Cruise Ship Damages Cayman Islands Coral Reef

Pullmantur Cruise’s Zenith while legal, properly anchored in George Town, Cayman Islands damages coral reef with anchor after weather pushed the cruise ship from the anchorage.

Watersports such as scuba diving and snorkeling are among the most popular activities on Grand Cayman as the island is known for its coral reefs and underwater sea walls along with a number of shipwrecks.

As well, Grand Cayman Island also has a number of natural attractions: the blow holes in the East End district, the Mastic Trail that runs north to south through the center of the island, Hell in the West Bay, and the acclaimed Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park, to name a few.

Cruise ships drop anchor off of George Town, on the west side of Grand Cayman, and then tender into port.  All major cruise line call at the Cayman Islands including AIDA Cruises, Carnival Cruise Lines, Celebrity Cruise, Costa Cruises, Disney Cruise Line, MSC Cruises, Princess Cruises, Pullmantur Cruises, Royal Caribbean Cruise Line and others.

The diving and snorkeling excursions are very popular with cruise ship passengers.

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