Marilyn’s Cut

Marilyn’s Cut is one of the most popular sites in the Bloody Bay Marine Park. This gorgeous drop-off is best known for its large swim-through and Sid Vicious, a damselfish with anger issues.

You’ll see typical Caribbean life like nurse and reef sharks, possible eagle rays, turtles, stingrays, and lots of fish: snapper, angelfish, grunts, parrot fish, and grouper.

Level

Level

  • Beginner
Visibility

Visibility

  • 26 m
Current

Current

  • Light Current
  • No Current
  • Strong Current
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Night Dive
  • Wall/Drop Off

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

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