Scuba Diving Near Casa de Campo

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Guests staying at Casa de Campo have the opportunity to strike out on their own and  participate in a dive excursion hosted by local operators.  Most are based out of La Romana, so be on the lookout for operators that offer excursions from the Casa de Campo dock which will prevent you from having to travel.

There are 3 dive services and at least 7 good dive sites to choose from.

Dive Operators

ScubaFun

If you're looking forward to diving, you can check with Uwe Scuba Dive Center. This center offers private diving and excursions. Additionally, they have PADI diving courses from beginner to assistant instructor. They are situated in southeastern Casa de Campo.

A second option is ScubaFun. ScubaFun hosts two trips daily, one at 9:00 a.m., and the other at 1:30 p.m. Trips take place at Parque Nacional del Este, where divers get to experience depths of between 30 and 100 feet depending upon their skill level. You can call them at (809) 833-0003.

Some key facts concerning area dive operators are provided in the table below.

Dive Operators Near Casa de Campo
Name Phone Location
ScubaFun (809) 833-0003 Bayahibe, 6.1 mi. Southeast of Central Casa de Campo
Uwe Scuba Dive Center (809) 804-9445 1.7 mi. Southeast of Central Casa de Campo
Zeus Diving (829) 341-9185 5.4 mi. Southeast of Central Casa de Campo

Dive Sites

The chart directly below has some information concerning some of the area's better-known dive sites.

Dive Sites Near Casa de Campo
Name Quality Experience Max Depth Latitude Longitude
Atlantic Princess Wreck Good Open Water / CMAS * 65.6 18.36845 -68.8516166667
Coca Reef -- -- -- 18.3559787073 -68.8562914917
Guaraguao 1 Fair -- 49.2 18.3327752105 -68.8206712168
Penon 1 -- -- -- 18.294218365 -68.802218158
St. George Wreck -- -- -- 18.3323526848 -68.8854739258
The Wall -- -- -- 18.3813934396 -69.0016028473
Viva Shallow -- -- -- 18.3421855307 -68.8346290577

To learn more concerning diving, including suggestions and helpful tips for both "old pros" and beginners, read this extensive discussion of diving in the Caribbean.

 

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