Caicos Conch Farm


Situated at Heaving Down Rock, at the end of the Leeward Highway, Providenciales, Turks and Caicos in the Caribbean, is the one and only conch farm in the world called Caicos Conch Farm. Caicos Conch Farm overlooks the sparkling warm waters of Provo, where many charming wooden structures hang on the edge of the dock. Learn about the life cycle of the Queen conch, from beginning to when it is harvested, as Caicos Conch Farm offers an amazing trip for families to enjoy. It will be interesting to see and interacts with the Caribbean Queen conchs that are raised until they are adults.

Visit the farm to meet two trained conchs that will amuse you with their antics. Another wonderful thing to learn at Caicos Conch Farm is that conchs do make pearls too. At the farm you will see the pearls which come from the conch and if you are lucky you can take pictures of a pearl being extracted from the conch. Your tour will start with a stop at the gift shop to get a valuable lesson and description of the farm. You will go through an array of transformation structures to include a post larval facility.

Conch pens © by silentgroove

An exciting tour that allows you to pick up a conch from one of the ponds, as you follow the path to the round ponds filled with conch ready to be harvested. The tour ends with Sally and Jerry the two resident conchs providing an entertaining close to the excursion. Explore Caicos Conch Farm to play with, view the conchs in their natural habitat or buy freshly harvested conch for a special island dinner. After your tour of the conch farm you will appreciate conchs more. Cook and create delicious seafood dishes with conch as you don’t want to miss out on this once in a lifetime opportunity.

Queen Conch © by NOAA

Caicos Conch Farm will provide a superb insight to the island’s culture as well as ways to cook these tasty Caribbean delights. The farm is open Monday to Friday, between the hours of 9am to 4pm and on Saturdays, 9am to 2pm. Closed on Sundays and on the islands holidays.