There are a wide variety of attractions to enjoy in Grand Cayman, whether you are here for business or pleasure, and whether you like lounging on the beach or having an adventure at sea. There are simply too many activities to list, but here is a selection of some of our favourites.
You cannot miss swimming with the stingrays in their natural environment. This amazing water adventure will take you out to both the original North Sound Stingray City as well as to a shallow sandbar where you can comfortably stand (or run!) and interact with these beautiful marine creatures. Be sure to ask the front desk staff about booking your tour with Dexter's Fantasea Tours or Captain Marvin's.
Pedro St. James
This is the restored center piece of a national historic site overlooking the Caribbean Sea with the best view in Grand Cayman. Visitors can stroll through the edifice built along the lines of the Caribbean plantation Great Houses and containing period furniture and interesting artifacts from that long-lost time. Visit the gift shop and don’t miss the site’s multimedia show (it runs every hour); rated the best in the Caribbean, it’s an experience you will long remember. Open Daily 9.00am to 5.00pm Tel: 345 947 3558
Save time to visit the Cayman Turtle Farm and be sure to take your swim suits. You will be able to view (and hold) Cayman sea turtles. You can enjoy a refreshing dip in the Breaker’s fresh water tidal lagoon and Boatswain’s snorkel Lagoon, (a 1.3 million gallon salt-water snorkel lagoon which is at the heart of the park showcasing the beauty of the Cayman marine environment). Hundreds of species of tropical fish thrive in this free-swim area – guaranteeing an up-close view of a turtle. After the underwater experience, guests can relax on the white sand beach by the shoreline of a tropical lagoon. The Turtle Farm also has a wonderful aviary which persons of all ages are guaranteed to enjoy.
On the waterfront in Georgetown, The Old Courts Building contains many historical and natural artifacts of Caymanian life. Open Mon – Fri 9.00am – 5.00pm and Saturday 10am to 2pm. Tel: 949 8368
Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park
Take a leisurely stroll through the woodlands and by the lake to view much of Cayman’s natural fauna and flora in this most relaxing of settings. Open Daily 9.00am to 6.30pm. Tel: 947 3558
On the north coast of Grand Cayman, lies the ever popular Rum Point. Here, flat white sands backed by shade trees lead down to the calm blue sea. Peace and quiet is just one offering you'll find at many of the Cayman Islands' beaches, and this sedate vacation style can be had at Rum Point without taking you too far away. Cities are close – without being too close – you'll have everything you need. Snorkeling in the crystalline waters is a popular activity at Rum Point, as well as, volleyball, windsurfing, and para sailing. A beach bar and grill, Wreck Bar, provides food and cold drinks, including beer.
Cayman Craft Market
Located in central George town this market place offers locally made wood & leather products, Thatch and straw work and Local visual arts. Find yourself immersed in a unique Caymanian atmosphere where you can purchase a real part of Cayman whilst learning about our past and one of a kind culture.