Stingray City Grand Cayman, Grand Cayman

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. Put Stingray City Grand Cayman into our Grand Cayman trip planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • You take a boat and sail about half an hour, suddenly you come across a wonderful scene: a sandbar, a water with an unparalleled and incredibly crystalline color Q makes you spot the stingrays from inside the boat even with lucidity , at first gives a fear, but then you get used to it and they get swimming around you, you still have the experience of taking them, kissing and getting massage ... surely a must-see experience who is in Cayman!
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  • It is a short boat ride to Sting Ray City Sandbar to 'play' with the stingrays, seeing them in their natural habitat is wonderful, they are very tame and look at you with their bid beautiful eyes, wha...  more »
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  • An absolute incredible experience. The stingrays glided by my feet with ease. The water was so clear my photos looked incredible. We also saw puffer fish and needle fish. It was a bit rough that day but the water was low enough it was easy to stand up. A must visit for sure. I recommend Red Sail for your excursion. The catamaran was so fun and staff was friendly and knowledgeable about the stingrays and other aquatics animals.
  • Can get packed, so book an early tour on a small boat or catamaran for the best experience. The water is gorgeous and the stingrays are very used to humans. Pay attention to your guide when they describe how to feed the rays, so you don't end up accidentally injured.
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