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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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Well done tour!

Sharing the boat with young families and older couples alike, everyone seemed to have a good time on this cruise! They played radio, there were ample places for everyone to sit... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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Calgary, Canada
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Calgary, Canada
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70 reviews 70 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Sharing the boat with young families and older couples alike, everyone seemed to have a good time on this cruise! They played radio, there were ample places for everyone to sit, the view is stunning, the stingrays are amazing, and the snorkel sites are great! For a few quick hours, we had a great time. Would have preferred if there... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

The trip stopped in 3 places, snorkelling equipment provided and the staff were friendly. Our tip: wear extra extra extra sun block / high factor sun cream, take a change of clothes and a few towels.

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Weatherford, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

No regrets you should book this if you ever have a chance. I will defiantly do this again. The stingrays were huge and friendly, fact: the huge ones are the girls and the baby looking ones are males. But this excursion we did was a lot of fun you will most likely enjoy it. I am going to do this... More 

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Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Booked a shore excursion directly with Captain Marvin in the Cayman Islands via email before our Caribbean cruise out of Miami. Information about their excursions can be found at captainmarvins.com We tendered from the ship to the port and walked about 5 minutes to their storefront at Waterfront Centre. After signing in and paying we had about 30 minutes to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

I can not rave enough about Captain Marvin's. We went on the Cayman Bear boat this month with my mom, stepdad, husband, and 9 month old baby. We did the 3 stop trip with lunch. The snorkeling was beautiful! plenty of fish to see. Awesome crew. After snorkeling and stingrays, they took us to a beach area for lunch, and... More 

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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

loved this trip - sting ray city a once in a lifetime experience on a sandbar far out to sea being mobbed by stingrays. followed by 2 snorkelling stops. Coral garden the best seeing sting rays and lots of colourful fish. A must do trip.

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New York City, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Had a pretty average trip to stingray city + two other stops for snorkeling. This was a large boat (up to 45 people, about 30 people on board) with 2 guides. The stingray city visit was very much focused on up-selling their photographic services, one of the guides was full-time busy blocking any opportunity you have to photograph yourself interacting... More 

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Jersey City, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

The three stop tour with Captain Martin's was the highlight of our trip to Grand Cayman. At $45 USD a person the tour was a blast. Even considering that the boat was nearly full we spent more time in the water then sailing from one point to the other. Looks like they have a particular spot at the Stingray sandbar,... More 

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Westchester County, New York
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

I tried Captain Marvin's due to their low prices for Sting Ray city. I have been to Sting Ray city before with another company and enjoyed it much more. I would say if you're visiting Grand Cayman on a cruise you should try Captain Marvin's. 90% of our group was from the cruise ship in port, and Captain Marvin's really... More 

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78 reviews 78 reviews
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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

We did the tour that includes stingray city plus two snorkeling sites. the guys that run the trip and very organized and professional and good fun too. They get you into an excellent spot in stingray city and are very good a helping those who are slightly nervous around the rays to enjoy the experience. Overall I would be happy... More 

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