With its miles of coral reefs and warm crystalline waters, the Caribbean is the world’s most popular dive destination. The Caribbean’s ocean currents, rocky reefs and tropical storms have also created a trail of Caribbean ship wrecks you can dive on. These once proud vessels are now happy new homes for myriad marine life and a prized underwater experience. For some divers, wreck diving is the ultimate way to dive. And if it’s wreck diving you want – the Caribbean is full of shipwrecks waiting for you.
So pack your gear and get ready to explore these popular Caribbean shipwrecks and dive deeper into the region’s history and natural beauty.
Kittiwake, Grand Cayman It only makes sense that the destination where scuba diving was invented in the 1960s is home to one of the Caribbean’s most fascinating wrecks. Submerged in 64 feet of water, the submarine rescue vessel’s five decks promise divers and snorkelers sightings of sponges, grouper, urchins and squirrelfish.