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Dive Review of Indigo Divers/London House, Grand Cayman in
Cayman Islands/grand cayman

Indigo Divers/London House, Grand Cayman, Aug, 2004,

by eric multhaup, ca, usa . Report 1345.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 26-50 dives
Where else diving curacao, belize, california, hawaii
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp 84 to 86 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 0
Water Visibility 100 to 200 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions 100 feet max on first dive; 60 feet on second dive
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas 1 or 2
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 4 stars Tropical Fish 5 stars
Small Critters 5 stars Large Fish 4 stars
Large Pelagics 4 stars

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter N/A Boat Facilities 4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's 5 stars Shore Facilities N/A
UW Photo Comments [None]

Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations 5 stars Food 4 stars
Service and Attitude 4 stars Environmental Sensitivity N/A
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving 3 stars
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ N/A
Beginners 5 stars
Advanced 5 stars
Comments This is a new operation launched in August 2004 by Chris
Alpers, former manager at Cayman Divers, and his partner Kate, an excellent underwater videographer. Their boat, the Cats Meow, is handsomely customized for extreme diving comfort, with capacity for six divers, a cushioned and shaded area midship, and a cushioned
open sitting area up front. It is conveniently moored at the Yacht Club behind Seven Mile Beach.
There are at least four reasons to go out with Chris and Kate. First, you can schedule your trip at your own time, and maximize the chances of getting the mooring at one of the premier dive spots, such as Eagle Ray Pass. The larger boats that all head out at the same time in the morning have to disperse themselves on a first come, first served basis. Second, you dont have to do anything except dive, talk about diving, or think about diving. All of the tanks are kept in the stern of the boat next to the entry platform, so you just walk back, sit down, gear up, and roll in. Third, Chris is very familiar with the dive sites from long experience, goes directly to the best available spot, and leads a great dive. Fourth, Kate is really talented with the video camera for big animals, micro fauna, and divers in action. We went out as a family of four and enjoyed a spectacular dive. Strongly recommended for carefree diving in complete comfort. The cost reflects the quality of service, $100/person, and $100 for a trip video plus stills. www.indigodivers.com; indigodivers@aol.com.
We stayed at London House on the non-commercial stretch of Seven Mile Beach, and had a two bedroom condo with large living room, 2 ½ bathrooms and a kitchen at a reasonable price. However, a rental car is essential to get to stores, restaurants, dive destinations, etc.
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