The only TDI Training Center on the island, Uwe Scuba Dive Center is named for owner Uwe Rath. He has more than 30 years experience diving and teaching, and staffs his center full of equally qualified teachers who know that the individual dive experience is what their guests are looking for -- and what they are readily able to offer.
This center offers private diving and excursions. Additionally, they have PADI diving courses from beginner to assistant instructor. In technical diving, courses from TDI and PADI Tec Rec are available. Here, they offer the complete range up to highly qualified technical instructors. Uwe Scuba Dive Center is the only official TDI and PADI Tec Rec Training Center with its own Technical Course Director Uwe Rath in the Dominican Republic.
All level of divers are welcome to train and dive with Uwe. Once at least one certification has been gained there are numerous sites to see from walls to reefs to shipwrecks. They leave from the Marina at Casa de Campo on a daily basis but work on your schedule, never carrying more than six divers on their boat at once.
If you are planning to stay in Bayahibe, you don't have to travel to Casa de Campo to dive with Uwe Scuba -- they will come to you. They pick up guests, free of charge, from Viva Dominicus Palace, Viva, Iberostar, Catalonia, Belive Canoa, and Dreams La Romana.
Your typical PADI courses start with Discover Scuba for $120, then move up through Rescue Diver for $490(USD). Specialty courses are also available for between $240 and $360(USD). Technical Diving, or TDI certifications begin at $300 for Nitrox Diver and continue to
$1,200(USD) for the Advanced Trimix Diver.
Dive packages, which include equipment rental and snorkeling equipment is $60 for a single tank dive, $110 for two boat dives, and up through $450(USD) for a five day, 10 dive package.
To learn more about diving in the Caribbean, including tips and suggestions for both "old pros" and beginners, check out this comprehensive guide to diving in the Caribbean.
Uwe Scuba Dive Center, on the premises of, is located in the southeastern part of Casa de Campo, a neighborhood in the vicinity of La Romana; it is six and a half miles (11 kilometers) to the east-southeast of La Romana.
Location: 8 Paseo del Mar, Casa de Campo, Hispaniola
Phone: (809) 804-9445
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