Gibbs Cay Stingray Encounter & Beach

  • Port

    Grand Turk, Turks and Caicos

  • Activity Level


  • Excursion Type

    Beach, Local Sightseeing, All

  • Wheelchair Accessible


  • Starting At


  • Minimum Age

    Information not currently available.

  • Duration

    Approximately 2 hours

  • Meals Included


Enjoy a thrilling encounter with the majestic stingrays at Gibbs Cay. Your adventure begins at the cruise terminal where you’ll meet the friendly crew.

Board the boat that will take you to your destination -- pristine, uninhabited Gibbs Cay.

Gear up with snorkel equipment, and listen to a safety briefing and instructions.

If you wish, feel free to swim out to the coral reef (about 50 yards from the beach) and get up close to a myriad of colorful fish.

The crew will demonstrate the art of cleaning a conch -- an island tradition and a delicacy in all the local restaurants.

Explore picturesque Gibbs Cay or join a search party to track down an elusive osprey,

Swim out from the beach with the stingrays. Watch as these graceful creatures approach the small bay one by one. The knowledgeable crew will assist you in handling the rays.

After time in the water, relax with a beverage on the white sand.

Re-board the boat and return to the pier.


Exploring the island involves walking on rough terrain and steep hills. Wear sensible footwear -- shoes are required for exploring the island; however, you can stay at the beach. Minimum age is 5 years. Wear your swimsuit under your clothing; bring a towel, sunscreen and a hat. Guests with heart problems, epilepsy, diabetes or asthma are not allowed to participate in snorkeling. Waiver must be signed and medical conditions disclosed. Participants must climb a ladder to re-board the boat after snorkeling or beach time.