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Address: 1114 West Bay Road, George Town, Grand Cayman
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+1 345-945-6975
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With over 60 years in business, Captain Marvin's Watersports are the...

With over 60 years in business, Captain Marvin's Watersports are the original stingray-friendly watersports 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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US$45.00*
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Stingray City Experience Plus Two Snorkeling Stops
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Stingray City Experience Plus One Snorkeling Stop
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US$84.37*
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Stingray City and Snorkel Tour With Lunch

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Totally do this boat trip

We really enjoyed this boat trip. We booked the three stop tour. Stingray City and two snorkeling spots. I would suggest going in the afternoon (as we did) to avoid a large crowd... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
lovetosnorkel1
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We really enjoyed this boat trip. We booked the three stop tour. Stingray City and two snorkeling spots. I would suggest going in the afternoon (as we did) to avoid a large crowd at the stingray spot. 2:30 to 5:30 was just enough time to enjoy an afternoon. Boat staff were excellent. Well run organization and the boat was not... More 

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Holland, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Visiting Stringray City is a must see on a trip to Cayman, but there are so many choices of who to use that it can be a bit intimidating. Fortunately, we made the best choice. We took Captain Marvin's standing afternoon charter and avoided the craziness of all the cruise line passengers out on the sandbar. We had a great... More 

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Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We visited Grand Cayman on a cruise and we chose to spend our day with Captain Marvin instead of doing something through the cruise ship. It was a great decision. Our captain and first mate were Captain Marvin's grandsons and they were wonderful! First stop was conk diving which was so much fun. The crew made a conk ceviche to... More 

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Johnstown, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Everybody at Captain Marvin's was great! Our trip consisted of Sting Ray City and a snorkel stop. The guys on the boat were great! They were very good at making sure everyone got time with the sting rays. I would not hesitate to use them for future visits to the Cayman Islands!

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Rockport, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This covered just about everything. We were able to snorkel at the gardens, swim with Stingray, dive for Conch and then have lunch at a quiet beach. Crew was friendly and helpful and boat was spotless.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Overall this excursion was everything I'd hoped for. The guys were great and very helpful on the boat, and the pricing on the photos was awesome since we got all of our families photos on one drive and could split the cost.... BUT Pollo(the photographer) was VERY UNPREPARED. At one point he had to jump off our boat, swim over... More 

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Ruth A, Manager at Captain Marvin's, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. This is not usual for Polo and we are surprised that he didn't apologise for his lateness. Let us do so on his behalf. On that day, his laptop had crashed and he had to pick up a new one at the last minute. However, you should not have had to wait that long for... More 

Windsor, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Four of us were signed up for the Stingray City and one-stop snorkel tour (approximately 3-4 hours). The sign-up desk and process for getting on the bus was a bit unorganized, but the rest of the tour was terrific. The snorkeling portion was about 45 minutes in coral gardens, quite far offshore. followed by a brief visit to the "Stingray... More 

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San Carlos, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This company is very professional with friendly staff. I called several other companies to try to book a tour but they were so unprofessional and unorganized that none of them could give me a clear answer for booking a tour. When I asked the front desk staff about booking a tour they recommended Captain Marvin's. I called and was able... More 

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Ruth A, Manager at Captain Marvin's, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We hope you can come back again some time. More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We used Captain Marvin twice and had the same experience both times. First let me commend the men on the boats, they are magnificent 5 stars + and i mean that. The problem is with the staff who answer the phones and work the counters. We were given erroneous information every time. We were lied to by the counter staff.... More 

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Ruth A, Manager at Captain Marvin's, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Please let us know the dates of your ferry trip and your stingray trip (and which tour) so we can look into the details for you. The office staff service you describe is very disappointing to us and we want to make sure it doesn't happen again. We are glad you enjoyed the excursion, though! More 

Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Outstanding service as always with the guys from Captain Marvins and the OhBoy! Almost don't want to brag about it, but 3 years running they do the best tours and sea days we've ever had. We have a group of 10 adults and 2 kids and the crew of the OhBoy always treats us like family. Love these guys will... More 

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