Activities on Cayman Brac

The most easterly of the Cayman Islands, Cayman Brac stands out for more than its small size.  It is the least tourist driven of the group, and in fact, tourism is not the primary industry here.  Visitors that travel here do so specifically to escape from the busy resorts and revel in the activities that make Cayman Brac the diverse destination that it is.

Without a doubt, some of the best scuba diving in the Caribbean is found in local waters which feature colorful reef and some of the best wall dives, but deep sea fishing is equally as important.  Many visitors will spend the majority of their days on a boat or under the sea.  On land, hiking, birdwatching, and rock climbing is a great way to experience the island's biosphere, while touring the small number of museums teach about local culture.  


Cayman Brac Diving

Cayman Brac is a very popular diving destination. With dozens of sites just off shore, and many more in the greater Cayman Island area, this is definitely a contending spot for any diver.

There are a couple of dive operators and at least 39 good dive sites to choose from. If you need to find more details about diving opportunities in this area, can do so here.

Sailing and Boating

The following table has a few details regarding firms that can help you get out on the water.

Boating Opportunities On Cayman Brac
Name Type Phone Location Island
Captain Shelby's Charter Boat Operation Boating and Day-Sailing Provider (345) 927-5413 Cayman Brac Cayman Brac

If you're interested in learning about charter operators and local marinas click here.


If you have some people who enjoy exploring new shops traveling with you, they might enjoy visiting a few of the area's 10 retail shops. To read about opportunities for shopping on Cayman Brac, click here.


Another great activity for visitors is to enjoy the area's sights and natural beauty. The area's sights include 5 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to visitors Nature enthusiasts frequently have fun visiting the area's outdoor parks and botanical garden. To visit our detailed guide to attractions, see this page.


If you enjoy looking at fish you'll be pleased to know you can easily find places to do so in the waters off the coast of Cayman Brac. To read a more complete discussion of local snorkeling opportunities, click this link.


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