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Best Land and Air Based Activities

Grand Cayman has plenty of activities to offer, many of which can be found on dry land or even up in the air!

Explore the Island with a local guide. Book a tour with Cayman Safari Adventures aboard one of their open-air vehicles. Enjoy a cultural tour of the Island, sample local food and experience true Caymanian hospitality.

The Cayman Turtle Centre offers the opportunity to meet and learn about some of the most majestic and ancient animals in the world. You can interact with turtles and marine life, meet Smiley the crocodile, feed exotic birds, enjoy a day in the snorkelling pool and ride the Turtle Twister waterslide. A free shuttle from Seven Mile Beach is available.

Go Horseback Riding along Barkers Beach or in the water for a unique experience with Coral Stone Stables or Spirit of the West. The latter even offers incredible moonlit rides.

The Cayman Parrot Sanctuary offers a friendly, interactive and educational experience. Meet native animals, including Cayman Parrots, agoutis and the ‘rasta caterpillar’. You’ll also find goats, rabbits, guinea pigs, cockatiels, snakes and lots of other reptiles. There are also two playgrounds, a zip line and plenty of shaded areas.

During a Blue Iguana Safari you’ll meet Grand Cayman’s famous ‘Blue Dragons’ behind the scenes at the breeding facility at the Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park. Guided tours are held Thursday to Sunday. The cost is CI$12 for adults and CI$6 for children. Your guide will explain how the Blue Iguana Recovery Programme was able to bring this endangered species back from the brink of extinction and they will introduce you to their star breeders.

Take a Helicopter Ride for an awesome view of Seven Mile Beach, Stingray City and remote areas of Cayman with Cayman Islands Helicopters.

Visit the Crystal Caves and enjoy an underground adventure into a fascinating world. You will be guided through amazing caves where you will see stalactite and stalagmite crystal structures, before exploring the surrounding tropical forest under which the caves are formed. A café and gift shop are also on-site.

Learn to Cook ‘Cayman-Style’ at Bon Vivant (345) 623 2665 or the National Trust (345) 749 1121.

Sample Wine, Rum or Beer at one of Cayman’s tasting rooms. Take a tour of the Cayman Islands Brewery, the 19-81 Brewery or visit Cayman Spirits Company Distillery.

Enjoy Dining with a Twist at Tukka East. Every day at 5pm you can feed the Frigate birds. Watch as these magnificent  birds swoop and dive for their food! You can also watch the tarpon feeding every evening at 7pm and 9pm at The Wharf. Kids will love this feeding frenzy!

Cool Off at one of Cayman’s Refreshing Splash Pads. The Children’s Park at the Botanic Park offers plenty of water-based fun with lots of shade and picnic spots. Camana Bay has two styles of fountains to choose from; mini fountains for toddlers to splash around in and fountains that spout water 30ft in the air for bigger kids to enjoy.