Scuba Diving Near Dorado

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There are only a few popular dive sites near Dorado thanks to the northerly swells which make conditions unfavorable.  Most divers instead head to the east coast where gentle slopes and fringing reefs are made up of both hard and soft coral. 

There are a small number of worthwhile dive sites in the area.

Dive Sites

The chart right below enables you to get a few details concerning some of the area's better-known dive sites.

Dive Sites Near Dorado
Name Quality Experience Max Depth Current Latitude Longitude
Cerro Gordo Good All Divers 26.0 < 1 knot 18.4859424395 -66.3417797089
La Reja Excellent Advanced Open Water / CMAS ** 40.0 < 1 knot 18.4861052433 -66.3374881744
La Trampa de Buzo Very Good Advanced Open Water / CMAS ** 114.0 > 2 knots 18.4803459639 -66.3245706558

For more information about snorkeling, including tips and suggestions for both "old pros" and beginners, check out our extensive Caribbean scuba diving article.


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