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Dive Review of Southern Cross Club in
Cayman Islands/Little Cayman

Southern Cross Club: "Still has that special "Club" feel!", Nov, 2017,

by Gary, CO, US (Reviewer Reviewer 3 reports with 4 Helpful votes). Report 10020 has 3 Helpful votes.

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

Accommodations 5 stars Food 4 stars
Service and Attitude 5 stars Environmental Sensitivity 5 stars
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving N/A
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ 4 stars
Beginners 3 stars
Advanced 4 stars
Comments This was our 6th visit to the Southern Cross Club (SCC). Our last visit was November of 2007.
There have been some very nice renovations and upgrades to the facility, and old favorites that make SCC feel like a club are still there.
After 10 years, the entire staff greats you by name, everyday. They remember details such as what you ordered for breakfast the day before and inquire if you'd like the same or something different. They go out of their way to ensure you feel like you are part of the "club." Absolutely, hands down, still my favorite resort in the whole of the Caribbean.
The diving, still awesome on Bloody Bay Wall. The resort has a brand new Newton 36 dive boat which was purchased and delivered in August 2017. Their second boat was purchased sometime in the past 10 years. Just plain down excellent dive boats, dive guides, and dive operation. Like the rest of the staff, they call you by name, everyday, every dive, and are very adept at matching dive experience with groups and dive sites. This dive operation is again, one of my top favorites in the entire Caribbean.
Websites Southern Cross Club   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Cozumel, Belize, Curacao, Bonaire Cayman Isl, Saba, St Lucia, Solomon Isl, Hawaii, Harbour Island Bahamas, Roatan, Florida Keys, Western Australia, BVI's, USVI's, Alaska, Vancouver, Channel Isl, Morehead City NJ,
Closest Airport Getting There via Grand Cayman or Cayman Brac

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy, rainy, cloudy Seas calm, choppy
Water Temp 81-83°F / 27-28°C Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 100-150 Ft/ 30-46 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Maximum depth in the Cayman's is 100 feet.
Safety stop required on every dive.
All divers must dive with computers.
No solo diving, each diver must have a buddy.

1st morning dive, max depth 100 feet, max time 50 minutes.
2nd morning and afternoon dives, max depth was 60 feet, max time 60 minutes
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins 1 or 2 Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 4 stars Tropical Fish 5 stars
Small Critters 5 stars Large Fish N/A
Large Pelagics N/A

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

Subject Matter 2 stars Boat Facilities 2 stars
Overall rating for UWP's 2 stars Shore Facilities 2 stars
UW Photo Comments No dedicated underwater photographer accommodations beyond a large cooler with fresh water on the boat for cameras.
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