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Stingray City, Grand Cayman

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Make some lasting snorkeling memories at Stingray City, 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 and other West Bay attractions into our West Bay vacation trip planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • First of all this is one of the main attractions at the Grand Cayman. It is very busy and i would recommend trying to get a more local or smaller tour group to go with as it just adds to the experienc...  more »
  • It was just great to directly interact with the stingrays at this amazing point in the middle of the sea. Just make sure to to there early in the morning or later in the afternoon to avoid mass touris...  more »
  • We went with North Sound charter. We enjoyed it very much. The Captain, Paul was very informed about the rays and assisted us in the water, showing how to feed and handle them. Beautiful water and fun...  more »