Scuba Diving Near Cabarete

Photo credit: © Dive Cabarete

Diving in Cabarete means you'll experience marine life along the island's north coast.  These are waters of the Atlantic Ocean and known to be a bit cooler than those on the Caribbean side.  Thanks to the rougher conditions, you'll find the sites down deep to be unique in the Caribbean, and you won't want to miss a chance to see what the currents here have created. 

You'll find several dive services and a small number of dive sites to choose from.

Dive Operators

Dive Cabarete

If you're looking forward to diving, you can check with Northern Coast Diving. There are two morning dives scheduled each day, leaving at 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m., as well as two in the afternoon at 1:00 p.m. They are located in Sosua, 6.9 mi. West of central Cabarete.

Another option is Dive Cabarete. For well over a decade, Dive Cabarete has lead the way in training up and coming scuba divers in PADI certification. Safety is a top priority, so every member of the staff is well-qualified to help you learn and grow as a diver. You can call them at (809) 915-9135.

Still another option is Divecenter Merlin. In-pool training, open ocean training, open ocean dives, wreck dives, and night dives are all offered by Merlin Dive Center. they even offer a "bubblemaker" course for kids who are 8 and older. They're located in Sosua, 7.0 mi. West of central Cabarete.

A few details regarding diving services in the area are provided in this table:

Dive Operators Near Cabarete
Name Phone Location
Dive Cabarete (809) 915-9135 Central Cabarete
Divecenter Merlin (809) 571-2963 7.0 mi. West of Central Cabarete
Northern Coast Diving (809) 571-1028 6.9 mi. West of Central Cabarete

Dive Sites

View this table for some information concerning some of the area's dive sites.

Dive Sites Near Cabarete
Name Latitude Longitude
Cabarete Dive 19.7668520395 -70.4012438843
Playa Encuentro 19.7895477069 -70.4507681915

To learn more concerning diving, including helpful suggestions and tips for both beginners and experienced divers, read this detailed discussion of scuba diving in the Caribbean.


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