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Divetech

5 Star Rating  from 6 reviews

Our daily boat trips are 2-tank and 100% computer profiles, for 2 x 1-hour dives! This allows you to take advantage of the most bottom time available on the pristine North walls and reefs of Grand Cayman. Both morning and afternoon 2-tank trips are run to provide you with as many options as you'd like. Stingray City trips are run several times a week to play with the Rays at the Worlds Best Dive site - 12 feet of critters and fun!

dive-tech-approved-transWe also have 2 great shore diving locations, with reefs teaming with marine life - perfect dives to compliment your boat package and enjoy the marine world. Our shops at Lighthouse Point and at Cobalt Coast Dive Resort have house reefs in the 30 - 60 feet range that are abundant with sponges and corals, fish and offer excellent night dives right off shore. Plus the deep wall, only 10 minutes offshore, offers a natural multi-level dive for those more adventurous.

Divetech dive boats are 100% computer profiles, offering 2 x 1-hour dives and complimentary dive computers are provided. Visiting the North Wall most of the time (weather dependant) you'll enjoy some of the best sheer walls that Cayman has to offer. Two dive Instructors will guide you (although you are allowed as buddy teams to run your own profiles) and a top side support Instructor will be watching and helping out as needed. The custom dive boats are equipped with fresh water showers, camera tables, camera rinse bucket, mask rinse bucket, towels and all the safety equipment that should be in place! Iced bottles water and orange slices are available - and we're adding hot drinks for those sparse rainy days:)
 

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Kids from ages 8 and up can participate is scuba - from Rangers and Seals diving to 10 feet in the ocean to Jr. Open water and specialty courses. Kids Sea Camp is hosted every July, 2 fun filled weeks including a teen program, underwater scooters and digital photography.
 
Digital cameras are available for rent - our check out our special photo event weeks to dive with the pros!

Technical and CCR Rebreather courses and divers are on offer year round, to remove those bubbles, provide warm, moist air and extend your depths or dive times and see some of Cayman's most pristine walls at deeper depths. Inner Space and Tek week are hosted annually to meet the 'Who's Who' in the Tek and CCR community, learn about new products and offerings and make a lot of friends.

Divetech can also handle all your accommodation needs at: 


Technical: Yes
Snorkelling: Yes
Accreditation: PADI Dive Center
BSAC
CMAS
NAUI
SSI
TDI
SDI
IANTD
Divetech
18 Seafan Drive
West Bay
Grand Cayman
Cayman Islands

Telephone: (345) 946-5658
Fax:(345) 946-5659
Email:divetech@candw.ky
Web:www.divetech.com
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Reviews

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Overall Rating
2nd November 2009 A Wonderful Underwater World Introduction No 5 Star Rating
21st August 2009 Lighthouse Point Diving No 5 Star Rating
8th August 2009 Great Diving Experience No 5 Star Rating
6th August 2009 Once Again, A Very Special Dive Experience No 5 Star Rating
6th April 2009 Very Friendly and Helpful No 4 Star Rating
Previous Reviews

2nd November 2009 by assalto

A Wonderful Underwater World Introduction

5 Star Rating

Visit Date: July 2009

If you want to relax the sand and the sun of the Seven Mile beach of Grand Cayman is excellent.

But the real pearl of the Caymans is under the sea.

We have never tried scuba in our life before, so we decided (by chance) to take our first "Discovery Scuba" course for all the family at the Divetech - Lighthouse.

We had Art as instructor, who was so patient and really good to help us to move for the first time our fins under the crystalline Cayman's sea.

We were so happy about our first experience that we took 4 more dives in the following days with Art.

Art was great, but also all the staff is extremely professional.

All our dives were shore diving with an easy enter/exit from their jetties (at Cobalt cost and Lighthouse locations) even for newbie as we are.

We also rent the equipments (regulators and BCD's) and I can say that they were in a good condition so that we could concentrate in balancing our body and watch the marine life.

The visibility was amazing (I guess 25-30m / 80-100ft) and we met many barracudas, octopus, stingrays, sea turtle, coral shrimp, many other tropical fishes, very nice corals and fabulous sponges.

The icing on the cake was that we got the course only for all 3 of us and that we had two instructors: Art plus an assistant instructor !!!

Not to mention also the kindness of the managers (Jay and Arie) that we had the chance to meet. Good luck for their new impressive entrepreneurial design, as a matter of fact they are expanding the two locations (Lighthouse/CobaltCoast) with new brand buildings for the joy of the scuba travellers.

All in all we do recommend Divetch, we only regret, when we were back to Italy, that we had not enough time to make more dives with them and "dream from real" looking how superb was the sight of the mini walls life.

Ratings are based on 1 (Dissatisfied) to 5 (Totally Satisfied)
The staff was attentive and informative 5 Star Rating
The rental equipment was clean 5 Star Rating
My personal gear was washed and stored away 5 Star Rating
The quality of the dive trip 5 Star Rating
Attention to safety & environment 5 Star Rating
Condition of the dive boats 0 Star Rating
Dive briefing 5 Star Rating
Dive Leader 5 Star Rating
Value for money 5 Star Rating
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21st August 2009 by Islanddiver

Lighthouse Point Diving

5 Star Rating

Visit Date: July 2008

Lighthouse Point has recently built condos and added new divers facilities. The place looks great!

Lighthouse Point is located towards West Bay, near the Turtle Farm and is a short drive, maybe 15 minutes from the seven mile beach area.

