Cayman is a wonderland for children of all ages including the young at heart. Below we've compiled and categorized some of the best activities for kids that Cayman has to offer .
For Tiny Animal Lovers
If your tot is excited by the idea of spending time learning and interacting with animals and is comfortable with nature, you will be happy to know that Cayman is home to an abundance of wonderful wildlife and an abundance of tour operators and establishments offering educational, safe and informative wildlife encounters. These include trips to:
Swim with feed and pet gentle southern stingrays in the shallow banks of Stingray City.
Spend the day wading in the shallows looking for starfish, snorkeling and lazing on the banks of Starfish Point.
Cayman Turtle Centre
There is a full day of entertainment to had here. Children and parents can opt to take a tour of the facilities, learn about and interact with the turtles, learn more about the breeding and conservation efforts, and spend the rest of the day soaking up the sun and having fun at the onsite water park.
Bioluminescent Bay Tour
Take a boat to Rum Point and enjoy the once-in-a-lifetime experience of swimming in the glittering bioluminescent bay where the bioluminescence lights up the ocean on dimly lit new moon nights.
For Educational Activities for Young Bookworms:
It's important to acknowledge what types of activities your children enjoy even when on holiday to ensure that their needs are met and they enjoy the trip as much as the rest of the family. If your young one equipped with inquiring mind that you are struggling to keep engaged, Cayman offers a plentitude of activities that stimulate growing and curious young minds:
Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Ambassadors of the Environment Program
Jean-Michel Cousteau's Ambassadors of the Environment is an educational program hosted by The RItz-Carlton that is dedicated to engaging people of all ages with their natural and cultural environment. The program by means of family-friendly activities, introduce kids and parents to the natural wonders and cultural traditions of the Cayman Islands.
Queen Elizabeth II Royal Botanic Park
Visit the park to learn more about the indigenous vegetation, the endangered Blue Iguana and spend the day out in nature.
Take an entertaining as well as educational underwater tour and learn more about the rich and diverse underwater ecosystems of Cayman.
Grand Cayman National Museum
Located across from the harbor in vibrant George town and housed in the former Old Courts Building is Cayman's National Museum. Here, your kids can learn more about the rich culture and history of the Cayman people and all of the efforts being made to preserve, research and display of all aspects of Caymanian heritage.
For Active Kids
Black Pearl Skate and Surf Park
You may think Cayman an unlikely place to find a skatepark but you would be wrong. Located at Grand Harbour is the Black Pearl Skate Park, dedicated to providing an entertaining and safe haven for local and visiting youth to ply.
The USS Kittiwake Shipwreck
Explore the corners and crannies of the Sunken USS Kittiwake, Cayman's most interesting and iconic dive and snorkeling site in Cayman.
Explore Beach and Water Sports at Leisure
Spend the day wandering the beaches of Cayman, soaking up the sun, swimming, snorkeling, paddling, jet-skiing, or doing any one of the many water sports or beach activities on offer along popular Seven Mile Beach.