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Mixing Bowl

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Address: Little Cayman

A dive site where Bloody Bay and Jackson Walls meet.

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Always Something!

Mixing Bowl never disappoints! There is always plenty there to see. This trip, we saw several southern stingrays, a golden ray, 3 large barracudas under the boat, several large... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Laurie P
Grantville, GA
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Grantville, GA
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Mixing Bowl never disappoints! There is always plenty there to see. This trip, we saw several southern stingrays, a golden ray, 3 large barracudas under the boat, several large lobsters, plus plenty of the 'regular things', including French Angel Fish, file fish, and a fuzzy centipede-type worm.

Thank Laurie P
Oakland, California
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29 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Anchor in 20-30' with a sandy patch at 40' Pop up and over the wall down to 110' while the wall continues to 3000+' The canyons and trenches connecting the sandy patch and the wall are visually spectacular. Lots of life in the sand with sting rays, sandivers, trigger fish and beautiful coral heads. Plenty of turtles swimming by.

Thank aabonyi
Chicago, Illinois
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93 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They call this the mixing bowl because it is teaming with life, and boy is it. Very pretty dive site. My favorite of our week of diving.

1 Thank ChiMike312
Etna, New Hampshire, United States
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9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

At the confluence of Bloody Bay Wall and Jackson Bite on the north side of the island, so quite varied terrain and so many sea creatures. Beautiful.

1 Thank Kathy C
Boulder, Colorado
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19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mixing Bowl is just off of the Bloody Bay Marine Park in Little Cayman. This was one of our two most outstanding dives for several reasons. Our first dive went to 100 feet for 50 minutes. We saw two enormous male loggerhead turtles and I swam within a foot of them. Beautiful eyes, massive, clean, sturdy shells. Next we saw... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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32 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

This dive site is where the wall meets the reef and, thus, you get the best of both worlds. There are always sting rays in the sand at this site. Great swim through that brings you out on the wall between 80-100 feet. Great night dive as well!

Thank Scott P
Cromwell, Connecticut
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137 reviews
31 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

My wife and snorkeled here from a dive boat. It was a great location. There were plenty of fish and we saw a hawksbill turtle hiding out under a coral head. We got some awesome pictures of him too.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017

It is at the intersection of Bloody Bay Wall and Jackson's Reef. The shear drop of the wall begins at the end of the sloping coral plain of Bloody Bay, while the plain of Jackson's is interrupted by a sand boulevard with a mini wall shore ward and the deep wall sea ward. That boulevard begins at the mooring site.... More 

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Bend, Oregon, United States
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9 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 15 December 2016

We were able to dive the "Mixing Bowl" twice. There is a lot to see and the sting rays sleeping in the same were amazing. At one point we saw 3 sleeping in a row.

Thank Liz S
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16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 1 December 2016

Great dive! We came at this dive from two different angles! I could've spent hours there. Such an amazing dive with schools of fish and huge lobster.

Thank Rene G

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