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.

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

Dive Operators and Shops

The dive shop worth looking into are provided here:

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'd like to go diving, you might want to 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 situated in Santo Domingo.

Take a minute to read this table for information concerning the only dive service in the area that we are aware of.

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

Check out the table just below for some information concerning some of the area's major 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

To learn more about diving, including helpful suggestions and tips for both "old pros" and beginners, check out our exhaustive guide to diving in the Caribbean.


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