George Town

Artisan workshops and business banks
The Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park
Rare animals and luxury cars

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George Town

A duty free paradise

Once disembarked from and MSC cruise ship in the Cayman Islands, the cruise goer is welcomed by the port of George Town. The capital of the island and of the country, it is a traditional Caribbean city with colorful wooden houses that alternate with newer buildings.

The houses on the narrow George Town streets are interspersed with artisan workshops, where you can find some rarities to take home as a reminder of your MSC cruise in the Caribbean Sea. You can take a plunge into the history of the island at the dual-purpose National Museum of George Town: you can both explore samples of the most interesting endemic flora and fauna, and trace the long and tough inhabited history of the island.

However, if you want to learn about the lives of the first European colonists, an excursion to Bodden Town located five kilometers from the capital is ideal. In this former capital of Cayman Islands, you can visit the Mission House, a building used as a family residence by teachers and missionaries during the 18th century. As an alternative, visit the Queen Elizabeth II Botanical Park located, in the east of the island. Here, if you are lucky, besides the riot of tropical plants you may also encounter the extremely rare blue iguana.

Lovers of shopping will also find great satisfaction in the Cayman Islands: the entire country is duty free. You just have to choose what interests you the most among the myriad of watches, liqueurs, jewelery and porcelain. There is even a museum of curiosities. Not far from Turtle Farm, sits the Cayman Motor Museum, which exhibits the incredible collection by the Norwegian businessman Andreas Ugland. His “pearls” include the original Batmobile and Batcycle from the Batman TV series, a replica of the 1886 Benz Patent-Motorwagen, considered the first car in the world, and another seventy rare cars and motorcycles.

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  • 4X4 JEEP ADVENTURE & BEACH ESCAPE - LUNCH EXCLUDED

    ACTIVE & ADVENTURE

    GCA33

    Push the envelope, challenge yourself and get out there on this fun-packed 4x4 Jeep Wrangler adventure tour through the lovely island of Grand Cayman. After picking up your 4x4 and being fully briefed, a convoy will be formed and you will travel north towards Morgan’s Harbour, your first stop, to enjoy the gorgeous views at the North Sound. You will then continue on to the fascinating mangroves at Barker’s National Park, with a chance to see the natural habitat of the blue iguana on the way. The route then takes you through various neighbourhoods, passing by Turtle Farm and stopping in the town of Hell – do send a postcard which will bear the hilarious postmark “Mailed from Hell” – and at a rum cake factory, before you arrive at Tiki Beach for an approximately 2-hour stay. Gear up and go snorkelling in the crystal-clear waters, simply spend the time relaxing and letting the world go by or do both – the choice is yours. Your return to George Town and your ship brings the tour to a scenic close. Please note: guests are recommended to wear comfortable clothes and walking shoes, bring swimwear, a towel and sunscreen. Please be advised that the guest who drives the 4x4 will have to present a valid driving licence. Guests under the age of 25 will not be permitted to drive. . Guests under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult. Jeeps are fitted with an automatic gearbox. Additional water sports activities are offered at the beach, the cost of which is not included in the price of the tour; guests taking part in such activities do so entirely at their own risk.
    • Drink included

    • Possibility of swimming

    • May involve inclines, steps, uneven surfaces and/or extended periods of standing

      Difficulty Level
      Moderate

    • Duration
      4:30 h

    • Adults$95.00Price per person

    • Children$89.00Price per person

  • 4X4 JEEP ADVENTURE & BEACH ESCAPE - LUNCH INCLUDED

    ACTIVE & ADVENTURE

    GCA34

    A thrilling adventure tour awaits you that will see you leave the ship, receive a thorough briefing and board a 4x4 Jeep Wrangler to form a convoy with the other vehicles and explore the scenic island of Grand Cayman. Heading north, your first stop will be at Morgan’s Harbour for the breathtaking views of the North Sound. Passing the natural habitat of the blue iguana on the way, you will then make for the mangroves at Barker’s National Park, after which the route will take you past Turtle Farm before putting in two stops: one at the town of Hell, from where you really should send postcards wittily postmarked “Mailed from Hell”, and the other at a rum cake factory. On arrival at Tiki Beach, you can spend about 2 hours snorkelling in the warm waters of the dazzling blue sea, relax on the beach and have lunch. Your tour is brought to a leisurely close with your air-conditioned return to George Town and your ship. Please note: guests are recommended to wear comfortable clothes and walking shoes, bring swimwear, a towel and sunscreen. Please be advised that the guest who drives the 4x4 will have to present a valid driving licence. Guests under the age of 25 will not be permitted to drive. Guests under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult. Jeeps are fitted with an automatic gearbox. Additional water sports activities are offered at the beach, the cost of which is not included in the price of the tour; guests taking part in such activities do so entirely at their own risk.
    • Lunch or dinner included

