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Captain Marvin's

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“stop tour”(114 reviews)
“stingray city”(780 reviews)
“coral gardens”(145 reviews)
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...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
1114 West Bay Road, George Town KY1-1200, Grand Cayman
+1 345-945-6975
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lots of tours will take you bnb to sting ray city but captain Marvin's has the best and most knowledgeable guides. Really nice people who love the animals and the reef. Ask any question and they can answer it. Great senses of humor and wonderful...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jenniferlN4718ET
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I and a friend did the Stingray tour with three stops including snorkeling and it was terrific. I am a poor swimmer and was reluctant to leave the boat the first time out however Eric, the skipper, talked up my confidence. Then after I left...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Rita B
Reviewed 4 days ago

I was on the Holland America Veendam, and selected Captain Marvin's as an alternate to the cruise excursion. It worked perfectly; the trip had one more snorkel stop than the cruise offering and that was great because one snorkel stop was right at the coral...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SC_momma
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Poor customer service. With so many great choices on Grand Cayman, consider going elsewhere. This review is in regards to the mini-mart shop and not the water sport activities.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank W5263YYstevenw
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Captain Marvin's is a money saver from Carnival cruise shore excursion..maybe 1/2 price..close to cruise port. Great information on the ride out to the reef and great time hanging out with stingrays. Gear and ray food provided plus refreshing drink on the boat. Friendly people....More

Thank kenpaintersmith
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great time on our tour, only problem was the stingray city was way too busy to enjoy and 4 other boats came up at the same time. Either way had a great time snorkeling!!!!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jjscarpetta
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow, incredible outing!! Stingray City is just mandatory to visit. But from there they took us to their barrier reef. Could have stayed all day here. Just spectacular snorkeling. Then a final stop at Coral Gardens where we saw an enormous green eel. Gorgeous It...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Schmagle
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome....once in a lifetime tour! Friendly safe helpful staff! Quick boat ride across north sound. Easy in and out into shallow water.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank abyssscuba
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

i just booked this tour. However, what about lunch? Is it included? Or will there be somewhere to purchase food.

2  Thank Ladyd305
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The experience at Stingray City and then snorkeling was amazing and one reason is the crew. They treated us like friends. The clearly loved their jobs and that enthusiasm was contagious. Great trip.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank RLCinATlanta
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27 August 2018|
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Response from Jzippin | Reviewed this property |
People have replied saying they were able to make their cruise. We weren’t trying to get back to a ship. But knowing the transfers between their boat and our hotel, I would try to make sure that they transfer you directly... More
Tiffany W
14 July 2018|
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Response from cwjdmom | Reviewed this property |
I would call them and ask. They were very prompt for our excursion in March. And it takes about 5 minutes to walk to them after you tender in. That is in your favor because they are close to the tender drop off.
12 March 2018|
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Response from Tony G | Property representative |
If you visit our website you can see pictures of our boats. You get in and out of the water by ladder