4.5 star rating: Recommended 8 Reviews

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  • Location:George Town, Grand Cayman
  • Duration:60 minutes (approx.)

Explore spectacular coral reefs and shipwrecks off the coast of Grand Cayman on the Seaworld Explorer, a state-of-the-art semi-submarine. You'll visit a dramatic shipwreck, the Cali as well as famous Cheeseburger Reef where a diver will feed the many varieties of fish right in front of your window!

Highlights

  • Enjoy underwater views aboard the Grand Cayman Seaworld Observatory
  • Explore Cheeseburger Reef and watch a fish-feeding show
  • Learn Grand Cayman history through two famous shipwrecks

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What You Can Expect

Grand Cayman Seaworld Observatory - Shipwreck and Fish Feeding Show

Semi-Submarine Explorer

As your captain maneuvers the Observatory to various locations, you'll view abundance of marine life and even a historic shipwreck, through large windows. Throughout your tour, a guide will provide an informative yet entertaining narration, in an interactive setting while answering any questions you may have.

The first site you visit is a dramatic shipwreck, the Cali, a steel schooner built in 1900. This ship ran aground 100 yards (90 meters) off the coast of Grand Cayman in 1944. From here, your captain takes you to Cheeseburger Reef. Be sure to have your cameras ready when our diver enters the water and begins to feed the hundreds of multi-colored tropical fish right in front of your window!

Hear more tales of the high seas as the Seaworld Explorer takes you to see the wreck of the Balboa. The Balboa is a 375 foot (115 meter) freighter which traveled from Cayman to Cuba when she encountered one of the worst hurricanes in the island's history on 10 November, 1932. The ship was literally broken into pieces by huge waves as she was bounced along the ocean floor. Much of her cargo of wood was used to reconstruct the buildings seen in George Town today.

The Seaworld Explorer then brings you back to the dock in the heart of George Town where you'll disembark.

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Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2011

Excellent. Great views from all windows. The fish feeding was a frenzy of activity and the diver was completely covered with fish to where you could hardly see him.
Recommend highly.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2009

I would have enjoyed a longer tour but sure can't complain.

4 star rating: Recommended June 2015

My wife and I thought it was a good thing to do, and we would recommend this to others if we know that they are coming to your area.

4 star rating: Recommended April 2015

The crew were great!

4 star rating: Recommended March 2015

it wa very intersting and eduacational. Diver feeding he fish fun to see and the fish loved him.

4 star rating: Recommended June 2013

Amazing views of coral reefs, sunken ship wrecks and fish.

4 star rating: Recommended October 2011

This was a rather short trip. I was expecting more bit I did enjoy the show. The narrator made it fun. Maybe I chose the wrong day to go as the cruise ship was intown. I would recommend to fellow travellers.

3 star rating: Worth doing April 2010

This was a great trip for the non-swimmer. Fortunately, we had a very light load and had free roaming.
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