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Dive Review of Divetech in
Cayman Islands

July, 2009, an Instant Reader Report by Bob Kopki, va, usa
Reviewer   (5 reports)
Report Number 5028
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
501-1000 dives
Where else diving
Palau,Yap,Sea of Cortes,Hawaii,Cozumel,Bahamas, Turks & Caicos,
Florida, most of Caribbean
Closest Airport
Getting There


Dive Conditions

choppy, no currents  
Water Temp
81   to 84    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
60   to 100    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
120 max  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
Whale Sharks
> 2 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  3 stars
Tropical Fish
4 stars  
Small Critters
  2 stars
Large Fish
2 stars  
Large Pelagics
Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
3 stars  
Boat Facilities
5 stars
Overall rating for UWP's  
3 stars  
Shore Facilities  
5 stars  
Camera tables & fresh water rinse buckets on boats and ashore
Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Service and Attitude
Environmental Sensitivity  
5 stars
Dive Operation
5 stars  
Shore Diving  
4 stars  
1 stars  

Overall Rating

Value for $$
4 stars    
5 stars   
3 stars    
I live in Grand Cayman in the Summer & dive with a few companies as
well as do much shore diving.This Summer I did 22 dives with Divetech.
Their HQ & dock is at their Cobalt Coast Resort. I did not stay at
CC.Their general AM diveboat M.O., is a 2 tank dive.The first at the North
Wall, 20 min away, & the second in a very alive shallow reef area on
the North Coast. Basically all dives on the North Wall are very
similar,regardless of who you dive with. It is a beautiful vertical wall,
with relatively few big fish, other than eagle rays (which are common)and
turtles which are everywhere in the CI. Occasionally, you will hit a spot
that is alive with fish (eagle ray pass, more often than not). But it seems
that most spots on the N. Wall have few fish over 6". The thing about
Divetech that stands out is the second dive is done on the very vibrant
& alive North Coast.The second dive here is 30-50 ft. Here, corals are
healthy & reef fish of all types are abundant. I even saw a Goliath
Grouper on one trip.To my knowledge, no other diveboats do dive #2 in this
great area. I feel that this makes Divetech stand out from the rest of the
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