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Seaworld Explorer Semi-Submarine
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Cayman Islands (Grand Cayman)
Sit back in air-conditioned comfort as this underwater observatory cruises past coral reefs teeming with fish and several shipwrecks. Although the vessel doesn't dive below the surface, the views it delivers are amazing.
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Pricing and availability
From $39.00 each  Adults (13 & older) *
From $24.00 each  Children (2 to 12) *
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The Seaworld Observatory was designed and built by Midship Marine Inc., of New Orleans La., specifically for Atlantis Submarines for viewing of the shallow reefs. Guests simply descend into the observatory and sit in air-conditioned comfort five feet below the surface of the water.

As your captain maneuvers the Observatory to various locations, you will 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 Observatory departs from the Atlantis Submarines dock, located on the waterfront in George Town. The first site you visit is a dramatic shipwreck, the Cali, a steel schooner built in 1900. This ship ran aground 100 yards 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 Observatory moves to the wreck of the Balboa, a 375-foot freighter that sunk in a hurricane in 1932. Much of her cargo of wood was used to reconstruct the buildings in George Town that were damaged by the same hurricane.

The Observatory then returns to the dock in the heart of George Town, where you will disembark.

Inclusions :

  • 1 hour semi-submarine ride
  • Knowledgeable guide

Approx. 1 hour

Exact days and times vary seasonally, but the Seaworld Explorer does operate several days a week; please contact Atlantis Submarine for specific availability

Departure location:
Atlantis Adventure Centre in Georgetown, across from the Hard Rock Cafe

Return time and location:
Approx. 1 hour after departure, to the Atlantis Adventure Centre

Accessibility information:
Wheelchair guests may participate if they are able to stand and safely navigate the 10 steps into and out of the submarine.

Reservation confirmation is required. You will not be guaranteed a place on the Seaworld Explorer Semi-Submarine without contacting Atlantis Submarine in advance of your arrival.
Redemption instructions

After you book your activity, follow these 3 easy steps:
1. Print your voucher; locate the voucher in your travel confirmation e-mail or in the My Trips/My Itineraries link on the site.
2. Follow the redemption instructions on your voucher; it iscritical to do this before you depart.
3. Take all vouchers with you; you must redeem one voucher per person.

Exchange your voucher for activity:
Reservation confirmation is required. You will not be guaranteed a place on the Seaworld Explorer Semi-Submarine without contacting Atlantis Submarine as far in advance of your arrival as possible. You will need to schedule a specific date and departure time for your tour when you call. The customer service phone number and e-mail address will be listed on your voucher(s). Present your voucher(s) and photo identification when you check-in. Please arrive at least 25 minutes in advance of scheduled departure time.
Terms and conditions

Cancellations and Changes: This Activity can be changed or cancelled without penalty at any time prior to two days before the scheduled start of your trip. The scheduled start of your trip is defined as your hotel check-in date, your departure date of the originating flight, or the date of the Activity if the Activity was booked without a flight or a hotel.