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“to infinity and beyond”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of North Wall

North Wall
Ranked #47 of 168 things to do in Grand Cayman
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Diving area that hosts sting and eagle rays, turtles and masses of coral.
Panama City, Panama
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21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“to infinity and beyond”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2014

You need to swim 25-30 min from shore (at Cobalto) or 15-20 min (at lighouse) to meet this amazing wall droping to the deep, we reach 85mts and we didnt see the end. Great place to find Turtles, Nurse Shark, and other big fishes.

Visited August 2014
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White Plains, New York
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28 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Crystal clear and chuck full of beauty”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2014

If you have to dive somewhere this is the place. Just as clear at 120 feet as it is at 30 feet. And wildlife is plentiful. Would go back in a hearbeat.

Visited September 2013
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Atlanta Ga
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48 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Best diving on Grand Cayman”
5 of 5 bubbles 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

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Zeeland
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50 reviews
26 attraction reviews
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“Beautiful diving!”
5 of 5 bubbles 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
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Broomfield, Colorado
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97 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Great Wall dive”
5 of 5 bubbles 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
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