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West End Ecology Tours

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5 Bayshore Road | Located between St Peters Baptist Church and the Porch Bar, West End, Grand Bahama Island
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Absolutely fantastic!

My daughter and I did two tours: the fishing, and the stingray tours. We wanted a quiet... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
bonvivant210
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Jena, Germany
Truly an Amazing Experience!!!

My family and I have been fortunate enough to travel the world, see many sights, take many tours... read more

Reviewed April 30, 2018
mhajeck
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San Juan Capistrano, California
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West End Ecology Tours based in West End, Grand Bahama Island can provide a Bahamian ecology, snorkel and fishing experience that is simple, pure and natural! Our signature tour features "Stingray Feeding at Sandy Cay" that provides visitors the opportunity to hand feed Southern stingrays in their natural element. The Stingray Feeding is a once in a lifetime experience. A short distance from the cay is a sunken boat wreck in 8 feet of water. The wreck is filled with thousands of fish and marine life. Perfect for nature lovers, and snorkelers!
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5 Bayshore Road | Located between St Peters Baptist Church and the Porch Bar, West End, Grand Bahama Island
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My daughter and I did two tours: the fishing, and the stingray tours. We wanted a quiet, off-the-beaten-path, private introduction to Grand Bahama, and these were exactly right for us. Keith was so friendly, enthusiastic, knowledgeable, and eager for us to have a good time....More

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StingrayFeeder, Owner at West End Ecology Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Anna and Frances It was a pleasure welcoming you to Grand Bahama Island. I am delighted that you enjoyed the fishing and stingray tours and hope you will return again for another memorable experience.

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Reviewed April 30, 2018

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Reviewed April 6, 2018

Holy Mackerel! This was the number one highlight of our week-long mom and son trip. My eleven year old son was ear to ear smiles for a whole week after our fishing expedition with Keith and my husband is already planning a return trip so...More

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Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

Keith Cooper is an excellent guide for an unbelievable experience in the beautiful Bahamian waters. His tours are personalized but can include fishing, snorkeling, and interacting with wild southern sting rays in their natural environment. Keith has done his homework and is very knowledgeable about...More

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StingrayFeeder, Owner at West End Ecology Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 25, 2018

It was a genuine pleasure to share these magnificent animals with you. Whenever you decide to return with family or friends let us know well in advance to confirm your date. Your business is very much appreciated.

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Reviewed January 27, 2018

You are greeted by this big, friendly guy who immediately makes you think you are the single most important people in the world. He then drives you from your hotel to the far west end of the island to his dock located at the Old...More

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Reviewed November 26, 2017 via mobile

Thanks to Keith Cooper for an incredible day! Feeding and snorkeling with the stingrays was one of the most amazing things I have ever done. Cannot wait to go back and do it again. Keith was so patient and knowledgeable. It was obvious that the...More

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Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

Mr.Cooper provides an experience that goes above & beyond. He will work with you to plan an unforgettable day. He looks at the number and ages of your group to craft a memory for a lifetime. We have toured with Mr.Cooper twice: on our first...More

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Reviewed August 28, 2017

We were looking for a mixed day of snorkeling, pole spearing, line fishing and relaxing and that's exactly what we got with Keith. Keith is professional and knows his waters as well as anybody out there. He is very personable, easygoing and can help you...More

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Reviewed July 3, 2017

Thank you Captain Keith for providing such an amazing adventure. While I always wanted to "swim" with the stingrays, I thought it would be an experience that was similar to what you see in the Cayman Islands where people just shuffle along through the rays....More

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StingrayFeeder, Owner at West End Ecology Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 8, 2017

Hello Peggy! It was such a pleasure to welcome you and Bob to Stingray Cay. The magnificent Stingrays are often misunderstood and it was great to see how well you interacted with these animals. It was truly a wonderful day at sea and of course...More

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Reviewed May 17, 2017

Thank you Keith for such an amazing trip to Sandy Cay. It was an experience that we will always remember. We enjoyed everything about the trip especially feeding and learning about the Sting Rays. I found them adorable which is funny because I was a...More

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StingrayFeeder, Owner at West End Ecology Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 8, 2017

Hello Kim! It was wonderful for you and your husband to experience the incredible Stingrays off West End. Although you were a little anxious at first once you calmed down and swam with them you improved in your appreciation and respect for these magnificent animals....More

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