Cayman Turtle Farm

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The Cayman Turtle Farm: Island Wildlife Encounter is the largest land attraction in the Cayman Islands, featuring both entertaining and education programing that touches on not only turtles, but other Cayman marine life.

Exhibits at the Cayman Turtle Farm include a lagoon of sea life, a turtle farm, sharks and other sea predators, and a bird zone.

Location

Positioned in , welcomes tourists who are rooming in this area of the Cayman Islands. Whether or not you're staying nearby, you should consider dropping by for some fun in the sun.

Car and bike parking is available for free directly across from the farm.

Cayman Turtle Farm is located toward the western outskirts of West Bay.

Nearby Restaurants

You won't face any difficulties finding a meal before or after your visit to this attraction, since you can find numerous choices of local dining spots in the general vicinity. Cracked Conch by the Sea, which serves Caribbean food, is also the most convenient option for visitors of this zoo. The restaurant is a small distance away, but far-off enough that you will probably decide to make advance plans for using some mode of transportation to travel there. Also nearby, you and your group will have restaurants like Cobalt Coast Restaurant and Chef John's BBQ & Catering where you and your party might try a bite of Cayman food and experience the flavors of the Cayman Islands.

Nearby Attractions

There are some other activities nearby, including Turtle Reef, which is a half mile away West Bay. You might also want to consider heading to Kittiwake Shipwreck And Artificial Reef, which is another nearby attraction.

There are options for close-by activities so you won't get bored. Attractions close-by can be found in the following table.

Attractions Near Cayman Turtle Farm
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Turtle Reef -- 0.4 mi. (2.6 km) N West Bay
Kittiwake Shipwreck And Artificial Reef -- 1.6 mi. (2.5 km) SE West Bay
Dolphin Cove Other Attraction 1.7 mi. (0.7 km) E Batabano
Garvin Park Other Attraction 2.4 mi. (1.6 km) E West Bay
Barker's National Park Other Attraction 2.6 mi. (1.8 km) ENE West Bay
Trafalgar Square Other Attraction 3.2 mi. (4.1 km) SE 2.5 mi. South of West Bay
Regal Camana Bay Stadium 6 Other Activities/Excursions 4.7 mi. (3.8 km) SE 2.3 mi. North of Georgetown
National Gallery of the Cayman Islands Museum 5.1 mi. (3.0 km) SSE 1.9 mi. North of Georgetown

More Information

Hours

The Cayman Turtle Farm is open from 8:00 am. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday, though the lagoon closes at 4:00 p.m. Sunday hours are seasonal, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. October through May, and 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. June through September.

November through June the park is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday. The park is also closed on Good Friday and Christmas Day.

Cost

Access to the entire park costs $45(USD) for adults over 12, and $25(USD) for children under 12. You can visit just the Turtle Farm for $30(USD) for adults and $20(USD) for children.

Address

786 Northwest Point Road, West Bay, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands

Phone

(345) 949-3894

Website

http://www.turtle.ky/

Email

info@turtle.ky

 

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