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Dive Review of Wall to wall diving/Plantation Village in
Cayman Islands/Grand Cayman

Wall to wall diving/Plantation Village, Aug, 2005,

by don buswell-charkow, fl, usa . Report 2687.

No photos available at this time

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

Accommodations 5 stars Food 5 stars
Service and Attitude 3 stars Environmental Sensitivity N/A
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving 1 stars
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ N/A
Beginners 5 stars
Advanced 5 stars
Comments Giles is the owner and takes boats out regularly. He is an excellent divemaster and goes out of his way to find critters, nursesharks, and anything else of interest. He is attentive to divers but not in the least overbearing. He is very knowledgeable about identifying underwater fish. He is very entertaining on the surface. He has an extremely capable divemaster, Blair, who takes out the boats when Giles is otherwise occupied. He is a retired expat from Canada with about 7000 dives under his belt. He is very sharp and gives one the feeling that if there were some kind of problem, he's the one you'd want to have around. Once you bring your equipment on board at the beginning of your dive vacation, you can leave it and forget it, except for your mask, snorkel, and fins. They have two boats, one a little bigger than the other and with more cover. Both are excellent, though. Cold water and fruit is available between dives. Nothing fancy. They try to go to a different dive site every time, and will accomodate special requests if you are familiar with the area. They try not to take more than eight divers on a boat, which we appreciate. We will definitely dive with them on our yearly dive trip to Grand Cayman.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving all over the carribean, Fiji, Tahiti, Hawaii
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas choppy, noCurrents
Water Temp 85-86°F / 29-30°C Wetsuit Thickness 0
Water Visibility 50-80 Ft/ 15-24 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions 100 foot depth max
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 2 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 N/A
UW Photo Comments Wall to wall diving is very accomodating to underwater photographers. they have a set up table and a large rinse bucket that is off limits to anything but cameras.
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