Little Cayman Scuba Diving
Its name may be "little," but this
island is a giant in the world of scuba diving. Along its 10-mile length,
57 dive sites are marked with moorings. The most famous site is Bloody
Bay Wall on the north side of the island. The wall drops off just a short
swim from the shore at a depth of only 20 feet, making it a favorite with
snorkelers as well.
Best Dive Sites
Bloody Bay Wall
Starting at a depth of just 25 feet, this site is a favorite with every
level of diver and is considered one of the best dive sites in the Caribbean.
Named one of the top dive sites by the late Philipe Cousteau, the wall
is thick with sponges and corals and also features many formations such
as chimneys, canyons, and coral arches. The wall is a spectacular sight,
dropping into sheer blackness from, just inches away, the clear turquoise
Nancy's Cup of Tea
On the north side of the island off Big Channel, this dive site begins
at a depth of just 35 feet before plunging into inky waters. Decorated
with multicolored sponges as well as gorgonians. Look for lots of marine
West of Nancy's Cup of Tea, this shallow site is home to eagle rays, groupers,
and more. Small caverns and overhangs make this spot special.
Off Grape Tree Bay on the north side of the island, the cut or crevice
leads to a wall filled with sponges and gorgonians.
Out from Jackson's Point, Randy's Gazebo is noted for its tunnels and
swim-throughs. This wall dive includes a natural arch that's a favorite
with underwater photographers.
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