The trip to the sandbar was about 5 miles, but the time went quickly as Chip and his Dad were very engaging! Chip told us that we were the first boat there since the weekend and the rays would be Very Frisky and Hungry! That was an understatement! When we got there, there were a Swarm of 'em! We got in the water and had a Ball! When you got near the squid bucket, the rays would follow you around 'till you gave up "The Goodies"! I had bought a "Splash" underwater camera off of EBAY and took about 170 pictures. It Was Great! After a while the other boats started arriving and I felt sorry for them as the folks were packed in like Sardines! We then went a short distance to a reef and did some snorkeling. Lots of Fish, Lots of Fun! I had bought a can of fish food at a dollar store and opened it in my pocket. When it started leaking out, I was surrounded by fish! We then sailed back to port, and since I had never sailed before, this was very cool! If you get to GC, I Highly Recommend Stingray Sailing! Best excursion I've ever been on!
My wife and friends didn't want to do the Ray Thing, so they hired a taxi to take them on a tour of the island. Big Mistake! They went to "Hell" which is what the lady at the Post Office treated them like. Very Rude, but the rock formations were Pretty Cool! At the Turtle Farm the taxi driver told them that If you've seen one turtle, you've seen 'em ALL! She just wanted to get them back and get another fare! She gave very little info. There were five of our group plus four others at $20 apiece, and when the got rushed out the taxi's were offering to drive for $10. My Wife said it wouldn't have been worth it even for that!Rays, YES, Taxi's, NO!