Travel Reference
In-Depth Information
To prevent your mask from fogging, rub saliva on
the inside of the lens. Dishwashing liquid and
special alcohol-based non-fogging formulas may
also be used.
Snorkel trips are offered by most dive operators, the most popular being
the excursion to Stingray City (see page 140). Typically, these trips include
drinks and often lunch following the snorkeling adventure. Complimen-
tary shuttle services are sometimes offered.
The following are additional operators on Grand Cayman who offer guided
half- and/or full-day snorkel excursions. Snorkeling operators on Cayman
Brac and Little Cayman are listed in the Adventures sections of those
Cayman Delight Cruises , West Bay,
Tourist Information & Activity Services , Seven Mile Beach,
For underwater fun, Atlantis Submarines , Nautilus , and Seaworld
Explorer provide a peek at the marine world (see the George Town sec-
tion, pages 110-112). Atlantis plunges to a depth of 100 feet below the sur-
face; Seaworld Explorer and Nautilus are semi-submersibles similar to a
glass-bottom boat.
A unique operation called SEAMobile offers two-person submarine rides;
you can even pilot the vessel; call
877-252-6262 or 345-916-DIVE or see for information.
Grand Cayman has long been the home of the Atlantis submarine,
and it is now home base for the Nautilus as well. This 80-foot
semi-submersible vessel takes groups on a one-hour tour to view
the rich marine life of the bay. The sub goes out about three-
fourths of a mile offshore, offering visitors a chance to view two
shipwrecks and to watch a diver feed a variety of tropical fish.
Good for families with children. Tours are offered at 10:30 am and
2:30 pm daily, with additional tours scheduled on Tuesday, Wed-
nesday and Thursday mornings as needed. The tours are priced at
$35 per person and $19 for children.
The Nautilus also offers a unique tour on Thursday evenings. The
Murder Mystery Theater is scheduled from 6:30 to 8 pm and in-
cludes a professional actor who interacts with the audience in try-
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