Scuba Diving Near Punta Cana

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Punta Cana is a great dive destination because there are plenty of sites in the area for varying levels of skill.  This means that even the newly trained diver has a few options regarding which types of sites they want to see, while the seasoned diver will find thrilling depths of up to 140 feet to explore.  

You'll find 15 dive operators and at least 12 interesting dive sites to choose from.

Dive Operators

If you're ready to go diving, you can check with Scubaquatic Punta Cana. When you choose this dive center, you know you've picked one of the best. With 12 locations throughout the Caribbean, Scubaquatic is a name that is trusted throughout the region for all of you scuba diving -- and other watersports -- needs. They are located in Punta Cana.

A second option is Sea Pro Dreams Palm Beach. Two tank dives are scheduled each morning, so you'll always have a chance to get out and see what lies beneath. You can reach them at (809) 523-4611.

Still another option is Scuba Caribe Dive Center. Snorkeling, windsurfing, jet skiing, and diving are all available through this dive center. They're situated in Punta Cana.

A few details regarding diving services in the area are provided in the following table.

Dive Operators Near Punta Cana
Name Phone Location
Cefores (491) 731-1806 Central Punta Cana
Dolin Dive Center (809) 804-5770 11.5 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana
Dressel Divers Bavaro - Punta Cana (+34) 963 561 496 13.6 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana
Global Divers (809) 805-5382 Central Punta Cana
Mariana Caribbean Sports (809) 476-7777 Central Punta Cana
Pelicano Sport (809) 729-4242 13.0 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana
Scuba Caribe Dive Center -- 12.6 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana
Scubaquatic Punta Cana (809) 468-4055 14.5 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana
Sea Pro Bavaro Princess (800) 868-1426 12.2 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana
Sea Pro Caribe Club Princess (800) 868-1426 12.6 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana
Sea Pro Dreams Palm Beach (809) 523-4611 7.9 mi. North of Central Punta Cana
Sea Pro Occidental Grand Punta Cana (800) 868-1426 12.0 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana
Sea Pro Punta Cana Princess (800) 868-1426 12.8 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana
Sea Pro Secrets Royal Beach Club (800) 868-1426 10.4 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana
Sea Pro Sivory (800) 868-1426 1.2 mi. Northeast of Central Punta Cana

Dive Services

The following chart shows the approximate cost of dive services in this area.

Dive Services
Offering Type Low Rate High Rate
Discover Scuba $ 95.0 $ 120.0
Double Tank Dive $ 80.0 $ 115.0
Night Dive $ 70.0 $ 80.0
Open Water Certification $ 380.0 $ 470.0
Single Tank Dive $ 45.0 $ 60.0

Dive Sites

A few details regarding some of the area's dive sites are shown in the chart below.

Dive Sites Near Punta Cana
Name Latitude Longitude
Coral Garden 18.7232643482 -68.4473800653
El Nino 18.6781085958 -68.3986422607
La Ceuva 18.6975176329 -68.4153509117
La Taberna 18.7156851529 -68.434786798
Paradise 18.7057288249 -68.4141921974
Parque Reef 18.6996314432 -68.4057712555
Patato 18.7183869661 -68.4439468378
Patricia Wreck 18.5348870595 -68.342978656
Rondana 18.7209476092 -68.4465217585
Tunnel Reef 18.7274100124 -68.4508562082
Wreck Astron 18.7250933303 -68.4487962717
Wreck Monica 18.6720915329 -68.3924624512

To learn more concerning snorkeling, including helpful suggestions and tips for both experienced divers and beginners, read this comprehensive discussion of scuba diving in the Caribbean.

 

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