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Mastic Trail

Features Animals
Frank Sound Road, Grand Cayman
+1 345-949-0121
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Great exercise!

We were not able to get a guide so we went on our own. We started at north end and went all the way... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Vicki C
Key Largo, Florida
via mobile
we hiked this trail after a heavy rain

It was a great trail, i'm sure we would of enjoyed it more but it was very muddy after a few days... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Sharon L
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Guided tours are offered on this old nature trail that takes visitors through several of the island's various ecosystems.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“national trust” (72 reviews)
“stuart mailer” (56 reviews)
“flora and fauna” (25 reviews)
Frank Sound Road, Grand Cayman

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were not able to get a guide so we went on our own. We started at north end and went all the way to South end and back to north in 3hr 19 minutes. It was more rugged than we expected, a little muddy...More

Thank Vicki C
Reviewed 3 days ago

It was a great trail, i'm sure we would of enjoyed it more but it was very muddy after a few days of rain. I highly recommend lots of birds and great plants, I suggest you book a tour early because we couldn't get a...More

Thank Sharon L
Reviewed 16 December 2017

We tried to hike the Mastic Trail from the south end and got to the mid point when the Trail was basically a lake. Until then it was muddy at times. We turned around and drove to the north trail head and hiked from there...More

1  Thank Ruediger S
Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

I'm an avid bird-watcher, but the bugs before I even walked into the trail were attacking me like crazy. I had bug spray on too. The trail was grown up grass about 10 inches high. I really wanted to bird watch, but I wasn't going...More

Thank KimSpringer
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

My husband and I hiked this trail on Tuesday on our own. We did not do the guided hike which may have been a good idea so we knew what we were looking at. The tour price was $24 or 25 ci and just seemed...More

1  Thank GalThatTravels
Reviewed 19 November 2017

This is not a stroll... there will be a little climbing, but nothing too strenuous, but it is four miles, mostly through dense forest. If you are very quiet you may see some wildlife, but it's really more about the walk. Previous reviewers had suggested...More

Thank Karen F
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Not a difficult hike........not real thrilling either. No one else was there when we arrived.....the path wasn't too worn down. Lots of bites when we got out of there.

Thank Deb19602013
Reviewed 9 November 2017

We hiked the trail after several weeks of rains and did a lot of slogging through puddles. Saw very interesting plants, amazing fungi, lizards, giant slugs. Tough to bird watch as there is lots of iron stone and you must watch your footing at all...More

Thank MariaRini
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

I hiked the Mastic Trail today after three days of off and on rain showers. There was no one else on the trail. I should have taken the hint. It was long before I encountered big puddles covering the path. I worked my way around...More

1  Thank Billie Jo P
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Stuart Mailer from the National Trust is your guide and will tell you everything you need to know about the trail, rock formations, birds, trees and the Cayman Islands in general. The old forest part is beautiful and absolutely worth seeing with mastic trees as...More

Thank Francois L
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13 February 2017|
Response from ellewug | Reviewed this property |
We contacted him through the National Trust / Reserve. Have fun!
19 January 2017|
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Response from keepgoingandgoing | Reviewed this property |
As the first answered, if it's wet you'll have to decide if what you want to wear can be trashed when you're done (not that they would most definitely be ruined, but they sure could be). When we went, it was wet - and the... More