The Caribbean is known around the world for its tropical beauty, luxurious resorts, and pristine beaches. The Cayman Islands has all these and more, which is why it’s the vacation destination for many families, couples, and friend groups. There are many ways to encounter the excitement and beauty of Grand Cayman travel. From world-class snorkeling to premium dining to first-rate shopping, opportunities abound to enjoy the sights and sounds of this Caribbean vacation destination. Visitors of all ages will find themselves inspired by the vibrant culture and breathtaking scenery of the Cayman Islands. If you’re looking for things to do when traveling to Grand Cayman, Cayman Visitor has you covered.

Ocean explorations

Hundreds of thousands of visitors from around the world arrive in the Cayman Islands each year, many of whom come here to experience underwater marine life and exciting water sports. Grand Cayman is a world-renowned snorkeling destination, and no matter your skill level, you’ll find the snorkeling excursion to fit your needs. Explore three stunning coral reefs on one thrilling tour around Grand Cayman’s East End. The protected shallow coral lagoon is a peaceful location where yours will be the only boat in sight. Families and children alike will enjoy a snorkel adventure in Stingray City. You’ll get up close to these intriguing creatures in shallow water and stop by Starfish Point, where many starfish dot the sand. In addition to snorkeling, you can swim with dolphins, go deep-sea fishing, learn how to kitesurf, and more as part of your Grand Cayman travel experience.

Cultural delights

Joining a distillery tour and rum tasting at Cayman Spirits Co. is a great way to interact with the rum culture of the Cayman Islands. You’ll step inside the 5000-square-foot facility and get up close to the Vendome copper pot in which the world-famous rum is distilled. You’ll end the tour in the tasting room, where you’ll sample fresh batches of exclusive rum creations and even vodka! There’s more to Grand Cayman than delicious spirits: Pedro St. James is a historical gem and one of the island’s most intriguing cultural landmarks. Tour the oldest building in Grand Cayman on this family-friendly excursion. As part of this fascinating tour, you’ll learn more about the cultural heritage and historical legacy of the Cayman Islands.

Top-notch dining

Whether you’re a refined gourmet or a family looking for a casual lunch spot, you’re sure to find what you seek in Grand Cayman’s diverse dining scene. Beachside dining, 5-star cuisine, authentic Caribbean eats—there’s something for every palate at this diverse island destination. You won’t want to miss the variety of restaurants and bars in upscale George Town, charming beachside eateries in the East End, and eclectic seafood restaurants along the picturesque Seven Mile Beach. Everyone in your group is sure to love the fresh flavors, delicious seafood, and warm creole Caribbean spices to be found in Cayman Islands cuisine. From local to international cuisine, you’ll never run out of tasty treats to sample as you make your way around the island.

Must-do shopping

There are lots of opportunities for shopping when you vacation in Grand Cayman. Spend a day in cosmopolitan George Town browsing jewelry, luxurious scents, cigars, handcrafted souvenirs, and designer clothing in specialty boutiques or indulge in open-air shopping in Camana Bay, the island’s largest and most diverse shopping center. Shop like a local at the Hamlin Stephenson Farmers Market at the Cricket Square where you can pick up fresh fruit and veggies and support Grand Cayman’s local artisans selling handcrafted goods. No matter where you shop on the island, you’ll find everything you’re looking for, from artisanal souvenirs to high-end jewelry.

There are many ways to experience the best of Grand Cayman travel. No matter your interests, there’s something exciting and new to explore. Book your tours and excursions directly through the Cayman Visitor website. Don’t forget to leave room for spontaneity and going with the flow, one of the most fun-filled ways to experience the Cayman Islands.

Explore Tours & Excursions

From the renowned Stingray City to the colorful Cayman Turtle Centre to cultural activities at the Mission House, discover exciting Grand Cayman destinations and excursions – on and off the beaten path – with Cayman Visitor.