The Cayman Aggressor IV is a 120ft (36m) motor yacht which cruises at around the best dive sites of the Cayman Islands. There are many opportunities during the trip for snorkeling and island visits.
This steel-hulled Cayman Islands liveaboard accommodates a maximum of 18 guests in comfort and style. The spacious air conditioned lounge, complete with full entertainment system, and the dedicated dining room are the main social focal points on board. However you can also relax on the sun deck which comes complete with sun chairs and sun loungers, a hot tub, a music system, shaded wet bar and grill. A further relaxation spot on the Cayman Aggressor IV is the covered cocktail deck on the upper deck. There is no shortage of comfortable hang-out spaces on this liveaboard.
There is satellite email and phone available for guest use where necessary although no internet browsing facility. You can enjoy the assortment of music and movies on board as well as shore excursions to cays and beaches. All cabins have a TV with movies selection, and there is even a morning beverage service: coffee delivered to your cabin door!
Diving facilities include nitrox, camera table with low pressure hoses, 2 hot fresh water showers on the dive deck, and individual guest storage spaces. All dives are made from the ship's platform at the stern with exit ladders for exiting the water.
Meals are buffet style except for dinner which, like all Aggressor liveaboards, features waiter service and complimentary local beer and wine. Occasionally meals may be served al fresco on the sundeck. As with all Aggressors, you are free to dine in an on-shore location of your own choice on the final evening. You can expect American-style food as well as local dishes. Keeping you well-fed and entertained, both above and below the water, the Cayman Aggressor IV delivers a very comfortable, high quality Caribbean liveaboard adventure.
Dive experience: All open water-certified divers may join these liveaboard cruises of the Cayman Islands.
Cruise price per person includes: Cabin accommodation, breakfast, lunch, dinner (excl final night), snacks, drinking water, soft drinks, hot drinks, local beer and wine, dives (as detailed in the safaris above), experienced English-speaking divemaster(s), tanks, weights and weightbelts, all taxes.
Cruise price per person excludes (mandatory, unless customer provides own): Scuba equipment rental (incl dive computer): 7 nights - US$ 225, dive insurance, port and park fees (7 nights US$ 95, 10 nights US$ 135). Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival (cash or credit card).
Optional extras: Transfers to the boat from the airport/hotel/port, restaurant meal on final evening, alcoholic drinks, nitrox fills for enriched air certified divers (US$ 100 per week), torch (US$ 8 per night), video of the week. Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival.
How to get there: The Cayman Islands are a British crown colony located in the western Caribbean some 480 miles (770 km) south of Miami. Map of the Caribbean Sea. Grand Cayman enjoys many direct flights from the US plus many connecting flights from Canada and the UK. The main airlines are British Airways, Cayman Airways, US, Spirit, Delta, Air Jamaica, Continental and American. Arrival/Boarding/Departure:
You should aim to arrive on Saturday between 11:30-18:00 hrs at Grand Cayman International Airport (GCM) where you will be met by a uniformed liveaboard crew member. Since it is forbidden by local law to transfer guests, you will be assisted in arranging a taxi to the dock where you can board any time after 16:00 hrs.
The Cayman Aggressor IV departs early Sunday morning, returning to George Town Government dock after lunch on Friday afternoon. There is a 18:00 hrs cocktail party on Friday evening with check-out at 8:00 hrs, Saturday morning. The last dive of the trip will be at around 12 noon on the second last day of the trip. Please wait at least 18 hours before flying after diving..
Non-diver rate: US$ 200 off the full published price (does not apply to specials).
Single supplement (if you do not want to share accommodation): This is optional - single travelers may choose to share a stateroom or pay a supplement of 65% of the normal published price.
Dive clubs and group discounts: Pay for 8 guests and 1 additional person can join the cruise in a Twin Stateroom free of charge (total 9 or more guests).
Whole boat charter rate (per night): Pay for 16 guests and 2 additional people can join the cruise free of charge (total 16 guests). Group Leader receives FREE nitrox on group charters with Aggressor Liveaboards.
There are 9 staterooms onboard the Cayman Aggressor IV. There is 1 Master stateroom on the main deck featuring a king double bed and picture windows. All other cabins are on the lower deck: 6 Deluxe staterooms with a king double bed (or 2 twin beds), and 2 of the Deluxe Bunk staterooms (numbers 1 and 2 near the bow) that have no portholes.
All the staterooms have:
Individually controlled air conditioning
Private bathroom with toilet and hot water shower
Hand basin, towels, toiletries and hair dryer
TV with movie selection
Cabinet and mirror
Mains outlet 110 volts (US standard) - 24 hours per day