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Dive Review of Reef Divers in
Cayman Islands/Cayman Brac & Little Cayman

Reef Divers: "Reef Divers is a smooth operation", Apr, 2016,

by Mark Zahorik, IL, US (Contributor Contributor 15 reports with 5 Helpful votes). Report 8872.

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

Accommodations 4 stars Food N/A
Service and Attitude 5 stars Environmental Sensitivity 5 stars
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving 3 stars
Snorkeling 3 stars
Value for $$ 5 stars
Beginners 5 stars
Advanced 4 stars
Comments Spent five nights at the resort. Did 13 terrific dives in the four days of diving. In December 2015, this small resort underwent an extensive renovation. The rooms and outside area (pool and large poolside bar) were completely redone. The food was very good and the dive operation was tip-top. Well run w/terrific service. Three large dive boats (46' Newtons) and nitrox at the ready. Short jaunt out to a number of impressive dive sites, including "Crab Reef", which is less than one mile from the resort and--in spite of its name--(I didn't see any crabs) is really a stunning wall dive. Deep cuts/alleys into the wall created swim through alleys. Near the end of the deep portion of the wall tour we cut into an alley w/an overhang in ~100' and swam 20 yards through and popped out at the top of the reef in ~80'. Saw a reef shark in the deep blue along w/abundant marine life typical of the shallower sites in/around the resort. Saw many medium sized Nassau Grouper. The Russian military shipwreck "356" is a very good wreck dive. Some larger grouper and eels live there. Good photo shots w/the big guns mounted on both bow/stern. One morning we made the 45 minute trip to Bloody Bay wall on Little Cayman--that was a real highlight. Those were the best wall dives I've done in the Caribbean. I understand the boats often can't make that journey if the sea conditions are too rough, but we were fortunate to have ideal weather and sea conditions. Every day was cloud free and sunny ~83 degrees and the seas were never more than 1'-2'. Healthy reefs and abundant sea life--great place!


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Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving All over Caribbean, Hawaii, Lake Michigan wrecks
Closest Airport less than one mile Getting There 40 minute flight from GCM

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp 79-82°F / 26-28°C Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 50-150 Ft/ 15-46 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Dive w/a buddy. Come aboard with 500 psi and no deco dives
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

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 3 stars
Large Pelagics 3 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 Freshwater rinse via a hose on all three 46' Newtons along w/a table for all of the cameras
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