    • May involve inclines, steps, uneven surfaces and/or extended periods of standing

      Difficulty Level
      Moderate

    • Duration
      4:30 h

    • Adults$109.00Price per person

    • Children$99.00Price per person

  • AMPHIBIOUS BUS: LAND & SEA ADVENTURE

    ACTIVE & ADVENTURE

    GCA49

    Is it a bus? Is it a boat? No, it’s both – and your very special amphibious mode of transport on this entertaining overland and underwater sightseeing tour. Leave the ship, get comfy on the bus and then enjoy the gorgeous cityscape of Georgetown, the capital of the Cayman Islands, and its appealing Caribbean ambience. You’ll be taken around of the city’s best locations, with your guide telling you all about their history as you go. Photo-worthy sights abound so do remember to bring your camera, especially for your ride under the sea. Fitted with underwater cameras and large viewing monitors, the bus reveals the rich marine wildlife, coral gardens and even some ancient shipwrecks that inhabit these waters. And to top off your underwater jaunt, you can watch fish being hand fed from the comfort of your seat. Once back on dry land, round off your outing with a leisurely stroll down the island’s world-famous 7-Mile Beach before you begin the return journey to your ship at the pier. Please note: guests must be capable of using a few steps to get on and off the amphibious vehicle. This tour is not available during the calls of the MSC Divina on 31 May, 14 June, 28 June, 12 July, 9 August, 6 September or 1 November 2016.
      • May involve inclines, steps, uneven surfaces and/or extended periods of standing

        Difficulty Level
        Moderate

      • Duration
        2 h

      • Adults$39.00Price per person

      • Children$35.00Price per person

    • KAYAK SNORKEL & BEACH

      ACTIVE & ADVENTURE

      GCA08

      From the port of George Town, a coach will first take you up the island’s beautiful west coast to reach the kayak site at the spectacular Seven Mile Beach. Once you have been fully briefed and provided with snorkelling gear and your 2-person kayak, you can then paddle through the coastal waters en route to Governor’s Reef. After a well-earned rest on the gorgeous white-sand beach and recharging your batteries, you can gear up and head out to snorkel amidst the abundant tropical fish and other marine life. On your return to Tiki Beach – part of Seven Mile Beach – a complimentary drink will be served, with which you can spend another hour relaxing before returning to the port and your ship. Please note: the tour is not suitable for guests who cannot swim. Guests must be at least 12 years of age to participate. Guests under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult. Additional water sports activities are offered at the beach, the cost of which is not included in the price of the tour; guests taking part in such activities do so entirely at their own risk.
      • Drink included

      • Possibility of swimming

      • Active excursions recommended only for guests in good physical health

        Difficulty Level
        Strenuous

      • Duration
        4 h

      • Adults$72.00Price per person

      • Children$69.00Price per person

    • “COCKATOO” RACING CATAMARAN & STINGRAY CITY SANDBAR

      ACTIVE & ADVENTURE

      GCA14

      Following an enjoyable drive from the port to the Cayman Islands Yacht Club, you will then board the “Cockatoo”, a beautiful racing catamaran, for a scenic sail to the so-called Stingray City sandbar. Don’t miss this unique chance to take to the water to meet southern stingrays – friendly creatures that you can play and swim with as well feed with morsels of food. After your unforgettable experience with these adorable fellows, a leisurely cruise on the “Cockatoo” will then take you back to the Yacht Club where you will pick up your coach again and return to the ship in George Town. Please note: you are recommended to bring swimwear, a towel, sunscreen, a sunhat and sunglasses. The sailing boat provides only minimal shade. . Guests under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.
      • Possibility of swimming

      • May involve inclines, steps, uneven surfaces and/or extended periods of standing

