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Old March 14th, 2006, 12:51 PM
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am in the process of signing up for our April 15th Enchantment cruise. RCI seems to have about 4 different excursions that all seem about the same to me. Can someone tell me if there are differences in teh excursions? Also, you wear a swimming suit to the sandbar but then if you want to shop afterwards, do you bring a bag of some sort to put other clothes in? Suggestions?
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dont know about the ship tour but on grand cayman i booked directly with capt marvin -- took a combo snorkel/ray tour ---usually less crowded and cheaper then the ships tour --yes you should bring something to either change into or something you can slip over your now drying swim suit
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I usually just wear my smim suit under a t-shirt and shorts if I want to do something after the excursion.
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You can do better in Grand Cayman if you book on your own. There are quite a few very reputable tour companies to choose from.(do a google search) Captain Marvin is one of the best (imo). Most tours include a stop at Sting Ray City Sandbar and usually one or two snorkel stops.
We wear our bathing suits under shorts and a t-shirt. Bring along a backpack or beach tote.
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We also wear our swimsuits under our shorts and t-shirts before and after our excursions.

We used Captain Bryan's Buccaneer for our excursion it was fabulous! The tour was from 10:30 - 1:30; perfect timing for our port time.

Have a wonderful time in GC. Those rays are amazing!
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I agree with Sheffie, The Buccaneer Stingray City Catamaran is an excellent option for stingray city, we've done it and really enjoyed it
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