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Address: Grand Cayman
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One of the 50 dive sites to be found off Grand Cayman's East End.

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Great Dive Site

Lots of coral. Mostly healthy. Highly recommend if you are in the area (North side, towards the East end). There is a main pinnacle and its close to the wall, so light comes... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Polarhq
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Chicago, Illinois

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Lots of coral. Mostly healthy. Highly recommend if you are in the area (North side, towards the East end). There is a main pinnacle and its close to the wall, so light comes and goes as you corkscrew around the main pinnacle. Definitely worth the extra time to get to this site.

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Verona, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2016

We dove Babylon when we were aboard the Cayman Aggressor. We did 2 afternoon dives. The diving in the Caymans is warm and beautiful. I did not see anything notable on this dive but it was relaxing and lovely.

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Lafayette, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2016

Babylon, like the other wall dive sites in the area, is beautiful. I go for small critters mostly, wire coral shrimp, neck crabs, etc. But don't miss the life on top of the reef while you're on your way back to the boat. There are scorpion fish, eels, nimble spray crabs, peacock flounders, and much more in the sand and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2015 via mobile

Good diving and warm water 84°. Coral active here, good fish, small stuff and clear water. Parrot and trigger fish all over.

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Thank Jstinger
Utah
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2015

This is a really long swim out to the wall, and it seemed the first 300 yards was shallower than 15-feet. There were a few rows of breakers when we dove it, so we dropped under as soon as we could and stayed under as long as possible coming in, riding the swells. You need to have good air consumption... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2014

The Babylon pinnacles are deservedly recognised as one of the best dive sites in the world. They can be done as a shore dive but far easier and less stressful to jump off a boat. This site has some of the best collection of colourful sea fans and sponges anywhere and is comparible to Bloody Bay Wall on LC. It's... More 

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1 Thank Simon633069
Kemah, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2013

Best shore dive in Cayman if you are up for the swim. LOCK YOUR CAR!! We had an attempted break in while we were in the water. Even that can't take away the magic that is Babylon. Eagle Rays, Turtles, and some of the best vertical scenery in Cayman. Don't miss it. You will have to beg the boats to... More 

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va
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2013

At the very parking spot pictured above, our rental car was robbed, and over $500 stolen from our three wallets. Another dive family's car parked there at the same time was also vandalized. At least the diving was good, and we made some new dive friends that day. Police were nice but very slow. I doubt the thieves will ever... More 

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5 Thank ennistbp
Longmont, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2013

Awesome dive, first of our trip to the East end. Babylon has a cool spire you circle around starting about 100 feet down. The images of the wall, fans, spire and fish are very clear on my mind.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2013

The best wall dive ever. Barely saw any fish, but the coral.... Oh my god the coral. I could happly dive this area for a few straight weeks. If divng GCM, do everything you can to make it here.

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