Welcome to the Trust

The National Trust has been "Protecting the future of Cayman's heritage" since its inception in 1987.

The Trust is a not-for-profit NGO created to preserve the history and biodiversity of the Cayman Islands.  Through education and conservation we work to protect environmentally sensitive and historically significant sites across all three Cayman Islands.

Tours and Activities

Mastic Trail  |  Historic Mission House  |  Blue Iguana Safari  |  Calendar of Events


Upcoming Events


Nominations now open! Deadline: Friday, 7th November 2014

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The National Trust is calling for nominations for the biennial Governor’s Conservation Awards starting on 30th September 2014.   Finalists and distinguished guests will be invited to the awards ceremony on Wednesday, November 19th at Her Excellency the Governor’s Residence.   The Governor’s Conservation Awards seeks to recognise conservation leaders in five categories: Conservationist of the Year, Corporate Conservation, Tourism Industry Conservation, Heritage Preservation and Lois Blumenthal Youth Conservationist Award.





Honour someone with a gift as unique as they are! Adopt a part of the Cayman Islands in the name of a loved one and help the National Trust protect the unique biodiversity of the Cayman Islands.

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Recent News

National Trust seeks to reward conservationists

The National Trust is seeking nominations for this year’s Governor’s Conservation Awards following a successful inaugural event in 2012.

October 08, 2014

Government backs National Trust

A majority of Legislative Assembly members voted Wednesday to oppose a challenge to the powers of the Cayman Islands National Trust that would have weakened the Trust’s ability to protect land it owns for historical, cultural or environmental purposes.

September 23, 2014

Critical Brac wetlands now under Trust protection

The National Trust mitigates for the loss of Saltwater Pond with recent purchase of 10 acres of wetlands in Cayman Brac

September 12, 2014

Trust celebrates International Day of the Seafarer

As a part of the National Trust’s bi-monthly Speaker’s Series the environmental protection NGO recently hosted “Tales from the High Seas” in celebration of the International Day of the Seafarer in partnership with the Seafarers’ Association

July 18, 2014

Glow Run had bright start as everyone wanted to sparkle

Of all the annual run/walks introduced recently, the Glow Run 5K looks certain to become a permanent and extremely popular event on the sporting calendar.

July 18, 2014

Glow Run is radiating interest

The inaugural National Trust Glow Run looks set to establish itself as one of Cayman stellar sporting and entertainment attractions

July 18, 2014

Road compromise reached

Government and the National Trust have reached an agreement on the route of the east-west arterial extension to Frank Sound which limits the encroachment on the Trust’s land.

April 29, 2014

Spirit of Fort George revived

The completion of the nearly year-long restoration of historic Fort George was feted Thursday with ceremony and a champagne reception.

February 11, 2014

New nature boardwalk for Little Cayman

The National Trust for the Cayman Islands has opened a new boardwalk at a protected iguana nesting site in Little Cayman.

January 06, 2014

Trust urges passage of conservation law

Having campaign for years for government to enact legislation to protect the country’s natural resources, the Cayman Island National trust is urging the Legislative Assembly to vote for the National Conservation bill when it comes before them next month.

November 25, 2013