Owen Island Snorkeling
The 6th most popular snorkel dive spot in Little Cayman.
Tuesday 15 November 2016 06:44 GMT
East of South Town and the airport, the snorkelling at Owen Island offers sand flats and isolated coral heads to explore. Located in the South Hole Lagoon, this snorkeling site is accessible by both shore and boat. During Owen Island snorkeling, you may encounter conchs, silversides, bonefish, and jacks.
Little Cayman Island is located about 60 miles to the northeast of Grand Cayman Island, and it is about 5 miles to the west of Cayman Brac Island. After a long day of snorkeling at Owen Island, you might want to grab a cool, refreshing drink at the Hungry Iguana on Little Cayman Island.
To reach the snorkeling on Little Cayman Island by air, you will fly into the Owen Roberts International Airport (GCM) on Grand Cayman Island. Then, transfer to the inter-island airline to head to Edward Bodden Airfield (LYB) on Little Cayman Island. When departing the Cayman Islands, there is a departure tax of $37.50USD. This tax may be included in the airline ticket, but you will want to verify in advance.
Overall, Owen Island is the 6th most popular snorkel dive spot of all 8 snorkeling dives in Little Cayman.