The Gulf of Mexico glitters with gold as 10,000 stingrays move clockwise in their annual migration from the Yucatan Peninsula to the warmer waters of Florida, and half a year later—back home. This migration occurs in late spring and late autumn.
Seasonal cruises promise a spectacle of incredible natural beauty. Yet, some people are not satisfied with merely observing, they need the thrill and venture into swimming with these nice-looking but deadly creatures, even though a single sting may kill them. In fact, the poison is supposed to protect them from large marine predators like sharks, though generally, stingrays don't attack first, unless they are disturbed.