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Address: 93 North Church Street, George Town KY1-1001, Grand Cayman
Phone Number: +1 345-945-1355
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

Experience a once in a lifetime opportunity to snorkel in the world famous...

Experience a once in a lifetime opportunity to snorkel in the world famous waters of Grand Cayman's Stingray City. From the Cayman Islands Yacht Club you will board the amazing Allura catamaran. Spacious, comfortable and with shaded area if you wish, Allura is the ideal boat to sail the beautiful Cayman waters. You will be able to swim, feed and interact with dozens of Southern stingrays who will eat from your hand.

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We booked this excursion through a cruise. It was absolutely awesome! The crew was Lou, Captain John and Christian and they were all wonderful. On the trip out, they all... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked this excursion through a cruise. It was absolutely awesome! The crew was Lou, Captain John and Christian and they were all wonderful. On the trip out, they all instructed us how to behave in the water so as not to startle the rays. The boat was clean as a pin and the ride out to Stingray City was... More 

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The ride out to Stingray City Sandbar was very relaxing and scenic, and the crew was great (super nice and friendly). Upon arrival at the sandbar, it was so crowded with boats that we literally had to wait for about 15 minutes for a boat to leave and create a spot for us to anchor. I figured that it would... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was the highlight of our Caribbean cruise. The crew was extremely knowledgeable and friendly. Lu, Chris, and Glenn took us out to the sandbar and guided us through the process of swimming with these incredibly friendly fish. They also were eager to discuss the ecology, history, and life in the islands. They made us all feel right at home.... More 

Thank Glenn D
Woodstock, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

The crew from the Allura were incredible. They do a great job making you feel comfortable by providing the knowledge you need to know. They let you hold the rays as well as feed them. It was such an incredible experience I would do this again!

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Janesville, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

This excursion was not bad. The boat was really nice. It was less crowed than most other boats as well. There was plenty of space to layout on the way there and back. It took a while to drop anchor. In general Sting Ray City seems very choppy with waves. I have been there twice and both times the waves... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

We did the 1/2 day excursion to Sting Ray city with the Allura and we had a fantastic time. The crew were very helpful and patient with those who were a bit leary about going into the water with sting rays. Crew provided lots of information about the sting rays and they took some fantastic pictures that we purchased on... More 

Thank murphds
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

We booked through carnival. The crew was excellent. Very friendly and knowledgeable. Our boat was clearly less crowded than the others around and we were able to spread out and relax without any stress. We will recommend this excursion to all of our friends who go down there on carnival again.

Thank Josh G
Chicago, Illinois
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

We arrived before the staff even showed up to the sail boat. There were 66 people booked now, due to Carnival - instead of the original 33. It took the staff 7 times of dropping anchor before we got settled. We bumped other vessels and were getting scared for the safety of all involved. I never seen any of our... More 

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Wesley C, Manager at Allura Catamaran, responded to this review

We are disappointed to hear that you did not enjoy your trip on Allura. Sometimes the weather makes dropping anchor difficult, but we put our customer safety above all else. Please consider visiting us next time you are on the island and we will be sure you have a satisfying and enjoyable experience. More 

Windsor, Colorado, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

I was traveling with a group of 10 women and we decided to take the catamaran/snorkeling tour offered from our ship. We were met at port by clean, air conditioned vehicles to transport us to the catamaran. The boats themselves were beautiful, the staff informative and helpful. First we stopped at a sunken ship and were allowed to snorkel over/around... More 

Thank Darbi B
Houston, TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016

This was the best tour we booked through Carnival. The staff on the catamaran were amazing, very knowledgeable, and helpful to a few who were hesitant to get in the water. The cruise to the sandbar was fun, and the time spent with the stingrays was ample. The number of guest onboard was more than reasonable. Most of the other... More 


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