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Radar Reef is one of the best known shallow shore dives which attracts loads of macro photographers especially at night.
|Name Dive Site:||Radar Reef|
|Depth: ||0-49ft (0-15m)|
|Accessibility: ||Shore, Boat|
|Inserted/Added by: ||lars, © Author: Lars Hemel|
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Radar Reef is a secluded seldom visited dive site at the north shore of Cayman Brac. There is a boat mooring but not many dive shops make it this far. Radar Reef is best reached from the jetty near Stake Bay's famous museum. It is a shallow dive site reached by gearing up and going down the 'sometimes slippery' staircase next to the jetty. A bit east of the jetty's end lays a large telephone cable that will bring you right onto Radar Reef.
A night dive is great here as the rocks next to the boat pier and the cable wires are a haven for arrow crabs, spiny lobsters and coral shrimps. Silversides are always present in groups, and be careful for the sea wasp, a jelly which is interesting to look at but can have a nasty sting. The sea fans are often filled with flamingo tongues, which is one of the species that make Radar Reef a macro photographers dream. Juvenile fish, angelfish, puffers are some other creatures often spotted.
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