Artificial Reefs in Grand Cayman

Artificial Reefs Artificial Reefs are man made structures built to recreate reefs, but for several different reasons. Firstly and most often, Artificial reefs are built to promote marine life either in areas with a featureless bottom or where reef systems have been lost and need replenishing. Artificial Reefs are also used to control Erosion, block…

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…

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…