El Limon / Dominican Republic

El Limon

El Limon is an old 18m/64ft long trawler located at 15m/49ft depth. It was sunkenin 1998 on purpose to create an artificial reef. Nowadays the wreck is the house for plenty of fish. Not far from the wreck it is possible to find “slim” hard corals and sponges.

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

What to see: Around the haul there are morays, soldierfish, schools of mackerels and groupers. Pufferfish that inflate as a sign of caution will also attract divers’ attention.

Depth: 10-15m/32-49ft

Currents: 1knot

Visibility: 20-30m/65-98ft

Season for diving: The best period for diving is from June till end of September. The average water temperature is 25-28C/77-82F.


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