Grand Cayman Shore Excursion: Conch Shell House and Pedro St James Great House

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Grand Cayman Shore Excursion: Conch Shell House and Pedro St James Great House information and booking

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$32
Duration
2 hours 30 minutes
Departs from
Tour departs from the cruise ship pier
Returns to
Returns to original departure point at approximately 12:00pm
Time of departure
9:00am
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Tour description provided by Viator

Experience the rich culture and history of the Cayman Islands - from the Conch Shell House to Pedro St. James Great House. Learn how the Conch Shell House, built from more than 4,000 shells, was used as a bomb depot during WWII. Then, head over to the Pedro St. James Great House, a historical Cayman landmark which has served many purposes over the last couple of centuries. Finish off your Grand Cayman shore excursion with a refreshing Cayman beer from the Cayman Brewery!

Your first stop on this historical tours of Grand Cayman is the famous Conch Shell House. Dating back to 1935, this well-known landmark consist of more than 4,000 conch shells and was once used as a bomb depot by the US Navy in WWII. Having survived both hurricanes and floods, the Conch Shell House is a must-see when in the Cayman Islands.

Next, you'll head over to the Pedro St. James Great House - a national historic site where Caymanians met in 1831 to introduce democracy to the islands. Pedro St. James offers a window into times past and had several purposes over time - a courthouse, jail, Government Assembly and restaurant. A visitor center featuring a multi-media production resource center and gift shop will compliment your tour through the castle and its gardens.

Then, before heading back to the cruise ship port, you'll enjoy a refreshing Cayman Beer from the Cayman Brewery!

Worry-free Shore Excursion:
We will ensure your timely return to Georgetown for this activity. In the rare event your ship has departed, we will arrange for transportation to the next port-of-call. See our terms and conditions for full details.

What's included

  • Port pickup and drop off
  • Stop at cayman brewery
  • Entrance fees

What isn't included

  • Gratuities