The Dive Sites of the Cayman Islands (Dive Sites of the Cayman Islands, 1997) download epub
by Lawson Wood
The Cayman Islands' vibrant reefs are also something of a success story.
The Cayman Islands' vibrant reefs are also something of a success story. With the Caribbean thought to have lost a staggering 80 percent of its coral in recent years, largely due to the effects of global warming, a 2013 study found Cayman coral health had bounced back to levels not seen since 1999. Babylon, Grand Cayman. The famous Grand Cayman wall runs around the entire island, with dive sites on all four sides. But the most sensational are found along the North Wall.
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Site Number Dive Site Name Type Location Action. Site Number: Dive Site Name: Type: Island, Location: Grand Cayman.
Lawson Wood has dived all over the world and knows the Virgin Islands particularly well. An award-winning underwater photographer, he is the author of Dive the Bahamas and Dive the Cayman Islands in the same series
Lawson Wood has dived all over the world and knows the Virgin Islands particularly well. An award-winning underwater photographer, he is the author of Dive the Bahamas and Dive the Cayman Islands in the same series. He is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and a Founder of the Marine Conservation Society. Author Nick Hanna has worked for a number of national and international newspapers and magazines and has written close to a dozen guidebooks.
Best time to dive in Cayman Islands. All of the dive sites will show you hundreds of different species of reef fish. Turtles are also commonly found while Scuba diving. The diving is great year round in the Caribbean, something that is promoted with the dive 365 program. However, the Cayman Islands can be impacted by hurricanes primarily between June and November. Some resorts offer Hurricane protection. If a hurricane impacts your vacation, you can return to the resort for free within 18 month for the days that were impacted. The North Wall area is best known for large pelagic.
Lawson Wood is an author and one of the world's leading underwater photographers. There are books that might do a good job of describing a particular site or two, but this book is the most comprehensive I've found. 8 people found this helpful.
The three islands of the Cayman Islands are the exposed top of an underwater mountain. Underwater, the sides of this mountain are quite steep, vertical in some places, within as little as a few hundred metres from shore
The three islands of the Cayman Islands are the exposed top of an underwater mountain. Underwater, the sides of this mountain are quite steep, vertical in some places, within as little as a few hundred metres from shore. In addition to the expected coral reefs, colourful fish, and other underwater creatures, this "wall diving" provides something extraordinary for scuba divers. Scuba diving in the Caymans can be done by boat, or at many dive sites, directly from shore.
Diving the Cayman Islands is a perfect way to see these Caribbean Islands. NORTH WALL, Grand Cayman - Offering some of the best wall diving sites in the world, the North Wall is famous for its sheer vertical drops and beautiful coral structures. Enjoy a blend of beautiful tranquil reefs, clear warm water and dramatic wall dives. See eagle rays, turtles and hundreds of stingrays on the reefs in the Caymans. A diverse array of reef fish, green turtles, nurse sharks and eagle rays are abound here. Be sure to occasionally glance towards the deep, as you might catch a glimpse of the larger pelagic species and maybe even a Hammerhead shark.