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Dive Review of Aggressor Fleet/Cayman Aggressor IV in
Cayman Islands/all three islands

Aggressor Fleet/Cayman Aggressor IV: "Cayman Aggressor IV - A Perfect Vacation!", Jun, 2016,

by Kevin Peterson, CA, US ( 1 report). Report 9290.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving Australia, Palau, Yap, Hawaii, Belize, Bahamas, Turks and Caicos, Caribbean (many islands), Key Largo, California (including the Channel Islands as well as Monterey), Mexico, Costa Rica, Bonaire, Curacao, Epcot Center in Disney World, etc.
Closest Airport GCM - Grand Cayman Getting There United from SFO through Houston to GCM - very smooth

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, dry Seas calm, no currents
Water Temp 76 to 81 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 60 to 100 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions We all dove Nitrox and were strongly encouraged not to exceed the mixture dive limits. We all dove with a buddy or one of the crew. It did not feel like rigid enforcement of rules.
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas None
Dolphins 1 or 2 Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 4 stars Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
Small Critters For Subscribers Only Large Fish For Subscribers Only
Large Pelagics For Subscribers Only

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities 5 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments There was a center dry table for cameras and underwater strobes that had ready availability of power for battery chargers. The ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here

Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 5 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 4 stars
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Comments I have been diving at Grand Cayman twice before during cruise ship stops, so I had already experienced Trinity Caves, the Oro Verde and Stingray City. This time I got to spend a week diving all three islands and enjoyed it so much more. The highlight was Bloody Bay Wall on Little Cayman where we dove pretty much every dive site along that wall. There was much healthier coral and fish life there than the more heavily visited sites close to Georgetown.

I had timed my trip to cover the last week in June and just before the 4th of July holiday. Since that could be during hurricane season, I took out trip insurance, but the weather turned out to be perfect! It was sunny every day and barely sprinkled. The water was calm with very little current everywhere we went and the visibility was very good.

We started out with the Doc Paulson and Kittiwake wrecks ending with the obligatory Sting Ray City experience ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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