Cayman Brac Island is one of the Cayman Islands, located approx 145 km (90 ml) northeast of Grand Cayman Island and only 8 km (5 ml) east of Little Cayman Island. All Cayman Islands are British Overseas Territories (British Crown Colony / Dependencies).
- The island is served by the Charles Kirkconnell International Airport (CYB).
- Cayman Brac has length of 19 km (12 ml) and width (average) of 2 km (1,2 ml). Population is around 1200, and similar is the number of daily visiting tourists. The island was uninhabited when discovered for the first time in 1503 by Columbus.
- Among the most prominent wildlife species found in the surrounding waters are Green Sea Turtle, Howuksbill Turtle, Hawksbill Turtle, Nurse Shark, Manta Ray, Southern Stingray, Queen Conch (sea snail), Triton's Trumpet, Hermit Crab,
- The name "brac" in Gaelic means "bluff", as "The Bluff" is its fmost prominent feature (see the photo below). This is a rocky outcrop of karstic limestone steadily rising along the island's length towards the east. At the eastern end, The Bluff reaches a height of 43 m (141 ft) above sea level - Cayman Islands' highest elevation point.
Highlights: Beaches, snorkeling, diving
Cayman Brac Island cruise terminal
Cruise ships to Cayman Brac Island dock (anchor) at a dock located on the island's northwestern coast (in the North East Bay area).
The following map shows Cayman Brac's best diving and snorkelling areas (reefs, walls, keys, bays). Also shown on the map are all the caves that were once used by pirates to hide their booty.
The Cayman Brac Island cruise port map is interactive. It shows the port's exact location, along with the real-time cruise ship traffic (if any) in its vicinity - today, and right now. By zooming-out you can see other cruise ship ports located near Cayman Brac Island.
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