Cheeseburger Reef Snorkeling
The 12th most popular snorkel dive spot in Grand Cayman.
Tuesday 24 April 2018 06:55 GMT
Just north of Georgetown, the snorkelling at Cheeseburger Reef offers some of the most scenic reefs on Grand Cayman. The reef sits in water from 10 to 40 feet deep about 300-600 feet offshore. There isn’t much to see until you get far enough offshore to the reef During Cheeseburger Reef snorkeling, you may encounter turtles, stingrays, tarpon and reef sharks. The reef is located in downtown Georgetown just offshore of a fast food restaurant (Burger King). The access is via a cove located to the north of the fast food restaurant and south of the Lobster Pot Restaurant. There are orange buoys marking the reef which is spread over about 3 acres.
After a long day of snorkeling at Cemetary Reef, you might want to grab a cool, refreshing drink at nearby Da Fish Shack or The Wharf Bar.
To reach the snorkeling on Grand Cayman Island by air, you will fly into the Owen Roberts International Airport (GCM). There are regular flights from Houston, Dallas and Miami. Once on Grand Cayman Island, the snorkeling dive sites are easily accessed by renting either a scooter or jeep, both of which are common means of transportation on the island. There is also a public bus that covers most regions of the island. When departing the Cayman Islands, there is a departure tax of $37.50USD. This tax may be included in the airline ticket, but you will want to verify in advance.
Overall, Cheeseburger Reef is the 12th most popular snorkel dive spot of all 25 snorkeling dives in Grand Cayman. Several of the better snorkeling spots are nearby Cheeseburger Reef including Eden Rock, Sunset House, Smiths Cove, Wreck Of The Gamma and Wreck Of The Cali.