The best of Grand Cayman’s northern and western dive sites with lush coral reefs teeming with marine life are short boat rides away from Cobalt Coast Resort. Warm tropical waters make exploring more than 200 iconic sites like the Kittiwake and Stingray City comfortable year-round. Participants will contribute to REEF's online survey database and expand their Caribbean fish ID knowledge on this dive trip.
Project Focus: The purpose of this trip is to conduct fish surveys to support REEF's Volunteer Fish Survey Project. Click here to learn more about participating in fish surveys on a REEF Field Survey Trip!
Best Suited For: Divers and snorkelers.
Accommodations: Cobalt Coast offers Garden Rooms which are non-waterfront rooms that include 2 full beds, Standard Rooms which have an ocean view with 2 full beds, and 1-bedroom suites that have oceanfront views and include a King bed. All rooms have air-conditioning, Wi-Fi, Private Bathrooms, TVs, Mini-fridge, and Safe.
Diving: The trip package includes 5 days of 3 boat dives, 2 morning and 1 afternoon, with diving beginning on Sunday, May 21, and ending with 2 dives on Friday, May 26. Nitrox is included for certified divers - please be prepared to present your certification card. The average water temperature in Grand Cayman during the time of the trip is approximately 80 degrees F.
Pricing, Inclusions, and Other Fees
|Garden Room||Standard Room||One-bedroom Suite|
|Single Occ Rate||$2,327||$2,727||$3,127|
|Double Occ Rate||$1,695||$1,895||$2,095|
Your Package Includes: The trip package includes seven nights of accommodation, 5 days of 3 boat dives and 2 dives on Friday, Breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily (dinner on arrival day through breakfast on departure day) Tanks, Nitrox, weights, Complimentary Dive Computer (Required), and ground transfer from the airport.
REEF Program Fee: A REEF Program Fee of $300 per diver will be added to each package to cover the cost of the group leader, seminar, and REEF survey materials.
Additional Fees - Not Included: The following costs are not included in the price paid to REEF. All flights and associated travel to and from Grand Cayman, additional dives outside of the package inclusions, optional rental gear. Gratuities are not included in the trip package and are at each individual's discretion.
To reserve your space, email trips@REEF.org or call 305-588-5869. A $500 per person deposit will be due to confirm your reservation. Visit our Trip Policies page for more information on deposit and payment schedules.
Grand Cayman Travel Info
Insurance: Travel insurance is not included. REEF strongly recommends that each participant purchase adequate dive travel insurance to protect you from unforeseen circumstances. REEF partners with both DiveAssure and DAN to offer travel insurance packages specifically for divers. REEF will receive a portion of the proceeds from travel insurance purchases when you click on the following affiliate links for DiveAssure or DAN.
How to Get There: Participants should make arrangements to fly into Grand Cayman (GCM) arriving on Saturday, May 20, and departing the following Saturday, May 27. Participants are responsible for booking their own airfare. REEF is not able to book air travel for participants.
Transfers: Transfers are included in the trip package. Guests will be picked up at the airport and transferred to the Cobalt Coast via Bus.
Passports, Documentation, and Visas: Visitors are required to have a return ticket and a current passport that is valid beyond the date of their return ticket. Residents of certain countries may need a valid visa to enter the Cayman Islands.
COVID-19 Considerations: It is the participant's responsibility to ensure that they understand and comply with all local requirements (for entry and visit as a tourist) of the host destination, and for exit and entry requirements for their home country. Be prepared for your plans to change. Be sure your travel insurance covers COVID-related issues. No travel is risk-free during the COVID-19 pandemic. Countries may further restrict travel or bring in new rules at short notice, for example, due to a new COVID-19 variant. Please be aware that REEF is not a travel agent. We are doing our best to interpret the information provided by our trip vendor and the host country’s government COVID-19 webpages. We encourage everyone to do their own research, interpretation, and due diligence. Please see REEF’s COVID-19 Considerations and Vaccine Policies section in our REEF Field Survey Trips Policies page for more information.