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Dive Review of Southern Cross Club in
Cayman Islands

Southern Cross Club: "Southern Cross Club", Nov, 2016,

by Paul Barrett, NM, US (Reviewer Reviewer 6 reports with 5 Helpful votes). Report 9346.

No photos available at this time

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

Accommodations 4 stars Food 5 stars
Service and Attitude 5 stars Environmental Sensitivity 4 stars
Dive Operation N/A Shore Diving N/A
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ 4 stars
Beginners 5 stars
Advanced 4 stars
Comments Just back from a week of diving with Southern Cross Club on Little Cayman. I had a group of nine including one diver that finished her open water certification on the trip.

The resort was great but unfortunately the seas were rough so we were only able to dive the north side of the island including Bloody Bay once, but thatís not something the dive operation can be faulted for.

- Food. Southern Cross has a menu with different options and they ask you at lunch which you prefer. We did not go hungry.

- Accommodations. We stayed in beach cottages at Southern Cross. Most were small duplexes although we did have one upgraded cottage with a living room. All had wonderful ocean views

- Dive guides. From what Iíve seen the different resorts trade dive guides like chips at a Las Vegas poker table. They also all dive the same sites.

- Dive support. Southern Cross does not have a full dive shop on site However the guides seem pretty adept at fixing problems and I suspect if they have an major issue they can bring it to one of the other dive resorts on the island.

- Southern Cross has two dive boats. We dove the larger one all week. It holds 12 divers and enough tanks for two dives each.
Websites Southern Cross Club   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving Bonaire, Caymans, Cozumel, Honduras, Truk, Sipidan
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather windy Seas surge
Water Temp 81-83°F / 27-28°C Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 50-100 Ft/ 15-30 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions During the briefing we were given depth and time limits.
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 5 stars
Small Critters 4 stars Large Fish 3 stars
Large Pelagics 1 stars

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

Subject Matter 3 stars Boat Facilities 4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's 4 stars Shore Facilities 3 stars
UW Photo Comments [None]Large cooler with water on the boat. A bucket with freshwater on shore. One Dive Guide, Ed, was extremely knowledgeable about photography and camers.
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