Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic occupies the central and eastern part of the Haiti Island. It is washed by the waters of the Atlantic Ocean at the east and north and by Caribbean Sea at the south.

Diving in the Dominican Republic is first of all diving in the caves, some of which form labyrinths. Their royal beauty attracts the visitors, while warm and transparent water, high domes, unbelievable underwater landscapes made of stalactites and stalagmites create special atmosphere.

At the local coral reefs it is possible to find plenty of tropical fish and scallops, tube sponges of various colors and sizes, predator actiniae etc. This place is often visited by dolphins and sea cows. In the period from the December to March humpback whales can be seen in the waters of The Dominican Republic.

Location: central and eastern part of the Haiti Island; washed by Atlantic Ocean and Caribbean Sea

What to see: barracudas, eels, mantas, rays, turtles, humpback whales, reef sharks, nurse sharks, dolphins, sea cows etc.

Depth: 15-45m/49-147ft

Currents: 1-2knots

Visibility: 18-27m/60-90ft

Season for diving: The best time is from December to April. Average air temperature is 28C/82F. Water temperature in winter is 26-27C/78-81F and in summer it rises by 2-3 degrees. The rain season lasts from May to October. During this time frequent but short rains are possible.

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