Stingray City and Two Snorkel Stops
Sale Price: $73.00
Coral Gardens & Barrier Reef Snorkel with Stingray City Tour
Avoid the crowds on the cruise ship excursions on this motorized cabin cruiser tour to Stingray City, the world-renowned snorkeling destination located in the shallow waters of Grand Cayman's North Sound. With an average group size of only 30 people on this Grand Cayman excursion, you will fully enjoy the exciting experience of swimming and interacting with stingrays!
After departing George Town, you will transfer to the boat on the other side of the island. Once at Stingray City, you'll be able to interact, feed, and swim with these beautiful and gentle stingrays!
Stingray City is believed to have begun years ago when stingrays would gather in the sandbars of the North Sound to feed on the leftovers that fishermen would throw overboard as they anchored there to clean their fish. After many years, the stingrays have become so accustomed to this that they're now routinely fed by hand!
After your visit with the stingrays, you will reboard your boat for a trip to the beautiful Barrier Reef, where you will don the included snorkel gear and explore the underwater world of the reef.
Your next snorkel stop on this Grand Cayman tour will be at the Coral Gardens. This shallow reef is less than 10 feet to the bottom, and is known for its fish and invertebrate population. Here, you will see large schools of fish such as grunts, yellowtails and sergeant majors, along with the semi-resident green-sea turtle.
Time on the boat is approximately three hours. Transfers are 15 minutes each way
Stingray city is always fun despite so many people. Both times our guide found the same famous stingray .. they do a great job of introducing everyone on board to Spotty.
The group is family owned and real people. the trip is great and the snorkeling excellent. One of the few in the caribean water wise I recommend.
Reviewer: HEATHER A VALLEJO
We loved every bit of this tour. We arrived early to the check in location so they put us on an earlier departure. Thrilled! Had to wait a bit for another bus to get to the boat with passengers, but other than that it was on-time. Boat ride to the sting-rays was cool. As soon as we got there, one of our tour guides jumped into the water and grabbed a large female stingray for us to see & take photos with. Different from when I was there 18 years ago & they were swimming on their own. Snorkeling location 1 was really choppy so we didn't stay long. Snorkeling location 2 was AMAZING! Stingrays, tons of fish and beautiful reef. Loved it! Didn't want to leave. Only negative was that the photos from stingray city were $50 & you had to decide right then & there. Overall = Great Tour!
Reviewer: Jamie Adams
Do not miss this tour. The water is stunning and the rays are everywhere! They take great pictures you can purchase, too. DO NOT MISS!
Reviewer: Edward Dryden
We had a great time on this tour. Logistics of getting to and from the boat were smooth and easy. The boat crew was courteous and worked hard to ensure we had a good time while keeping people safe. Equipment was in good shape and readily available. It was rough weather so that made our snorkeling stops limited but that’s life. The stingray stop was fun but super crowded. The crew worked hard though to ensure everyone had the opportunity to pet/hold/feed the rays. Overall a solid trip and good family fun. I’d recommend this tour.