Welcome to Your Underwater Tour of the Cayman Islands

Welcome to the Cayman Islands. This trip is different; it begins underwater. We are going to take you on a tour of three of the most gorgeous islands of the Caribbean and show you why this tropical paradise is considered one of the finest diving locations in the world. Before we begin, let’s go over…


Cayman Brac’s Shipwreck of the Century

by Walt Stearns Russian Warship Takes A Dive for Peace The sinking of the MV Capt. Keith Tibbetts Memorial was a success. Swimming next to the Russian warship, formally known as #356, I was completely awed. The view before me was highly impressive. Resting even keel on the gentle grade of sugar white sandfloor, the…


So Many Walls, Reefs, Wrecks and Rays

by Walt Stearns 101 Top Sensational Dives in the Cayman Islands! When it comes to the Caribbean, the Cayman Islands have it all. What makes them such remarkable jewels among a collection of great dive destination gems? These three beautiful islands offer virtually everything the traveling diver could want, whether it be to get away…


Cayman Madness

by Geri Murphy Come this fall, the quiet island of Grand Cayman will be transformed into a frenzy of activity. Someone will be whispering, They’re coming today and someone will answer, Oh my, time already? Yes folks, its the Fifth Annual Cayman Madness and the crew at Bob Soto’s Diving will batten down the hatches…


Miles of Reefs, Walls and Wrecks

  by Walt Stearns If you haven’t heard of Grand Cayman’s Sister Islands, you haven’t been paying close attention. Off Cayman Brac and Little Cayman you will find some of the Caribbean’s finest diving; the sites are not only dramatic and entertaining but also easy and carefree. Between Cayman Brac, the largest island (measuring 12…


Welcome to Your Underwater Tour of the CAYMAN ISLANDS: Next Stop Adventure! (part 2)

LITTLE CAYMAN/NORTH SIDE Our underwater tour of Little Cayman begins on the North Side. It is by far the most popular region for visiting divers as this is where the drop-off comes closest to the shoreline. The North Side can be divided into two basic zones; GRAND CAYMAN / EAST END The East End of…


The Shipwrecks of Cayman

by Walt Stearns The Shipwrecks of Cayman Silenced forever and Adorned by the sea The Cayman Islands are a great diving destination. Their majestic walls and friendly stingrays are world renowned. However, these three islands also offer a collection of excellent, accessible wrecks. One such special site is the wreck of a Russian frigate. Drop…


Dive Paradise for a Pittance

by Al Hornsby Winter Rates So Low Even a Pauper Can Afford to Vacation on Grand Cayman Diving is what has made Grand Cayman an all-star among dive travelers. Blessed with all the elements that make a dive destination popular great walls, clear water, short boat rides, wrecks and protected diving areas regardless of wind…


A Sanctuary for Scuba Divers

by Stephen Frink Grand Cayman’s Sunset House I remember the first time I visited Grand Cayman. The year was 1980 and, while I had dived extensively in Hawaii and the Florida Keys, at the time I had never been to the Caribbean. Like so many other dive travelers, Grand Cayman was my introduction to the…


Divi Tiara Beach

by Stephen Frink CAYMAN BRAC’S FAMILY FRIENDLY DIVE RESORT My four year old daughter Alexa has already chosen her favorite dive destination in the Caribbean, the Divi Tiara Beach Resort on Cayman Brac. She has been there five times already, although her first visit was at three months old, and she says she doesn’t remember…