Diving & Swimming in The Cayman Islands

The top five reasons The Cayman Islands is the best of the best.

  1. Variety of dive sites. With 365 dive moorings between the three islands, you can dive a different site every day of the year.
  2. Incredible visibility. Seamounts, with no river run-off, mean constantly excellent visibility.
  3. Walls! Dramatic drop offs and maze-like canyon ways.
  4. Vibrant coral and fish life.
  5. Highly qualified dive instructors from around the world.
  • Best Dive Sites

    The Cayman Islands are renowned the world over for its amazing diving opportunities. All three islands have numerous dive sites...

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  • Learn to dive

    That first drop down to 50 feet was a mixture of fear, panic and determination. This is what all those...

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  • Tanya dives at home

    World-record freediver, environmentalist and television personality Tanya Streeter loves diving in the Cayman Islands, where she grew up. The first...

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  • Epic dive to Kittiwake

    At North West Point, clashing currents contribute to a vibrant underwater environment and a reef that pulses with life. Although...

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  • Dramatic Diving

    There are few places in the world where you can step off the end of a dock and be nose...

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  • Dive resorts

    Thanks to near year-round visibility, warm water temperatures, striking coral outcrops and a rich variety of sea critters our islands...

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  • Top five shore dives

    Choose to dive a shallow coral reef a short distance from shore, take in the breathtaking wall of the Cayman...

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  • Hunting for lionfish

    Lionfish embody both the beauty and danger of the underwater world. Not only are they alluring, with long, flowing fins...

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  • Diving

    Why dive here? Breathtaking coral reefs, intriguing ship wrecks and an abundance of marine life ensures The Islands are one...

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  • The wonders of the wall

    Bloody Bay Wall, located off Little Cayman, is consistently ranked as one of the world’s top dive sites. As the...

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  • Dive right in

    While the Guardian of the Reef is one of the newest attractions around the shores of Grand Cayman, there are...

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  • Guardian of the Reef

    My buddy snapped some photos and I had great fun posing with The Guardian, which already had some fine growth...

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  • Trekking with dolphins

    Entering the water, visitors are greeted by several dolphins popping out to welcome them. The group is taking part in...

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  • Yahoo On The Wahoo

    As I walked toward Camana Bay dock, I caught my first glimpse of “Wahoo,” its captain, Dave, and my husband,...

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  • Stars of the sea

    Key to Cayman’s Joe Shooman discovers magic in Cayman’s waters. We are all made of stars, and here in Cayman we...

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  • The seafaring years

    For centuries, Caymanians were engaged in a seafaring existence and only a few decades ago did that life change. Caymanian...

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  • Breakfast with the rays

    Key to Cayman’s Catherine MacGillivray takes an early morning cruise to the Sandbar. Key tip Suitable for all the family....

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  • Plane favourites

    Delta Air Lines flight attendant Val Kegel has flown to Grand Cayman from Atlanta, Georgia, three times a week for...

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  • Cocktail hour

    Sitting out in the fresh air, sipping frosty cocktails at the end of a day filled with beach, sun and...

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  • The Lionfish invasion

    Three years ago the first lionfish sighting in the Cayman Islands was reported at a dive site in Little Cayman....

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  • The Kittiwake – One year on

    The Wreck of the ex-USS Kittiwake became Cayman’s newest dive site when she was scuttled on January 5, 2011. The...

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  • Top 5 dives Sites

    Laura Hanstead, Red Sail Sports Dive site:  Paradise Reef / Wreck of the Oro Verde – located on the West...

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  • Diving benefits

    Divers have long known that scuba diving is awe-inspiring and exciting but a recent study of army veterans learning to...

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  • Dive Certified Atlantis Style

    Be an Atlantis submariner The mysteries of the deep beckon many a visitor to the Cayman Islands. It’s another world...

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  • Tackling the lionfish threat

    In the past few years, the Cayman Islands’ pristine waters have been infiltrated by a new enemy – the lionfish....

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  • Learn to dive

    With sparkling waters teeming with vibrant marine life, Grand Cayman is the perfect place to learn to dive. The resort...

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  • Learn to dive

    With sparkling waters teeming with vibrant marine life, Grand Cayman is the perfect place to learn to dive. The resort...

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  • Into the Blue

    Spending time on the water is the perfect way to relax and offers visitors a unique view of Grand Cayman....

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  • Seasonal catches

    Blessed with year-round tropical weather, Cayman is a real lure for anglers. There’s no time of the year where fish,...

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  • Into the Blue

    Cayman’s sparkling seas offer plenty to explore Spending time on the water is the perfect way to relax and offers...

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  • Top 5 snorkelling sites

    1. Rum Point The shallow, calm waters of Rum Point, off the north-western tip of the eastern side of the...

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  • Learn to dive

    With sparkling waters teaming with vibrant marine life, Grand Cayman is the perfect place to learn to dive. The resort...

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  • Top 5 dive sites

    Trinity Caves With caverns and swim-throughs aplenty, this boat dive off the west side is a popular dive. The caverns...

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  • Underwater Adventure

    Experience the deep blue without getting wet Unlock the mysteries of Cayman’s aquatic life with a ride on Atlantis Submarines....

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  • Lazy days

    Sapphire waters, jaw-dropping sunsets, curious iguanas, hammocks galore With a world of unspoilt beauty and tranquillity, Little Cayman is the...

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  • Coral reef conservation

    As coral reefs all over the world continue to decline, Cayman has become more important than ever in terms of...

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