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Charlie's Reef

Cayman Brac
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Ranked #5 of 30 attractions in Cayman Brac
Type: Reefs
Most recent review
- May 13, 2014
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Cedar Crest, New Mexico
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60 reviews 60 reviews
25 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

As an UW photographer I found the sealife varied & plentiful on this reef w/ unusual combinations & colors of coral, seafans & sponges which all seemed to be competing for the same space. It's a shallow dive without much current so it would be fun for novices as well as more experienced divers, which is true of all the... More

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Portage, PA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

Great dive site easy to get to from shore or a very easy boat dive. I cant wait to get back there I have been there twice and both times have been different

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Michigan
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

So this is a shallow lively reef. We were able to stay under almost an entire hours just playing with all of our new sea creature friends. We found a turtle, lobsters, crabs, a drum, a spotted drum, barrel sponges, fan coral, shrimp, spiders, puffer-fish, etc . . . .a very alive reef teeming with color.

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central missouri
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70 reviews 70 reviews
21 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013 via mobile

The grouper follow you around like your pet puppies. A very easy and absolutely beautiful dive. Only reason for not giving 5 stars is because I had just returned from Bloody Bay off Little Cayman. Would definitely do this site again.

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Pine Island, Minnesota
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013

magnificent descent through a coral canyon to 110 ft and top of the renowned Cayman wall, drops 4000 ft into the blue. 100 ft viz is common here, lots of "pet" groupers (really, they like to be petted!), rays, lobster, and magnificent coral and sponges the size of wine barrels.

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MN
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40 reviews 40 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

This had to be the best dive we've ever had. Saw an eagle ray, HUGE lobster showing off (not hiding), just walking with us! And the cliff to the "abyss" was amazing!

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Georgetown
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2012

The Nassau Grouper, abundance of sponges, and determining how heavy these grouper probably are and how to name them all is beyond me! A good dive!

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Yorkville, Illinois
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2012

Beautiful corals, fans and colorful fish. Large lobster and some turtles.

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Chicago, Illinois
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74 reviews 74 reviews
14 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2012

This was one of my favorite dives on the island! We saw so many fish and other sea creatures! The queen trigger fish seemed to be following us everywhere. We had 2 porcupinefish racing each other around a coral head, and bermuda chubs were schooling on top of the reef. What a beautiful spot!

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Oak Ridge, New Jersey
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289 attraction reviews
416 helpful votes 416 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2012

My wife is the diver, but I get her full reports on her dives and I know when she's happy with dives. She loved the visibility of this dive of less than 50' - both times she dove there. She didn't see Charlie, the 6' green moray for which the reef is named, but she saw green sea turtles and... More

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