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George Town Tours

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George Town
Charming George Town is the Caymans Islands’ capital, situated on Grand Cayman in the British West Indies. As well as being a major offshore banking hub, George Town is a popular port for cruise ships, thanks to its laid-back and colorful Caribbean vibe—and the some of the Cayman Islands’ most glorious beaches.
 
The Basics
Resorts line stunning Seven Mile Beach, attracting families, honeymooners, and, especially, divers. The year-round warm water and great visibility combine with exciting wreck dives to create one of the top diving locations on the planet. Divers from around the world come here to dive the famous Stingray City site.
 
Plenty of city tours and shore excursions combine sights in George Town and around Grand Cayman. Highlights include the Grand Cayman Turtle Farm, where you’ll see turtles of all sizes; the tiny post office in the town of Hell, surrounded by otherworldly rock formations; and the local rum distillery, where you can taste spirits as well as one of the most famous local products, rum cake. Boat tours and submarine tours explore the coral gardens, the barrier reef, the Kittiwake shipwreck, and other offshore locations. Fishing charters are also readily available.
 
Know Before You Go
  • George Town and Seven Mile Beach are idyllic for beachgoers and water sports enthusiasts. 
  • Food and drink are particularly pricey on Grand Cayman, so plan your budget accordingly.
  • Grand Cayman is a hot spot for divers and snorkelers, so book any diving and snorkeling tours well in advance of your trip.
 
How to Get There
George Town is on Grand Cayman’s southwest coast. The island’s international airport is two miles (three kilometers) from town.
 
When to Get There
Grand Cayman is warm year-round, which means eternal beach weather. Summer is the rainiest season, and hurricane season lasts from June through November. Some experts recommend visiting between March and June, when hotel rates and flight prices tend to drop. Grand Cayman shore excursions are very popular, so brace for major George Town crowds Tuesday through Friday, when cruise ships typically dock here.
 
Visiting Stingray City
A series of shallow sandbars in the North Sound tend to harbor southern stingrays—and lots of tourists who want to see them. Stingray City is a top island attraction, and swimming, snorkeling, and diving among the rays are all popular activities. The creatures are docile and harmless while feasting on squid provided by the tour guides. Most scuba diving and snorkeling tours bound for Stingray City depart from Rum Point, on the north Grand Cayman shore.
Address: Harbor Street, George Town KY1, Cayman Islands
Admission: Free
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West Bay Sightseeing Tour Plus Seven Mile Beach Visit

Tour the West Bay of Grand Cayman with a local guide during this 4-hour sightseeing excursion. Board a comfortable, air-conditioned motor coach and set out through Georgetown while listening to your guide's engaging cultural and historical commentary. Stop at the Governor's Mansion on 7 Mile Beach, the Tortuga Rum Factory and 'Hell', the island's unique rock formations. Spend 1 hour relaxing on Seven Mile Beach with full access to the full access to the beach facilities, free wifi, showers, changing room, bar, restaurant and pool.
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  • 4 hours

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Grand Cayman Shore Excursion: Semi-Submarine and Fish Feeding Show

Slip beneath the surface on a 1-hour semi-submarine cruise shore excursion, see a fish feeding show and discover Grand Cayman’s undersea landscape, sunken ships and reefs.  Watch schools of fish pass the semi-submarine’s large windows, and watch for the turtles, barracudas and rays that thrive on the island’s unspoiled coast. Visit a steel schooner that ran aground in 1944, then watch a diver feed fish at the vibrant Cheeseburger Reef; see the massive Balboa freighter that sunk during a 1932 hurricane, and finish your trip at George Town's dock.
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  • 1 hour

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Grand Cayman Shore Excursion: Atlantis Submarine Expedition

Board an Atlantis submarine on a 1.5-hour expedition to the Grand Cayman’s coral reefs and undersea landscapes, and enjoy an extraordinary shore excursion that goes deep beneath the Caribbean Sea. Batten down the hatches and slip below the surface, then follow the schools of brilliant fish that flit by the submarine’s viewing windows. Watch for rays and turtles and bank past giant sponges, fans and coral formations as a co-pilot narrates your adventure through the Cayman’s protected National Marine Park.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Airport Transfer - Owen Roberts Intl Airport to GeorgeTown or Seven Mile Beach

This service includes pick up from the Owen Roberts International Airport and drop off to Hotel / Resort / Accommodation in George Town or Seven Mile Beach stretch. The costs include pick up and also return drop off at the time of departure from Grand Cayman.
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  • 30 to 60 minutes
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