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Gibbs Cay and Stingray Encounter

Price: $79.00
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Gibbs Cay and Stingray Encounter

We invite you to come with us on this Grand Turk excursion and explore the quaint uninhabited private island of Gibbs Cay, located a short boat ride away at the southeast tip of the Island.

At Gibbs Cay you will get to relax on the beautiful white sandy beach surrounding the secluded island. If you are feeling adventurous you can also hike around to the top of the island, and explore nature at its best as you bask in the spectacular views looking out over the vast Atlantic ocean.

You will also get to experience a unique Stingray encounter on your Grand Turk excursion, as your experienced guides teach you how to interact with these majestic and graceful creatures face to face. The rays frequent the shallow water just off the beach, so you will get to pet and swim amongst them.

There is complimentary bottled water on board. The boat does not have a restroom. Guests must be able to jump from the boat, and climb back into the boat via the boat's ladder.

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Shore Excursion Size
Shore Excursion Type
Active, Scenic, Water/Beach
Shore Excursion Duration
1 Hour 30 Minutes
Activity Level
Shore Excursion Leaves From
A 10 minute beach walk from the pier (details will be provided when this excursion is booked).
Food/Beverage Provided
Bottled water
It is recommended that guests wear their swimsuit underneath comfortable clothing. Rubber soled shoes are recommended for walking on potentially slippery boat deck. Sunscreen (biodegradable preferred), beach towel, and sunglasses are also recommended.
Minimum age is 6 and guests should have a general knowledge of swimming. Guests must be able to jump out of boat, pull themselves from the water via the boats ladder.
5 Stars5Based On 21 Reviews Review This Tour
5 StarsVery funOctober 18, 2018

Reviewer: Barbara Nell Odland
It was a great time. Loved seeing the sting rays and getting up so close to them. The tour guides were excellent. Very friendly and informative. I would highly recommend this excursion to others.

5 StarsAmazing experienceSeptember 17, 2018

Reviewer: MA
My 9 year old son and I did the sting ray excursion. The guide was great and very knowledgeable. We have awesome pictures and great memories

5 StarsPapa J's Sting Ray TourMay 14, 2018

Reviewer: Andrew McSkimming
Had an awesome time with our guide. We got lucky and we're the only two that went with the guide to see the stingrays and swim with them at Grand Turk. I would recommend them in a heartbeat and do it again! Thank you!

5 StarsVery Special!March 15, 2018

Reviewer: Penny Kuzyszyn
While there were only a few stingray who came to greet us, this was a fascinating adventure. Our tour guide made sure each person from our small group (only four on the boat) had plenty of time interacting with a ray. We were given goggles afterwards and had fun snorkeling for a while; what made this special is that a stingray would suddenly swim right underneath me - much to my surprise.

5 StarsBest Tour EverAugust 28, 2017

Reviewer: Jamie
If you are worried about booking outside of your cruise, don't!!! We are so happy we booked outside the cruise. The ship tour left earlier in the morning with about 50 people. We left around 10:00AM and had the whole Cay to ourselves. We swam and interacted with dozens of rays, the tour guide and staff of Papa J's was absolutely amazing. I would do this tour again in a heart beat, well worth the money! Also, we took my two children, 8 and 5, and they also had a wonderful time, they played where the water was a little more shallow and they were still able to fully interact with the sting rays.

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