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Atlantis Submarine Expedition - Grand Cayman

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  • Location: George Town, Cayman Islands
  • Duration: 90 minutes (approx.)
  • Tour code: 3822SUB

Are you ready for the adventure of a lifetime? Discover the underwater world of Grand Cayman! Experience the thrill of journeying beneath the sea in a real submarine. A technological marvel, the Atlantis XI Submarine was specifically designed for underwater sightseeing excursions. This family-friendly adventure gets you up close and personal with sea creatures like coral and sponges, colorful snapper and grouper, and maybe even a turtle! Choose a morning or afternoon tour, or go at night for a more dramatic experience.

Your Grand Cayman underwater experience starts with a safety briefing by your host and a 5-minute boat ride via transfer vessel to the submarine. Catch your first sight of the submarine as it breaks the surface of the water from its previous trip. Once it's moored alongside the transfer boat, step aboard the deck of the submarine via a ramp, and enter the air-conditioned cabin through a large hatch. After the hatches are secured and pre-dive checks are complete, your descent begins!

The spacious cabin is pressurized, meaning you shouldn't feel any effect on the ears. As you explore Grand Cayman's Underwater Marine Park to depths of 100 feet (30 meters), be amazed by the smooth ride and clarity of the water. During the 40-minute ride, find out what lies beneath the surface of the water without getting wet — huge barrel sponges and star corals abound on the reef, snapper and grouper swim peacefully by, and even the occasional stingray or turtle may pass within a few feet of your large view-port.

Your tour ends with return to the surface, where you can watch the submarine descend again on another dive before you are returned to the dock on the transfer boat.

Night option:
Choose the night option to go on the same journey as the daytime tour but with the added moodiness of being underwater after dark. During this 45-minute ride, see nocturnal marine life that doesn't usually show itself during the day, particularly predatory fish. The special lights on the submarine allow you to spot these night owls without scaring them away. It's a memorable and eerie experience that makes for the perfect end to a night on Grand Cayman.


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Tour departs from the Atlantis Adventure Center located on the waterfront in Georgetown across from the Hard Rock Cafe

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Tours depart every hour throughout the day.
The night tour typically has two departure times; exact time can be confirmed with the local operator after booking.

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Atlantis Submarine Expedition - Grand Cayman

Atlantis Submarine Expedition

Inclusions:
  • 45-minute submarine tour
  • Local taxes
Exclusions:
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Additional Information:

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Wheelchair guests may participate if they can stand and are able to safely navigate 10 steps into and out of the semi-submarine
  • Children must be at least 36 inches (92 cm) tall to ride the submarine
  • Not recommended for child aged 3 and under
  • To allow maximum flexibility for your schedule, you are not required to choose a specific tour time when booking; you may choose your desired tour time upon reconfirmation; please note that tour times are on a first-come, first-served basis.
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Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: sepdcp, September 2014

This tour was great. We got to see several types of fish and the coral reef was beautiful. I would recommend the tour.

Reviewed by: lavern n, July 2014

Wonderful

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