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Lighthouse Point - Cayman Islands

Lighthouse Point is a shore accessible salt water dive site, located at 571 NW Point Rd., West Bay, Grand Cayman KY1-1206, Cayman Islands. The maximum depth is 51-60ft/16-18m. The average visibility is over 150ft/46m. This dive site provides bathrooms and airfills. Training platforms are available.

From Lighthouse Point, Grand Cayman
Start with a mini wall to 60 feet then the sheer wall that plunges to 4,000 feet. Tons of pelagics and epic visibility, and you have Grand Cayman’s most adrenaline-filled dive.

Located at Lighthouse Point 10 minutes north of Georgetown, the dive site lies just off a 100-foot-long dock. Giant-stride in or climb down the ladder, then it’s a quick swim to the action. Conditions rarely vary from ideal: no wind, waves or current.

The scooter saves air consumption considerably and allows you to keep pace with marine life — and you’ll see a ton of it. Eagle rays, nurse sharks and turtles cruise by regularly, often in numbers that will inspire jealousy come happy hour. Divetech instructor Emma finds that seeing as many as 14 eagle rays in one dive here is fairly typical. “You’d be unlucky not to see turtles here,” she adds, mentioning that divers will also likely encounter behaviors not commonly wit- nessed elsewhere on island. Because on average no more than 40 people explore the site each day, wildlife is less disturbed. Emma has seen Flounder, Squid, Pufferfish, Octopus mate and Eagle Rays & Stingrays stir up clouds of sand while hunting garden eels.

MAKE IT HAPPEN: A Divetech instructor will guide you or explore on your own for $10/tank of air. The scooter depth will be limited to 100 feet but with a run time of over a hour.

From DiveTech’s website; LIGHTHOUSE POINT is located on the NW tip of Grand Cayman - a great quiet getaway from Seven Mile Beach and just 10 minutes North of town. Here you will experience a shore dive on the mini wall or deep wall that is rated amongst the top on the island! 50 yards off shore makes easy access to a 35’ vertical mini-wall that runs from 25’ to 60’, where you find the 17’ tall bronze statue "Guardian of the Reef" with an abundance of corals, sponges and marine life. The dive site is pristine and unspoiled with southern, eagle and lemon rays, octopus, scorpion fish, bristle stars, crabs, anemones, eels, tarpons, schools of Jacks and an abundance of reef fish from juveniles to old timers seen on a daily basis.

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DiveJay - 6/02/2015 5:27 AM
Thanks for shore diving at Divetech’s Lighthouse Point location and visiting the statue "Guardian of the Reef". For every dive at Lighthouse Point, Divetech donates $1/dive to the local school program called "Learn your Ocean". Divetech teaches these kids how to swim then snorkel and educates them on preserving their ocean environment. Three of these Caymanian kids have gone all the way from "learn to swim" to dive instructor and are now working for Divetech. Program works....

Divetech was honored with the Cayman Islands 2014 Governor’s Award for "Ocean Conservation" for their 20 years of dedication in preserving Cayman’s land and underwater water environment.
LatitudeAdjustment - 2/06/2015 5:24 AM
My wife went snorkeling here with some of the other non-diving spouses while we were out on the diveboat and enjoyed it.

For those of you doing this as a shore dive there are showers and rinse tanks.
OleCrab - 2/05/2015 6:17 PM
I went scuba diving here on 12/15/2014. Average viz: 91-100ft/28-30m. Water temp: 81-85°F/27-29°C.
current was rough so we cut the dive short. Did see the Guardian of the Reef Statue at 60 ft.