Scuba Diving Near Seven Mile Beach

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Within easy reach of one of the best dive destinations in the world, the Grand Cayman Wall is frequented by tourists from all around.  There are drops that go as deep as 3,000 feet, which makes for an exhilarating destination to say the least.  Those who are not so adventurous will still find plenty to see at just 45 to 75 feet, where the most activity can be found. Nearby, you'll find several other popular sites like Stingray City and a recent boat wreck. 

There are 9 dive operators, some dive shops, and at least 16 different dive sites in the area.

Dive Operators and Shops

The dive shops worth considering can be seen below.

Dive Shops Near Seven Mile Beach
Name Phone Location
Divers Supply (345) 949-7621 Seven Mile Beach
Divers World (345) 949-8128 1.2 mi. North of Downtown Georgetown
Ambassador Divers

If you'd like to go diving, you might want to check with Living the Dream Divers. Owned and operated by a husband and wife team who believe they are truly "Living the Dream," you won't find a friendly set of dive operators -- who are also so highly qualified -- around. Living the Dream has been built by people who love scuba diving and want every diver who visits the island to share in their joy. They are located in Seven Mile Beach.

Another option is DNS Diving. The standard dive package with DNS begins with free transportation from your resort along Seven Mile Beach. You'll start your dive with a guided wall dive that maxes out at 100 feet, then take a break on the surface for some bottled water and a snack. You can reach them at (345) 916-2490.

A third option is Pirate Divers. A highly qualified staff of PADI certified divers offers a collection of scuba diving training courses for all levels of divers. These courses begin with the Beginner Discover Scuba course and goes up through Dive Master. They're found within Seven Mile Beach.

The following chart has some key facts regarding the area's dive services.

Dive Operators Near Seven Mile Beach
Name Phone Location
Ambassador Divers (345) 949-4530 1.5 mi. North of Downtown Georgetown
Cayman Diving (345) 926-4729 Seven Mile Beach
Cayman Turtle Divers (345) 938-0184 Central Seven Mile Beach
DNS Diving (345) 916-2490 Seven Mile Beach
Go Pro Diving (345) 925-9092 1.3 mi. North of Downtown Georgetown
Living the Dream Divers (345) 526-3483 2.0 mi. North of Downtown Georgetown
Pirate Divers (345) 324-3271 Seven Mile Beach
Red Sail Sports (877) 506-6368 0.6 mi. South-Southwest of Central Seven Mile Beach
Seven Mile Watersports (345) 949-0332 Seven Mile Beach

Dive Services

Be sure to look through this table to get a feel for the approximate cost of typical dive services in this area.

Dive Services
Offering Type Low Rate High Rate
Discover Scuba $ 110.0 $ 175.0
Double Tank Dive $ 95.0 $ 130.0
Night Dive $ 75.0 $ 90.0
Open Water Certification $ 400.0 $ 595.0
Single Tank Dive $ 75.0 $ 95.0

Dive Sites

The chart just below lists some information concerning some of the area's major dive sites.

Dive Sites Near Seven Mile Beach
Name Quality Max Depth Latitude Longitude
Bolero Excellent -- 19.34785 -81.3924
Eagles Nest Very Good -- 19.3414 -81.39208
Fish Reef Very Good 45.9 19.3213333333 -81.39335
Hammerhead Hole -- -- 19.33621 -81.38911
Hammerhead Hole Good 49.9 19.3362166667 -81.3891166667
Jax Dax Very Good -- 19.34085 -81.39005
Knife Good -- 19.35911 -81.39935
La Mesa Good -- 19.32168 -81.39308
Lone Star Very Good 42.0 19.3268333333 -81.391
Lost Treasure Reef Very Good -- 19.35385 -81.3934
Marty's Wall -- -- 19.36011 -81.4
Oro Verde Excellent 56.1 19.3386 -81.3907
Royal Palms Ledge Very Good -- 19.31895 -81.39328
Sand Chute Good 100.1 19.3321666667 -81.3928333333
The Kittiwake Good 64.0 19.3619 -81.4012166667
Wild Hammer Excellent -- 19.32268 -81.38943

To learn more concerning diving, including helpful suggestions and tips for both "old pros" and beginners, read our exhaustive guide to diving in the Caribbean.

 

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