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Hell

West Bay, Grand Cayman
(345) 949-3358
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Ranked #56 of 112 attractions in Grand Cayman
Type: Geologic Formations, Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Activities: Scuba diving, Shopping
Traveler Description: Hell is a small town on Grand Cayman (short drive from hotels) that has a post office/gift shop and little else to brag about. Plenty of T-shirts... more »
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Lansing, Michigan
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

This was a fun place to stop while we were touring the Island. "Hell" is a pile of volcanic rock sticking up out of the ground.There were several chickens running around the parking lot. Apparently they lived close by. There were a few shops for tourists to by souvenirs and a mail box so postcards can be sent from "Hell."

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Caledon
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68 reviews 68 reviews
30 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

Worth a quick stop if you're driving by or nearby. It's basically a small tourist trap at the side of the road with a gift shop and some black volcanic rocks sticking up from the ground. Kind of neat to say you were in Hell or even better, mail a postcard from the little gift shop. It will be postmarked... More

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Madisonville, LA
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48 reviews 48 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

Not worth the drive. Old lava site the only attraction Also it was very hot. I would not recommend to anyone

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New Port Richey, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

Neat enough to see, worth a ten minute stop to check out, but I wouldn't make a special trip there. Even the touristy guidebooks tell you don't expect to spend more than 15 minutes. No tour buses were there when we went, which was good. Little old lady in the gift shop was entertaining to talk to. Have a Hell... More

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Skaneateles, New York
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

Fairly easy to find on a map and a 20 ish minute drive from seven mile beach hotels. Only good to say that you've been and use the slogans "hell and back" and the like. The limestone formations were actually very cool and surprising because pictures do not show it justice. In a kind of weird neighborhood, but just to... More

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Rochester, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Hell.... It was an interesting stop. The guide explained the rock formation of this location. It truly would give you the impression of hell because nothing apparently can live in that area!!

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Gloucestershire
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79 reviews 79 reviews
8 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Grand Cayman was the first port of call on our cruise from Tampa. It was one of the 4 places that the coach stopped off at on a short tour of the island. Except to say you've been there, it would have been a place I would have chosen. incredible rock formations, a small shop, which was heaving with tourists... More

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MN
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163 reviews 163 reviews
68 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Yes it's touristy, but what the Hell? This tiny village is located on a patch incredibly jagged rock formations called ironshore. There are nearby giftshops where you can buy a postcard. Mail it at Hell's small Post Office and you can tell all of your friends that "I've been to Hell and back!" :)

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Frederick, Maryland
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45 reviews 45 reviews
12 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

This was our 4th trip to Grand Cayman dating back to 1999. On our first trip we visited Hell and wanted to show our sons this free attraction. We were somewhat disappointed. There was trash laying just inside the railings on the observation decks. Also the standin (a life-sized cutout of Satan you can put your face in) looks like... More

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Pottstown, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

This is a neat little place that is a little hard to find. There's not much there - a couple of shops & a post office - but the black rock formations are kind of cool looking. It's mainly to novelty of saying you've been to Hell. Go see it if you have the time, but it's not a must... More

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