The Kittiwake was in service from 1945 to 1994. Her most memorable call of duty in recent times was the recovery of the Challenger space shuttle disaster. The Kittiwake serves as the Cayman Islands newest diving attraction and artificial reef which sunk on 5 January 2011.
The relatively shallow reef system on the western side of Grand Cayman, the Cemetery Beach Reef will expose you to various of species of fish and coral, brilliantly illuminated in Cayman's shallow and crystal clear waters.
Callie or Cali Shipwreck is the remains of a 220 foot quad mast steel schooner that sank off the coast of George Town in 1944. The Callie ran aground and began taking on water during a winter storm near Grand Cayman. The Cali wreckage now rests at approximately 20 to 30 feet deep, less than 40 yards from shore.
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Duration: 4.5 Hours
A popular spot for snorkelers is Cheeseburger Reef, which got its name for its proximity to a topside fast food restaurant. The coral reef here starts about 20 yards off the shore. Here you can spot stingrays and reef fish from the sandy seafloor while exploring coral heads within 10 feet of the surface and an abundance of snapper, butterflyfish and sea turtles cruising the water column.