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“Awesome Day at Booby Cay!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Booby Cay Island

Booby Cay Island
Ranked #10 of 56 things to do in Negril
Certificate of Excellence
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Ellston, Ia
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16 reviews
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“Awesome Day at Booby Cay!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2012

We were approached by a guy selling trips out to Booby Cay while we were walking 7 mile beach. We are typically pretty sceptical and keep walking but I did really want to go out there. He was offering a trip with the Red Stripe catamaran right beside Boat Bar. He wanted $60US per person for snorkeling, trip to booby cay, lobster lunch and Red Stripe or Rum Punch during the trip. We told him that we would stop by on our way back down the beach...which I am sure he hears all the time. I did find him on the way back and offered $200 for 4 people and he happily accepted because we were the first to book. The day of, he had managed to get 16 people. The first red stripes were not cold because they just got them on ice, but other than that, everything was Awesome! Say Rays, puffer fish, starfish an old anchor and cannon and a moray eel while snorkeling, Lobster lunch was amazing! Worth every penny!

Visited January 2012
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Chicopee, MA
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“Not much to see”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2012

I have kyacked to Booby Cay on more than one occasion and the ride there is nicer than the islands experience. Small island with nothing to do but hang out and swim. Can do limited snorkeling if desired. Vendors there selling the typical tourist crap. Also you can get lobsters freshly caught and cooked for you. In my opinion it's overpriced...you get lobster else where for less money. Also gets a little over crowed at certain times of the day when the glass bottom boats are taking tourist over.

Visited November 2011
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Fort Myers, Florida
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17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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“Lobster on the beach”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2012

It was a great afternoon. I do wonder about the sanitary conditions of the cooks. They are some real Jamican dudes, with no running water. But it was great our small group and us where the only ones out there.

Visited January 2012
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Venice, Florida
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37 reviews
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“Love the Lobster”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2012

It is a great short little sailboat ride for some delicious lobster. I pack a small cooler with some beer and share with the guys cooking.

Visited November 2011
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Duluth, Minnesota
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“Lobster at sunset”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2012

Great grilled lobster and shallow reef around the island

Visited January 2012
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Thank Kyle H
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