Stingray City and Two Snorkel Stops

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Summary
Shore Excursion Size ? Standard
Shore Excursion Type Scenic, Water/Beach
Shore Excursion Duration 3 Hours 30 Minutes
Activity Level ? Moderate
Shore Excursion Leaves From ? An approximately 5 to 10 minute walk from the cruise ship tender pier.
Food/Beverage Provided Beverages
Recommended Dress Beachwear and swimwear.
Restrictions Guests under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a paying adult. Guests must provide floatation vest for any children 4 and under.

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 will be the Coral Gardens of Grand Cayman. 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

5 Stars4.8 / 5  |  312 ReviewsReview This Tour
Good Time
July 02, 2022
Good Snorkeling trip and a fun “different” time being with the Rays.
Reviewer: Al
5 Stars
Great Day at Stingray City
June 29, 2022
Two excellent spots for snorkeling and a stop at Stingray City where we were able to hold, kiss and get a shoulder message from a Stingray. The crew was wonderful and made sure everyone was safe and had a fun time. I highly recommend this tour.
Reviewer: Marty D
5 Stars
Snorkel trip
June 16, 2022
We had a great time! There were 3 stops and we enjoyed all of them. The first stop was to see the sting rays and the other two stops you could actually snorkel at. We would definitely book this again!
Reviewer: Albert Li
5 Stars
Beautiful waters and friendly locals
May 19, 2022
Shore Excursion Group once again delivered a fabulous excursion. My family and I had a great time and our guides were very friendly and knowledgeable.
Reviewer: Misty
5 Stars
Fun with stingrays
April 11, 2022
This tour was great, staff were well organized and professional. Ship was clean and snorkeling equipment was kept in soapy water solution which was appreciated for cleanliness and also prevented fogging of lenses. Interaction with and holding of the stingrays was an event not to be missed. Snorkeling afterwards was an added plus.
Reviewer: Jay Grossman
5 Stars
Well worth the money
April 02, 2020
This tour was wonderful and the guides were great. We were traveling with our kids and what I loved is that it wasn't a booze cruise. It was family friendly and clean. The boat and snorkel gear were super clean and they cleaned our gear in front of us. They made sure we had a great experience with the sting rays and snorkeling.
Reviewer: Casey
5 Stars