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msr709
10-02-2005, 04:25 PM
I need some feedback on the following excursions, keep in mind this is for 3 adults in their 50's (not too active but love the water);

Rum Point Beach Adventure and Stingray City Sojourn
Nautilus Undersea Tour and Reef Snorkel
Seaworld Explorer Semi-Submarine

If you could share any experience on any of these excursions I would appreciate it (first cruise for the 3 of us). TIA :cool1:

msr709
10-07-2005, 03:09 PM
No one has done any of these????? :cool1:

nzdisneymom
10-07-2005, 03:20 PM
We haven't cruised yet but are also looking at Grand Cayman excursions. We will likely do a non-water one. We have it narrowed down to two, but one leaves at 7:45 in the morning and I'm not sure I want to have to be somewhere that early on my 3rd day of vacation, KWIM?

You may want to do a search in the Cruise Trip Reports forum to see if anything comes up for those excursions. Hope that helps.

msr709
10-07-2005, 08:20 PM
We haven't cruised yet but are also looking at Grand Cayman excursions. We will likely do a non-water one. We have it narrowed down to two, but one leaves at 7:45 in the morning and I'm not sure I want to have to be somewhere that early on my 3rd day of vacation, KWIM?

You may want to do a search in the Cruise Trip Reports forum to see if anything comes up for those excursions. Hope that helps.

Are we even going to be there that early? I don't remember seeing on the docking schedule anytime that the ship docks earlier than that time. :confused3

4nana
10-07-2005, 11:03 PM
:wave2: msr709,

Sorry, can't help you with the Dis excursions. However can give you info on the Stingray City excursion we arranged on our own in Grd Cayman. We searched diff cruise brds (Disney cruise brd., Cruise Critic, etc) for reputable excursions and out of many recommended, we decided on
'Nativeway Water Sports'.

The owner met us at the doc in the morn, there turned out to be 4 other adults fr other ships going too. She drove grp to boat where we boarded for our adventure to Stingray City and Coral Gardens. Our small group (6 adults w/2 guides) made it very personalized. Upon arriving at SRCity, there were other boats and maybe 75 people scattered playing in the water.

We are seniors w/limitations (at that time 57 and 67) and I can't begin to tell you how much fun we had!? I'm not a swimmer, but the beautiful aqua blue water was very calm and peaceful, only shoulder deep, and as I was furnished a vest they coaxed me to venture out. It was a really a wonderful experience, as they taught us how to swim among, feed and hold the stingrays and there were many photo opts. Then there was a short trip to snorkle at the beautiful Coral Gardens. We were there about an hour and all too soon it was time to go. On our trip back they provided punch and snacks. NWSpt's is very reasonable, I'm thinking appx. $30pp. We were back to the ship before lunch. We got to see a bit of the island and it was a great time for DH and myself and very memorable experience!! :goodvibes

IMO - cruising makes the best vacation and I hope you enjoy your trip. :boat:

NowaSki
10-08-2005, 12:13 AM
We did the Rum Point Beach excursion and enjoyed it. It's a secluded spot, not that many people, and a very nice beach. We did not do the trip to the Stingrays, DW thought the kids wouldn't enjoy it and I think she was right about the younger two, maybe next time.

It takes a long time to get to Rum Point. First you take a bus to another dock (about 20 minutes), and then it's a 45 minute ferry ride to Rum Point. There is no going back to the ship on your own. The ferry docks there until it's time to go back to the ship.

Here are some pictures from Rum Point:

http://images.kodakgallery.com/photos1177/2/74/69/48/70/3/370486974203_0_ALB.jpg

http://images.kodakgallery.com/photos1177/2/74/69/77/17/1/117776974203_0_ALB.jpg

http://images.kodakgallery.com/photos1177/2/74/69/98/65/6/665986974203_0_ALB.jpg

http://images.kodakgallery.com/photos1177/2/74/69/67/93/7/793676974203_0_ALB.jpg

CPM
10-08-2005, 12:48 AM
No one has done any of these????? :cool1:


Try going to Cruise Critic, then to POC Grand Cayman, there are lots of reviews there.

msr709
10-10-2005, 11:48 AM
Try going to Cruise Critic, then to POC Grand Cayman, there are lots of reviews there.

I've been to cruise critic but what is POC Grand Cayman? Thanks. :cool1:

CPM
10-10-2005, 01:26 PM
I've been to cruise critic but what is POC Grand Cayman? Thanks. :cool1:


Ports of call.
Here you go:

http://boards.cruisecritic.com/forumdisplay.php?f=147