During this difficult time for the tourism industry in the Cayman Islands we urge residents to take advantage of some amazing local discounts that water sports and tour operators are currently offering.
This is the perfect time to revisit an old hobby, learn a new skill, or simply to get outside and enjoy Cayman's outstanding natural beauty.
For information on which restaurants are now open please visit Cayman Good Taste.
For details on fantastic staycation deals this summer and beyond visit Cayman Resident Staycations.
Open for shore and boat diving from the 21st June.
Luxury boat charter | 4 hours | up to 12 people | free jet ski & drinks | US$750 (normally US$1300) | Optional gourmet picnic lunch on board US$20pp. Spend an afternoon out with friends or family in the fresh air - sunshine, drinks and fun times.
Celebrate summer and the freedom to enjoy nature with friends and family again. Cayman Kayaks is offering discounted rates for July and August during the week days. Enjoy the tour now when the island is slow and they have smaller groups! Bioluminescence tour dates 6th July – 23rd July.
Cayman residents can enjoy 40% off regular pricing by entering the code 'Cayman40off at checkout' and providing local ID. Enjoy a private charter with a crew of two. Decide your own agenda and pace. Guests are welcome to bring their own snorkel gear, purchase a brand new set, or use their sanitised gear if needed which includes a brand new, snorkel mouth piece. Also provided are float vests, a cooler with ice and bottled water… and of course squid to feed the rays! Guests are welcome to bring aboard any food or drinks they wish and/or request a stop at Kaibo or Rum Point as time permits. All boats and gear are thoroughly cleaned and sanitised between every trip and all crew are trained in safe physical distancing practices.
Back to business on Sunday 21st June offering BioBay tours, mangrove kayak trips and private charters.
Open for shore diving. Boat diving from the 27th June. Sunset Divers look forward to welcoming you back for some underwater adventures and fun! An updated waiver form will need to be completed beforehand.
Waterman Cayman Surf Co.
Re-opens the 7th July 2020 from Tuesday to Saturday, 10am-5pm. Closed on Sundays and Mondays.
White Sand Water Sports
Paddleboard and kayak rentals, 2 for 1 hourly rentals or $99 weekly rentals, Island wide delivery. They are also now taking guests on snorkeling trips on their incredible pontoon boat. Call (345) 916 7263 or (345) 938 7263 to book today!
Cayman Islands National Museum
Opening the 20th July. Tempoary hours: Monday to Friday, 9am-3pm. You will have your temperature taken on arrival and will be required to wear a mask at all times.
Cayman Turtle Centre
The Turtle Centre will be opening its doors on Thursday 2nd July 2020. Resident rates: CI$15 for Adults, CI$10 for children (3-12), plus they are offering 10% off those rates for a limited time only. Advance tickets can be booked online. Please follow social distancing guidelines.
Open for tours from Wednesday 1st July. Opening hours: Wednesday, Friday and 10am-2pm. Please wear a mask and practice safe social distancing.
QEII Botanic Park
The Botanic Park will reopen to the public at 9am on Monday 6th July 2020 with the last admission at 4.30pm. The Botanic Park’s Visitor Centre will be fully operational, all transactions will take place in these areas and patrons are required to wear masks and physically distance themselves (6 ft. apart) upon entry. The National Trust of the Cayman Islands Blue Iguana Tours will be offered at the Park beginning on Monday 6th July 2020 and thereafter on Tuesdays through Sundays at 10.30am and 11.30am, and on weekdays an additional (afternoon) tour will be offered at 2pm.
Pedro St James
Pedro St James will reopen to the public from 8.30amon Monday 6th July 2020 with the last 3D movie showing at 4pm. The Pedro St James Gift Shop will be fully operational, all transactions will take place in these areas and patrons are required to wear masks and physically distance themselves (6 ft. apart) upon entry and in any publicly shared spaces. Food and drink will be available at the Outpost Bar and Grill located on site at Pedro St James from 11am-5pm.
Many of Cayman's retails outlets are now open, please follow the COVID-19 guidelines by wearing a mask in store and following social distancing rules.
This treasure trove full of antiques is back and open for business. Temporary hours are Monday to Friday 10.30am-1.30pm.
Cathy Church's Photo Centre & Gallery
Now open for passport photos, custom giclee printing and framing, self print kiosks, underwater and land camera sales and more. Temporary hours are Monday to Saturday 11am-3pm.
Cayman Islands National Museum
The gift shop at the museum will open on Monday 13 July. Temporary opening hours are Monday to Friday 9am-4pm. Browse a range of unique Caymanian gift items including Caymanite jewellery, flags, prints, silk ties, jellies, thatch baskets, craftwork and books.
Your one stop shop for all diving, snorkelling and beach related needs is open again! Temporary hours are 9am-6pm Monday to Saturday.
A trendy lifestyle wear boutique that sells fashionable clothing and accessories for men, women and children. Open 11am-5pm Monday to Friday.
A selection of Kirk Freeport stores are now open for businesses: La Parfumerie II on Cardinall Avenue?, Kirk Freeport at Bayshore Mall? and the Cartier Boutique at Bayshore Mall?. Temporary hours are Monday to Saturday 9am-5pm.
Shop for local art, gifts and other wonderful goodies. Temporary hours are Monday to Saturday 9am-4pm.
Rocky's Diamond Gallery
Shop for stunning jewellery again at Rocky's. Temporary hours are Monday-Saturday 10am-4pm.
Waterman Surf and Blue Wave
Open again for all your surf and watersports needs. Temporary hours are Monday to Saturday 10am-4pm.