Stingray City, Grand Cayman

4.8
#1 of 75 in Parks in Cayman Islands
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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  • August 15, 2017
    Mandy our guide was awesome, and petting, hugging and feeding the stingrays was a once in a life time experience! Wow wow!  more »
  • August 15, 2017
    We chartered our own trip thru Red Sail. We went to Stingray City, Rum Point to snorkel and Starfish Island. The water is so clear & the gentleness of the stingray is one we'll never forget.  more »
  • August 15, 2017
    Took a jet ski tour here with action water sports. CJ was the guide and did a great job of showing us the sting ray and allowing us to interact with them. My friend got a weird massage and I got to ho...  more »

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