Main Menu
Join Undercurrent on Facebook

The Private, Exclusive Guide for Serious Divers Since 1975 | |
For Divers since 1975
The Private, Exclusive Guide for Serious Divers Since 1975
Join Undercurrent on Facebook
"Best of the Web: scuba tips no other
source dares to publish" -- Forbes
 

Dive Review of Ocean Frontiers/Compass Point in
Cayman Islands/East End

Ocean Frontiers/Compass Point, Dec, 2007,

by William L. Williams, CT, USA ( 1 report). Report 3803.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving Carribean, Pacific, S Pacific, Indian Ocean
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy Seas choppy, surge
Water Temp 78 to 80 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 5
Water Visibility 80 to 100 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions
60 minute max dive time. Dive with or without divemaster,with or without Buddy
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 3 stars Tropical Fish 3 stars
Small Critters 3 stars Large Fish 1 stars
Large Pelagics 1 stars

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

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

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

Accommodations 4 stars Food 3 stars
Service and Attitude 3 stars Environmental Sensitivity N/A
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving 3 stars
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ N/A
Beginners 4 stars
Advanced 5 stars
Comments Chose East End due to our fears of wind shutting us out at other spots. Constant wind over 10 knots made getting back aboard the boat interesting. Dive operation is first class giving each diver the degree of attention each needed or wanted. Once in the water the divemasters would lead any divers on a 30 minute guided dive around the reefs and leave us in sight of the boat.Several divers were solo and wanted to do their own thing which was allowed. Boats were comfortable and well maintained. The crew of two on our boat worked very hard to set up our equipment at the beginning of the trip and at each tank change.Dive briefings were good. Water and juice were available and orange smiles were handed out between dives. Coral was in good shape ,fish life was a little sparse. I cannot help but notice a trend in the last few years of fish populations declining-sad thing. Our condo was right on the walk to the dive boats and was clean,comfortable and properly equipped with kitchen utensils and pots. There is a grocery store about 2 miles away. There are several restaurants close by as well. This is a nice place away from the cruise ships,7 mile beach and tourist bother- if that interests you.We stayed for 4 nights and dove 3 days- not very long and we were sorry to leave.
Was this report helpful to you?
Bookmark and Share
Leave a comment (Subscribers only -- 200 words max)
Subscribers can comment here
 

Subscribe Now
Subscribers can post comments, ask the reviewer questions, as well as getting immediate and complete access to ALL 777 dive reviews of Cayman Islands and all other dive destinations. Complete access to all issues and Chapbooks is also included.

Bookmark and Share
Featured Links from Our Sponsors
Interested in becoming a sponsor?
Indigo Divers Grand Cayman
INDIGO DIVERS Grand Cayman
Owner operated for the very best in personal service. 6 DIVERS MAX. Luxury dive boat. Outstanding diving with a touch of class..
LIVING THE DREAM DIVERS We specialize in delivering safe, friendly, and professional dive trips. We guarantee stunning sites and small groups on our spacious boat.
 

Want to assemble your own collection of Cayman Islands reports in one place?
Use the Mini Chapbook Facility to create your personalized collection.

Note: The information here was reported by the author above, but has NOT been reviewed nor edited by Undercurrent prior to posting on our website. Please report any major problems by writing to us and referencing the report number above.

Undercurrent Home


Get more dive info like these and other important scuba updates sent monthly to your email.
And a FREE Recent Issue of Undercurrent

Free Undercurrent Issue
Get a free
monthly email and
a sample issue!



Find in  

| Home | Online Members Area | My Account | Login | Join |
| Travel Index | Dive Resort & Liveaboard Reviews | Featured Reports | Recent Issues | Back Issues |
| Dive Gear Index | Health/Safety Index | Environment & Misc. Index | Seasonal Planner | Blogs | Free Articles | Book Picks | News |
| Special Offers | RSS | FAQ | About Us | Contact Us | Links |


Copyright © 1996-2017 Undercurrent (www.undercurrent.org)
3020 Bridgeway, Ste 102, Sausalito, Ca 94965
All rights reserved.

Page displayed in 0.11 seconds