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 a couple of dive services and a small number of interesting dive sites in the area.

Dive Operators

Turtle Dive Center

If you want to go diving, you can check with 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 in the heart of Las Terrenas.

Another good option is Scubaquatic Las Terrenas. One of the top dive centers in the country as well as throughout the Caribbean, you'll encounter a staff of dive pros who really love the sport. Plus, you can spend your scuba down time participating in the other watersports that the organization offers like kayaking and catamaran charters. They can be reached at (809) 468-4055.

The chart directly below provides you with details concerning the area's dive operators.

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

The table directly below lists some information concerning 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 helpful suggestions and tips for both beginners and experienced divers, check out this extensive discussion of scuba diving in the Caribbean.


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