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Cayman Marine Lab

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Address: | Georgetown, Grand Cayman, Seven Mile Beach KY1 1203, Grand Cayman
Phone Number: +1 345-916-0849
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27 Years experience as the only diving marine biologist in the Cayman...

27 Years experience as the only diving marine biologist in the Cayman Islands. Experience and knowledge are your ticket to the best small boat diving vacation in the Cayman Islands. I look forward to spoiling you and your family very soon.

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Diving with CML

I was scheduled to dive with Dr. Tom at CML. The morning of the dive the other divers canceled. Tom took me out as planned and did not reschedule the dive. The trip was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Robert M
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Waco, Texas
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Waco, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was scheduled to dive with Dr. Tom at CML. The morning of the dive the other divers canceled. Tom took me out as planned and did not reschedule the dive. The trip was excellent and he is extremely knowledgeable about all of the sea life and the Cayman Islands. Tom knows the waters better than any other dive operation... More 

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Carlsbad, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have gone on many dives to the southside with Tom's crew before but our recent trip really opened my eyes. Tom always finds the right spot for the dives - while many of the other dive operations headed west given weather concerns, Tom went south expecting calmer waters and he was right! Great dives at Oriental Gardens, spectacular site... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

Diving with CML, Tom Byrnes, is a very enjoyable experience. Tom caters to smaller groups, and finds some of the better sites on the North, South, and West walls. Diving with a marine biologist enhances the overall experience with explanations of things seen, or things to be seen. The conversations aboard are never dull, and not always PC, but always... More 

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Spring Arbor, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

I have been diving with Tom Byrnes, owner, operator of the Cayman Marine Lab for a number of years. I think he is the best. He finds good dive sites, takes good care of his customers, and tells great stories. Tom is very knowledgable about marine life and is very good at identifying and describing unusual things you see on... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

If you are going to dive in grand Cayman, Tom and Cayman marine labs is the only place you should consider

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cmlcayman, Manager at Cayman Marine Lab, responded to this review

Thanks Stu, see you and the boys next time. All the best Tom More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

Another great week diving with Captain Tom and Paul. We dove all around the island South Sound, West Bay, and North Wall. The high point of the week was having my daughter, who suffered a traumatic brain injury three years ago, return to diving. Although this occured under the watchful eyes of her mother and father, the special care provided... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

Please forgive me if this gets slightly long-winded, but I have a long history of loving Cayman Marine Lab and Tom so I have a lot of wonderful things to say. Tom was actually who certified me as a diver when I was at the ripe old age of 12. I remember wanting to kill him because during the certification... More 

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cmlcayman, Manager at Cayman Marine Lab, responded to this review

Thank you for the review, I think. I cannot remember ripping a mask off during training? I also cannot remember the 70's. Tom More 

West Palm Beach, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

We have hired Cayman Marine Labs twenty years at our favorite Grand Cayman dive spots. To dive with the owner Tom, a Marine biologist PH.D., and his courteous dive masters has always been a first class experience. Planning our next trip already.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

I have been diving in Grand Cayman for the last three years and Cayman Marine Lab is the only dive operation use. Tom (the owner) runs an amazing boutique Dive Business vs the other large "Cattle Call" operations where you are stuffed on large boats with huge groups. With Toms extensive knowledge of the Reefs around Grand Cayman and his... More 

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Harwich, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

Just returned from 10 day visit to Grand Cayman, highlight of which was diving with Tom Byrnes and Cayman Marine Lab. Weather conditions put us on the West Side for most of the time - but the diving was excellent, with a couple of real highlights - spectacular drift dive from Orange Canyon north to Rocking Chair...this was terrific, with... More 

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