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“A two-site half-day snorkel”

Don Foster's Dive Cayman
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Owner description: DON FOSTER'S DIVE CAYMAN is a full-service dive operation in the Cayman Islands. Established on Grand Cayman since 1982 and located on the waterfront 3/10 mile south of George Town, Don Foster’s is fronted by Casuarina Point Reef, where you will find excellent shore diving and snorkeling. We have a large dive shop offering dive and snorkel gear rental, t-shirts, souvenirs, drinks and snacks. Our boat diving package rates are the lowest on the island and we will work with you to make your diving experience memorable, whether you want to dive a lot (check out 20-tank special) or a little. Don Foster’s Dive is the place to go for experience, excellent customer service and a great dive experience.
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We did a short half day snorkel with Don Foster. Their dock is a short five-minute walk from the cruise ship terminal. Saw some very pretty fish, also some Tarpon and a very large ray. The crew were very friendly, gave good instruction to the first timers, and generally seemed to want everyone to enjoy themselves.

My tips:
1. book the noon-ish snorkel. My cruise ship had to tender (bring you to shore) on a smaller vessel, and the line-ups for it in the morning were a total cattle call. But the chaos subsided after about 11, and not only did we walk on without any lines at noon, but we avoided the long return lines by waiting until closer to 3 and breezed back on.
2. Caveat to #1: you might see different or more fish in the morning before the first snorkel group scares em away
3. Bring your waterproof camera or GoPro!
4. Bring a sweatshirt. Yes, I know it's the Caribbean, but with the breeze in the afternoon, I actually got a bit chilled and would have been happy for something to wrap up in.

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Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

We went out with Nick, Will and Danielle who were so friendly and competent. We've been diving all over the world, and this trip with Don Foster's was fun, professional, kid-friendly, and we felt instantly at home with them. We're most certainly using them again when we return! You can trust this amazing company and enjoy the personal attention they will give you. If you're searching for a dive company, search no longer!

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DonFostersDive, DiveMaster at Don Foster's Dive Cayman, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2017

Thank you for your amazing words of complements for our staff. We do our best to be professional and safety conscience....and of coarse ... have fun diving.

We look forward to having you return to dive with us with your entire family !

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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Myself and 2 of my friends took this intro class on 3/28/17. It was something I've wanted to do all my life, but I was still very nervous that I wouldn't be able to do it.

Lauren was our instructor and she took my fear away. She was calm and patient with all of us. She guided us through the skill easily and was very personable. She truly made the whole experience fantastic. The entire staff was friendly and helpful.
I would definitely do this again and recommend this class to anyone interested in a great intro class. I am going to get certified and will be back next year. Thank you and special thanks to Lauren from Rick, Dave and Jim

Thank Rick C
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DonFostersDive, DiveMaster at Don Foster's Dive Cayman, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write about your overall experience with us, and that your Discovering Scuba Diving course got you over your fear, and you were able to enjoy our amazing waters.

Our dive instructors pride themselves with patients and understanding, and we are so glad that you were able to do something people only dream of trying to do.

We look forward to having you back next year and hope we can be a part of your Open Water Certification.

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Reviewed 10 April 2017

A comfortable boat with a helpful crew. And, of course, the diving in the Cayman Islands is outstanding. You're pretty much guaranteed to see turtles on every dive.

Thank GlobetrotterMikeFL
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DonFostersDive, Divemaster at Don Foster's Dive Cayman, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2017

Glad you had a great dive here with us at Don Foster's Dive. We have been in business here on Grand Cayman for over 30 years, and hopefully our tradition in customer service and showing off our amazing sea life showed. Thank you for choosing us for your diving needs and hopefully we will see you again soon.

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Reviewed 9 April 2017

Lorene did a great job teaching my daughter and son-in-law the basics of diving. On their second dive, they saw an octopus!!! Thanks, Lorene for a job well done.

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DonFostersDive, Divemaster at Don Foster's Dive Cayman, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to write about your families experience here with Lauren. Hopefully your daughter and son in law may want to return to see more our amazing sea life we have here on Grand Cayman.

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