Go Back   Cruise Reviews Forums > Port Chat > Caribbean Port Chat
Register Forgot Password?
New! Use your Facebook, Google, AIM & Yahoo accounts to securely log into this site, click logo to login  

Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 04-23-2009, 08:43 AM
Elaine09's Avatar
Junior Member
Join Date: May 2007
Posts: 26
Is it better to take a Taxi to Sting Ray city or take a tour? will the tour pick you up ?
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 04-23-2009, 09:32 AM
penny3333's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Alabama
Posts: 10,602
You have to take a boat to Stingray City.
  #3 (permalink)  
Old 04-23-2009, 09:35 AM
Dave's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Alabama
Posts: 18,001
I'm not sure what you are asking. Do you mean can you take a taxi to the dock used by one of the tour boat operators and buy a ticket for Stingray City? Doubtful. I'm not even sure a taxi would take that fare.

It is best to take a tour - either purchased from the cruise ship or one you pre-arrange yourself. You can also buy the Stingray City tour at the tender dock in Georgetown but they have limited capacity. The government controls the number of boats going to Stingray City each day and they can fill up and sell out quickly.
  #4 (permalink)  
Old 04-23-2009, 11:03 AM
Elaine09's Avatar
Junior Member
Join Date: May 2007
Posts: 26
Thanks !! you guys are very helpful...
ok so i better start reseving now...
  #5 (permalink)  
Old 04-25-2009, 04:03 PM
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Maryland
Posts: 68
We just got back from Grand Cayman. Stingray City was the highlight of our trip. We booked with Moby Dick tours in advance over the internet. They were great!

Our cruise ship docked about a five minute walk from where they arranged to meet us. There were several people from our ship also booked, a total of 32 people on the excursion. We got on a bus, took a short ride to their pier and first stopped at the barrier reef to snorkel. Then on to Stingray City. The name is deceiving, as it is a sandy spot near the barrier reef, which can only be reached by boat. We had 45 minutes with the stingray. The guides, Nicholas and William, gave a short talk on stingrays and safety. They then cut up squid to feed them. Everyone got a chance to hold, feed and kiss a stingray. The water was waist to shoulder deep depending on your height. My mother-in-law, who is only 5ft and cannot swim could not participate since the water was up to her chin. Nicholas was kind enough to bring a stingray over to the boat, so she could sit on the bottom ladder rung and pet it. They were amazingly gentle.

The bus then dropped us off at our request at Seven Mile Beach. We spent an hour enjoying the beach, eating and drinking at the small restaurant and then took a cab back to the ship. Cabs were lined up waiting and charged $5.00 per person. I would definately book with Moby Dick Tours again.
Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Grand Cayman tim c Carnival Cruise Line 8 06-22-2010 09:17 AM
Grand Cayman PJS Caribbean Port Chat 4 02-24-2010 05:35 AM
Grand Cayman Stockcerts Caribbean Port Chat 5 09-27-2008 03:14 PM
Grand cayman carol 2 Caribbean Port Chat 11 10-12-2007 10:06 PM
Grand Cayman...how to get around. Samdel Carnival Cruise Line 4 07-18-2006 08:26 AM

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 09:00 AM.

Contact Us - Terms of Use - Cruise Reviews Home - Archive - Privacy Statement - Top

SEO by vBSEO 3.5.2