Northern Coast Diving

This PADI center has been in operation since 1988, and continues to grow each year. Staff members speak English, Italian, Dutch, German and Spanish to make learning easier on visitors who speak any of these languages.

Cost and Offerings

There are two morning dives scheduled each day, leaving at 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m., as well as two in the afternoon at 1:00 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. Night dives are available upon request. Northern Coast asks that divers arrive 30 minutes prior to departure time.

Proper instruction is key in safe diving. Begin your training with a $90 Discover Scuba Course, and if you find scuba diving is something you enjoy, you can move up the ranks, gaining your Open Water Certification for $450. You also have the option of signing up for specialty certifications like Emergency First Response for $175, or Rescue Diver for $440.

Once certified, you can sign up for regular boat dive. A one tank dive with Northern Coast is $50, two dives are $90, and you'll continue to receive discounted rates the more dives you purchase at once; case in point, 10 boat dives cost $360(USD).

For more information concerning diving in the Caribbean, including suggestions and helpful tips for both beginners and "pros" check out our exhaustive guide to scuba diving in the Caribbean.

Location and Contact Information

Located just outside the heart of Sosua, Northern Coast Diving welcomes customers who would enjoy diving during their vacation in this town or in the surrounding area. In case you're wondering, Puerto Plata is 11 miles (18 kilometers) to the west.

Location: Sosua, the Dominican Republic

Phone: (809) 571-1028




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