Cayman Islands Heritage Discovery

Approximately 3½ Hours
Moderate Activity 

Enjoy your visit to Grand Cayman, experiencing the rich history and some of the exotic fauna and wildlife on this tour. Hop aboard an air-conditioned bus and head south through the historic South Sound area, past Smith Cove and along the coast, to explore the colorful history and wildlife of Grand Cayman. Your guide will describe various points of interest and historic sites on your journey along the Southern Coast until you each your first stop—Pedro St James Castle—known as the birthplace of democracy in the Cayman Islands. Visit this completely restored great house, which was built in 1780, and stroll through the beautiful gardens and other restored buildings overlooking the Caribbean Sea. Also experience thunder and lightening storms inside the multimedia theater on site. From there, you will continue to the Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park—76 acres of natural and manicured grounds, restored Caymanian homes, brilliant native flora and fauna, native wildlife and the famous blue iguana, found only in Grand Cayman. Stroll among an explosion of tropical color as you learn interesting facts about life past and present in Grand Cayman. After your tour of these beautiful gardens it’s time to board your waiting bus for the journey back along the coast to downtown George Town.


The castle at Pedro St James is three stories with steps and no ramps.


This excursion is led in English