We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Captain Marvin's

Seven Mile Beach Road | Cayman Falls Shopping Center, Seven Mile Beach, Grand Cayman
345-945-6975
Website
Improve this listing
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
Owner description: With over 60 years in business, Captain Marvin's Watersports are the original stingray-friendly watersports company on the island.We are delighted to... more » Owner description: 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. « less
Useful Information: Activities for older children
Write a Review

589 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    481
    79
    11
    11
    7
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, United States
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Highly recommend Captain Marvin tours! The stingray & snorkel boat tour was the highlight of my husband and my trip to Grand Cayman. The staff are friendly and will take you to excellent sites for interacting with the stingrays and snorkeling. This tour is a much better value than the Red Sail tour offered through our hotel. Highly recommend.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Fairfax, Virginia
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

I was on Grand Cayman last week with my mom, and we wanted to go snorkeling. When I called around asking if I could be accommodated since I use a manual wheelchair and am unable to walk, Captain Marvin's immediately said "yes". We were picked up at our hotel and driven in the shuttle van to Captain Marvin's store and... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Pennsylvania
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Can't say enough about the fantastic trip our family enjoyed today with Captain Jimmy, Eric, Clay and the rest of the crew on our 3 stop tour! From the driver who picked us up at our condo to the crew members helping us off the boat, the service was OUTSTANDING!!! As a tourist it's hard not to be a bit... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
San Marcos, Texas, United States
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We booked the 3 stop Stingray City Tour/Snorkel and chartered a private fishing boat the next day. Both tours were fantastic and the people who work here are great and friendly. They go out of their way to make sure you have a great time and I would highly recommend anyone to this place. Their dock is a short trip... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Bristow, Virginia
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We had an absolutely fantastic trip with Captain Marvin. We went to Stingray City, The Barrier Reef and Coral Gardens. We actually went twice while we were on Grand Cayman. I would recommend going on a day when the cruise ships aren't in town. It is a much less hectic scene, but the Stingrays are far hungrier and a little... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Saline, Michigan, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We booked the 3 stop excursion for 4 people and we all absolutely loved it. Our guides, Joe and Pete, were fantastic; fun, charming, and professional. They made sure that everyone had time with the stingrays. We then went to the barrier reef and then to another stop with thousands of fish. It was very well priced at $45 USD... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
California Hot Springs, California
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
21 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Was running late from the tendering on our cruise. Really worried they wouldnt wait but they did. What a great company. Shuttle ride over was nice and comfortable. Sting ray city was great. They were very informative and took a lot of time with us helping with the stingrays. The snorkeling was great also. Going for another cruise next year... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Austin
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

I have used Capt Marvin's the last two years for their 2 snorkel, Stringray City excursion and I was pleased both times. Boats and crew are nice and friendly. Their price for a 2 stop trip is very competitive. I have been to the island four times and they are very good compared to other vendors for a Stingray city... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Skaneateles, New York
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

I cannot rave enough about this place! Everything was great especially customer service... All of the captain and crew were doing their absolute best to make sure that everyone felt comfortable, safe, and having a great time. We did the 3-stop snorkel excursion and it is definitely the way to go for $45! The first stingray stop was very nice... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Gillingham, Kent
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

The excursion to Stingray City and the reefs this morning was fantastic. Going early meant we missed the crowds and had a really special morning. Whilst my youngest daughter was a little freaked by the bigger rays both girls and myself had a great experience touching and getting our good luck kiss albeit a little weird. The staff can't do... More

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Captain Marvin's also viewed

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
 
Seven Mile Beach, Grand Cayman
Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
 

Been to Captain Marvin's? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Captain Marvin's, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Manage your listing