Cayman Parrot - national bird of the Cayman Islands
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The Cayman Parrot - national bird of the Cayman Islands


hiking in Cayman Brac

Beyond the sugar sand beaches, the Cayman Islands’ interiors are fascinating worlds of their own. Explore our three islands by foot and you’ll catch a glimpse of some of the most diverse flora and fauna in the world: our national tree, The Silver Thatch Palm, mangrove forests, Wild Banana Orchids, the Cayman Parrot and the largest colony of red-footed boobies in the Western Hemisphere. Hikers will delight at all our Caribbean getaway has to offer. Whether on a Cayman tour or a self-guided stroll, time spent on our many hiking trails is sure to add another dimension to your Cayman Islands trip.

On Grand Cayman, the Mastic Trail is a two-mile stretch back in time - dating back at least 100 years through one of the last remaining example’s of the Caribbean’s dry, subtropical forests.

Our Sister Islands boast an untouched beauty that provides hiking experiences second to none. Adventurous hikers are thrilled by the glory of with its spectacular cliff walks on the 140-foot bluff that thrusts vertically from the ocean floor. Saunter along one of the many forest or beach trails that dot the island. On , hikers can stroll along one of more than a dozen secluded on a mostly undeveloped coastline, or spend time exploring the lagoons, mangrove forests, salt ponds and pristine wetlands that make up this tiny island paradise.

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Hints & Tips

  • Cayman Brac provides tour guides for the Boardwalk trail and other sights - contact the District Admin for details
  • The Mastic Trail is only 2 miles long but takes about 4 hours to complete.
  • Hiking isn't limited to tails - try it on the beach.


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MarineLand Tours - Hydra Terra Amphibious Bus
It's a Bus! It's a Boat! It's Cayman's only State-of-the-Art Amphibious Sea and Land Adventure! For the best way to discover Grand Cayman hop on our fully narrated tour which...
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Bush Water and Land Adventures
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Cayman Brac Community Park
Our beautiful community park is a project created by members of the community in conjunction with the government. Its 3.41 acres include playground areas, covered picnic areas, a simple nature trail...
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The Mastic Trail
Experience the fascinating and diverse pristine woodlands of Cayman's deep interior, on a rugged two mile trek through native mangrove swamp, ancient rocky woodlands and traditional agriculture....
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Christopher Columbus Gardens
Located on the majestic Bluff the park was the vision of the Cayman Brac Quincentennial Committee and is the home of the Wall of Honour which lists 500 names of past and present prominent people in...
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Nestled in the West Bay district of Grand Cayman is an area of blackened shards of rock known as Hell. The rocks are a blend of limestone and dolomite estimated to be more than a million years old....
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The Cayman Turtle Farm ( Boatswain Beach )
Tel: 345-949-3894
Fax: 345-949-1387
Cayman Turtle Farm is a one-of-a-kind, 23-acre adventure marine park is one of the most exciting attractions in the Caribbean. Cayman Turtle Farm celebrates Caymanians’ stewardship of the seas and relationship with nature through tactile, colorful,
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Brac Parrot Reserve
The Brac Parrot Reserve is dominated by pristine, ancient woodlands on a very rough and rocky terrain. A great diversity of native trees, including species not present on Grand Cayman or Little...
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Silver Thatch Excursions
Experience a more intimate view of the island. Offering birdwatching, hiking and hidden history & culture for small groups on private excursions with Cayman’s most qualified &...
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Ambassadors of the Environment by Jean-Michel Co
Ambassadors of the Environment by Jean-Michel Cousteau
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