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Davinoff's Concrete Sculpture Garden
Davinoff's Concrete Sculpture Garden
Owner description: On the highway, Old Robin Road, between Old Man Bay and the Queen's Momument, North Side, is a small concrete sculpture garden/park next to the road with free admission and free... more Owner description: On the highway, Old Robin Road, between Old Man Bay and the Queen's Momument, North Side, is a small concrete sculpture garden/park next to the road with free admission and free parking. Sculptures include a giant 16' Blue Iguana, a 6' giant land crab, super sized octopus, 17' crocodile and more. Persons can stop, walk around, look and take pictures. It is also a popular geocaching site. Free... No charge. Open everyday. The art within this garden is on private property so please be respectful of the owner's privacy. less
Attraction type: Gardens
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Stingray City
Stingray City(Grand Cayman)
Attraction type: Nature & Wildlife Areas
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Seven Mile Beach
Seven Mile Beach(Seven Mile Beach)
Attraction type: Beaches
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Kittiwake Shipwreck & Artificial Reef
Kittiwake Shipwreck & Artificial Reef(West Bay)
Owner description: The ex-USS Kittiwake is an Ex-US Navy Submarine Rescue Vessel. She was sunk on January 5th, 2011 in Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands to create an artificial reef and shipwreck... more Owner description: The ex-USS Kittiwake is an Ex-US Navy Submarine Rescue Vessel. She was sunk on January 5th, 2011 in Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands to create an artificial reef and shipwreck attraction for scuba divers and snorkelers to visit and enjoy.The attraction is operated by the Cayman Islands Tourism Association. Please use a licensed operator and all visitors are required to pay a user fee. less
Attraction type: Ships; Reefs
Cayman Crystal Caves
Cayman Crystal Caves(Grand Cayman)
Owner description: Cayman Crystal Caves is a fascinating nature attraction located in Northside, Grand Cayman, and Cayman's newest tourist attraction. When you visit Cayman Crystal Caves, you will... more Owner description: Cayman Crystal Caves is a fascinating nature attraction located in Northside, Grand Cayman, and Cayman's newest tourist attraction. When you visit Cayman Crystal Caves, you will be escorted with a knowledgeable Tour Guide, and join us on an adventure exploration of "Cayman Down Under". You will venture into amazing caves where you'll see stalactite and stalagmite crystal structures and otherworldly formations, formed by single drops of water and the slow passage of time. Tour through the unique rainforest nature, under which the caves formed. Amongst the forest and caves is plenty of plant and animal life including strangler fig trees, air plants, parrots, and bats.... History Cayman Crystal Caves have formed over millions of years. Fossilized shells and animal life in the caves show us that at one time, the mass now containing the caves was all located under the sea. Over time, as sea levels changed and land began to rise, rooms began to form through water erosion, making caves. Within these rooms spectacular stalagmite and stalagtite crystal structures began to form, as rain water dripping through the limestone ceiling of the caves left calcium deposits behind. The caves are still today continuing to evolve. The process of stalagmite and stalagtite formation occurs as rain water becomes slightly acidic when it first travels through surrounding plants, earth and other organic matter. This acidic water disolves part of the limestone as it seeps through the earth, and re-deposits microscopic calcium layers, as the water drips from the cave celings. Over time these deposits collectively form the crystal structures. Hundreds of years ago, Pirates used these caves as hideouts, and also as shelters from the elements, including hurricanes. As the Cayman Islands became populated, locals used the surrounding lush lands as farmlands, and mined the caves for rich fertilizer produced by bat guana, as some of the caves are inhabited by bats. In the last half century farming stopped, as the population switched to more lucrative jobs within the tourism and financial sectors. In the early 1990s, Christian and Ole Sorensen undertook an in depth search and exploration of all caves in the Cayman Islands, and began talks with the Cayman Islands government on developing a cave attraction based on the experience from the family's development of the very successful Harrison's caves in Barbados. After a few years, it was realized that the crystal caves of Old Man Bay were extremely unique and stood above any other caves in the Cayman Islands, and for that matter, most of the world. It took almost another two decades to purchase the various parcels which encompasses the caves and surrounding rain forest, as well as devise a route to the landlocked site from the main road. In the last few years of planning the attraction, Ergun Berksoy and the Berksoy family, who have vast experience in the tourism sector, joined the Sorensen family in this venture and together they have seen Cayman's newest and very exciting tourist attraction to completion. less
Attraction type: Caverns & Caves
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Kaibo - Upstairs Restaurant
Kaibo - Upstairs Restaurant
Ranked #1 of 4 Restaurants in North Side
Price: $9 - $47
Cuisines: Caribbean, Seafood, Contemporary
Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
KAIBO Beach Bar & Grill
KAIBO Beach Bar & Grill
Ranked #2 of 4 Restaurants in North Side
Price: $7 - $18
Cuisines: American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Grill
Good for: Local cuisine, Bar scene, Kids, Scenic view, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
KAIBO Beach Espresso
KAIBO Beach Espresso
Ranked #3 of 4 Restaurants in North Side
Cuisines: Cafe
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout
Island Bites Ltd.
Island Bites Ltd.
Ranked #4 of 4 Restaurants in North Side
Price: $4 - $12
Cuisines: Mexican, Caribbean
Dining options: Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Free Off-Street Parking, Parking Available, Street Parking, Takeout
Kaibo - Upstairs Restaurant
Kaibo - Upstairs Restaurant
Ranked #1 of 4 Restaurants in North Side
Price: $9 - $47
Cuisines: Caribbean, Seafood, Contemporary
Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

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by Cayman Condos
$110 - $125

Additional nearby recommended accommodations:

Turtle Nest Inn
Turtle Nest Inn
$99 - $299
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Bodden Town
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Turtle Nest Inn
Turtle Nest Inn
$99 - $299
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Bodden Town
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

The Retreat at Rum Point
The Retreat at Rum Point
$230 - $550
Island Houses of Cayman Kai
Island Houses of Cayman Kai
$225 - $375

Additional nearby recommended accommodations:

Wyndham Reef Resort
3.5 of 5
Wyndham Reef Resort
$209 - $620
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in East End
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Nearby recommended accommodations:

Caribbean Club
5.0 of 5
Caribbean Club
$646 - $2,905
Ranked #1 of 10 Hotels in Seven Mile Beach
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Kimpton Seafire Resort + Spa
5.0 of 5
Kimpton Seafire Resort + Spa
$351 - $1,265
Ranked #2 of 10 Hotels in Seven Mile Beach
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The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman
5.0 of 5
The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman
$468 - $1,657
Ranked #3 of 10 Hotels in Seven Mile Beach
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Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.