Kittiwake Shipwreck & Artificial Reef, West Bay

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Explore the wreckage of a former World WarII U.S. submarine rescue ship at Kittiwake Shipwreck & Artificial Reef. Accessible to both certified divers and snorkelers, the wreck houses a large variety of colorful marine life, with eagle rays skimming through the sand below. Clear waters and openings in the ship itself allow sufficient lighting for you to navigate and examine the ship's many rooms underwater. The wreck itself is still quite new, so there is not much coral growth. For travelers who use our custom trip planner, West Bay holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Kittiwake Shipwreck & Artificial Reef and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • August 15, 2017
    This was my favorite dive of the whole trip! If you want to dive it and want to have an awesome experience, dive with DIVE TECH at light house point.  more »
  • August 14, 2017
    We went to this snorkel location with Red Sail Sports. They gave us a lot of time to explore. Both my daughter and my husband were nearly able to touch the ship itself but felt pressure in their ears ...  more »
  • August 12, 2017
    We went with red sail tours. It was excellent. Beautiful fish. My kids enjoyed the shipwreck. The boat was a bit crowded but everyone had a place to sit. Bring a bag with a towel, cash etc. there is f...  more »
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  • May 26, 2016
    You have to dive this if you're here. Super, super cool. Going into the ship is just unbelievable. There are mirrors in the head so you can even see yourself wearing SCUBA gear underwater.
  • December 5, 2013
    I am from Grand Cayman and have been diving since i was 10 years old and i have never been on a dive as amazing as the Kittiwake! Macabuca (Cracked Conch) is a great shore dive if you dont want to go with red sail.
  • December 28, 2015
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