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Dive Review of Ocean Frontiers/Compass Point Resort in
Cayman Islands/Grand Cayman

Ocean Frontiers/Compass Point Resort, May, 2008,

by Steve Jarrad, CO, United States ( 1 report). Report 4095.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 51-100 dives
Where else diving Bonaire, Cozumel, Roatan
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, dry Seas calm, choppy, no currents
Water Temp 80 to 82 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 60 to 100 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions [Unspecified]
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 4 stars Tropical Fish 4 stars
Small Critters 4 stars Large Fish 2 stars
Large Pelagics 2 stars

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

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

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

Accommodations 5 stars Food 3 stars
Service and Attitude 5 stars Environmental Sensitivity N/A
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving 1 stars
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ N/A
Beginners 3 stars
Advanced 4 stars
Comments Ocean Frontiers is a 1st class operation. The dive masters know the sites like the back of their hand. Before every dive the dive breifing is done and the divemaster draws a sketch of the site on a white board from memory and every one was exactly what we saw. The week before we got there they had a boat blow an engine so they were one boat short. They did everything they could to make sure we got in all of the dives we wanted and there were still no more than 12 on a boat. Once you get there you give them your gear and you never touch it again except to strap it on and jump off the boat. The condos at Compass Point are great, everything you need. They supply soap for the dishwasher and washing machine. There is a small grocery store 5 minutes away, we picked up most of our groceries after we left the airport on the way to East End. If you like quiet this the place, no cruise ship people no night life no screaming parties it was great. I highly recommend Compass Point and Ocean Frontiers to anyone that wants a quiet dive vacation with lots of great dives, we got 18 dives and could have done more.
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