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Cayman Marine Lab

| Georgetown, Grand Cayman, Seven Mile Beach KY1 1203, Grand Cayman
+1 345-916-0849
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Best Dive Guy on the island!

you want the best, you call Cayman Marine Lab. Not for the novice diver, but you'll get the best... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2013
Mudbob
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Alexandria, Minnesota
very poor experience, unprofessional, unsafe?

Terrible experience. I chartered an afternoon trip for my family of 4 to sting ray city and to... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2013
David J
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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27 Years experience as the only diving marine biologist in the Cayman Islands. Experience and knowledge are your ticket to the best small boat diving vacation in the Cayman Islands. I look forward to spoiling you and your family very soon.
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| Georgetown, Grand Cayman, Seven Mile Beach KY1 1203, Grand Cayman
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Reviewed 25 June 2013

you want the best, you call Cayman Marine Lab. Not for the novice diver, but you'll get the best dives available every day.

Thank Mudbob
Reviewed 24 June 2013

Terrible experience. I chartered an afternoon trip for my family of 4 to sting ray city and to snorkel nearby in June 2013. Did this last year with another company and it was fantastic. This year, with Cayman Marine Lab - the trip was short,...More

3  Thank David J
cmlcayman, Owner at Cayman Marine Lab, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2013

Thank you for your feedback. We apologize your experience was less than satisfactory. We take safety very seriously and our boats are equipped with 12 life jackets, oxygen kit, tools and various flares, which are packed inside hull compartments. The captain of the boat has...More

Reviewed 15 June 2013 via mobile

We were recomended to Tom of Cayman Marine Lab by a co-worker of my wife's , who has dove with Tom for a few years.  After checking his Trip Advisor reviews I contacted him. He replied promptly to all my questions.   We arrived in...More

Thank Whodat26
Reviewed 2 June 2013

We finished off our scuba certification with 2 days of diving with Tom and Danny (his son) at Cayman Marine Lab. We saw all of the reviews here and decided to go with Tom due to his years of experience and marine biology background and...More

1  Thank sarahfina_6
Reviewed 27 May 2013

Don't waste your time with large cattle call operations. Trust Tom and Cayman Marine Lab. He knows where the good stuff is, and he'll guide you right to it. I've done at least a dozen 2 tank dive trips on his boats and it's always...More

Thank Matt M
Reviewed 16 May 2013

What a great experience. We were all first time scuba drivers. I would recommend Tom and Danny to any first time divers. He made it simple and very comforting. Tom is a very good instructor. So happy we experienced this.

2  Thank sjholloway
Reviewed 3 May 2013

Who is the best Divemaster in Grand Cayman? Tom Burns, that's who! I have been diving with Tom for over 22 years. There are other good dive operation in Grand Cayman that I have tried but none compare to Cayman Marine Lab. Tom is the...More

2  Thank NormMonto
Reviewed 8 April 2013

Since my husband is certified, and I have no experience, we chose to dive with CML given the rave reviews from folks on TripAdvisor. We expected to be diving with Tom, but the morning we arrived for the dive we were quickly handed off to...More

1  Thank NorthShoreGal13
Reviewed 8 April 2013

I recently traveled to Cayman and had the privilege of diving with Tom and his son Danny. It was my first time diving and I had one of the most amazing experiences of my life! Danny walked me through the dive thoroughly and I felt...More

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 7 April 2013

I recently dove with Dr. Tom Byrnes with Cayman Marine Lab. It was terrific! Tom is extremely knowledgable and experienced. I really liked the small size of the groups he takes out. I felt extremely safe at all times.

Thank Rwadington
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staceyws
10 March 2015|
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Response from Mark M | Reviewed this property |
I agree if you want to enjoy the island any thing you can do ahead of time will cut your lesson time. This will give you time to enjoy a few dives after your open water testing
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Wayne S
14 January 2015|
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Response from cmlcayman | Property representative |
Hi Wayne, we are very close to SS and our 2 tank rate is 110. Yes we can arrange a pick up. Tom
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