Scuba Diving Near Rio San Juan

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Divers staying in the Rio San Juan area have access to caverns, tunnels, walls, and soft, colorful coral reef.  There are dive sites that match every skill level, and between the months of January and March you even have the chance to see dolphins frolicking nearby. 

There is one dive service, a dive shop, and a small number of interesting dive sites in the area.

Dive Operators and Shops

The dive shop available are shown directly below.

Dive Shops Near Rio San Juan
Name Type Phone Location Island
Gri Gri Divers Dive Shop//12577 -- Central Rio San Juan Hispaniola

If you want to go diving, you can check with Scubaquatic Rio San Juan. There are 12 dive sites frequented by this location, with depths ranging from 40 to 105 feet, which means excitement for all skill levels -- and they are all located within 10 minutes of the dock. They are found within the heart of Rio San Juan.

Some key facts regarding the one dive service we are aware of that operates in this area can be seen here:

Dive Operators Near Rio San Juan
Name Type Phone Location Island
Scubaquatic Rio San Juan Dive Service//12576 (809) 468-4055 Central Rio San Juan Hispaniola

Dive Sites

You can look at the following chart to see a few details regarding some of the area's major dive sites.

Dive Sites Near Rio San Juan
Name Latitude Longitude
Bahia Principe 19.6331972125 -70.1322505066
Spanish Shipwreck 19.6833510554 -69.9995991776

For more information about diving, including useful tips and suggestions for both experienced divers and beginners, check out our detailed Caribbean diving article.


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