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Dive Review of Ocean Frontiers/Morritt's Tortuga Club in
Cayman Islands/Grand Cayman

June, 2004, an Instant Reader Report by Rick Glider, AZ, USA
Report Number 1122
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
251-500 dives
Where else diving

Closest Airport
Getting There


Dive Conditions

calm, choppy  
Water Temp
80   to 85    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
70   to 100    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
Usual Grand Cayman limits-100 feet for 20 minutes on 1st dive; 60 ft. for
50 minutes 2nd dive-more flexible for this dive if you had computers.  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
1 or 2 
Whale Sharks
> 2 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  4 stars
Tropical Fish
5 stars  
Small Critters
  5 stars
Large Fish
3 stars  
Large Pelagics
  3 stars
Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
Boat Facilities
Overall rating for UWP's  
Shore Facilities  
There were separate rinse tanks for masks and cameras and a small table to
put the cameras, glasses, etc.  I didn't have a camera but I heard no
complaints from those who did. 
Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
4 stars
3 stars
Service and Attitude
4 stars
Environmental Sensitivity  
Dive Operation
5 stars  
Shore Diving  
3 stars  

Overall Rating

Value for $$
5 stars   
5 stars    
Ocean Frontiers ( is a 1st class outfit that spoils it
customers.  They're located on the northeast end of the island and we dove
sites on the north and east sides.  They offered free shuttle service to
and from Morritts.  If you dive multiple days with them, simply put your
gear in a provided basket.  They will rinse it off and store it for you. 
Upon arrival, you're gear is set up on the boat.  They also change your
gear to another tank after the 1st dive.  I dove with them for 2 weeks (20
dives) and the only sites we repeated was Stingray City (due to the dive
packages I took) and the night dive (both night dives were great;20 feet
for 60 minutes).  Dive briefings were complete.  Boat had no more than 12
divers, broken up into 2 groups.  Nitrox is available.  1st dive (100 feet)
is guided.  2nd dive (keep around 50 ft.) is guided or on your own (dive
your computer). Everyone associated with Ocean Frontiers was friendly and
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