
Depending on the number of bookings, it’s usually possible to sign up at the cruise center, but this isn’t guaranteed.
There may be as many as ten other guests sharing an allotted time period. The attraction isn’t typically this busy, but you’ll likely be one of about four or five persons taking turns on the FlowRider.
Minimum height is 55 inches (1.4m). An instructor is present at all times, but be aware that this activity can be a bit strenuous.
The only cruise port in the Turks and Caicos, this large complex on Grand Turk is located directly on an excellent beach and also offers a huge pool, quite a few shops and the largest Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville in the Caribbean.