Cayman Brac is the most easterly island, covering 14 square miles and boasting a 45-metre bluff (The Brac). It’s ideal for adventurers and nature lovers with plenty of caves and trails to explore.
Cayman Brac is also great for pure relaxation and is just a 30-minute plane ride from Grand Cayman. So, what does an average day on this idyllic island entail? Here’s a sample itinerary for you.
- Wake up early and head over to the Bluff to watch the morning sunrise, complete with dramatic sea views from the clifftop.
- After the morning sunrise, explore the many caves that can be found on Cayman Brac. Some of these include Rebecca’s Cave and Peter’s Cave both with fascinating stories about how they were named. Visitors can contact the District Administration office to book a guide and ensure they make the best use of their time while on the island.
- For those looking to explore further, a crisscross of hiking trails span the island where you can find several exotic flowers and plants. Many trails also lead to reptile habitats and historic sites of interest. The lush green forests that dominate the island are home to over 200 species of birds and includes a 180-acre parrot reserve which hosts the rare, endangered Cayman Brac parrot. Frigate birds, brown boobies, and peregrine falcons can also be spotted in their natural environment.
- For the ultimate adventure, discover the wreck of the MV Capt. Keith Tibbetts Russian warship. A favourite dive wreck of many experienced divers, this Cayman Brac dive site also features parts in shallower waters, so divers of all levels can experience this site.
After all the adventure and thrill-seeking, head back to your accommodation and relax in a hammock or by the pool. Depending on where you are staying, you might even catch the sun going down.