When to go to West Bay
West Bay is a year-round diving destination. June through October is usually the hurricane season.
The average air temperature stays within 21-27C/70-80F range throughout the year.
The average water temperature stays between 26C/78F and 28C/82F year-round.
Water visibility is great and stays around 18-30m/60-100ft.
What to see
West Bay is well-known for a great wall diving and an abundant marine life, including stingray, spotted eagle ray, whitetip reef shark, atlantic tarpon and green turtle.
Scuba diving in West Bay
West Bay is located on the west side of Grand Cayman Island and is one of the most famous diving destinations of the Caymans. The closest international airport is Owen Roberts International Airport that is located in 12 km.
Scuba diving in West Bay is available for all divers throughout the year. Coming here divers can enjoy great shore dives from Lighthouse Point, Cobalt Coast and the Cracked Conch. Most of the deep dive sites are accessible from boat.
Most popular dive sites
Among the popular dive sites in the area are USS Kittiwake, Orange Canyon, Stingray City, Bonnies Arch, and Babylon.