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

2014 Annual General Meeting and Members' Evening

Thursday, 24 September - Crudo (below Guy Harvey's Grille)

Join us for an exciting evening of 2014-15 Council elections, raffle prizes and the first ever "Rusty Trusty" awards in recognition of various quirks of Trust staff, members and volunteers.  Please RSPV to marketing@nationaltrust.org.ky.

Please click here for Trust Council Nominee Bios


Families in the Wild: Snorkel Clinic at Smith's Cove
Sat, September 20th

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Traditional Cooking Jam-boree
Saturday, Sept 27th at AL Thompson's Home Depot

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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.

Download information sheet here
Adopt Nature Online Application Form

Recent News

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

National Trust puts nature up for adoption

As the battle to preserve what remains of the Cayman Islands' dwindling natural resources gets tougher and with no spare cash and no conservation legislation, the National Trust of the Cayman Islands is turning to a new marketing idea to raise funds towards purchasing land and managing what it has -- the only means by which unique habitat can be saved from the bulldozer.

October 16, 2013

More blues join brethren in the wild

Another 49 blue iguanas have joined their chums in the wild. The Blue Iguana Recovery Program of the National Trust for the Cayman Islands recently released 20 iguanas in the Salina Reserve and 29 in the Colliers Wilderness Reserve. Two more adult blues will be released later this year.

September 04, 2013