        Difficulty Level
        Moderate

      • Duration
        3:30 h

      • Adults$75.00Price per person

      • Children$69.00Price per person

    • BEST OF CAYMAN

      CITY TOUR

      GCA36

      This fun excursion begins at the pier when you board an air-conditioned coach, together with an experienced and knowledgeable guide to provide information and point out places of interest on the way. Leaving George Town, you will take the scenic route past Seven Mile Beach, with a number of stunning five-star hotels to view as you go. A quick stop will be made at the Governor’s Residence, the official home of the Governor of the Cayman islands, after which you will head for the island’s famous Sea Turtle Farm, the only one of its kind in the world. Founded in 1968, the research centre has since played a vital role in the protection and conservation of these endangered sea creatures, some of which can weigh as much as 600 lbs. Your visit will give you a chance to see various species of turtle and Cayman iguanas, hold a turtle in your hands, take photos and explore the gift shop for a fitting memento. Your next stop will be at the Tortuga Rum Cake factory, where you can sample the world-famous “Tortuga rum cake”, before you make your way to Hell. This hilariously named Cayman town is the perfect spot from which to send postcards, aptly postmarked “Mailed from Hell”. And you’ll earn the right to rightfully claim that you’ve “been to Hell and back”. Some duty-free shopping in George Town rounds off the tour before you return to your ship. Please note: Guests under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.
        • May involve a limited quantity of steps, uneven surfaces and/or periods of standing

          Difficulty Level
          Easy

        • Duration
          2:30 h

        • Adults$62.00Price per person

        • Children$59.00Price per person

      • CAYMAN BEACH BREAK & STINGRAY CITY COMBO

        CITY TOUR

        GCA40

        The coastal waters around Grand Cayman are home to the fascinating southern stingray, an incredibly graceful marine animal that appears to have a fondness for a certain species of land dweller: humans. The unique experience of meeting these friendly fish is the first highlight on this relaxing tour, which begins with a short ride in an air-conditioned coach to reach the Cayman Islands Yacht Club. Once you’ve boarded the fully equipped snorkel boat, you’ll cruise straight to Stingray City, where you’ll then get to both feed and play with the stingrays – a magic moment if ever there was one. After returning to the Yacht Club, an air-conditioned drive will see you reach the tour’s second highlight: the beach. And not just any beach, but rather Seven Mile Beach – a breathtaking stretch of seemingly endless golden sand. Use of beach amenities such as loungers, freshwater showers, toilet facilities and changing rooms is included in the price of the tour, but participating in any additional water sports offered at the beach is subject to additional expense and is entirely at your own risk. The outing then draws to a pleasant close with your return to the port and your ship. Please note: the tour may run in reverse order. Guests are recommended to take sunscreen, swimwear and a towel. The cost of any additional water sports activities in which you may want to take part at the beach is not included in the price of the tour. Any such activities are entirely at your own risk. This tour is not recommended for guests with limited mobility or small children. . Guests under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.
        • Drink included

        • Possibility of swimming

        • May involve inclines, steps, uneven surfaces and/or extended periods of standing

          Difficulty Level
          Moderate

        • Duration
          4:30 h

        • Adults$89.00Price per person

        • Children$79.00Price per person

      • CAYMAN BY LAND & SEA

        CITY TOUR

        GCA35

        After leaving the ship and boarding a modern coach, you can first enjoy a scenic drive along the south coast of the island, during which information will be provided on the history of the Cayman Islands and its people. The first stop will be at Pedro St. James and Pedro’s Castle, the birthplace of democracy in the Cayman Islands. A tour of the castle and grounds as well as an animated exhibition will give you a taste of the island as it was many years ago. The tour continues on to Bodden Town, the former capital of the Cayman Islands which is now popular for its colourful old cottages and traditional Caymanian homesteads. Next up are the island’s Botanical Gardens, a place brim-full of some of Grand Cayman’s most exotic plants and indigenous wildlife, such as the endangered blue iguana. Another short drive will then take you to the Morgans Harbor, where you will be greeted with a refreshing glass of fruit punch. The next leg will see you board modern motor cruiser for a short sail across the waters of the North Sound to reach the world-famous Stingray City Sandbar. As seen on National Geographic and the Discovery Channel, you can then enter the shallow waters and be introduced to members of the southern stingray family. By now, these lovable creatures have been given their very own names, so get set to meet “Ray Charles”, “Sugar Ray”, “Martha Ray” and a whole host of other quirky characters that will fascinate and delight in equal measure. Your tour draws to a leisurely close with your return cruise to the Morgans Harbor, after which a coach will return you to the ship in George Town. Please note: guests under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult. Guests are recommended to wear comfortable clothes and walking shoes, bring swimwear, a towel and sunscreen.
        • Drink included

