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Dive Review of Divi Tiara in
Cayman Islands/Cayman Brac

February, 2006, an Instant Reader Report by Terry Garland, Florida, United States
Report Number 2295
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
0-25 dives
Where else diving
Bonaire, Freeport Grand Bahama, Nassau Bahamas, Costa Rica, Cozumel,
Belize, Exumas Bahamas, Everywhere in Florida
Closest Airport
Getting There


Dive Conditions

windy, dry  
Water Temp
74   to 77    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
50   to 80    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
No solo diving, and no decompression diving, liberal dive profiles  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
Whale Sharks
1 or 2 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  2 stars
Tropical Fish
3 stars  
Small Critters
  1 stars
Large Fish
1 stars  
Large Pelagics
  1 stars
Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
2 stars  
Boat Facilities
2 stars
Overall rating for UWP's  
Shore Facilities  
1 stars  
Crew treated us very well, but there was just nothing to photograph. I had
looked forward to the Caymans for a long time and to be honest it was a big
let down. Bloody Bay wall was OK, but the diving on the Bahamas walls is
better, More life for sure, especially Macro.
Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
3 stars
3 stars
Service and Attitude
4 stars
Environmental Sensitivity  
Dive Operation
3 stars  
Shore Diving  
1 stars  

Overall Rating

Value for $$
5 stars   
2 stars    
I had looked forward to the Caymans for a long time, and of all the places
that I had been before this one had the least amount of tropical fish, very
few corals and NO big critters. The Folks where very eager to try and help
but it just appears that the reefs are very sparsley populated with much of
anything. Now the food at Divi Tiara Resort was excellent, the lodging
comfortable, and the staff eager to please. Caymans are expensive, and not
a good value for my American dollar. Next time I may try staying on Little
Cayman just to see if it is better diving, but if it turns out to be the
same then I probably will spend my diving dollars elsewhere. I took my
Canon Rebel on all dives and never got any creatures in large amounts. But
on the flip side I did relax and eat well, I was just let down by the
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