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

Southern Cross Club: "As good as it comes", Nov, 2016,

by John, CA, US ( 2 reports). Report 9309.

No photos available at this time

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

Accommodations 5 stars Food 5 stars
Service and Attitude 5 stars Environmental Sensitivity 5 stars
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving N/A
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ 5 stars
Beginners 4 stars
Advanced 5 stars
Comments Southern Cross Club is a cut above. The property, the accommodations, the dive operation, the food and the staff attitude are all superb. The feel is more European than Caribbean, inevitably because of a very international staff. Most of the staff have worked at SCC for extended periods. As guests, my wife and I were first timers, but every other guest was a repeater. There are fourteen units on a large uncluttered property. You are never crowded. This is NOT the Little Cayman Beach Resort. Southern Cross provides bikes, kayaks and paddle boards, on a gratis, grab one and go basis. The bikes allowed easy exploration of the island (ten miles long, one mile wide). On our outings, we rarely made it as far as we planned because our every outing resulted in spontaneous and delightfully lengthy conversations with eco-conscious LC residents (of whom there are actually only 160). The Trust (a nature conservancy) and the Museum are close by and worth your time. The Jacuzzi is actually hot. (I am tired of luke warm Jacuzzis.) The resort also offers fishing, which we did not explore. The diving is valet style. Put your gear on the boat on day one and leave it there. The dive masters are pros. They approach “gold standard”. I need say no more about them. During our November week, the water was 81 degrees and the visibility was virtually unlimited. Bloody Bay and its wall are already well known and deserve their reputation. The corals and sponges are healthy and vibrant. The reef fish are numerous. There were lion fish, but they were not numerous and the ones we saw were very wary, probably reflecting the regular organized culls that occur in LC. There were numerous turtles and sting rays, but not much in the way of “big stuff”.
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Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving Pelau, Fiji, Cocos, ABCs, T&C, Cozumel other Caribbean
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas choppy
Water Temp 80-82°F / 27-28°C Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 100- Ft/ 30- M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Standard
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 5 stars Tropical Fish 5 stars
Small Critters 4 stars Large Fish 2 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 UWPs appeared very satisfied
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