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Captain Marvin's

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1114 West Bay Road, George Town KY1-1200, Grand Cayman
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$45.00*
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Stingray City Experience Plus One Snorkeling Stop
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$84.37*
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Stingray City and Snorkel Tour With Lunch
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$45.00*
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Stingray City Experience Plus Two Snorkeling Stops
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With over 60 years in business, Captain Marvin's Watersports is the founder and original stingray friendly 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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  • Very good11%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“stop tour” (107 reviews)
“stingray city” (739 reviews)
“coral gardens” (139 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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1114 West Bay Road, George Town KY1-1200, Grand Cayman
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"stop tour"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a great excursion with Captain Marvin’s to Stingray City and snorkeling at two spots. The staff on board were friendly and helpful. Our captain was Rollie (sorry about spelling) and Leo was also on board. We went in the afternoon, which if you...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Amazing stingray city experience! These guys were top notch all the way. Really nice boat, informative and friendly guides, water & snacks on board, even a fresh water rinse off on the boat at the end. Lots of interaction with the rays. I would recommend...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Cruise ship stop at Grand Cayman islands. Had some difficulty finding where I was suppose to go as I asked everyone at the port selling tours. Luckily, there was only 24 people on a boat that held 75. Saw HUGE rays at Stingray city. Granted...More

Thank bevplay
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I took the sting ray tour with the two reef snorkeling areas. We enjoyed the experience and the crew was awesome! Had a great and enjoyable time with this company.

Thank Mike J
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I did the 2 stop tour with my 8 & 12 year old and had a fantastic time. I am so glad I booked independently and not through my cruise ship. The boat was nice and not crowded like the other ones...More

Thank Erin W
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband, myself and our 15 year old daughter went snorkeling and to stingray city with Captain Marvin’s! We had a fantastic time! At Coral gardens there were so many beautiful fish and one of the crew was throwing bread to attract the fish too....More

Thank Kallins
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Val and Keith were awesome tour guides. It was such a cool experience to be with the stingrays and take pix with them, feed them. the guides even showed us some iguanas on the ride back in the trees. They were great in the water...More

Thank JMarisa23
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I have been going out with Captain Marvin's for over 10 years. We have always had an excellent adventure with snorkeling and the rays. One of these days, I hope to go fishing!

Thank margot14044
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Tony G, Guest Relations Manager at Captain Marvin's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

It is great to hear that you've been enjoying Grand Cayman with us for over a decade! Thank you for continuing to support us. We look forward to your next visit when hopefully we can go out and catch some fish!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We rented a boat for our group of 9. It was so perfect and very affordable. Sugar took us out and they really treated us to a fantastic snorkel experience. We didn't have to fight the crowds and we felt like we received special treatment...More

Thank Janae C
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great experience our part of 9 had. Started out with a comfortable air conditioned bus ride with a tour guide that gave us a lot of factual information about the City on the way to the boat. We were greeted at the boat...More

Thank Martha G
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Susan L
March 11, 2018|
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Response from Keith M | Reviewed this property |
Ours was not a catamaran, it was a v Hull. You got off and on via ladder on the back of the boat. The boat ride was smooth both directions. The water at stingray city is very shallow, maybe 3 feet. At the second reef they... More
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sjvberg
March 8, 2018|
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Response from Tony G | Property representative |
Hi, Yes it will be perfectly fine to bring a modestly sized cooler along with you!
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February 23, 2018|
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Response from Lori W | Reviewed this property |
If you mean things from the water, you are not allowed. But if you are just looking for souvenirs to bring home there are plenty of shops at the cruise terminal and down the block.
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