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Dive Review of Don Foster's Dive Cayman/Comfort suites in
Cayman Islands/Grand Cayman

July, 2005, an Instant Reader Report by Tripp Jones, South Carolina, USA
Top Contributor   (52 reports, with 4 Helpful votes)
Report Number 1764
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
501-1000 dives
Where else diving
Caymans, Truk, Turks and Caicos, Belize, Roatan, Australia, St. Kitts,
Closest Airport
Getting There


Dive Conditions

sunny, rainy  
calm, noCurrents  
Water Temp
82   to 83    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
60   to 125    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
 General CIWOA guidelines  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
Whale Sharks
> 2 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  4 stars
Tropical Fish
4 stars  
Small Critters
  4 stars
Large Fish
3 stars  
Large Pelagics
  3 stars
Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
3 stars  
Boat Facilities
4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's  
2 stars  
Shore Facilities  
4 stars  
My wife said was adequate.
Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
4 stars
3 stars
Service and Attitude
4 stars
Environmental Sensitivity  
Dive Operation
4 stars  
Shore Diving  
4 stars  

Overall Rating

Value for $$
4 stars   
5 stars    
First time have dived with Don Foster's Dive Cayman and I thought it was a
well run operation. We stayed at Comfort Suites and shuttled or drove our
own vehicle to the main site, which is the old Parrott's Landing facility,
just south of downtown Georgetown. The boats were clean, and quite
adequate. The crew, especially Tom, Jason, Sterling and Isabel were very
good. We stayed at Comfort Suites, which was clean and certainly adequate
for divers. A restaurant on site, Stingers, was very good, for both lunch
and dinner. The coral looked fine, considering Hurricane Ivan ran through
last September. There was good fish life, turtles, and the reefs still
looked healthy. Trinity Caves is still a superb dive. 

I would return to Don Foster's and stay again at Comfort Suites. The food
on Grand Cayman is quite pricey, such as The Wharf, Reef Grill, and
especially the Cracked Conch, which was not as good as previous times and I
don't need to return there. 

Grand Cayman is still easy to reach and I'll come back. There is still a
lot of work to do as far as clean up and rebuilding. Hopefully, this can
continue, but is a very slow process. The diving is still superb, although
several operations shut down or have yet to reopen. 
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