George Town (Grand Cayman Island)

Cruise Port schedule, map, terminals, news

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Region
Bahamas - Caribbean - Bermuda

Locode
USGGE

Address
Harbour Drive, George Town, Grand Cayman

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George Town cruise port is located on Grand Cayman Island, and is a popular port of call on Western Caribbean cruise itineraries. The port city is also the capital of Cayman Islands (a British Overseas Territory). The group also includes Little Cayman Island and Cayman Bra Island.

George Town (Grand Cayman) cruise port

  • George Town is located south of Havana Cuba and northwest of Jamaica. The population of Grand Cayman is approx 40,000.
  • George Town port attracts passengers mainly with its underwater attractions and beaches. The island also offers a lot of shopping possibilities. Cayman Islands have their own constitution but they are a British Overseas Territory. The islands’ highest official is the governor.

George Town is among the ports of call on Caribbean cruise itineraries offered by Carnival, Royal Caribbean, Princess, MSC, NCL Norwegian.

Grand Cayman Island

  • Seven Mile Beach is a beautiful beach featuring clear water and amazing views.  Across the beach are located numerous hotels, outdoor bars and restaurants for cruise passengers to enjoy while there.  Among those beach locations is also the Royal Caribbean's exclusive beach "Royal Palms Beach Club".
  • Royal Palms Beach Club is an approx 10-min taxi ride from the RCI's ship tendering point.  To go there, just exit the passenger tendering area, pass the shore excursions/tours area and go into the parking lot from where take a taxi (rates around USD 4 PP). The Royal Palms club has USD 2 PP entrance fee. Umbrella rental is USD 15 per day, beach chair rental is USD 10, beach cabana rental is USD 100 per day, locker costs USD 10 per day.  Watersport rentals (cost per hour) include - jet ski ($75), jet pack ($150), snorkeling gear ($15), paddleboard ($25), sea kayak ($25), parasail ($80), serenity float ($12), snorkeling tour ($35). Royal Palms facilities include an outdoor restaurant, an open-air bar, an outdoor swimming pool.


Highlights: Georgetown, Diving and snorkelling, beaches

George Town cruise terminal

George Town is a tender cruise port. Cruise ships anchor and their passengers are transported to the terminal's pier via the ship's tender boats or local (commercial) tenders. Usually, ship's anchorage is approx 15 min away from the cruise terminal.

George Town (Grand Cayman) cruise port map

Port George Town has 3 tender terminals located along the main shoreline road - South Terminal, North Terminal, and Royal Watler Pier. Tourist offices are available close to the South and North terminals.

George Town (Grand Cayman) cruise port map

Terminal buildings at all cruise ship tender docks are small, shaded areas where passengers are gathered for tours or wait there to be tendered back to the cruise ship.

George Town (Grand Cayman) cruise ship terminal

All cruise ship terminals are located within walking distance from most of the city highlights. Cayman Islands have their own public transportation service. Taxis are also readily available on the island.

George Town tours, shore excursions, hotels

City Tours and Shore Excursions

  • Stingray City: the top-rated attraction of Grand Cayman.
  • Shopping in George Town: the main shopping street is Cardinal Avenue. There is located the Caymania Duty Free. Great place for shopping is Kirk Freeport – duty free with Swiss watches, crystal and china. You can visit also the Jewelry Center or the shops in the Galleria Plaza (located at West Bay Road).
  • Scuba-diving and snorkeling: main attractions of the Cayman Islands.
  • The Cayman Turtle Farm: the farm houses around 16,000 turtles. The farm is surrounded by an amazing park. Located at Northwest Point Road (West Bay).
  • Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park: is spreads over 65 acres. Located in the North Side district, it works from 9 AM.
  • Dolphin Discovery: across from the Turtle Farm in West Bay is the Dolphin Discovery. You have the opportunity to see, play and swim with those amazing mammals.
  • The Pedro St. James Castle: islands’ oldest structure made of stones. It is known as the birthplace of the Cayman Islands democracy.

The George Town 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 George Town, Grand Cayman Island.

If you lose the George Town location on the map, simply reload the page (also with F5 button). This feature is integrated with the CruiseMapper's cruise ship tracker tracking the vessels' current positions at sea and in ports.

Port George Town cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from George Town, Grand Cayman Island. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.

Day Ships in port
Tuesday
2 May, 2017
Carnival Splendor(arriving at 07:00 - departing at 15:00)
Carnival Sensation(arriving at 09:00 - departing at 16:00)
Wednesday
3 May, 2017
Pullmantur Monarch(arriving at 03 May - departing at 03 May)
Carnival Vista(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 16:00)
Thursday
4 May, 2017
Carnival Dream(arriving at 07:00 - departing at 16:00)
MSC Opera(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 15:00)
Sunday
7 May, 2017
Celebrity Equinox(arriving at 07:00 - departing at 16:00)
Monday
8 May, 2017
Carnival Glory(arriving at 07:00 - departing at 15:00)
Tuesday
9 May, 2017
MSC Divina(arriving at 09:00 - departing at 16:00)
Wednesday
10 May, 2017
Carnival Conquest(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 16:00)
Liberty Of The Seas(arriving at 10:00 - departing at 18:00)
Thursday
11 May, 2017
Carnival Breeze(arriving at 07:00 - departing at 16:00)
Carnival Sensation(arriving at 09:00 - departing at 16:00)
Monday
15 May, 2017
Carnival Conquest(arriving at 07:00 - departing at 15:00)
Wednesday
17 May, 2017
Carnival Freedom(arriving at 07:00 - departing at 16:00)
Carnival Vista(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 16:00)
Thursday
18 May, 2017
Carnival Dream(arriving at 07:00 - departing at 16:00)
MSC Opera(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 15:00)
Monday
22 May, 2017
Carnival Glory(arriving at 07:00 - departing at 15:00)
Tuesday
23 May, 2017
MSC Divina(arriving at 09:00 - departing at 16:00)
Wednesday
24 May, 2017
Liberty Of The Seas(arriving at 10:00 - departing at 18:00)
Thursday
25 May, 2017
Carnival Breeze(arriving at 07:00 - departing at 16:00)
Carnival Sensation(arriving at 09:00 - departing at 16:00)
Sunday
28 May, 2017
Celebrity Equinox(arriving at 07:00 - departing at 16:00)
Tuesday
30 May, 2017
Disney Fantasy(arriving at 10:00 - departing at 17:00)
Wednesday
31 May, 2017
Carnival Freedom(arriving at 07:00 - departing at 16:00)
Carnival Vista(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 16:00)