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Gibbs Cay, Stingray and Snorkel Safari - Grand Turk

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    What to Expect

    Upon arrival on the uninhabited island of Gibbs Cay, your guide and marine biologist will tell you all about the resident Stingrays and answer any questions you may have. Then you will be able to either observe the animals from the beach or watch them swim around your feet in the shallow waters. If you're feeling adventurous, don the snorkeling equipment provided for you and swim alongside these gentle creatures. Don't worry, they are very friendly and used to humans.

    Please note that this is an eco-tour and does not feature feeding, catching or touching the Stingrays.

    After your Stingray encounter, you will set off to experience more of the beautiful underwater world at a nearby reef. Besides colorful coral, you may see Parrotfish, Butterflyfish,Tangs, Damsels and Snappers during your snorkel.

    At the end of your tour you will be dropped off at White Sands Beach where your tour departed.

    Stop At:

    • Gibbs Cay, Grand Turk
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Grand Turk Cruise Center, TKCA 1ZZ, Turks and Caicos Islands
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Local taxes
    • Chilled water, tea and coffee
    • Snacks
    • Professional guides
    • Port pickup and drop-off
    • Pickup and drop-off from designated meeting points
    • Use of Snorkelling equipment
    • Gratuities (recommended and greatly appreciated)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Participants must be able to exit water via boat ladder
    • Once reservation is received customer will receive confirmation email with meeting place and tour start time
    • Please state name of cruise ship or accommodation on island at time of booking
    • Maximum weight 250 pounds due to boarding ladder limitations
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Entire geoup had an exciting fun filled trip. Loved watching the stingrays in their natural habitat. Looking forward to a humpback whale experience in February.

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Ricky C
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    This was our shore excursion during port in Grand Turk aboard Carnival Magic. The boat picks you up from the dock and its about a 10-15 minute ride out to the snorkel area. This was the first time the wife and kids every snorkeled in...More

    Date of experience: September 2018
    Thank James H
    humpbackdiveshack, Owner at The Humpback Dive Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hi, we do not coral the stingrays, feed or touch them. It is evident that your review is for a different company. We will ask TripAdvisor to remove your comments. Thank you.

    Reviewed 7 August 2019

    What an absolutely wonderful time we had! There were 7 of us all of different ages and snorkeling (even swimming) ability, but that didn't matter as Brian's assistant, Lacy (his wife Sabine is on holiday), was there to make everyone feel comfortable in the water...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    1  Thank levyfan190
    Reviewed 2 August 2019

    We booked in advance of our stay during a cruise. Maily because of the great ratings here. We can absolutely confirm. Brian is a nice guy and even spoke german, what was great for my family. Since nobody else booked that day, we even had...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Sven W
    Reviewed 15 July 2019 via mobile

    We had a great experience on this excursion. I was a little nervous since we did not book through the cruise line but we had absolutely no worries. We found the boat with no problem and enjoyed the quick boat ride out to Gibbs Cay....More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Gretchen B
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    25 April 2019|
    Response from Diana C | Reviewed this property |
    Humpback Dive Shack has a great website that you can check out. I looked and found they list the price as $72 per person. There isn't a child price listed. Hope this helps!
    18 April 2019|
    Response from safarikev | Reviewed this property |
    You depart on a small boat to a small nearby, uninhabited island. There are no facilities there. After a couple hours, you return to the main island. So proper bathrooms available at main island. Ocean water during... More
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