Experience the rich history of Caymanian life in a fun and safe environment while providing opportunities to observe and interact with everything from sharks to butterflies and native flora and fauna.
In maintaining its unique cultural heritage, Boatswain’s Beach is the new home of the world renowned Cayman Islands Turtle Farm; although, with the many attractions they have added, Grand Cayman’s Turtle Farm is now but a microcosim of this mamouth park.
The new expanded facilities at Boatswain’s Beach ensure visitors continue to learn more about these amazing sea creatures as well as our new additions including the predators, birds, caiman, and other exciting creatures.
The new park also houses a world-class research and educational facility that focuses on the conservation of sea turtles.
Turtle Farm offers two of the largest swimming areas in the entire Caribbean. One is a salt water lagoon filled with dozens of species of fish, coral, turtles and other exotic marine life. The other is a fresh water swimming pool with waterfalls. They both offer beach chairs and comfortable surroundings, making entry and exit as easy as jumping into a pond or using a ladder to ensure your comfort and safety. Lifeguards surround all swimming areas to ensure your safety.
Visitors can now enjoy a refreshing, cool dip in the ever inviting Breaker’s fresh water tidal lagoon; this swimming pool is one of the largest in the Cayman Islands and is certainly the most unique.
The rock work around the pool imitates views typical of the cliffs around the Cayman Islands.
Two beautiful waterfalls cascade over mossy rocks and beach chairs facing a central island allow you a chance to relax and swim in the always calm and safe waters. There is not such thing as a bad day at Cayman Turtle Farm. Because everything is fully enclosed, even on days when the ocean is rough or condidions prohibit swimming and snorkeling, Turtle Farm is calm, tranquil and beautiful.
Cayman Turtle Farm offers visitors a unique opportunity to swim and snorkel with fish and other marine life in its 1.3 million gallon salt-water lagoon. Their Lagoon is filled with thousands of colourful fish and marine life happy to make your acquaintance.
Non-swimming guests can peer through the predator tank’s many expansive windows see sharks, eels and other exciting marine animals up close and personal.
Take a liesurly stroll down their expansive nature trail, where you will encounter many species of plants endimic to the Cayman Islands. Most of the plants are marked with their names, making it easy to identify the many interesting species of plants and flowers that you will encounter.
Let your imagination soar as you wander through the beautiful free-flight bird aviary. Explore on your own or follow the tour guides who will explain everything about the many exotic and endemic birds that inhabit the aviary.
Take a stroll down an historic Caymanian street complete with porch side artisans. Children and adults alike will delight in interacting with starfish, urchins and crabs at the touch pool.
Relax on the patio at Schooner’s Bar and Grill overlooking the sparkling water of the snorkelling lagoon.
Watch the chefs prepare unique menu items that will entice and delight.
Everyone will enjoy the experience of the finest Caymanian cuisine at a variety of locations throughout the park.
Cayman Turtle Farm became instantly famous for their delicious mudslides. Made from a traditional Cayman recipe combining a variety of locally produced rums and other ingredients, they are sure to quench your thirst and leave you wanting more.
The only one of its kind in the world, the Cayman Turtle Farm is home to over 11,000 Green Sea Turtles, ranging in size from six ounces to six hundred pounds each. Visitors can tour an actual working farm, which is both educational and entertaining, and turtles are available for guests to hold for an amazing and unique photo opportunity.
For those wanting to take a little of Boatswain’s Beach home, visit our 3,500 square foot retail centre located in the reception building.
Boatswain’s Beach is open seven days a week, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Guests can now enjoy the entire Park for only US$55.00 for Adults and US$25.00 for children ages 4-12.
Look for special discount coupons in Activity Guide when you arrive or reserve ahead for the best deals with your Activity Guide discount.