Local Attractions & Activities
Things to Do in Grand Cayman
You will be spoilt for choice with this vast list of Grand Cayman attractions!
An area of unusual black, jagged limestone rock formations resembling charred remains near West Bay. Send postcards to your friends with the postmark “Hell”.
Cayman Islands Turtle Farm
Turtle breeding farm in West Bay and home to over 14,000-16,000 turtles that range from newborn hatchlings to 600 pound adults. It has one of the island’s largest gift stores.
Capital of the Cayman Islands and a charming community of 20,000. Its streets are lined with historic buildings, small churches, memorials, and traditional Cayman-style homes.
In the Old Courts Building in George Town, it tells the story of the country’s natural and human history.
Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park
A 65-acre park featuring native trees, shrubs, and wild orchids. It is also home to breeding areas of the endangered Grand Cayman Blue Iguana and other wildlife, birds, and butterflies.
Pedro St. James Castle
This stone house is the oldest structure on Grand Cayman built in 1780. It is called the “Birthplace of democracy in the Cayman Islands.” Features period furniture, pottery, photographs, and other artifacts of 18th century Cayman domestic life. There is a visitor center, gift shop, and restaurant on site.
The first Cayman capital, there are many historic sites in Bodden Town – the Guard House, a monument to Queen Victoria, and Gun Square with two 18th century canons. East of Bodden Town, Meagre Bay Pond is a good place for bird watching.
A woodland trail through the Mastic Reserve of untouched old-growth forest and native Cayman plants and animals. The Mastic Trail is two miles long and the guided walk takes approximately two-and-a-half to three hours.
- Diving and Snorkeling
- Sport Fishing
- Watersports – windsurfing, sailing, water skiing
- Golfing and Tennis
- Nature Viewing and Bird Watching
- Duty Free Shopping
- Nightclubs and Pubs
A Grand Cayman vacation certainly gives you plenty to see and do!