Cayman Turtle Center Wildlife Encounter
Grand Cayman (George Town), Cayman Islands
Snorkel next to baby turtles, colorful fishes, and other friendly creatures on this wildlife tour! During your visit, you’ll learn all about the island’s beloved animal and the center’s effort to save this endangered species.
- See several animal exhibits
- Experience snorkeling with baby turtles
- Feed exotic tropical birds and nurse sharks
- Learn all about the endangered green sea turtle
What’s included in the tour
- Admission to the turtle center
About this Grand Cayman tour
Spend some time next to friendly marine creatures on this wildlife tour. Visit the Cayman Turtle Center to learn about the endangered green sea turtle, feed exotic birds, see massive nurse sharks, and experience snorkeling with baby sea turtles and vibrant marine life. This facility is the island’s largest land-based attraction with plenty of activities and things to do for every member of the family.
This turtle sanctuary has a sole mission: to save and provide a safe place for the endangered green sea turtle. During your experience, you’ll learn all about the turtle’s struggle through life, what has led to its endangerment, and what you can do to help save them. As you spend your day in the center, you’ll be able to hold these creatures in your own hands and see how they’re kept within the premises.
Some of the top things to do include snorkeling with the green sea turtle, an incredible one-on-one experience, feeding exotic birds from the palm of your hands, and witnessing an incredible live feeding of Smiley, the 10-foot saltwater crocodile. This tour is sure to bring you close to the Grand Cayman’s most beloved animal.
Pier/Hotel: Cayman Turtle Farm provides a free shuttle service from certain hotels on Seven Mile Beach such as Comfort Suites, Marriott, Grand Beach Suites, Ritz Carlton, Sunshine Suites, Westin, and Holiday Inn.
Locker padlocks are available for rent and freshwater showers available on site. A unique selection of reasonably priced locally-sourced gifts and other souvenirs is available in Splash Gift Shop. Kids under the age of 3 should be accompanied by an adult while snorkeling in the fresh and saltwater Lagoons. Snorkeling will take place in the 1.3 million gallon saltwater Turtle Lagoon with Lifeguards on duty at all times. Tours sold to guests staying in local hotels will not include transportation, however, Cayman Turtle Farm does provide a free shuttle service from the following hotels on Seven Mile Beach; Comfort Suites, Marriott, Grand Beach Suites, Ritz Carlton, Sunshine Suites, Westin, Holiday Inn. Please check with your hotel concierge to see if the CTF shuttle service is available from your respective hotels.
Tour is mild with all flat walking surfaces and the Cayman Turtle Farm is ADA compliant. Accessible to guests with canes, walkers, strollers, and wheelchairs.
Adventure, Cultural, Family Friendly
Tour Participation Requirements
This experience is rated mild. To participate fully, you may be required to walk over primarily even surfaces at a leisurely pace. You may encounter a limited number of steps, cobblestones, or uneven surfaces, and you may have to stand for extended periods of time.
Suitable for travelers 2 years of age and older.
You must weigh between 40 and 250 pounds to participate in this tour.
Special Medical Restriction
Pregnant women in their second trimester should not participate in the snorkel and swimming activities of this tour.
Full refunds issued for cancellations made 7 full days prior to the date and time of requested services. Cancellations made within the 7-day and 72-hour window will receive a 50% refund of purchase total. Purchases are non-refundable inside of 72 hours.
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