The Caribbean Reef Sharks of Grand Cayman

Fact Profile: Length: 3m (10ft) Weight: 70kg Distribution: Tropical Western Atlantic Ocean Deepest Recorded Depth: 378m (1,240ft) Habitat One of Grand Cayman’s more famous resident is the Caribbean Reef Shark (Carcharhinus perezii). It is one of Cayman’s largest apex predator in the reef ecosystem. Usually found in higher density on the East End of the…

Abbey the Aussie: Continuing her Journey by Continuing Education

We made it through the busy Christmas Season! After a couple of months with a hectic work schedule Abbey came back to White Sand Diving for more. Since our first post, where we introduced you to Abbey, she has passed her Advanced Open Water Course. Now with 15 dives under her belt she’s already encountered…

Kittiwake Grand Cayman Diving

The Ex USS Kittiwake in Grand Cayman

The Ex USS Kittiwake is probably Grand Cayman’s number one wreck site. And being located off Seven-Mile Beach in relatively shallow waters, this dive site is popular amongst scuba divers and snorkelers. A Quick History USS Kittiwake was a submarine rescue vessel that was in service from 1945 to 1994. Although most of her missions…

Wondering how to make the first step onto the Diving Professional Ladder?

Ever wondered how to make the first step onto the Diving Professional Ladder? Well, we’ll be following the progress of one of the newest Cayman Island residents, Abbey, throughout her training from Open Water Diver to Dive Master. Abbey joined us all the way from the Sunshine Coast in Australia. “My boyfriend and I moved…

Blue Planet

Have you been watching Blue Planet 2? If not, here are 5 reasons to start today!

Our Dive Team has been obsessed with the newest edition of Sir David Attenborough documentaries. Blue Planet 2 is a BBC documentary that is fascinating whilst being educational and raising awareness of the ongoing problem of climate change. 1. It took 4 years to film. The team ended up with over 6000 hours of footage…