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Captain Marvin's

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1114 West Bay Road, George Town, Grand Cayman
+1 345-945-6975
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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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  • Very good11%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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“stop tour” (87 reviews)
“coral gardens” (119 reviews)
“stingray city” (555 reviews)
1114 West Bay Road, George Town, Grand Cayman
+1 345-945-6975
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Stayed at the Kimpton and to do the same tour through red sails was close to $100, Captain Marvin was $69. It was off season so at first, they weren't sure if they could do a three-stop tour with just us two. Luckily 3 others...More

Thank Anthony N
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What an experience! Not to be missed. Our crew was friendly and cheerful and helped us out with the stingrays immensely. The water was a bit rough for the snorkeling, which was disappointing, and my husband didn't get to enjoy it at all because his...More

Thank Sagreen7980
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our resort helped book our trip with Captain Marvin's. We had a wonderful experience! Experiencing Stingray City was just amazing! The three-man crew were professional and entertaining. You could tell that they had a lot of experience in doing this tour and enjoy doing it....More

Thank SpecialK268
Tony G, Guest Relations Manager at Captain Marvin's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for coming on tour with us. Were glad our crew could provide such a great time for you.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Our hotel booked us into Captain Marvins and I was very pleased with their choice. The boat was clean and comfortable, the three man crew was entertaining and helpful, and the three stops were great. These people have obviously been doing this for a long...More

Thank Frank B
Tony G, Guest Relations Manager at Captain Marvin's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for coming on tour with us and were so happy that you had a great time. Look forward to seeing you again when you come back to Grand Cayman!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The boat was nice the crew was great. They were helpful and very personable. Would recommend this company to anyone that wants to see these beautiful Rays up close and in person.

Thank Stephen R
Tony G, Guest Relations Manager at Captain Marvin's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you! Glad you had a good time on tour with us!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tried Captain Marvin 15 years ago on our last day on island. I got off the boat and immediately bought a ticket for the next boat leaving in an hour. This trip was just as good. Great interaction with sting rays, great snorkeling. It is...More

Thank brian r
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been to Grand Cayman 7x and have done the Stingray Island excursion 3x now. The first 2x was booked directly through Carnival. This time I looked around and found Captain Marvins Stingray excursion on Trip Advisor. I will never waste my money again with...More

Thank Mary S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Did not feel that the customer service was great. Did sting ray city +2 snorkel stops. Was told we didn't need snorkel gear out at sting ray city because we would see more when we were snorkeling. The first snorkel stop was the reef and...More

1  Thank Caryn M
Tony G, Guest Relations Manager at Captain Marvin's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi we're sorry about the complication with the pictures. If this hasn't been resolved please email info@captainmarvins.com and we will get it taken care of. Thank You

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I booked a same day trip with Captain Marvin's after my hotel was unable to accommodate our last minute trip! We were a party of 2 and I called at 10:30AM and made a reservation for a 1:00PM charter. It was excellent! The shuttle picked...More

Thank Melissa H
Tony G, Guest Relations Manager at Captain Marvin's, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

You're very welcome. Glad we could provide a great tour for you!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were scheduled for the two stop snorkeling trip last week while on the Liberty of the Seas. We got off the ship and found the shop immediately. We asked if there was a sooner trip, they said no, but they did have an island...More

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Elaine C
31 July 2017|
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Response from TravellingChandie | Reviewed this property |
They provide a variety of free snorkeling equipment so should be able to find something that fits!
14 January 2017|
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Response from Ruth A | Property representative |
The water temperature here is about 78 degrees so it is fine for swimming and snorkeling, etc.
Anita E
22 July 2016|
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Response from alejandrosostenes | Reviewed this property |
its really up to you when you want to book. I booked the day before we went on our sting ray trip and it was perfectly fine. depending if you are staying on the island or coming off a cruise, but I would suggest if you are... More