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Underwater Photo Location: Kittiwake, Grand Cayman

Underwater Photo Location: Kittiwake, Grand Cayman

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Only accessible by boat. You can drop down from the bow or the starboard side
Facts about Kittiwake, Grand Cayman
  • It is in Cayman islands
  • The typical depth is 0-20 Metres 0-60 Feet.
  • The typical visibility is 3-10 Metres 10-30 Feet.




by Samantha Morgan
Bow of the Kittiwake, Grand Cayman 2014

by Nadya Kulagina
USS Kittiwake

by Chase Darnell
"Mini Me" This Flabellina is only a couple mm's in length!

by Chase Darnell
"Cyclone" A school of Horse-eyed Jacks making moves around the Kittiwake.

by Chase Darnell
"Lookout" A dive master stands on the swim platform of a boat tied up above the Kittiwake.

by Chase Darnell
"Silver School" A School of Horse Eyed Jacks doing their dance around the stern of the Kittiwake.

by Dusty Norman
"Blenny Roar" A Pyke Blenny shows his teeth.

by Dusty Norman
"Saying Hello" A Yellow Face Pyke Blenny showing its face.

by Dusty Norman
"Sand Dragon" A Pyke Blenny showing his face.

by Tanya Houppermans
'Rush Hour On The Kittiwake' - Fish schooling over the wreck of the Kittiwake off the coast of Grand Cayman

by Tanya Houppermans
'Diving The Kittiwake' - Divers begin to descend upon the wreck of the Kittiwake off the coast of Grand Cayman

by Tanya Houppermans
'Swirling the Bow' - A school of horse eye jacks swirls around toward the bow of the Kittiwake off the coast of Grand Cayman

by Tanya Houppermans
'On One Breath' - A freediver ascends from the wreck of the Kittiwake off the coast of Grand Cayman

by Brooke Sippel
Soaring Manta Taken at the Kittiwake, Grand Cayman

by Chase Darnell
"Vortex" The Horse Eyed Jacks love played follow the leader around the Kittiwake.

by Tanya Houppermans
'Suspended' - A diver descends to the wreck of the Kittiwake off the coast of Grand Cayman

by Chase Darnell
"Storm the Ship" Horse-eyed Jacks crusiing past the Kittiwake.

by Chase Darnell
"The Furnace" Deep in the decks of the Kittiwake I found this object that I thought to be a stove. To create this glow, I detached my focus light and gently placed it inside.

by Chase Darnell
"Levels" The Kittiwake, a playground for divers and fish alike.

by Tanya Houppermans
'Following The Leader' - Horse eye jacks swim over the stern of the Kittiwake off the coast of Grand Cayman

by Susannah H. Snowden-Smith
The ex-USS Kittiwake is seen in an over-under photograph as rays of sunlight penetrate the sea.

by Chase Darnell
"Brief Blue Moments" Getting images of Turtles on or near the surface takes respect. You respect the animal and earn its trust and in turn it will be reciprocated with awesome encounters and images to save the memory.

by Henley Spiers
Eagle Ray Surprise

by Yuping Chen
Inside the Chamber/USS KITTIWAKE/Grand Cayman,Canon 5D MarkIII, 8-15mm,Inon Z240*2, F8,1/200,ISO200

by Patricia Sinclair
Diving on the Kittiwake, I wanted to show a large portion of the bow, and how it fades off into the distance

by Patricia Sinclair
When I took this image, I wanted to make it look like a ghost appearing from the mist as I approached.

by Dwayne Dubois
The USS Kittiwake has a ghostly feeling in black and white. I love this wreck in Grand Cayman and continue to dive it every time I am there.

by Dwayne Dubois
The Kittiwake takes on a different perspective when you add a diver in for scale.

by Ellen Cuylaerts
Ex-USS Kittiwake on her side after Tropical Storm Nate (2017)
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