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Dive Review of Ocean Frontiers/Reef Resort in
Cayman Islands/Grand Cayman East End

September, 2004, an Instant Reader Report by Gabriel I. Peñagarícano, PR, Puerto Rico
Report Number 1287
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
501-1000 dives
Where else diving
All over.
Closest Airport
Getting There

		

Dive Conditions

Weather
sunny, dry  
Seas
calm  
Water Temp
84   to 86    ° Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
0
Water Visibility
60   to 100    Feet  
 
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
no  
 
Enforced diving restrictions  
For the wall dives a limit of 100 feet was specified, but one could go
deeper without a tongue lashing from the guide. It was rather silly and
bothersome.  
Liveaboard?
no 
Nitrox Available?
N/A 
What I saw
Sharks
1 or 2 
Mantas
None 
Dolphins
None 
Whale Sharks
None 
Turtles
1 or 2 
Whales
None 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Corals
  5 stars
Tropical Fish
5 stars  
Small Critters
  3 stars
Large Fish
3 stars  
Large Pelagics
  1 stars
 
 
Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
N/A  
Boat Facilities
2 stars
Overall rating for UWP's  
2 stars  
Shore Facilities  
N/A  
Comments
Small area for cameras on board and a large fresh water drum.
Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Accommodations
5 stars
Food
1 stars
Service and Attitude
3 stars
Environmental Sensitivity  
N/A
Dive Operation
5 stars  
Shore Diving  
1 stars  
Snorkeling
N/A  
 
 

Overall Rating

Value for $$
N/A    
Beginners
2 stars   
Advanced
5 stars    
Comments  
Ocean Divers is a truly top-of-the-line operation. It is perhaps the best
run diving facility I have ever visited. The 100-foot restriction is a pain
but can be endured by ignoring the banging on the tank alerts when you are
observing something interesting deeper than the limit. The guides are
friendly and extremely helpful. 14 dives in 3 1/2 days were no problem. The
seas were unusually calm and the water temperature excellent, as was the
visibility most of the time. 
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