Governor Gore's Bird Sanctuary

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With over 200 different species of bird, Governor Gore's Bird Sanctuary is a destination of choice for birdwatchers that find themselves in the Cayman Islands.

With a few trails that will take people to some great bird lookout spots, birdwatchers will have plenty to do here. However, if bird-watching does not interest you, then this bird sanctuary may not be the place for you.


Governor Gore's Bird Sanctuary is situated in Savannah, a village near Georgetown; it is two and a half miles (four kilometers) to the west of Bodden Town.

Nearby Restaurants

There are a multitude of eateries to pick from in the community surrounding Governor Gore's Bird Sanctuary. Domino's Savannah, which serves Italian food, is also the closest restaurant to the nature preserve. Also within a short distance, you'll find eateries including Dragon Garden Restaurant and Rankin's Jerk Pit where you and your companions may try a bite of Jamaican dishes and enjoy the culture of the Cayman Islands.

Nearby Attractions

Travelers who are a fan of nature preserves, and are interested in visiting others, might consider a trip to Meagre Bay Pond Animal Sanctuary and Mastic Reserve; the first and closest of which is five miles to the east of this page's attraction. There are other activities nearby, including Old Savannah Schoolhouse, which is three quarters of a mile away Savannah. Also consider heading over to Pedro St. James National Historic Site, which is another nearby attraction.

If a visit to the Governor Gore's Bird Sanctuary isn't enough to keep you busy all afternoon, take a look at what is closest in the following table.

Attractions Near Governor Gore's Bird Sanctuary
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Old Savannah Schoolhouse Historic Site 0.7 mi. (3.1 km) SE Savannah
Pedro St. James National Historic Site Historic Site 1.4 mi. (2.5 km) SE 1.5 mi. South West of Bodden Town
Watler Cemetery Historic Site 1.8 mi. (4.8 km) W 3.0 mi. East-Southeast of Georgetown
Cayman Islands Brewery Other Attraction 1.8 mi. (4.6 km) W Prospect Park
Bodden Town Guardhouse Park Historic Site -- -- Bodden Town
Mission House Historic Site 3.7 mi. (2.1 km) E 1.3 mi. East of Bodden Town
Dr. Roy's Ironshore Historic Site -- -- Georgetown
Cayman Islands National Museum Museum 5.0 mi. (0.8 km) W Downtown Georgetown

More Information


There is no cost of admission for those wanting to visit the sanctuary.

Location: Meadowlark Road, Savannah, Grand Cayman


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