You don't really swim with the stingrays, you wait for them to appear, and they swim around you. A very natural, and lovely experience--helped by the very nice trio of captain and crew, who were entertaining and forthcoming .
We did the Gibbs Cay Reef and Rays Tour, and it was a great time. This was our first time doing this excursion, and we all really enjoyed it. The crew were great with the less enthusiastic members of our group (my 11 year old son and 75year old MIL both came back onboard after a bit of snorkeling), and were very patient and helpful. The snorkeling was beautiful, and the stingray experience was just amazing. Everyone had a chance to hold and touch the rays. There was then a bit of time on the beach, which was just stunning. The boat ride is fun too. Highly recommend!
Worth the money it had snorkel time and time to hold the stingrays to get photo's we got back to spend some time a Jacks Shark well advised if you want activity. This is a good port to be lazy on lay on a beach though since it is steps fromt the ship.
Loved it!! This was my favorite excursion! The stingrays are so sweet and adorable. If you have never done this, please try it. The staff was excellent! This is one of the most enjoyable and beautiful excursions that I have ever experienced!
This was friendly for limited mobility and the use of a scooter. We snorkeled a reef and visited Gibbs Cay. Then we fed sting rays, held them and got to take pictures with them. A conch cleaning and presentation was also included.
Nice boat ride to Gibbs cay some snorkeling then a encounter with the Atlantic Stingrays. I was very nice but I hurt the bottom of my foot on the ladder getting off the ship. I t seemed very sharp to me bruised the arch still hurts a little. It was a good tour inspite of it.
We had a ball. We went and snorkels around the reefs and then was taken to a little island where we hot to touch and swim with the sting rays. I would suggest an excursion in this port because there is NOTHING else to do. Margarita illegal is the only other place to go and it was very crowded and took over an hour to get served.
The excursion was combined with a snorkeling trip at the nearby reef. I was amazed at how docile these creatures are. We didn't get a lot of time to swim with the stingrays, but the guides made sure that everyone who wanted to touch them got an opportunity.
this was a great tour, wish it could have been longer but I know the weaker swimmers were defiantly getting tired, playing "don't step on a stingray" while feeding them as they swim all around you was interesting.
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