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Boat Cruises & Trips in Grand Cayman

The ultimate guide to boating in Grand Cayman: find boating options available from Stingray City trips, snorkelling tours, sunset cruises and private charters.

Spending time on Cayman’s beautiful waters is the highpoint of any visitor’s itinerary and rightly so! The calm, crystal clear waters with a cooling breeze make perfect boating conditions as you cruise across the waters.

The majority of boat trips tour the North Sound, a 35 square mile area of water protected by the reef, which ensures calm waters as well as offering great snorkelling opportunities. It is also home to the world famous Stingray City.

When it comes to considering what type of boat trip you’d like to go on, there are several factors to consider such as whether to opt for a private or group tour, whether to spend a full or half day on the water, where to stop for lunch and more.

  • Private Charter: A private charter gives you flexibility to set your own itinerary. Choose what time you set off, where you go, for how long and where to eat lunch. It’s completely up to you. You might even get access to boat toys such as tubes, water skis and wakeboards. Best of all, you get to enjoy the whole experience with just your friends and family.
  • Group Tour: A group tour will mean you have to follow a set itinerary; however, the costs will be much lower. Boats are well-equipped and comfortable and you might even make a few new friends on your trip!

Most charters, whether private or not, will provide a free pick-up/drop-off service in the Seven Mile Beach area, snorkelling gear and complimentary water, ice and snacks.

Discounts on Boat Cruises and Trips

Make your dollar go further on your Cayman vacation! Here is a list of some great promotions offered by boat operators in the Cayman Islands. Make sure you mention Explore Cayman to secure your discount! 

5% off
White Sand Water Sports

5% off your reservation when booked online

5% off your reservation when booked online with the promo code Explore24.

Free Video
Cayman Islands Sailing Charters

Free Drone Video of Your Day

Mention Explore and get a free drone video of your day.

$100 off
Cayman Luxury Charters

US$100 off Sea Star charters

Mention EXPLORE and receive US$100 off Sea Star charters

$50 off
Y-Knot Charters

US$50 off the price of your charter

Mention Explore at the time of booking and receive US$50 off the price of your charter.

10% off
Paradise Pontoons

10% Off Paradise Pontoons Tours

Mention EXPLORE at the time of booking and receive a 10% discount on any tour.

10% off
Cayman Kayaks

10% off on 9.20pm tour

Use promo code EXPLORE to receive a 10% discount on 9.20pm tours.


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