Divers will enjoy the wonderful wall diving, shipwrecks and magnificent marine life on this iconic dive itinerary spending time on Grand and Little Cayman.
This iconic dive itinerary allows you to spend a week at Sunset House on Grand Cayman and a long weekend at Little Cayman Beach Resort, as the locals do. A truly memorable getaway.
Scuba diving in the Cayman Islands is long established and there’s a dive site for every day of the year. The waters are warm and clear with an average visibility of around 30 metres and the walls plunge to incredible depths. Expect turtle and stingray encounters and a wealth of colourful marine life. The diving is suitable for everyone from beginners through to technical divers. Snorkellers are welcome.
Day1: Fly to George Town
On arrival, make way to your accommodation for a week long stay. Rest of the day is at leisure.
Days2-7: Dive Grand Cayman
Enjoy a six day dive package: morning boat dives along the walls and reefs with their colourful sponges and amazing marine life. Sunset House has a house reef for you to explore too. Wreckies should head to the Kittiwake and other iconic wrecks around the island (local supplements apply).
Day8: Transfer to Little Cayman
Today you will be transferred to the airport for your short flight to Little Cayman. You'll be met on arrival and transfer to Little Cayman Beach Resort for a five night stay, and the rest of the day is at leisure.
Days9-12: Dive Little Cayman
Your four day (eight dives) dive package begins today. Enjoy morning boat dives to iconic dive sites in the marine park, such as Bloody Bay Wall and those at Jackson Point as you dive along the walls which sink into the abyss.
Day13: Depart Cayman Islands
Transfer to the airport for your flight(s) back to the UK via Grand Cayman.
Day14: Arrive UK
You should note: If you want to stay longer or at an alternative resort, just let us know.
Our trip ideas are offered to inspire you and can be tailored to suit your requirements.
Duration and price including flights from/to UK: 14 daysfrom £3,245 pp
When to go: Jan-Dec
Included in the price/package:
Flights from the UK
7 nights on Grand Cayman (breakfast)
5 nights on Little Cayman (half board)
10 days diving (20 dives)
Tanks and weights
Grand Cayman is the largest of the three islands and home to the capital, George Town. Ideal for divers and snorkellers, the island is known for its coral reefs and underwater walls, as well as a number of shipwrecks, plus stingrays and turtles galore.
Ideal for viewing: southern stingray, spotted eagle ray, white-tip reef shark, Atlantic tarpon, green turtle
Excellent for: Liveaboard diving, Resort based diving, Family diving, Technical diving, Underwater photography, Wreck diving
The smallest and least developed of the islands, Little Cayman offers a peaceful getaway with a flourishing wildlife above and under the water. Underwater highlights include the Bloody Bay Wall, with its colourful coral gardens and magnificent marine life.
Ideal for viewing: southern stingray, spotted eagle ray, white-tip reef shark, green turtle
Excellent for: Resort based diving, Family diving, Reef diving
Suggested accommodation options are shown below.
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Located in West Bay, overlooking the North Sound, this modern beach front resort is nestled amongst tropical gardens and well located for local diving and snorkelling activities on Grand Cayman.
Situated on the smallest of Cayman’s three islands, Little Cayman Beach Resort offers a peaceful getaway with a flourishing wildlife above and under the water. Facilities include a fully equipped dive and photo centre.
Sunset House is a good value diving resort, situated less than a mile from George Town, with easy access to the water and fantastic views. Facilities include a pool and jacuzzi, a sea pool and on-site dive centre.