FEED, PET AND SWIM WITH THE STINGRAYS AND NURSE SHARKS!

Everybody Loves Rays Sharks Tour Description

This Stingray/Shark Encounter and Snorkel excursion allows you to meet, interact with, feed and hold stingrays, which have been trained to meet and interact with humans. These stingrays have had their barb clipped. (It’s like a fingernail.)

Before entering the one-acre enclosure, you will be given a safety briefing and issued the appropriate gear. First, you will meet the rays in waist deep water for a 30-minute encounter where they will surround you and softly touch your legs, (much like a kitten) urging you to feed them. Allow the rays to eat out of your hand and pet their silky wings.

Then, move to the deeper part of the enclosure where in full snorkel gear, you will be able to swim and dive for 30 minutes with stingrays, baby rays (in season), a few Nurse Sharks and many colorful fish in an area 4 to 18 feet deep featuring a new coral reef installation: 10 Artificial Marine Habitats with more than 800 coral.

Pricing and Reservations

Stingray and Nurse Shark Encounter

Adult

• $64 USD per Person

Child

• $29 USD per Person

Duration

• 2 Hours

Following your encounter

WHAT MAKES OUR TOUR EXCELLENT

  • We offer two activities with the rays.
  • Reef habitats in the scuba area.
  • Meet the nurse sharks.
  • Private Beach Club.
  • Only 5 minutes from all cruise ship piers and Downtown.
A brief presentation in a shaded auditorium on gear safety and how to feed & touch the rays will put you at ease around them. The tour is designed to offer the highest level of fun, convenience and safety; unforgettable experience with rays (whose barbs have been trimmed) and low guest per guide ratio.
The experience was great!

“Since stingrays are my favorite animals, I wanted to check out this excursion on my cruise to Cozumel. The experience was great! We first were able to feed the stingrays and learn about them. We all had our pictures taken while petting, holding and even kissing the rays!”

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TWO ACTIVITES IN ONE

Feed and pet the rays and/or snorkel with the rays, sharks and fish

SMALL GROUPS

Fewer guests per guide so you get more personal attention

SAFE FOR FAMILIES

All our rays’ barbs are clipped for your safety

Additional Information

  • Rays are lovingly cared for in our one-acre protective enclosure – (we know they’re happy because they’re making babies).
  • Ray Encounter is ½ hr in 1’ to 4’ deep area where you handle and feed lots of friendly rays. Our rays will kiss your palm as you feed them and let you touch their silky wings and hold them while having your picture taken.
  • Snorkel in a 9 to 18 feet deep larger area for another ½ hr with these gracious animals and a rich variety of their colorful fish friends, while your guides continue feeding them and take more pictures. (You may use your own camera, too, in the Snorkeling portion of the tour, but for the safety of the animals, not during the encounter session.)
  • After a total of 1 hr in the water with the rays, you may relax on the beach and use the facilities to shower and change clothes.

Additional entertainment is provided by our resident critters; green iguanas pose for pix and hermit crabs will put on a race.

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