Make some lasting snorkeling memories at Stingray City Grand Cayman, a string of shallow sandbars frequented by friendly southern stingrays. The area became a meeting place for these creatures decades ago, when local fishermen began cleaning their fish in the shallow waters and supplied the rays with an abundant source of food. Today, the sandbars draw numerous tour boats, which allow divers to disembark and interact with stingrays in the chest-deep water. Most tour operators bring pails of squid meat, which you can distribute to the gathering rays by hand. Many tours also provide snorkeling gear--you don't need it to see the rays, but it comes in handy if you intend to explore deeper areas of Grand Cayman's North Sound. PutStingray City Grand Cayman into our West Bay trip planner and find out whats close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
Tours To Stingray City Grand Cayman
Stingray City Experience from Grand Cayman BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $40
Duration: 3 hours
Starfish and Stingray City Adventure with Snorkeling BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $56
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
Stingray City Grand Cayman Reviews
My husband and I went to Stingray City with Hot Shot, from Ambassador Divers. We've been there with him before, and were thrilled to learn he was back with Ambassador. He is entertaining, funny and.... more »
We took the RED SAIL catamaran out to Stingray City - highly recommend doing both! The Cat ride was so smooth & relaxing, then swimming with the Rays was amazing as others have said. Then drop us off.... more »
Our cruise ship got to the port an hour and a half late. They scheduled another boat for us so we didnt have to cancel. The tour was amazing. We first snorkeled at a reef for about 20 minutes. There were lots of fish to see. Then we went to sting ray city. The guides grabbed like a 5 ft stingray and let everyone in our group hold it and get their picture taken with it. It was a great time. Then after stingray city they take you to starfish point where there is starfish everywhere and you can hold them. Overall the trip was amazing. The guides made sure everyone was well taken care of. There was food and drinks available on the yacht. And best of all they made sure we were back before our cruise left port.
Captain Marvels company that took us snorkelling, strigray city and starfish beach was professional and helped made the trip simply amazing. We kissed the stringers, fed them, touched them. Stingrays swarmed all around us. Touching our legs and bodies. Water was about 3 to 4 feet deep.
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