George Town Tourism

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The capital of the Cayman Islands and unarguable, the most popular destination for cruise ships, George Town is one of the Caribbean destinations you do not want to miss out on. What’s different about George Town you might ask! How is it different from the rest of the Caribbean islands?

George Town has that blend of history and culture coupled with lazing on beaches and swimming amongst the coral reef. If the quintessential Caribbean weather, blue waters and warm sunshine isn’t enough to lure you to George Town, it’ll sure be more than enough to keep you wanting to stay on longer!

George Town Travel Tips

Essential travel information and George Town tips for your visit

  • Exercise the regular amount of precaution whilst on a holiday in George Town; lock your doors, keep an eye on your belongings and don’t leave your things unattended.
  • June to November is hurricane season. Check the weather forecasts before you step out.
  • Avoid public displays of affection since the residents of Cayman Islands, though tolerant are still known to be conservative.
  • Drug use is prohibited and if you’re caught, you are in for a hefty fine and some jail time.
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Facts and Stats for George Town*

  • Pollution Statistics in George Town

    Know the pollution level of George Town before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 10 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 40 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 10 (Very Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 30 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 10 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 40 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 5 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 40 (Moderate)
  • George Town: Crime and Safety

    How safe is George Town for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in George Town.

    • Burglary and Theft 47.22 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 38.89 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 2.78 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 36.11 (Low)
    • Attacks 13.89 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 33.33 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 93.75 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 55.56 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 47.22 (Moderate)
  • Living in George Town - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 68.53 (High)
    • Pollution Index 20.69 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 15 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 137.66 (Very High)
    • Health Care Index 68.98 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 3.7 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 139.73 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in George Town

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in George Town

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.25 USD
    • International Movie per seat 15.02 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 40.07 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 144.24 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 82.14 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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