La Caleta Submarine Park

Created by scientists in order to see how marine life reacted to an artificial reef, this marine park is not not only a place for scientists to do their research, but a great dive site as well.

The Hickory was sunk 14 miles off the coast of Santo Domingo in 1984, and then shortly after The George was sunk nearby. The goal was to promote the proliferation of sea life, and scientists found it to be successful. Divers are able to explore the wrecks, and closer to the shore of the beach within the park snorkelers will have access to coral reef.


La Caleta Submarine Park is found in the vicinity of Santo Domingo, in the Western side of the Dominican Republic; it is 5.9 miles to the west-southwest of Boca Chica.

Nearby Restaurants

And, one of the most exciting possibilities while spending an afternoon exploring the area is eating a meal at a restaurant within traveling distance of La Caleta Submarine Park. The most proximate place to eat to La Caleta Submarine Park is Buxeda, which has a menu full of Caribbean dishes. Also close-by, you will come across options like Bocana Beach Casa Club and The Boat House where you and your party can try a bit of International meals and experience the flavors of the Dominican Republic.

Nearby Attractions

Travelers who are a fan of wildlife reservations, and have the energy to view some others, might check out Playa Marina and Adochef; which are both within driving distance of this page's wildlife reservation. Other kinds of nearby attractions include Museo De Lary Mar, which is within driving range in Boca Chica. Also, you might think about heading to On Movil S A, which is another attraction nearby.

If you're looking for other nearby attractions or activity options, the following table shows the closest options.

Attractions Near La Caleta Submarine Park
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Museo De Lary Mar Museum 5.9 mi. (0 km) ENE Boca Chica
On Movil S A Museum 5.9 mi. (0 km) ENE Boca Chica
R Y X Video Club Other Activities/Excursions 5.9 mi. (0 km) ENE Boca Chica
Parque Res. Los Maestros -- 7.7 mi. (11.1 km) NW 6.9 mi. East of Zona Colonial

Location: the vicinity of Santo Domingo, the Dominican Republic


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