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“Fabulous, fun experience” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Stingray City

Stingray City
Seatons Village | St.Phillip's Parish, Antigua
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Island Safari and Stingray Fantasy Antigua
Ranked #1 of 61 Attractions in Antigua
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Outdoors
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Owner description: Your Stingray City Antigua Snorkel Adventure will be the highlight of your vacation, and an experience that will live with you forever. Our Southern Rays are without doubt The Brightest Rays in the Caribbean, very friendly and gentle. Come and enjoy with us this unique experience of interacting and feeding a Stingray, together with snorkelling amongst magnificent coral reefs and colourful tropical fish.
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New York City, New York
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“Fabulous, fun experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012 via mobile

What a great experience! Totally worth doing, you take a motorboat ride to a gorgeous spot with shallow turquoise water and climb in and are immediately surrounded by rays of all sizes who swim past you and bump into you with their rubbery fins. You can stay in the center of the area to hang out with the rays, or swim out to the boundaries and snorkel along the coral where you will see tons of fish. The guides have squid that you can feed the rays (be sure to tuck in your thumb!). I liked that we had plenty of time there and did not feel rushed. For those in your oarty who don't swim or don't feel comfortable with the rays, there is a platform they can stand on out of the water. The water is so clear that they'll still be able to see the rays from above the water.

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New York City, New York
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“Definitely an experience you do not want to miss!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

My fiancee and a few friends went to enjoy swimming with the stingrays mid December and had an unbelievable time. We did not know what to expect but we arrive at the location and was meeted with friendly smiles and went on a speed boat and went out to their designated area and went into the warm water and enjoyed the company of the friendly stingrays. The guides helped us take pictures while holding the stingrays and even gave us squids to feed the stingrays. Remember to tuck your thumb away so they don't suck it with the squid when you're feeding them. Make sure you take the picture with them first or else they will be more fidgety and won't stay still for the pictures. They also provide snorkeling gear for you to look at the beautiful fishes under the water and the surrounding coral reefs. After your fun with the stingray, they will drive you back to land and offer you complimentary punch with and without alcohol. I definitely recommend this to annoying that wants to try something you don't have back at home. A memorably experience!

Visited December 2012
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“Worth the Visit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012 via mobile

Once and a life time experience to interact with stingrays in their own habitat. These animals are super friendly and we were never threatened. Staff is very friendly and the boat ride was short and sweet.

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Dartford, United Kingdom
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“Great experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2012

Took time out from an all inclusive holiday to visit stingray city with my 2 littluns 9 & 7 yrs.

Staff were very helpful as one of my nippers did not want to go in and swim "Steve Irwin !" he kept saying.. So he sat on the pontoon most of the trip and watched, which was not a problem.

My youngest was in like a mermaid and was feeding and holding them and loved it.

Was a little daunting at first, purely due to their size. But after ten mins and no deaths, I chilled out :)

Highly recommended trip.

Visited December 2012
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Chicago, Illinois
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“Top Class Experience!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2012

This was one of the most amazing things that I have ever done in my life. It was out of the box for me but definitely one of those things you must do! The water is about waist deep...very easy to get around in. I was a little spooked out at first but you soon realize that there is nothing to be afraid of and it is truly amazing and wonderful. This is one of the most incredible experiences of my life...43 year old female. One of those things you just have to do again.

Visited August 2012
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