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Booby Cay Island

Seven Mile Beach, Negril, Jamaica
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Ranked #7 of 19 attractions in Negril
Type: Islands
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Huntsville, Alabama
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Booby Cay is a quaint and beautiful little island. Fun to explore, lay on the beach and snorkel. Nothing extraordinary.

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Bedford, Texas, United States
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24 reviews 24 reviews
3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Booby Cay is a short, relaxing boat ride away from 7 mile beach and totally worth the trip. Our guides from YaMon Redstripe Catamaran (they were awesome, check them out!) cooked us lobster on the grill while we sipped on drinks. It was a wonderful & relaxing getaway from the beach crowds. There were other boats there & there was... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Spent a great day snorkeling and exploring with Roger on the Sun Baby boat. We were hoping to do some spearfishing and get lots of fish and lobsters to grill up once we go to Booby Cay Island. Unfortunately we only scored one tiny lobster to split between 4 of us! But it was a gorgeous setting and nice spot... More

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Norwalk, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

we booked with capt. moses and he took 23 of us to snorkel and explore this cute little island. they dropped off the few that didnt want to snorkel first and then took the rest of us out on a boat (2 min boat ride) a little further off shore to snorkel. lots of fish, plants, star fish and even... More

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Somerset, New Jersey
20 reviews 20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Came here off a snorkeling tour. Had I known a few things I would have been more prepared. 1. Yes there is lobster and our snorkel tour guide cooked it up and served to us. Also he had caught a tuna earlier and we had that. Lobster cost $20 each, wish I had known. Captain settled up with local lobster... More

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Kaukauna, Wisconsin, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Years ago when we first started coming to Jamaica, we took a glass bottom boat ride, snorkeled and then had fresh lobster on Booby Cay Island. One of the best days ofmy life I have to say. There is no lobster on beach anmymore, but dont hesitate to stop by anyway. Youcan purchase a cold beer from the locals who... More

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I always go to Booby Cay for at least 1 evening when in Negril. Usually have a friend cook up some lobsters for us. Usually we have the island to ourselves. Sometimes there is the old lady selling trinkets and Red Stripes.

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Millersville, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Go for the fresh grilled lobster experience, not for the ambiance. It's just a wild little island where you stand around a makeshift table to eat your lobster and have to pee in the bushes. Some people were selling shells. $20 and up for a lobster. We combined that trip with an excellent Sunbaby snorkel tour.

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Fargo, North Dakota
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

The island has trails to walk through! There were people selling some things there, but they were rude. The water was okay, but not as clear as 7 mile beach.

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Phoenix, Arizona
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

We came upon a fully nude (and we believe copulating) couple from one of the resorts across the water. I think those resorts think they own the island and can behave that way wherever. Very disrespectful to the locals. And gross to visitors.

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