Manta Ray Experience in Cayo Acuario
Activities in San Andrés

Manta Ray Experience in Cayo Acuario

  • The activity takes place with a guide that simultaneously speaks in English and other languages. English
  • 5 hours - 7 hours

Enjoy a unique aquatic experience for your stay in San Andres with this Manta-Ray encounter in Cayo Acuario. Put on your swimsuit, climb on board the boat, and come and see the most beautiful marine species of the Colombian Caribbean: manta rays.

Manta Ray Experience in Cayo Acuario

We'll meet at Newball Avenue at the chosen time and head to the San Andrés island's port to board our boat! As we drift through the idyllic crystal waters, you will enjoy splendid views of the picturesque palm groves!

The destination is Cayo Acuario - a heavenly enclave that welcomes us with its exotic vegetation and fine white sands. Here, you will meet the area's most popular inhabitants - the manta rays! Gazing through the water from the boat, you will see these amazing creatures enjoying their natural habitat.

Then we get off the boat and into the water. As the tide is low, we can wade through the Caribbean interacting with the rays. Using your own snorkel equipment you can approach them, greet them, and even pet them!

After the experience, you can explore Cayo Acuario or walk around nearby Haynes Key, before embarking on the journey back to the port of San Andrés. We will accompany you back to the meeting point to conclude the activity.

The total duration of the activity is 7 hours.

Excursion only

When making the reservation, you can choose the option that includes only the visit to Cayo Aquario, without interacting with the rays. You can relax on the beach, bathe in its calm Caribbean waters and enjoy this unique landscape. The duration of the activity is 5 hours.

Who can participate in this activity?

  • This activity is not recommended if you have an injury.
  • Pregnant women are not permitted to take part in this activity.

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protection and safety, to help avoid the spread of Covid-19. Specifically, the provider of this tour will apply the following measures:

  • Tours or activities will not consist of more than 15 people per group.
  • A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.
  • The use of masks is obligatory. The client must bring their own mask.
  • Alcohol gel will be available before, during, and after the service.
  • All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.
  • Handing out of printed material such as maps or brochures will be avoided.
  • The temperature and wellness of all those taking part in the service will be monitored daily, excluding and maintaining in quarantine any who display fever or symptoms.
  • The temperature of all attendees will be taken, and admission will be denied to those with a temperature of more than 37 degrees Celsius (99 Fahrenheit), and a full refund applied.
  • The transport used will be disinfected before and after each service and deep-cleaned every 24 hours.
  • The capacity of all means of transport will be reduced to 50% of their maximum capacity.
  • Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.
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Adults Children under 3
Manta ray experience
US$ 8.10
Excursion only
US$ 9.70

Manta ray experience

  • Adults

    US$ 8.10
  • Children under 3


Excursion only

  • Adults

    US$ 9.70
  • Children under 3


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5 hours - 7 hours.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that simultaneously speaks in English and other languages.

The activity takes place with a guide that simultaneously speaks in English and other languages.


English speaking guide.

Hotel pick up and drop off.

Boat trip.

Manta ray experience (option depending).

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

Bookings are permitted up until 30 hours before the activity as long as there are still places.

Digital voucher

We will send you a voucher that you can show on your phone to take part in the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - What happens if the weather is bad?

    A - This activity is weather dependant. If the weather is bad, the sighting will be cancelled and we'll offer you a different date or a refund.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.


No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).

US$ 8.10
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.

Meeting point

Newball Avenue