One of Grand Cayman’s sister islands, Cayman Brac offers fantastic, uncrowded dive sites and a quiet, off-the-beaten-track atmosphere.

 

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Dive Cayman Brac

The relaxed, tropical style and multitude of easily accessible shore sites makes Cayman Brac a beloved dive destination for underwater enthusiasts around the world. The small island, only 12 miles long and 1.2 miles wide, offers 65 dive sites for you to explore.

Whether you’re a novice experiencing scuba for the first time, a new diver looking for the perfect spot to complete your check-out dives, or a seasoned veteran who wants a dive experience unlike any other, this island paradise with its warm, clear waters should be at the top of your must-dive list.

Reefs and Marine Life

Cayman Brac is home to hundreds of varieties of fish, corals and marine life. Swim with giant tarpon and fierce-looking tiger groupers. Marvel at majestic queen angelfish as elkhorn corals, star corals and abundant soft corals vie for your attention. Explore canyons and crevices, small caves and ledges, drop-offs and gullies, while grouper, horse-eye jacks, triggerfish, tarpon, nurse sharks and other brilliantly colored tropical fish glide by.

MV Captain Keith Tibbetts

The MV Captain Keith Tibbetts is the only dive-able Russian warship in the Western Hemisphere, and one of the most dramatic wrecks in the world. The ship lies scuttled beneath the waters of Cayman Brac’s West End. This wreck offers a spectacular multi-level dive while beckoning divers to discover its secrets and the over 100 species of marine life that call this 330-foot frigate home. Look carefully and you may even spot the famous wreck’s two special residents: two huge goliath groupers named Boris and Natasha.

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