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Porto di Georgetown (Port of Georgetown)

George Town, Grand Cayman
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Ranked #7 of 14 Attractions in George Town
Type: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks, Outdoors
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Type: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks, Outdoors
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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1,758 reviews 1,758 reviews
932 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The classic tourist trap. Nothing to see or do, just a bunch of crappy shops selling very crappy and pricey souvenirs. Avoid this place.

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Southampton, Canada
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22 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Crazy when cruise ships dock. Thousands of people. Many jewellry stores & souvenir shops. Restarants on water have nice view. Lots of drivers trying to sell their tours. Interesting to see fisherman clean & sell their fresh catch.

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Ottawa, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We stopped there on a cruise as many others point out it is lots of places selling the same stuff. What really struck me (I was on a cruise and we stopped at 4 different ports) all the ports seem to have the same "Exclusive shops" trying to get your money. Some interesting things though like the people selling and... More 

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Nashville, TN
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

As some of the other reviewers have mentioned - this place is not cheap!! Very expensive. After about 15-30 minutes there really not much more to see, other than more stores. There's alot of merchants trying to get you to spend all of your money and cab drivers wanting to take you on tours. We decided to just walk around... More 

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Rochester, New York
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67 reviews 67 reviews
27 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

GC is not a cheap island so some prices were high but with some searching you can find bargains, we went on a Sat when there were no cruise ships in port so many places were closed, but lots to see and search through

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Moorestown, New Jersey
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86 reviews 86 reviews
13 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We were really excited about our cruise to Grand Cayman but when we got off the ship, we found it to be dingy with very little to do except shop. Not what we expected at all.

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Newfoundland
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72 reviews 72 reviews
25 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Came into port via a cruise...standard fare. Would recommend leaving the port and going into the town. I was most impressed with the cleanliness. Of all the areas is the Eastern and Western Caribbean I thought Georgetown stood out for this reason. I also felt very safe there and due to the many recognizable banks and grocery stores I almost... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

One of my cruise stops was in Georgetown. There's not a lot to see at the port unless you love to look at banks, so find a guide to take you to Sting Ray City. You hop on a boat, and they take you about a mile out into the water where you will find hundreds of friendly sting rays.... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

I found this to be a nice port. Yes, as others have said this port has the typical shops you will find in other ports, but it is very clean and the employees are nice. The port is pretty small, but the Cayman Islands are a small island chain with approximately 60,000 residents so I did not expect much. I... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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107 reviews 107 reviews
18 attraction reviews
167 helpful votes 167 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Cayman Islands Jeeeeeeeeesh!. What to do here? I think about 1 hour will do it. Minute beaches and a shopping strip of about 1 KM. A few bars that jut out onto piers. A museum that was closed on a Monday, A church and the obligatory Margaritaville....that about does it. Not one for any ones bucket list unless of course... More 

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