Captain Alsina / Dominican Republic

Wreck

Captain Alsina sunk in 1989 at 40m/131ft depth. The vessel is located deeper than any other wreck in Boca Chica region. The dives promise to be very interesting. It is hard to find the wreck because of the corals that cover it completely. The soft corals look marvelous and there is a plateau not far from the wreck at 26m/85ft depth with hard corals. During the dives divers will see an abundance of marine dwellers, among which there are most of morays and scombers.

Location: south coast of the Dominican Republic, Boca Chica region

What to see: coral gardens, damselfish, mantas, lionfish, parrotfish, dragonfish, dogfish, groupers, jacks, stingrays, goatfish, snappers, morays, scombers etc.

Depth: 26-40m/85-131ft

Currents: 1 knot

Visibility: 10-30m/32-98ft

Season for diving: All year long, although the best time is from June to September. The average water temperature is 77-82F/25-28C.

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