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Old August 20th, 2008, 09:27 PM
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Here's what we have booked, tell me all you can.

Cozumel - Beach Buggy & Snorklel at Punta Sur

Grand Cayman - Stingray Sandbar, Hell &Turtle Farm Experience

Roatan - Jolly Roger Catamaran & Gumbalinda Park

Belize - Land Rover & Cave Expedition

Any opinions would be appreciated.
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In Cozumel ,over the last two Januarys, we did Excaret, which was a walk through live animal park and river tube ride... awesome!! We also did the Seegway/scuba swim tour, which completely trilled our 17 year old, we all loved that! In Belize, we've done Cave Tubing, after a 1 to 2 mile walk in the Belize mountain ranges. This will make your heart race if your going one way down this river while the group goes another. Are you headed towards a waterfall, who knows, because you're in complete darkness at times. You just know... they went thata way!! Just to spoil the mystery, I don't think that waterfall ever happens, but the cave really does have roots that can flatten that tube, hope you can swim/float with that life preserver. This was the third best excursion we've been on on of about twenty. Usually when the people come back from ATV/jeep events,all we see are folks covered in mud with the women rollin' the eyes.
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Usually when the people come back from ATV/jeep events,all we see are folks covered in mud with the women rollin' the eyes.
Awsome!!! Sooo... you haven't done any of the excursions I have listed?
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You'll love the Grand Cayman option you've picked. I've swam with stingrays twice, they are supa~awesome animals.

I haven't done the other excursions you've listed but have been to Belize and Roatan, and both are beautiful. Cozumel is nice too.

I hope you have a great time
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You'll love the Grand Cayman option you've picked. I've swam with stingrays twice, they are supa~awesome animals.
I hope you have a great time.
Hey Cutiecat. Did you also go to hell, and the turtle farm?
Do you get to feed the stingrays?
How long were you in the water?
How deep is the water? Should I bring our snorkel gear?

I've noticed that this seems to be a lot of people's favorite excursion. Was it overcrowded?
Sorry, I must sound like a three year old with all the questions.
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You'll love the Grand Cayman option you've picked. I've swam with stingrays twice, they are supa~awesome animals.
I hope you have a great time.
Hey Cutiecat. Did you also go to hell, and the turtle farm?
Do you get to feed the stingrays?
How long were you in the water?
How deep is the water? Should I bring our snorkel gear?

I've noticed that this seems to be a lot of people's favorite excursion. Was it overcrowded?
Sorry, I must sound like a three year old with all the questions.
The second time (2006) I was there I did go to the Turtle Farm and Hell. The Turtle Farm was pretty cool. We even got to hold the babies and they were so sweet! Hell was interesting but just kind of a stop along the way. There isn't much there.

I fed stingrays the first time but not the second. You'd have to ask the tour operator about feeding them.

I'm guessing about 45 minutes to an hour was spent in the water.

The water at the sandbar is 3-5 feet depending on where you stand. If you want your own snorkel gear that is fine but they do provide it. No flippers though. And whenever you are in the water, plant your feet in the sand and shuffle, watching carefully where you go. You don't want to step on one!

It is crowded but it is so worth it. When I came home from my first cruise I got asked "did you see anything else?" because I talked about it so much!

You don't sound like a three year old. That's what this board is for
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