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Address: Little Cayman

Little area perfect for picnic lunching.

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Secluded island

We kayaked across to this uninhabited island and spent 3 hours exploring and snorkeling. Kayak from Southern Cross cost $25/hr or $65 for the day. Bring water shoes and drinks... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2017
Belinda V
Port Neches, Texas
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Port Neches, Texas
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11 reviews
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Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

We kayaked across to this uninhabited island and spent 3 hours exploring and snorkeling. Kayak from Southern Cross cost $25/hr or $65 for the day. Bring water shoes and drinks. Some of the shoreline is rocky. Crabs hiding in mangroves.

Thank Belinda V
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107 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Owen island is a small deserted island in South Hole Sound near Southern Cross Fishing and Dive Resort. It does take a small amount of effort to kayak there but I think its worth it. Walk out onto the south west point and you'll likely see many brittle stars and conch. The water surrounding the island is sky blue and... More 

Thank johndwilliams
United Kingdom
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152 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Owen Island can only be accessed by hiring a kayak from a nearby resort, or maybe swimming - we've done both. The beach is absolutely stunning and all the way across from the mainland of Little Cayman the sea is crystal clear, and very conducive for swimming when calm. You won't need to spend long there - the island is... More 

Thank Balitraveller53
Rochester Hills, Michigan
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141 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

This is a small island with a nice beach area and calm water. It was located across from Head O'Bay and we took a small boat over, walking might be possible at low tide? Spent the afternoon sitting on the beach, very nice. Love the sign: "private property----visitors welcome"!

Thank Sddddddddddddd
Cromwell, Connecticut
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137 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

While my wife and I were at Southern Cross Club, we used one of their kayaks and went over to Owen Island for an afternoon. After spending some time beach combing, we went swimming on their quiet and beautiful beach. We had a wonderful afternoon together.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017

as we were staying on that side of the island in Conch Club Condo we kayaked across it the island which took about 15 minutes. Worth a visit.

Thank Bridget H
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47 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Getting to Owen island requires brute strength against wind and current which pushes against your kayak getting there- recommend speed boat or being accompanied by strong Olympic medal kayak person!! Let people know when you head there- do not go alone, the water is clear getting there and you will see large sting rays swimming along- the sand around the... More 

Thank burgsSydney
Miami, Florida
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17 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017

current is hard to paddle out to the island, but a breeze to paddle back to the main island. Bring what you need, because no serrices are provided.

Thank travelpals127
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Bonefished with Chris Gough - VERY GOOD! Lots of turtle and stingray sightings a bonus. Did this as an alternative to diving.

Thank r0sebuff
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

It's a lot of fun to kayak or paddle board over to Owen Island. Great place for a picnic, swim or snorkel.

Thank Peter G

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