Scuba Diving Near Santo Domingo

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Diving in the Dominican Republic is very diverse thanks to the fact that the coast line touches both the calm Caribbean Sea, and the sometimes rough and rugged Atlantic Ocean. Tourists staying in Santo Domingo can take advantage of this and make plans to dive in each body of water in order to compare the differences.  Wrecks, reefs, walls, and caves are all within each reach.

You'll find one dive service, a dive shop, and a small number of dive sites to choose from.

Dive Operators and Shops

The dive shop worth considering are listed down below.

Dive Shops Near Santo Domingo
Name Type Phone Location Island
Golden Arrow Diving Dive Shop//12577 (809) 566-7780 Central Santo Domingo the Dominican Republic

If you're ready to dive, you can check with Gus Dive Center. Owner of the oldest independent dive center on the island, Gustavo Torreira began his journey training and guiding young divers in 1979 and hasn't stopped since. Thousands of people from around the world have trained with Gus, and thanks to him been able to explore the wonders that cannot be seen from above the surface of the ocean. They are found within Santo Domingo.

Glance through this table for information concerning the one dive service we are aware of that operates in this area.

Dive Operators Near Santo Domingo
Name Type Phone Location Island
Gus Dive Center Dive Service//12576 (809) 566-0818 Santo Domingo the Dominican Republic

Dive Sites

The chart just below provides some key facts concerning some of the area's dive sites.

Dive Sites Near Santo Domingo
Name Experience Max Depth Latitude Longitude
La Caleta Submarine Park All Divers 590.0 18.4264479953 -69.6873092651
Parque Nacional Submarino La Caleta -- 328.1 18.4485666667 -69.68365

For more information about diving, including helpful suggestions and tips for both "old pros" and beginners, check out our detailed discussion of scuba diving in the Caribbean.


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