Doc Polson Wreck

Location West Bay Depth 40-60ft (18-30m) Access Boat Range Intermediate Tying the knot down under can be done on a private charter boat trip, shore dive or even a night dive. Dive shops and hotels are used to having not only brides and grooms but also entire wedding parties coming to dive, stay and have the reception, with many dive shops assisting in planning and having packages. Some divers have a land wedding plus an underwater ceremony. Consider inviting a few stingrays to your service -...

Wildlife

Grand Cayman's botanic park is hard to beat and absolutely the best place to experience the island's indigenous fauna. A well-marked mile-long trail winds through lush, easy terrain, featuring about 300 native species. You'll see buttonwood swamps, mahogany forests and an excellent collection of native palms. The park is home to orchids (in bloom from late May through June) and the Floral Color Garden, which bursts with tropical flowers. You'll see turtles, lizards and parrots. The Cayman blue...

Sunset Reef Lcm David Nicholson

Location South Sound Depth 30-60ft(9-18m) Access Boat or shore Range Novice Barrel sponges in the Caymans can reach a diameter of more than six feet around and six feet high, providing habitat for cleaning shrimps and other small reef creatures. With a lifespan of over 100 years, sponges feed by pumping water in and out, gleaning nutrients from it in the process. Be very careful when diving near barrel sponges, as their rims are quite brittle and can break off easily, despite their size. This...

From The Author

A warm thank you to my wife, Larie, for her support and help in my travels and the writing of this guide. I would also like to thank Olga Spoelstra for her many talents and unselfish help and friendship in making images and words You can buy, download and print individual chapters from this guidebook. Get Diving amp Snorkeling Belize chapters gt for this book. Special thanks to Jonathan Dietz, Nancy Easterbrook, Leslie Agnos-telli, Courtney Piatt, Anne Louise Tuke, Jerry Beatty, Joanne Gammage,...

Cayman Islands Dive Highlights

1 Stingray City - a favorite of snorkelers and divers who interact with dozens of amazingly gentle stingrays in only 12 feet of water. 2 Ghost Mountain - great undersea pinnacle on the North Sound, full of big groupers and other marine life. 3 Bonnie's Arch - beautiful natural arch with delicate corals, many juvenile fish and roaming lobsters. 4 Doc Poison Wreck - a shallow ship with very good macro life that's fun and easy to explore. 5 Babylon - one of the signature wall dives of Grand Cayman...