        • Possibility of swimming

        • May involve inclines, steps, uneven surfaces and/or extended periods of standing

          Difficulty Level
          Moderate

        • Duration
          5 h

        • Adults$112.00Price per person

        • Children$102.00Price per person

      • DELUXE STINGRAY CITY SANDBAR TOUR

        NATURAL WONDERS

        GCA48

        Take yourself off for a hat trick of fun in the sun on a tour that begins when you leave the ship and board the “Cayman Explorer” to head for the Cayman’s most famous water feature: the amazing Stingray City Sandbar. While you sail, enjoy sweeping views of the Caribbean from the spacious observation deck and 360° panoramas through the glass top of the main deck. Having covered the short distance to the sandbar, you’ll then get to enjoy a one-of-a-kind experience when you step down onto the boat’s roomy stern platform, which descends into the water, to meet and greet the stars of this show: the stingrays. A snorkel mask and life vest will be provided, so once you’ve put your kit on, you’ll be set to explore the azure-blue waters. The superb underwater visibility at this spot makes for unfettered views of numerous tropical fish and stingrays, who will happily come to you to be hand fed. Best of all, you don’t need previous snorkelling experience to join in the fun – the water is shallow and perfectly safe. And do bring your camera to chronicle your “ray of a day” and take special memories home for keeps. Your return to the ship in Georgetown brings your tour to a close. Please note: guests must be at least 4 years of age and be capable of using a few steps to get on and off the coach and the boat. Guests are recommended to bring a change of clothes and a towel. The Marine Conservation Law prohibits the wearing of any footwear while in the water at the Stingray City Sandbar. Drinks are available at the bar at additional cost not covered by the price of the tour. This tour is not available during the calls of the MSC Divina on 29 December 2015 as well as 31 May, 14 June, 28 June, 12 July, 9 August, 6 September or 1 November 2016.
        • Possibility of swimming

        • May involve inclines, steps, uneven surfaces and/or extended periods of standing

          Difficulty Level
          Moderate

        • Duration
          2:30 h

        • Adults$49.00Price per person

        • Children$42.00Price per person

      • DOLPHIN ENCOUNTER & SEVEN MILE BEACH

        NATURAL WONDERS

        GCA51

        Family-friendly and ideal even for young children and novice swimmers, this sister tour to GCA50 is open to all comers, regardless of their age. The excursion combines a nature walk, time with dolphins and a visit to the island’s longest beach. To start with, a short drive will take you from Georgetown up to the Dolphin Cove centre. Your visit begins with a walk down the on-site nature trail amid native vegetation and with exotic birdlife to spot as you go, after which you can visit the gift shop or simply savour views of the sea. Then you’ll head down to the natural lagoon, the site of your dolphin encounter, for an initial briefing. You’ll find the lagoon features a special submerged platform, enabling you to stand in waist-high water while you interact with the lovable marine mammals. Photographers will remain on hand to capture your special dolphin moments on film, with photos available for purchase when the encounter comes to an end. Moving on, Grand Cayman’s incredible Seven Mile Beach is next, a long ribbon of the softest sand that is actually about a mile short of its advertised length. Food and drink can be purchased and beach chairs hired (at additional cost not covered by the price of the tour), so that your creature comforts will be well looked after. Time will then be yours to enjoy the gorgeous surroundings before the tour ends with your return to the ship. Please note: the order in which the tour is run may be reversed. The tour is designed for guests who feel less comfortable in the water and children under 8 years of age. For reasons of safety, all children under 5 years of age must be accompanied by a paying adult (ratio: 1 child per adult) throughout the tour and under their constant supervision at all times; in such an event, the paying adult will also be required to sign a waiver prior to departure. All guests under the age of 18 years must be accompanied by a paying adult who will be asked to sign a waiver form. Guests are advised to leave jewellery and any other valuables on board the ship. Guests are recommended to wear swimwear under comfortable clothing, comfortable shoes as well as to bring a towel, a change of clothes and biodegradable sunscreen (for the sake of the environment).
        • Possibility of swimming

        • Limited seats

        • May involve inclines, steps, uneven surfaces and/or extended periods of standing

