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- Sightseeing, Swimming/Pools Type
- 2 hours to Half Day Time to Spend
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Captain Keith Tibbetts Wreck is a 330-foot-long Russian frigate that was deliberately sunk off Cayman Brac to create an artificial reef. It's now the coral-crusted, sponge-coated home to thousands of groupers, amber-colored scorpionfish and even a handful of green moray eels. The ship is largely intact; its remains range from 30 to 100 feet below the surface. This intermediate dive is approximately 200 yards from shore, so most people take a boat to the site.
Travelers say the dive is easily doable for beginners (thanks to the high visibility and low currents) but could also act as a challenge for experienced divers who are willing to penetrate the wreck. Many visitors reported a good experience with Brac Scuba Shack, which offers various wreck and wall dives around Cayman Brac. Rates vary, but you can expect to pay $75 for one tank.
If you're looking to dive a wreck closer to Grand Cayman, consider the Kittiwake Shipwreck & Artificial Reef.