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Captain Bryan's Sail and Snorkle Tours

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Address: Royal Watler Terminal | Post Office Box 31058 SMB, George Town, Grand Cayman
Phone Number: 345 949-0038
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Description: Capt. Bryan’s Sail & Snorkel Tours, owned by Capt. Bryan Ebanks, has been...
Capt. Bryan’s Sail & Snorkel Tours, owned by Capt. Bryan Ebanks, has been in the water sports industry in Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands for the past 25 years. Capt. Bryan is well known for providing excellent customer service and quality tours. His well experienced staff are friendly and knowledgeable in many aspects of the marine environment.Capt. Bryan’s fleet includes two 50 ft. sailing catamarans and other snorkel boats which are used for daily snorkeling tours from Safehaven to the North Sound. Capt. Bryan owns two buses and one van which are used for providing pick-up and drop-off service for customers from the cruise ships, hotels and condos. Tours include a snorkel stop at the beautiful Coral Gardens, the Barrier Reef and the Aquarium and of course, no trip would be complete without a visit to the ever popular shallow Stingray City Sandbar. Additionally, Private Charters and other snorkel tours are available upon request.
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GREAT GRAND CAYMAN CATAMARAN RIDE WITH STINGRAYS AND SNORKELING

Capt. Bryan met us at the port, and drove the group to his 50 ft. catamaran - 18 passengers, so we had lots of room. Stingray City was fabulous, the barrier reef stop so-so... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 16, 2015
Candymomma
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Nashville, Tennessee
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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Capt. Bryan met us at the port, and drove the group to his 50 ft. catamaran - 18 passengers, so we had lots of room. Stingray City was fabulous, the barrier reef stop so-so snorkeling, Coral Gardens snorkeling was very good for both fish and coral. You can bring your own drinks/food, but they provide water & punch. It was... More 

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

My boyfriend and another couple went on this tour on January 28th 2015. We didnt have high expectations because of the low price of this tour- but let me say that this was THE MOST AMAZING EXPERIENCE!!!! We were on a 3 stop cruise and this was by far our most favorite excurrsion! Swimming with the Stingrays was amazing. The... More 

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The Hamptons
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

We booked this tour through grandcaymancruiseexcursions.com. We were cruising over Christmas week and looked at tours outside of the ship. We are so glad we chose this one. It was a great choice. It was not crowded like some of the other boats we passed by or saw at the stops. The equipment was good. The guides were knowledgeable and... More 

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Champaign, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Stingray City and two snorkel stops. We saved money by not using the cruise ship excursion desk. Captain Bryan offered a fair price and delivered exactly as advertised. Sure there were other boats there but that didn't detract from our experience. The sting rays were awesome and it was educational. Nice safe sturdy boat and super friendly experienced staff. What... More 

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Grand Cayman
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

The trip was amazing as was the crew. When we arrived at the Sandbar everyone got out including some of the crew. Everyone interacted with the stingrays - they are very friendly and clearly use to the human touch. Domesticated Stingrays:-) The stingrays kept coming to the surface, riding my back. In or out of the water they seemed to... More 

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Westville, Il
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Loved this trip. The price was right and there was a lot of bang for your buck. The crew was very knowledgeable and helpful with snorkel instructions, getting on and off the ship, etc... The stingrays were a lot of fun. The crew helped you hold the stingrays while taking pictures. After it was done, they showed us where the... More 

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Rochester Hills, Michigan
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

We were on another tour when this tour pulled up. Not only was the group loud and disrespectful of everyone else, but the guides picked these beautiful animals out of the water for the passengers to see. When they did this, the rays were spurting, gasping for air. This is illegal!!! there used to be "ray police" to discourage this,... More 

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CaptainBryan, Owner at Captain Bryan's Sail and Snorkle Tours, responded to this review

To people concerned with the human interaction with the stingrays at Stingray City Sandbar: Dear concerned traveler from another vessel not with Capt. Bryans, I am a volunteer fisheries officer and have sat as a member of the Conservation Board for an excess of 10 years. I would like to address your concerns: Legally, stingrays are allowed to be partially... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We went to the dock a day early where the captain told us the stingray tour was on a small boat. When we arrived the day of the tour, we found a larger boat with a large group. It was not as promised and the sand bar was full of groupss who were loud abd disrespectful of the environment. I... More 

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CaptainBryan, Owner at Captain Bryan's Sail and Snorkle Tours, responded to this review

To Carol Ann Giovando: Ms. Carol Ann Giovando, on 14 November 2014, the morning of the tour you called my office and inquired about a tour. We told you we had a 12:00-3:00 tour on Bucaneer and you were quite happy to go on it. There was no discussion about what size boat or how many customers. These discussions never... More 

Panama City, Florida, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

This was a great tour. The crew was very nice and accommodating. It was a small group of us and they took us to some beautiful spots for snorkelling and we also went to see stingrays. It was wonderful. I would bring snacks along if you want to eat anything. Our captains name was Bruce and he was wonderful as... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Absolutely the best snorkeling experience for beginners like my husband and myself. Do be aware that they are a much smaller operation than the big cruise line packages and were a bit hard to locate at first, but just ask one of the friendly locals and we were directed right to the waiting area. We took a chance, based on... More 

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