Cayman Islands have colorful marine life in its shallow water reefs.
The West side of the island is shaped where there is calm seas as if ready to water ski.
The barrier reef is protected since the late 1980's where marine life has furished.
Any tour will result in great sightings of reef fish, sting rays, lobsters, and even an occasional turtle.
Our guides will point out different marine life from one inch Christmas Tree Worms and Sea Anemones, to the spectacular colors of Angelfish.
Whether you're traveling to the island on one of the many cruises that port with us or are here for an extended stay, we are your best choice for Cayman Island excursions. Book an all inclusive resort or vacation package online for the best deals on your travel costs and let the Explore Underwater® guide team show you the beauty of this tropical paradise.
We offers Guided Shore Snorkeling, Discover Scuba Diving, Open Water dives!
Learn Reef Fish Identification on Our Guided Snorkeling Tours from Shore at Hammerheads Experience a Ship Wreck flurrishing with Fish.
The Wreck Of Cali shipwreck and coral reef, comes to within just 5 feet of the surface. From shore in calm water, this is a great
snorkeling adventure, a great 20 foot discover scuba diving and to see the great marine life of the Cayman Islands.
Just a 5 minute walk, heading North from the Cruise Ship Terminals, to Hammerheads Bar & Grill where you may rent mask, fins,
and snorkeling vest.
Guided snorkeling tours are offered at 8:30am, 10:30, 12:30, and 2:00 daily. This is a one hour easy tour. Sign up online or drop by 15 minutes before tour time.
Reservations is requested to insure space avaliblity.
Learn to Scuba Dive See the Cali Ship Wreck and Reef
Snorkling the shallow reef next to the ship wreck is a great reef within 5 feet of the surface full of all the reef fish imagiable.
Fish Market by the Sea Local Fishermen Sell Their Fresh Catch Daily
On a short walk North of the cruise ship terminals, right in the heart of the George Town Harbour area, you'll see the local fishermen cleaning their
morning catch. Snapper, Triggerfish, Mahi Mahi,are just a few of the available fish for sell by the pound. If you are staying on Grand Cayman, this is
a great source of local fresh fish for your dinner. If you are only ashore for the day, it is still a treat to meet the fishermen, and hear their
local accents as they tell you their fishing tales.
Homemade Ice Cream Parlour Caymanian Traditions' Local Fruit Flavors
Local fruits are used in the homemade ice cream offered at Caymanian Traditions. This wonderful ice cream parlour is located on the second floor of the South
cruise ship terminal. Natural vanilla and of course chocolate are among the many flavors, but be brave and try one of the local flavors, they are delicious!
Sandwiches, water and other snack foods are available. Art, jewelry, souvenirs and locally made items make this stop a delightful adventure during your
visit in Grand Cayman.
Kayak Tours Kayaking is for everyone - No experience is necessary
Guided snorkeling tours from shore are a fun way to enjoy two different excursions at the same time. Our guided kayak tours from
two locations. At Hammerheads Bar & Grill, within walking distance of the cruise ship terminals and at Kaibo Bar & Grill 25 minutes via transportation.
They are conveniently located where you can get food, water, and near restrooms. You may rent everything you need. Experienced guides will
give you great information along the paddling trip, and a short
briefing about the marine life you will be seeing.
Cayman Kayaks also offers eco-adventure kayaking tours in the pristine waters of the North Sound,the largest reef-fringed lagoon of the Cayman Islands.
Explore the mangroves, bays and beaches of Grand Cayman on a stable and safe sit-on-top kayak. Escape to the remote tropical island atmosphere of
Cayman Kai, a 25 minute drive from the Cruise Ship Terminals. Kayak, swim, enjoy a meal at Kaibo Bar & Grill, or just relax on the great beach.
Photography Unlimited Botanical Park - Cayman Scenery - Underwater
Over the past 30 years of scuba diving and Underwater photography, Monte Lee Thornton has published photos in
textbooks, magazines, newspapers and internet publications. His photography encompasses locations
from Hawaii to the Egypt. He founded Explore Underwater Online Magazine in 1996 and has continued to have a large internet
Monte Thornton is a marine naturalist, beginning his career by photographing Humpback whales and feeding sharks in Hawaii.
He now lives in the Cayman Islands with his wife, and their two children. Irene Scott-Thornton, PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer,
began diving in 1978 in the Cayman Islands. Their 15 year old daughter and 12 year old son, are PADI Jr. Advanced Open Water Divers.
Monte has been photographing the Cayman Islands since 1983 and has published three books
Lessons in photography are available while you are on vacation.
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Grand Cayman Shore Snorkeling Lobster fighting Guide Cayman Islands
So this is what a Lobster in warm water looks like. The have horns instead of pinchers.