          Difficulty Level
          Moderate

        • Duration
          3:30 h

        • Adults$119.00Price per person

        • Children$109.00Price per person

      • DOLPHIN SWIM & SEVEN MILE BEACH

        NATURAL WONDERS

        GCA50

        Some islands have all the luck: endless sunshine, friendly locals, gorgeous scenery, pristine beaches and – just as though that wasn’t enough – even dolphins swimming in their coastal waters. One such is Grand Cayman and this tour will see you both swim with dolphins and visit its longest beach. Your outing begins with a drive from Georgetown to the Dolphin Cove facility. After a nature walk with native vegetation all around and birdlife overhead, you can either visit the gift shop or simply relax to soothing views out to sea. Next, you’ll head down to the natural lagoon for a briefing before you get to play with, touch and ride belly-to-belly with the dolphins. On-site photographers will be busy with their cameras while you are in the water, creating lasting memories of a special experience. After your swim, you may like to purchase some photos and browse for souvenirs while waiting for your transfer down to the amazing Seven Mile Beach. This swathe of white sand very nearly does what it says on the tin and actually stretches out over some 6 miles, or roughly 10 kilometres. You’ll be dropped at a spot chosen with your comfort in mind, with food and drink on sale and beach chairs for hire (at additional cost not covered by the price of the tour). There’ll be sufficient time for you to enjoy all the beach has to offer before you head back to the pier and your ship. Please note: the order in which the tour is run may be reversed. Guests must be strong swimmers and at least 8 years of age to take part. Children under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a paying adult throughout the tour and under their constant supervision at all times; in such an event, the paying adult will also be required to sign a waiver prior to departure. The tour is considered to be unsuitable for guests with back or neck injuries and/or cardiac disease or a respiratory condition. Pregnant women are not allowed to participate in this tour. Guests are advised to leave jewellery and any other valuables on board the ship. Guests are recommended to wear swimwear under comfortable clothing, comfortable shoes as well as to bring a towel, a change of clothes and biodegradable sunscreen (for the sake of the environment).
        • Possibility of swimming

        • May involve inclines, steps, uneven surfaces and/or extended periods of standing

          Difficulty Level
          Moderate

        • Duration
          3:30 h

        • Adults$145.00Price per person

        • Children$132.00Price per person

      • DOLPHIN SWIM, STINGRAY CITY & EXOTIC BIRDS

        NATURAL WONDERS

        GCA25

        After leaving your ship, an air-conditioned drive first transfers you from George Town port to your first stop: Dolphin Cove. The highlight of your stay at Dolphin Cove is viewing a family of beautiful bottlenose dolphins in their natural habitat, the Caribbean Sea. After you have been fully briefed, your dolphin swim begins when you enter deep water and are introduced to these friendly aquatic mammals. The thrill of “riding” a dolphin belly to belly is simply incomparable. Get to know the animals, enjoy a kiss or two. The final stop on your tour will be the famous sandbar called Stingray City for a chance to make personal contact with friendly southern stingrays in their natural habitat. Your exciting aquatic tour comes to a close with your return to the ship in the air-conditioned comfort of a modern coach. Please note: you are recommended to wear comfortable clothing, comfortable shoes and swimwear, bring a change of clothes, towels and sunscreen. You are further advised to leave jewellery and any other valuables on board your ship. Guests must be 5 years or older to participate. Guests under 8 years of age must be accompanied by a paying adult. A waiver form will have to be signed by an adult for all guests under the age of 18. The tour may be run in reverse order. This tour is not suitable for women who are pregnant or suffer from back/neck injuries or heart/respiratory conditions.
        • Shooting videos and/or taking pictures is not allowed or subject to fee

        • Possibility of swimming

        • May involve inclines, steps, uneven surfaces and/or extended periods of standing

