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Dive Review of Ambassador Divers/Plantation Village in
Cayman Islands/Grand Cayman

Ambassador Divers/Plantation Village: "April was great! Had to go back in June!", Jun, 2017,

by Allan Ripple, WI, US (Sr. Reviewer Sr. Reviewer 8 reports). Report 9624.

No photos available at this time

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

Accommodations 4 stars Food 5 stars
Service and Attitude 5 stars Environmental Sensitivity 5 stars
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving 5 stars
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ 5 stars
Beginners 5 stars
Advanced 5 stars
Comments This was our 3rd trip back to Grand Cayman. The diving there is very easy. Visibility is always 100'+ and the water is always flat calm depending on the side of the island on which you are diving which is always dependent on the wind direction. The west side is bordered by a sloping wall with spur/grove and patch reef inside. The north side has a sheer wall with spur/grove and patch reefs inside. The south side is shallower with primarily patch reefs. The north side of Northwest Point is a mini-wall. All sites are incredibly healthy with lots of marine life. Current is almost non existent.

As far as the dive operator is concerned, while there are a number of excellent operators on the island, on the last two trips back we dove with Ambassador Divers. We dove with them for the first time this past April and were so impressed that when we decided to return this June we didn't consider anyone but Ambassador Divers. When we go back again, we will not consider any other operator than Ambassador Divers. Everyone on the staff is incredibly friendly and helpful, and the dive platform on the boat is spacious and wide open. Even with a full boat, there is still plenty of room.

Ambassador Divers is our operator of choice on Grand Cayman.
Websites Ambassador Divers   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving Bahamas, Cozumel, Cayman Islands, Great Lakes, inland midwestern lakes, upper and lower Florida Keys, USVI's, BVI's, . . . . .
Closest Airport Owen Roberts Int'l Getting There Easy connections through ATL from ORD on scheduled air or direct on Cayman Airways (limited schedule).

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp 82-84°F / 28-29°C Wetsuit Thickness 2
Water Visibility 100-0 Ft/ 30-0 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Stay within NDLs.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 5 stars Tropical Fish 5 stars
Small Critters 5 stars Large Fish 4 stars
Large Pelagics N/A

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

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