Scuba Diving Near Las Terrenas

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From canyons to caverns, it is not the landscape underneath the surface of the sea that attracts divers to Las Terrenas (though it is astounding), but the marine life.  Coral reef and other crustaceans, as well as vibrant sea creatures abound in this area. 

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

Dive Operators

Turtle Dive Center

If you're ready to go diving, you might want to contact Turtle Dive Center. Open water dives are available every day of the year. This center specializes in small group dives, only allowing four divers per boat. They are located within the heart of Las Terrenas.

Another option is Scubaquatic Las Terrenas. This site hosts dives at nine different nearby underwater locations. A handful of them are available to guests who have only completed the Discover Scuba course, while the rest will require Open Water Certification. You can call them at (809) 468-4055.

Review the following chart to learn more about diving services in the area.

Dive Operators Near Las Terrenas
Name Phone Location
Scubaquatic Las Terrenas (809) 468-4055 Central Las Terrenas
Turtle Dive Center (829) 903-0659 Central Las Terrenas

Dive Sites

Check out the following chart for details regarding one of the area's best known dive sites.

Dive Sites Near Las Terrenas
Name Quality Visibility Experience Max Depth Current Latitude Longitude
Las Terrenas -- -- -- -- -- 19.3352669458 -69.5484301636

To learn more about diving, including tips and suggestions for both experienced divers and beginners, check out this extensive guide to diving in the Caribbean.


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