          Difficulty Level
          Moderate

        • Duration
          4:30 h

        • Adults$139.00Price per person

        • Children$129.00Price per person

      • Glass Bottom Boat & Island Tour

        SCENIC ROUTE

        GCA37

        This enjoyable tour of the island and its reef-lined coastal waters begins with a 1-hour cruise to explore Cayman’s underwater wonderland. As the boat manoeuvres over the majestic reef, you can watch out for the tropical colourful fish and marine life from the comfort of the sub-sea viewing window situated 6 feet below the waterline. The jaunt then continues with a look at a haunting shipwreck that has provided the perfect superstructure for an artificial reef system that is now home to myriad species of fish. On your return cruise, you can then enjoy panoramic views of George Town on deck. After then boarding an air-conditioned coach, you will head out through the island’s capital towards Cayman’s main hotel district and the powdery sands of Seven Mile Beach, pass by the Governor’s Mansion, see the quaint architecture of a historical Caymanian home and finally arrive at Turtle Farm, your next destination. This sea turtle nursery breeds and raises both green and hawksbill turtles, many of which are released into the wild again every year. Then it’s on to the northwest of the island to pay a visit to Hell, a town whose name is derived from a rather unusual rock formation. Do send some postcards to family and friends, all of which will be aptly postmarked ‘’Mailed from Hell’’. After returning to George Town by coach, you will then have some time to go shopping or simply explore the town at your leisure. Please note: Guests under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.
        • Drink included

        • May involve inclines, steps, uneven surfaces and/or extended periods of standing

          Difficulty Level
          Moderate

        • Duration
          3 h

        • Adults$62.00Price per person

        • Children$59.00Price per person

      • ISLAND TOUR & TIKI BEACH COMBO

        SCENIC ROUTE

        GCA32

        When you tell your friends and family about this excursion on your return back home, you will rightfully be able to claim that it took you to Hell and back. But as Hell is only the name of a town on Grand Cayman, there’s no need for undue concern. After leaving the pier, an air-conditioned coach will take you through George Town and up the western coastline, past the white powdery sands of Seven Mile Beach, the Governor’s Mansion and the quaint architecture of a historical Caymanian home before reaching Turtle Farm. Green and hawksbill turtles are bred and raised at this sea turtle nursery every year, with many later being released back into the wild. The tour then continued on up to the northwest of the island and the already mentioned town of Hell, which is named after an unusual rock formation. Postcards mailed from here are sure to raise a smile at home since each will be postmarked: “Mailed from Hell”. After your return to George Town, a further transfer will take you to Tiki Beach where you can enjoy the facilities, kick back and simply relax. Use of a lounge chair, changing rooms, toilets and freshwater showers as well as a welcoming glass of punch (either with or without alcohol) are included in the price of the tour. But more active pursuits are also on offer at an additional charge, with kayaking, jet skiing and parasailing just three examples. Tiki Beach also features full bar service and an à-la-carte restaurant at additional cost. Please note: guests under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult. Additional water sports activities are offered at the beach, the cost of which is not included in the price of the tour; guests taking part in such activities do so entirely at their own risk.
        • Drink included

        • Possibility of swimming

        • May involve inclines, steps, uneven surfaces and/or extended periods of standing

          Difficulty Level
          Moderate

        • Duration
          4 h

        • Adults$62.00Price per person

        • Children$55.00Price per person

      • REEF & WRECK SNORKEL & TIKI BEACH

        SEA & SUN

        GCA30

        Not one, but two of the Cayman Island’s most popular snorkelling sites are yours to enjoy on this gentle activity tour, whose first stop is at the wreck of the Cali. Having now lain underwater at a depth of about 15 feet for 40 years, the wreck has provided a suitable superstructure for an abundant growth of coral and its concomitant marine wildlife, including moray eels, lobsters and sea turtles. Leaving the wreck behind, you will then head for the second snorkelling site: the so-called Cheeseburger Reef, so named only because it lies right in front of a Burger King outlet! This superb snorkelling location reveals its special splendour at a depth of about 25 feet, where the coral reef system supports a huge variety of marine life. The last stop on the tour will then be Tiki Beach – part of Seven Mile Beach – to enjoy the facilities and simply relax. Use of a lounge chair, changing rooms and freshwater showers as well as a welcoming glass of punch (either with or without alcohol) are included in the price of the tour. However, friends of more active pursuits are equally catered to at an additional charge with kayaking and jet skiing –to name but a few – on offer as well. Tiki Beach also features full bar service and an à-la-carte restaurant at additional cost. Your fun-filled tour comes to a close with your return to the port and your ship. Please note: guests under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult. Additional water sports activities are offered at the beach, the cost of which is not included in the price of the tour; guests taking part in such activities do so entirely at their own risk.
        • Drink included

        • Possibility of swimming

        • May involve inclines, steps, uneven surfaces and/or extended periods of standing

