Divecenter Merlin

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No matter where you are visiting from, you're likely to find someone on the staff who can greet you and assist with your training in your native language. One of the oldest, most established dive centers in the area, this multi-lingual facility has staff which speaks English, French, German and Dutch, as well as Spanish.

Cost and Offerings

In-pool training, open ocean training, open ocean dives, wreck dives, and night dives are all offered by Merlin Dive Center. they even offer a "bubblemaker" course for kids who are 8 and older.

Merlin Dive Center offers a free Discover Scuba pool course because they know you'll get hooked. From there, you'll be able to purchase the one dive Discover Scuba Course for $95, or the Open Water Diver course for $370. The Rescue Diver course is $345(USD). Several other courses are also offered, including Advanced Open Water Diver, which costs $320, and the Adventure Diver, which is $190 and includes 3 dives.

A la carte offerings are also available. For example, one dive with Merlin, including equipment, is $55, while two dives cost $106. Four dives cost $200, six dives are $289 , eight dives are $372, and 10 dives cost $440.

Discounts are available to those who bring their own equipment. If you'd prefer to snorkel, that costs as little as $29. Round Trip transportation is available from locations in Sosua for $5, from Cabarete for $10, and from Puerto Plata for $15.

All prices are in USD.

To learn more concerning diving in the Caribbean, including useful tips and suggestions for both beginners and "pros" read this detailed guide to scuba diving in the Caribbean.

Location and Contact Information

Divecenter Merlin is located near the heart of Sosua.

Location: Las Cobas, Sosua, the Dominican Republic

Phone: (809) 571-2963

Secondary Phone: (809) 545-0538

Website: http://www.learn-to-dive-today.com/

Email: info@divecentermerlin.com


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