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Grand Cayman Turtle Farm

A top destination for locals and tourists in West Bay, Cayman Islands

786 Northwest Point Road, West Bay, Cayman Islands
Schooners Bar & Grill offering local and international cuisine including conch fritters, shrimp, and burgers.
$18 per adults age 12+ for just the Turtle Farm
$9 per child age 5-12
children age 4 and under enter for free

$45 per adults age 12+ for the Entire Park
$25 per child age 5-12
Children age 4 and enter for free

The Grand Cayman Turtle Farm does indeed have turtles. Many, many turtles. While this is a tourist attraction, the farm also has a focus on research and conservation. The sea turtles were vital to the local economy and eco system of Grand Cayman, but they were incredibly depleted one to two centuries ago requiring conservation.

 

At the farm you can see turtles in various stages of their life cycle in the breeding tanks, and you can touch and hold turtles at other tanks. If you want a more interactive experience you can even swim in a lagoon with some of them.

 

But wait! There’s more! Not only are there turtles but there is a resident crocodile that couldn’t be released back into the wild. You will also find a predator tank with sharks, fish, and other sea creatures. If you are a fan of the air over the sea, there is also an aviary with several species of Caribbean birds.

 

When you’re ready for a change of pace, you can wander along Cayman Street or the Blue Hole Nature Trail. Spend some time cooling off in Breaker’s Lagoon where the only animals you will swim with are safely housed on the other side of the underwater viewing window from the predator tank!

 



Opening hours

Monday - Saturday
8:00 - 17:00
Last admission at 16:30pm

Turtle Lagoon closes at 14:30
Breakers Lagoon & Turtle Twister water slide close at 16:00


Sunday
8:00 - 17:00
Last admission at 16:30

Turtle Lagoon closes at 14:30pm
Breakers Lagoon & Turtle Twister water slide close at 16:00

Closed for Good Friday and Christmas Day

How to get there

If not part of a tour group, you will drive to the North West part of the island. Depending on where you are staying, you will want to make your way to the West Bay Road which runs along the western shore, and follow it until you have reached almost the northernmost point of the island. Parking is available.

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