Sting Ray City
A must if you visit Cayman Islands
A thrilling and immersive experience
During your tour, you’ll have the opportunity to swim and snorkel in the crystal-clear waters of Stingray City, where you’ll encounter hundreds of friendly southern stingrays. Our knowledgeable crew will be on hand to answer any questions you may have and help you make the most of your time with the stingrays.
Stingray City: North Sound, off the island of Grand Cayman, is the world’s largest salt water lagoon. The island itself is horse-shoe shaped opening to the north, with the barrier reef crossing the opening of the horse-shoe, creating a huge expanse of clear, calm, shallow water. Just inside the reef, at the widest point of the Sound, about a third of the way across between Rum Point and Barkers Beach, is a sand bar, where the water is waist deep.
It was here that fishermen of the past would discard the unwanted parts of their catch once they reached the calm waters of the Sound through a natural channel in the reef.
The Stingrays would congregate to take advantage of this easy meal, over the years learning that this was a great place to come and be fed, and to associate the engine noise of a boat with feeding time. In time, it became known