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Grand Cayman Scuba - Certified Excursion Reviews

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Grand Cayman is world renowned for its amazing wall and shipwreck dives -- ideal for certified scuba divers.

grfg8r

1 review

Eden Rock Shore Dives


Provider: Independent Operator

quizak

1 review

Our son-in law and two of his friends did a shore dive over to the grotto just a few hundred yards from shore, near where the ships anchor. It was a very good dive with good visibility. While he dove, my daughter and I snorkeled and saw numerous fish among the coral. Later they met the other family members and snorkeled at Cemetery Beach using equipment rented from the scuba shop. It was an enjoyable, but to short, day.

Provider: Independent Operator

gmichae

1 review

At Grand Cayman (again, a tendered port), we had planned to do a shore dive and then Stingray City. Unfortunately, our Stingray City tour had to be cancelled due to multiple ships being in port at the same time, causing the tour time to be pushed up, overlapping with the dive. This dive was along the reef just minutes south of the pier. Very nice and relatively shallow by comparison to other dive sites (maybe 50 feet at the deepest.) This would be a great beginners dive, but rather boring (again) for an experienced diver. We were the only 2 people who booked the shore dive, so we effectively got a private dive out of the excursion. Well worth it, if you're planning on doing multiple things while in port, but if you're only interested in diving, you'd probably be better off booking the Certified 2-Tank Dive.

Provider: Carnival Cruise Lines

conchyjoe1

1 review

We went diving with DNS Diving and it was AWESOME! They took great care of us, we dove North Wall which is excellent, and had a great time. The dive masters took great care of us, setting up our gear, making sure we had everything, and kept us hydrated. And we had nice complimentary beach towels to dry off with. We even left with a complimentary DNS Diving koozie to keep our Caybrew cold on the trip back to the ship. Awesome people, awesome time!

Provider: Independent Operator

TylerTxCruiser

1 review

We took a certified 2 tank dive with Don Foster's Dive Cayman. An exceptional dive experience. Gear was in perfect condition and dive crew were very friendly and helpful. Water temperature was 83 degrees and visibility was 80 feet. Other than great coral, we saw a small nurse shark, lobster, squid, sea turtle, barracuda, lion fish and plenty species of fish.

Provider: Carnival Cruise Lines

scottjfl

1 review

Good simple Wall and Reef Dive with about 20 other divers.

Provider: Celebrity Cruises

clover3

1 review

Grand Cayman-Tendering. This is such a different port than Jamaica. It is beautiful, clean, and full of fun things to do that you feel safe doing! The tendering does take some time, so allow for that if you book your own excursions. My husband dives, so we booked a 2 tank dive thru Carnival. They use Don Foster Dive Shop. This was an excellent organization. They were top knotch, experienced and safety conscious attendants. I also go along as a non-diver so I see more than even the average diver. I was very impressed. They were prepared, efficient, and instructed where, when, what to see, and how they were going to dive & get equipment. This was one of the best dives my husband has been on.

Provider: Carnival Cruise Lines

F18Pilot

2 reviews

Grand Cayman Island: Quaint. Reminded me of St. Thomas (go figure). We booked the Carnival 2 Tank Certified Scuba Dive excursion. Carnival uses Don Foster's Dive Cayman which is quite well known and very professional. Don Foster's price for the same excursion was almost the same amount, so I booked through Carnival to "guarantee" timely transportation to and from. We were bussed a very short distance, filled out our paperwork (this tour was only for certified divers), outfitted with gear and boarded on a dive boat. There were only 17 people on the tour and we had a lot of room on the boat. We split into two groups so there was ample supervision and lots of room on the dives. Don Foster's provided water and a cooler of ice if you brought your own drinks. They also had clear water tanks to rinse cameras and personal equipment. The personnel couldn't have been more helpful and friendly. The dives were fun and we saw a lot of marine life. Keep in mind we were on a schedule (the downside to cruising), but the divers kept us on time and got us our maximum dive times in. We enjoyed it so much, we will definitely return for a week to the Island just to scuba.

Provider: Carnival Cruise Lines

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