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Dive Review of Brac Scuba Shack in
Cayman Islands/Cayman Brac

Brac Scuba Shack: "Shore Diving on the Brac", Jul, 2018,

by Bill Goodwin, FL, US ( 2 reports). Report 10440.

No photos available at this time

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

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food N/A
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling 3 stars
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 4 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments This was my 16th trip to Cayman Brac for the express purpose of shore diving. I rent tanks and weights and buoy (required) from Brac Scuba Shack where Liesel, Martin and their excellent staff are super helpful and knowledgeable. Brac Reef rents tanks for shore diving too but they are mostly geared to people staying at the dive resort. Both Scuba Shack and Brac Reef offer boat dives (even ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Fiji, Lembeh Strait, Maui, Monterey (CA), Channel Islands (CA), Southern CA Coast, Cabo, Gulf of Calif, Alabama, South Florida, Costa Rica, San Blas Is (Panama), Bonaire, Cayman Brac, St. Vincent, St. Lucia, Grenada, Carriacou, Bequia, Roatan, Cozumel, Aquarius Undersea Lab (FL Keys), Denver Aquarium
Closest Airport West End Getting There Cayman Airways from Grand Cayman or from Miami (direct on Saturdays), many airlines fly into Grand Cayman.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, dry Seas calm, no currents
Water Temp 82 to 86 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 60 to 90 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Only one tank per diver rented at a time. No solo diving unless solo certified with bailout bottle. Complete freedon for shore diving.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

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

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

Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities N/A
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments on your own although most rental homes have rinse tank provisions. BTW, One of my photos taken here won first place (a liveaboard) in a major u/w cont ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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