The mangroves are an important part of Cayman's eco-system. They are an ideal habitat for birds, fish and a host of different invertebrate species. Take the time to explore the mangrove system and you’ll spot Cayman parrots, iguanas, turtles, lobsters, many fish and maybe even a sea horse! You will also learn about the root system of the mangroves that protect Cayman from large waves and storm surges that can happen during hurricanes as well as the animals that make the tangled roots their home.
A great way to explore the coastline of the islands is by kayak. With no emissions and no noise, it is a very peaceful way to explore the shoreline – the tours are fun, educational and eco-friendly.
Venture into the ecological heart of Cayman and discover a fascinating ecosystem where the tangled roots of the mangroves sit in salt water. Learn all about the vital part these curious trees play in preventing coastal erosion while providing shelter for juvenile fish and land based creatures. Keep an eye out for iguanas, parrots, jellyfish, baby barracuda and lots more.