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Cayman Turtle Centre: Island Wildlife Encounter: Tours & Tickets

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Open Now: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Cayman's most-visited and perennially popular land-based attraction, Cayman Turtle Centre: Island Wildlife Encounter hosts more than 300,000 visitors each year. Conservation of sea turtles and other island wildlife with associated research and...more
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Hours Today: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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786 North West Point Road, West Bay KY1-1303, Grand Cayman
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+1 345-949-3894
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Such a fun experience holding and swimming with the turtles! Was really nice there is also a restaurant on site, so we were able to spend the entire day there. One of our favorite parts of the trip!

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank CaseyFDemma
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My family went here as a cruise excursion with our two young kids who are 5 and 3. We entered into the center and there was a large pool immediately in front of us. There was a ton of turtles in there that the center...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank 147autumnb
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went here one morning with our 2yr old son, in Oct. it’s all outdoors and and turtles are in honeycomb shaped concrete pools. Not worth it. We ended up leaving after 15 minutes.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Ryan G
Reviewed 4 days ago

Was lucky enough to visit on a quiet day (no cruise ships in town) and had a lovely time wandering around and paddling with the turtles.. oh and quite a fun water slide too!

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Alan S
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a really great stop. Go for the full experience and make sure to bring your swimsuit to get up close and personal with the turtles in the lagoon. Holding and feeding the sea turtles was also fun. It is a little pricey since...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank loves2explore2015
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was another memorable experience. The turtles were amazing and great place for the kids to learn and have the ability to interact with the turtles. My husband and I were very impressed.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Mary B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I wish I had read the reviews before visiting here. If you are an animal lover it really isn’t for you. First impressions as you walk in and faced with what seems to be 50 large turtles all crammed in one tank made me sad...More

Date of experience: October 2019
1  Thank MJLaws
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Turtle Center on our last mornin on island. My son loves turtles. We only did the basic entrance ($18 in Oct 2019) to see the big turtles, touch some, and hold small turtles. The large turtles were impressive but there was very...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank PHXscuba
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good trip, did just the Turtle Farm ,not the Water Park and Swim with Turtles. Interesting info on boards around the Turtle pools. Would have been better to have a Staff person out there to answer questions about these beautiful animals. Doing important work to...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank clamboy22
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really enjoyed being able to stand in the touch tank with baby turtles. Its totally worth paying to snorkel with the fish and turtles as well. It's a great place for family fun. I have never seen such large turtles in my life, they...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank saratravels16
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Andi54
September 10, 2019|
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Response from CayManTA | Property representative |
In addition to the previous answers, Cayman Turtle Centre provides the mask, snorkel, and snorkel vest. We also have lifeguards to assist you with those. We recommend you bring a towel, as there are showers/changing rooms... More
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Barbara P
September 7, 2019|
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In answer to your question, No, the difference between the two admission categories is quite a bit more than those two you mentioned: there are several more features and exhibits that are not accessible on the lower-priced... More
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marney1
August 21, 2019|
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For pricing information go to turtle. ky then click Plan your trip then Pricing-and-booking There are two options as to what all is included; and for each option there is an Adult price and a Child price (5 - 12 years old... More
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