          Difficulty Level
          Moderate

        • Duration
          4:30 h

        • Adults$62.00Price per person

        • Children$55.00Price per person

      • SEVEN MILE BEACH BREAK AT TIKI BEACH - LUNCH EXCLUDED

        SEA & SUN

        GCA38

        A large portion of sun, sea and sand can be yours on this pleasurable excursion, which you can make as restful or as activity-packed as you like. After boarding a modern coach at the pier, you will first head up along Cayman’s scenic western coastline to reach Tiki Beach, which forms part of the stunning Seven Mile Beach. The price of the tour includes admission to the resort, a welcoming drink, use of the facilities such as changing rooms and freshwater showers as well as your very own lounge chair. While the beach is an open invitation to simply relax and watch the world go by, other activities are equally catered to. Kayaks, jet skis, parasailing gear, snorkel equipment and beach floats can be rented at the resort’s water sports centre. A full service bar and an à-la-carte restaurant are also available at additional cost. This beachy tour comes to a close with your return to George Town, where you can do some shopping to round off your time off the ship. Please note: guests can choose to spend extra time at Tiki Beach when the coach leaves, but the return journey to the ship will then be their own responsibility and at their own expense. Additional water sports activities are offered at the beach, the cost of which is not included in the price of the tour; guests taking part in such activities do so entirely at their own risk. Guests under 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.
        • Drink included

        • No guide available

        • Possibility of swimming

        • May involve a limited quantity of steps, uneven surfaces and/or periods of standing

          Difficulty Level
          Easy

        • Duration
          3 h

        • Adults$49.00Price per person

        • Children$49.00Price per person

      • SEVEN MILE BEACH BREAK AT TIKI BEACH - LUNCH INCLUDED

        SEA & SUN

        GCA39

        Half a day of glorious sun, sea and sand awaits you off the ship at Tiki Beach, during which you can work on your tan and relax or indulge in a variety of activities to while away the time. The tour begins with a scenic coach drive from the pier in George Town up along the island’s west coast towards Seven Mile Beach, of which Tiki Beach forms a part. The price of the excursion includes admission to the resort, a welcoming drink of rum or fruit punch, a delicious BBQ lunch as well as use of the facilities such as changing rooms, freshwater showers and a lounge chair. Activity lovers are also catered to, with kayaks, jet skis, snorkel equipment and beach floats available for rent at the resort’s water sports centre. You can also take advantage of a full bar service and an à-la-carte restaurant at your own additional expense. Your time at the beach comes to a close with your return drive to the port and your ship. Please note: additional water sports activities are offered at the beach, the cost of which is not included in the price of the tour; guests taking part in such activities do so entirely at their own risk. Guests under 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.
        • Drink included

        • Lunch or dinner included

        • No guide available

        • Possibility of swimming

        • May involve inclines, steps, uneven surfaces and/or extended periods of standing

          Difficulty Level
          Moderate

        • Duration
          4 h

        • Adults$75.00Price per person

        • Children$72.00Price per person

      The excursions in the program above are intended to provide MSC Guests with an idea of the different tours that can be arranged in each port of call; this program is merely a guide and confirmation of each excursion and its description and prices will be made during your cruise.
      Shore excursions programs and itineraries may vary depending on local conditions and/or any unforeseen events in relation to the timing on the day of the tour.

       

      Some excursions are very popular and therefore availability cannot always be guaranteed, it is advisable to book in advance to avoid disappointment. The guides are guaranteed in English. Only for South America cruises, the guides are guaranteed in Brazilian Portuguese. Narration in other languages depends on the availability of guides. Please note that the final language of the tour will be confirmed on board during the cruise.

      Cayman Islands

      In contact with nature
      In contact with nature

      A vacation in the Cayman Islands means encountering a triumph of underwater life and stunning seaside locations, starting from Seven Miles Beach, a long crescent-shaped bay, amongst the most popular in the Greater Antilles.

      Not seven, as suggested by the name, but five and a half miles of pure Caribbean beach with a choice of bars and restaurants and the opportunity to go snorkeling in its shallow waters. If you wish to indulge in an even more moving marine experience, you should not miss an excursion to Stingray City.

      Protected by the reef that extends north of Grand Cayman, in fairly shallow waters (between 50 centimeters and two meters) there is a place where you can swim along with these large, friendly rays (with a full wing span of up to two meters), for these splendid and peaceful creatures actually enjoy contact with humans.

      And if you’re lucky, you might also see the large moray eel that lives here. If you’re eager to encounter all the aquatic life of the Caribbean, you should visit the Cayman Turtle Farm, at the far north-west end of the island. This is a beautiful marine park where you can swim with the sea turtles and look at the feeding of sharks.