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“Best diving on Grand Cayman”
Review of North Wall

North Wall
Ranked #49 of 173 things to do in Grand Cayman
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Owner description: Diving area that hosts sting and eagle rays, turtles and masses of coral.
Atlanta Ga
Level 5 Contributor
51 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Best diving on Grand Cayman”
Reviewed 17 August 2014 via mobile

I've made two trips to Grand Cayman in my life, for a week each. I have made a fair amount of dives in the West Bay and about 10 dives on the north wall. The West Bay is nice for the cattle calls off the cruise ship. It's definitely shallower and feels safer. Feels like a dive in the keys and is not what made the Caymans famous But if you go to Grand Cayman to dive you have to do the north wall. The top of the wall is anywhere from 45 to 60 feet depending on your dive site. And it drops off to 1000 I guess. But most of the good stuff as at the top. It is very easy to navigate because of this. And less experienced and younger divers can stay right at the top in a safe zone. For my most recent trip we took my 11 and 13-year-old daughters. They had no trouble hanging out at the top and still saw everything, turtles rays, grouper, and lion fish. The boat ride out can be tough on a windy day if you get seasick. But it is totally worth it and only last about 15 minutes. This area is what makes Grand Cayman possibly the best in the Caribbean. Other dives on Grand Cayman are no different then the keys Bahamas Turks etc. and Bonaire blows away any other parts of the island other than the Northwall. Dive it, you will not regret it

7 Thank MartinsGa
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Level 5 Contributor
69 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Beautiful diving!”
Reviewed 24 June 2014

Beautiful coral, sea turtles, sting rays and of course lion fish. Bring your Dramamine for the boat ride, the waves can be pretty wicked on this end of the island.

Visited June 2014
2 Thank dzwiers
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Broomfield, Colorado
Level 6 Contributor
97 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Great Wall dive”
Reviewed 16 April 2014 via mobile

We dove the north wall with Indigo Divers and had a great time. We saw tons of cool marine life and the service was top notch. I like the north wall better than west bay because it is for more expire ended divers and the sites are more intact. That being said any diving on Grand Cayman is the best. I would highly recommend going with Chris and Kate of Indigo Divers.

Visited April 2014
2 Thank jmcurl
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Level 4 Contributor
45 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Amazing Diving”
Reviewed 12 March 2014

One of the best sites on the island as long as it a clam day on the water and the tide is in. Best to dive this area in summer when the waves a calm

Visited January 2014
2 Thank BanffHowie
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Brasileia, AC
Level 6 Contributor
328 reviews
138 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
“Some of the best diving in the Caribbean.”
Reviewed 20 February 2014

It's not Cocos, Sangalaki, Biak, or Paulau, but Cayman is very good and probably the best spot in the Caribbean. If you're a diver and you've come to Cayman to dive, you must dive the North Wall.

Visited February 2014
2 Thank S G
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