Stingray City Grand Cayman, Grand Cayman

Make some lasting snorkeling memories at Stingray City Grand Cayman, a string of shallow sandbars frequented by friendly southern stingrays. The area became a meeting place for these creatures decades ago, when local fishermen began cleaning their fish in the shallow waters and supplied the rays with an abundant source of food. Today, the sandbars draw numerous tour boats, which allow divers to disembark and interact with stingrays in the chest-deep water. Most tour operators bring pails of squid meat, which you can distribute to the gathering rays by hand. Many tours also provide snorkeling gear--you don't need it to see the rays, but it comes in handy if you intend to explore deeper areas of Grand Cayman's North Sound. Put Stingray City Grand Cayman into our Grand Cayman trip planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Stingray City is awesome! Definitely a must-do when visiting Grand Cayman. The stingrays swim all around and will let you hold them. They are beautiful animals.  more »
  • Kiss the stingrays, get 7 years good luck. These are beautiful and elegant creatures that are so awesome to touch.  more »
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  • It was a lovely experience. The tour guides were absolutely amazing! They were very patient and offered assistance. They were quote knowledgeable. The scenery was priceless. But then again there was nothing like standing beside a stingrays and then touching one. A lovely lovely day well spent!
  • Swimming with the stingrays is a must-do, while in Cayman. These are live and wild stingrays! Nothing is staged! It's a raw and real experience that is fun. Do it and thank me later!
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