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Dive Review of Ocean Frontiers/Compass Point in
Cayman Islands/East End

Ocean Frontiers/Compass Point, Dec, 2007,

by William L. Williams, CT, USA ( 1 report). Report 3803.

No photos available at this time

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

Accommodations 4 stars Food 3 stars
Service and Attitude 3 stars Environmental Sensitivity N/A
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving 3 stars
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ N/A
Beginners 4 stars
Advanced 5 stars
Comments Chose East End due to our fears of wind shutting us out at other spots. Constant wind over 10 knots made getting back aboard the boat interesting. Dive operation is first class giving each diver the degree of attention each needed or wanted. Once in the water the divemasters would lead any divers on a 30 minute guided dive around the reefs and leave us in sight of the boat.Several divers were solo and wanted to do their own thing which was allowed. Boats were comfortable and well maintained. The crew of two on our boat worked very hard to set up our equipment at the beginning of the trip and at each tank change.Dive briefings were good. Water and juice were available and orange smiles were handed out between dives. Coral was in good shape ,fish life was a little sparse. I cannot help but notice a trend in the last few years of fish populations declining-sad thing. Our condo was right on the walk to the dive boats and was clean,comfortable and properly equipped with kitchen utensils and pots. There is a grocery store about 2 miles away. There are several restaurants close by as well. This is a nice place away from the cruise ships,7 mile beach and tourist bother- if that interests you.We stayed for 4 nights and dove 3 days- not very long and we were sorry to leave.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving Carribean, Pacific, S Pacific, Indian Ocean
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy Seas choppy, surge
Water Temp 78-80°F / 26-27°C Wetsuit Thickness 5
Water Visibility 80-100 Ft/ 24-30 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions
60 minute max dive time. Dive with or without divemaster,with or without Buddy
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 3 stars Tropical Fish 3 stars
Small Critters 3 stars Large Fish 1 stars
Large Pelagics 1 stars

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

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