Shore diving to the wall and Reefs with abundant life. Access to the water by sturdy ladder, the water is rarely choppy and its easy access.

Staff are super knowledgeable and expert divers. Swim to the wall is a good ten minutes and while its not the most spectacular wall experience in Cayman, it is a nice dive to do, the coral 'on the way' to the wall is abundant once you swim past the sand flats.

Set up area for tanks is the best, tons of space and purpose built.

Quality Location and company.

Ratings are based on 1 (Dissatisfied) to 5 (Totally Satisfied)
The staff was attentive and informative 5 Star Rating
The rental equipment was clean 4 Star Rating
My personal gear was washed and stored away 0 Star Rating
The quality of the dive trip 4 Star Rating
Attention to safety & environment 5 Star Rating
Condition of the dive boats 0 Star Rating
Dive briefing 5 Star Rating
Dive Leader 0 Star Rating
Value for money 5 Star Rating
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8th August 2009 by dianesampson

Great Diving Experience

5 Star Rating

Visit Date: November 2009

My husband and I celebrated our 25th anniversary at Cobalt Coast Dive Resort and dove with Divetech November 2008. We were supposed to go to Little Cayman, but the hurricane forced us to change our plans. We had a wonderful experience, both with the resort and the dive operation. I loved the briefings before the dives and the drawings of the site. All of the dive masters were very experienced and helpful. Would dive with them again!

Diane Sampson

Baltimore, Md.

Ratings are based on 1 (Dissatisfied) to 5 (Totally Satisfied)
The staff was attentive and informative 5 Star Rating
The rental equipment was clean 0 Star Rating
My personal gear was washed and stored away 0 Star Rating
The quality of the dive trip 5 Star Rating
Attention to safety & environment 5 Star Rating
Condition of the dive boats 5 Star Rating
Dive briefing 5 Star Rating
Dive Leader 5 Star Rating
Value for money 5 Star Rating
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6th August 2009 by marswell

Once Again, A Very Special Dive Experience

5 Star Rating

Visit Date: July 2009

We've just returned from a week long dive trip to Grand Cayman, which was booked through DiveTech, whom we've used on each of our previous trips to Cayman. Our experience this time was even better than before!

Originally, we had booked ourselves into one of the new condos at Lighthouse Point, knowing that they may or may not be ready. Unfortunately, the not all was as Nancy Easterbrook (owner/manager) would have liked, so they very graciously made room for us at the sister site Cobalt Coast. We stayed in one of the two bedroom Villas across the road from the main hotel. A home away from home.

Many of the staff have remained since our last visit, and their experience, knowledge of the area, graciousness and humour were even more evident this time. We took two tank boat dives on five of our days, along with a Sting Ray City trip, and shore dives at both Cobalt Coast and Lighthouse Point.

The Boat Captains (Christian, Javan and Lee) each picked dive sites that were either specifically requested by a diver, or suggested sites they knew none of the divers had previously visited. This allowed us all to see something 'new' each time. They each gave excellent briefings on the sites, and stressed the safety aspects of each dive. On a day that was rather rough (a front was moving through), Lee did his best to keep us in the calmest waters possible until we reached the site. I know we were all much more comfortable because of it! Sea sickness is not fun :-(

The DiveMasters that also accompanied us were also extremely helpful in answering questions, helping out, and suggesting some good ways to become a better diver all around. Simon, Sally, Sharon, Susan and Art (who will have to change her name to start with S) are to be commended. They made a good dive even better

In most cases, the captain led the dive with the dive master pulling up the rear. For the second dives (<60 ft) divers were given the choice of being guided or going off on their own - always with the reminder of the profile time and depth and the emphasis on safety for all.

Between dives, there were towels, oranges and always plenty of water to drink. We were never rushed, and always assisted when it appeared we needed it.

All in all, DiveTech is an extremely professional operation that emphasizes safety, and makes the diving experience relaxed, and thoroughly enjoyable.

Ratings are based on 1 (Dissatisfied) to 5 (Totally Satisfied)
The staff was attentive and informative 5 Star Rating
The rental equipment was clean 0 Star Rating
My personal gear was washed and stored away 0 Star Rating
The quality of the dive trip 5 Star Rating
Attention to safety & environment 5 Star Rating
Condition of the dive boats 5 Star Rating
Dive briefing 5 Star Rating
Dive Leader 5 Star Rating
Value for money 5 Star Rating
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6th April 2009 by traveldiver1

Very Friendly and Helpful

4 Star Rating

Visit Date: March 2009

Dive Tech on the premises of Cobalt Coast Grand Cayman is excellent. It has been getting bad reviews, but not true! They are very conscientious of needs and check frequently to make sure divers are happy. They tend well to beginners and advanced divers alike. Our daughter had ear troubles and they went extra steps to help her have a successful dive with great patience. Another day she was sea sick and again they went above and beyond to help her adjust and make the dive. They even shortened the return trip and had a van pick us up further down shore to limit her sea time.You handle and prepare all yourself, but they are there to assist if anything is needed. Great shore diving at Lighthouse and off the dock at Cobalt too.

Ratings are based on 1 (Dissatisfied) to 5 (Totally Satisfied)
The staff was attentive and informative 4 Star Rating
The rental equipment was clean 5 Star Rating
My personal gear was washed and stored away 0 Star Rating
The quality of the dive trip 4 Star Rating
Attention to safety & environment 5 Star Rating
Condition of the dive boats 5 Star Rating
Dive briefing 5 Star Rating
Dive Leader 4 Star Rating
Value for money 0 Star Rating
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