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Day Trip: Staniel Cay Swimming Pig Tour: Island Wings Charter

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Priced per person, this 5 passenger charter trip has it all! From Stella Maris Airport to Staniel Cay, Exuma enjoy a 40 minute scenic flight, boat trip to feed the world famous pigs, dive Thunderball Grotto (of James Bond fame), swim with sharks, lunch at one of Jimmy Buffet's favourite bars - Staniel Cay Yacht Club... phew! Need extra people - we happily team people up!

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Departing from Stella Maris Marina at 10:00 am, this 5 hour to full day trip will take you on the 20 minute flight to Staniel Cay Airport. From there, it is a short walk to meet your boat captain who will take you the 15 minute boat ride across stunning waters to "Pig Beach" where you will be able to feed the swimming pigs at your leisure before continuing on to Thunderball Grotto. Snorkel  through the crystal clear waters of Thunderball Grotto where fish will happily approach. There is a slight current so follow instructions carefully! After snorkelling for as long as you wish, go back by boat to Staniel Cay Yacht Club and, over a fabulous lunch, realise why Jimmy Buffett rates it one of his favourite bars on the planet......oh, did we mention you can swim with sharks here as well? Yes.. this trip really has it all!


Return to Stella Maris Marina at approximately 3 pm or as your lunch allows!


DURATION: This full day trip starts at 10 am and is weather contingent

TOTAL NUMBER OF PASSENGERS: This is a price per person based on a total of 5 participants. If you are a single person or couple wishing to participate, please press the "INQUIRY" button and send us your preferred dates, we will happily organize travel companions for the tour.

LEVEL OF PHYSICAL FITNESS NEEDED: If wishing to snorkel Thunderball Grotto, participants must be moderate swimmers as Thunderball Grotto can experience slight currents. 

MINIMUM AGE: Recommended minimum age is 6 years

WHERE TO MEET: Meeting at Stella Maris Airport

PICK UP: If you require a pickup by taxi, this can be arranged. Simply let us know at

INCLUDED: Flight to/from Staniel Cay, boat trip to feed pigs and bread for pigs, visit to Thunderball Grotto and returning by flight to Stella Maris Airport

WHAT TO BRING:  Snorkel equipment (can be rented at Staniel Cay), lunch money, suntan lotion, hat, towel, are recommended along with waterproof bag, waterproof camera.

NOTE: Shade on the boat is minimal so ensure that you are covered up and don't get burnt!

ABOUT THE TOUR OPERATOR: Captain Marty Fox is the President of Island Wings Charter, a lifelong Long Islander and one of the most respected pilots on the island.


  1. Stella Maris
  2. Staniel Cay