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Address: Seven Mile Beach Road | Cayman Falls Shopping Center, Seven Mile Beach, Grand Cayman
Phone Number: 345-945-6975
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Description: With over 60 years in business, Captain Marvin's Watersports are the...
With over 60 years in business, Captain Marvin's Watersports are the original stingray-friendly watersports company on the island.We are delighted to show you the wonders of Stingray City, as well as beautiful coral formations, colorful fish and sea life with our world-famous crew helping you all the way. Experience the tour of a lifetime--there is no other place on earth like Stingray City! Come on aboard and see our clear blue water, exotic fish, stingrays and experience for yourself some old-fashioned Caymanian hospitality.
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Wonderful memories with Captain Marvin's!

We tendered in Grand Cayman at 7:00 AM, by the time we got off the boat and arrived at Captain Marvin's it was 9:00 AM, needless to say we missed our 08:30 AM tour. They booked us... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
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Mineola, Texas, United States
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Mineola, Texas, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

We tendered in Grand Cayman at 7:00 AM, by the time we got off the boat and arrived at Captain Marvin's it was 9:00 AM, needless to say we missed our 08:30 AM tour. They booked us on the 11:15 tour and we killed time at the beach for a couple of hours. Our boat, Jewel, was nice, clean, and... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

On our recent trip to Grand Cayman we did the 3 stop tour with Captain Marvin's to go to Sting Ray City, Barrier Reef and Coral Gardens. It was a great experience and very reasonably priced at $45/person. At Sting Ray city you can swim with the rays, hold them and feed them, and there's a photo opp (something like... More 

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Woburn, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Captain Marvin took us to Stingray City which was a must-see destination in Grand Cayman. Wading in 4 foot water with giant stingrays, who are actually quite gentle, created a lifelong memory for my family of 5. Captain Marvin's crew held the stingrays for us and took pictures which were available to purchase. We also stopped at 2 other snorkeling... More 

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Fairfield, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

The snorkeling trip to Stingray City was worth the $ spent. First stop was feeding massive Rays. Very unique experience fun for all. Snorkeling stops were fun and had plenty of time to explore reefs.

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utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

Captain Marvin's was absolutely fantastic. We did the All Day tour with 3 or 4 stops and lunch. So incredible and relaxing. Very happy that we chose this one, because we got to see everything we wanted. The crew also dove down to the seabottom and brought up conche shells. They taught us how to clean them and take out... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

We booked the 3 stop excursion after extensive research on excursions. We were treated great and the crew on the High Rider was exceptional and fun!!!! I would highly recommend using Captain Marvin's and when back to the Cayman Islands, they will be my FIRST choice.

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Fort Belvoir, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

4 of us took the 8:30 AM tour with Capt. Marvin's. We arrived on our Carnival ship and made it to the office with time to spare. The vans to transport the group to the boats were very clean and well air conditioned. The driver also pointed out a few things as we made the short 10-15 minute ride. The... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

My extended family of 14 booked the snorkel and lunch stingray city excursion. Even with a wonderful cruise and other great excursions throughout our vacation, this was everyone's favorite day. Grand Cayman and Stingray City are both awesome, and Captain Marvin's delivers the experience in a really fun and professional way from end to end. We all had an amazing... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

My husband and I celebrated our anniversary on GCI last October and Captain Marvin's Snorkeling and Stingray City Excursion was highly recommended by a colleague. The first stop was Stingray City. This was an AMAZING experience! The price was comparable to the rest; friendly staff. We are looking forward to returning with our teenage boys some time soon. The second... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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16 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

When we first read the TA reviews we were a bit unenthusiastic about seeing Stingray City, thinking it could be really contrived. However, it was amazing to see, touch, carry and swim with lots of stingrays, some of which were huge. Staff at Turtle Nest Inn booked The Three Stop Trip the day before, and we drove in to George... More 

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