Top Attractions to visit by boat in Grand Cayman

Top Attractions to Visit by Boat in Grand Cayman
with Family Time Watersports

EVERY ATTRACTION HAS A WEALTH OF DISCOVERIES.

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HERE ARE SOME TOP HIGHLIGHTS IN AND AROUND THE NORTH SOUND.​

Consider Family Time Watersports your ultimate guide to family-friendly fun in the pristine waters of Grand Cayman. As a top-rated Caymanian-owned and operated boat tour company, we’re excited to share the top seven activities and attractions that promise a splash of adventure for the whole family. From the iconic Stingray City to the magical bioluminescent bay, get ready for an unforgettable journey with us!

Destination:

North sound, grand cayman

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Located off the northern coast of Grand Cayman, the largest of the three Cayman Islands in the Caribbean. The North Sound is a large shallow body of water protected by a barrier reef, making it ideal for various water activities and offering a haven for marine life. Visitors to the area can explore the many attractions in the area including Stingray City, Rum Point, and Starfish Point. The clear waters make it ideal for boating and fishing, while the abundance of coral formations make it a great place to go snorkeling and see all the wonderful saline down below.  Whatever activity you choose, the North Sound is sure to please your vacation’s pleasure.

STINGRAY CITY

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A Touch of Wonder for All Ages:

It’s home to hundreds of friendly stingrays who enjoy interacting with visitors. Tourists can swim or snorkel among the rays while they get up close and personal with these gentle creatures. The island’s number one attraction is known for its shallow sandbars and crystal-clear waters is home to hundreds of friendly stingrays. Our vessels can be hired to explore the area and spot other nearby marine life. Stingray City is a unique opportunity for visitors to appreciate the island’s wildlife in its natural habitat – an unforgettable experience that shouldn’t be missed!

 

CORAL GARDENS

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Dive into Grand Cayman’s Underwater Wonderland:

Coral Gardens is an idyllic paradise, boasting a magnificent coral reef just offshore. The waters offer a stunning variety of colorful fish, turtles and other marine life – making it the perfect snorkeling spot for visitors. Immerse in the awe of its beauty, or simply relax and enjoy the stunning views of the Caribbean Sea in its abundance. Our local tour guides  will take you on a journey of discovery and share their knowledge of the area’s wildlife and culture. With plenty of things to do, Coral Gardens is sure to make your Grand Cayman adventure magical.

STARFISH BEACH

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A Sandy Haven for Little Explorers: 

The beach is a beautiful stretch of white sand, the perfect place for swimming and relaxing. It also offers visitors plenty of activities like  beach volleyball, picnicking and bbq-ing. The shallow waters are great for young children and the calm sea is an ideal spot for water activities like Jetskiing or simply lounging on the front of your boat to catch some rays.  The sunset is a different experience every day, as you watch the sun slowly dip into the horizon in all its glory. Take pictures of your time here to remember this special moment forever. Starfish Beach Grand Cayman is a place to make lifelong  memories and have an amazing time with friends and family. The beauty of Starfish Beach Grand Cayman is that it offers visitors both a peaceful retreat and plenty of activities to enjoy. Enjoy the stunning views as you watch the sunsets and experience the feeling that can only be found when you spend time in this paradise. 

RUM Point

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Sip, Savor, and Soak in the Caymanian Charm:

Indulge in the laid-back atmosphere of Rum Point, Grand Cayman where families can unwind on the pristine beach, sip tropical drinks, and savor local cuisine. Our boat tours include stops at Rum Point, creating a perfect blend of island flavor and leisure for the entire family.

FISHING

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Reef Fishing: For those preferring a more laid-back fishing experience, reef fishing in Grand Cayman is a popular option. The island’s coral reefs teem with a variety of smaller fish species, including snapper, grouper, tarpon, and bonefish. Anglers can fish from areas designated by law, or book guided reef fishing excursions to explore the vibrant underwater world closer to the coast. While enjoying reef fishing in Grand Cayman, it’s important for anglers to practice responsible fishing practices and adhere to local regulations. Conservation efforts are critical to preserving the health and biodiversity of the island’s coral reefs and marine ecosystems for future generations to enjoy.

bioluminescence bay, Grand Cayman

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    1. Nighttime Magic for the Whole Family: 

Bioluminescence Bay in Grand Cayman is a unique and spectacular natural phenomenon. Located in a quiet cove of the North Sound in Grand Cayman, this shallow bay is home to millions of microscopic glowing organisms called dinoflagellates. When disturbed by swimmers or boats, these tiny creatures emit an eerie blue light that illuminates the  surrounding waters. It’s an incredibly surreal experience and one that you won’t soon forget! Snorkelers can observe a wide variety of marine life, including starfish, seahorses, corals and fish. Bioluminescence Bay is also an important habitat for sea turtles, which can be spotted nesting on the nearby beaches. The bay  is a protected site and visitors are advised to take extra care not to disturb the fragile ecosystem. For those looking for an unforgettable experience, Bioluminescence Bay in Grand Cayman should definitely be on your list! 

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