Top Scuba Dive Shops in Dominican Republic
#1 - Go Dive Bayahibe
Go Dive Bayahibe is a PADI Dive Resort on the south east coast of the Dominican Republic.
Bayahibe area has over 20 dive sites including shallow reefs and more challenging wrecks. Conditions are calm and warm throughout the year, with top notch visbility.
You will receive an exclusive and flexible service; choose the dive sites, make the schedule and have as much bottom time as your air will allow you!
Popular dive sites include St George's Wreck, the Atlantic Princess Wreck, Coco Reef amd Guaraguao - an artificial arceological site inside the Parque Nacional Del Este.
The boats are powerful and offer a good amount of shaded space. They are designed to pull right up onto the beach, so you can hop aboard straight from your sun lounger!
#2 - Dive Center Merlin
The premiere scuba diving facility on the northern coast of the Dominican Republic. Owned and operated by Jurgen Rumpenhorst since 1994, and located right at the beach in Sousa, we are your home for aquatic adventures.
With more than 20 dive sites within 5 - 15 minutes, clear warm water, and friendly professional PADI certified staff, our team will ensure you’re diving safely and enjoying our amazing underwater world. Being only 15 minutes from the Puerto Plata international airport, close to the new Amber Cove cruise port, and 20 minutes from Cabarete, we can arrange affordable return transportation from all the hotels to ensure you have a hassle free diving experience.
#3 - Aqua Adventures by Scuba Dive Sosua
#4 - Coral Point Diving
Coral Point Diving is the ONLY IDC 5 Star PADI operator in Bayahibe town and one of the largest trainers of Scuba divers in Dominican Republic. It is located 3 minutes walk from the famous Dreams La Romana Resort & Spa. Coral Point is not just a Caribbean dive shop but a dive shop making a difference. With Marine Biologists on staff we are continuously combining the teching of scuba diving with the evaluation, monitoring, protection and education of tropical reef and coastal ecosystems. With years of reef conservation and restoration experience we are armed and ready to make your scuba diving and your training courses more than just a dive, but an unforgettable learning pleasure. Coral Point also offers custom-made scuba diving tours and excursions since we have specialized in personal/private scuba diving. This means that you as a client are central in all what we do. Avoid the crowds by customizing your own private scuba dive trip! All diving, snorkeling and training activities are co-ordinated and supervised by our Resident Marine Biologist. Starting from March 2012, we will be also conducting our new Eco Internship Programs delivering PADI Project AWARE courses and lectures by our in house experts. If you are a diver or simply interested in some sea activities like snorkeling or Saona Island Tour or Catalina Excursions remember
#5 - Dive Cabarete
Dive Cabarete has been in business for 12 years now, operating on the north coast of Dominican Republic. Our dive shop is located on the beach in Sosua, right next to the water! We are a PADI certified diving company and we offer both shore and boat dives from beautiful Sosua Bay for divers of all levels. Beginners receive excellent instruction from our highly experienced instructors, and advanced divers get to choose from a range of diverse dives, including: wall dives, reef dives, night dives, and wreck dives. Dive sites in or near Sosua Bay are close to the dive shop, so time spent on the boat is minimal and the abundance of sea fans and other soft corals make for a great diving atmosphere with lovely ambiance.
#6 - El Tour Caribe EARB
We offer truly unforgettable PRIVATE dive and snorkel experiences that are worth your vacation hours. We are passionate about diving and want to share our love of the ocean with all of our guests.
From simple 2 tank dive trips to full day dive and snorkel charters, let our profesional staff wow you with personal attention.
All of our outings include:
- Private Dive Boat as per tour chosen
- All Dive Gear (wetsuit, fins, mask, snorkel, tanks, & weights)
- Private Dive Guide for up to 4 divers
- Custom dive itinerary based on experience level and destination chosen
- Free pick up to and from your location
- Drinks on board (alcohol on full day charters once diving is completed)
- Fresh Fruit and Snacks on all tours
- Meal as chosen on full day tours
We are your choice if looking for an extra ordinary experience focused on you and totally personalized.
We are pleased to offer you service in English, French and Spanish.
#7 - Northern Coast Aquasports, S.A.
#8 - Midi Dive
#9 - Reef Oasis Viva Dominican
We are Reef Oasis Dive Club, an international chain of 5 Star PADI diving centers in Dominican Republic, Grand Bahamas and Egypt. We offer PADI dive courses from beginner to pro, daily diving and snorkeling trips, free try in the pool, DSD in the sea. Excellent reef and wall dives, diving from shore and from boat, waste no more time before experiencing the beauty and freedom of underwater world.
#10 - Tropical Sea Divers
#11 - Casa Daniel Swiss Diving School
#12 - Diwa Dominicana
Only 20 minutes away from the resorts in Puerto Plata, the Sosua Bay offer ideal conditions for both boat trips, snorkel trips and off course diving!
Boat and snorkel trips
Don’t miss the beautiful Sosua beach and bay! Join us for a half day of sun and sea life. We take you out from the coast to see for yourself the fish of the Dominican Republic, the snorkelers will have 2 different places to snorkel each 45 minutes, and the people on the boat trip will have time to enjoy the beautiful beach of Sosua after the boat ride!
Diving is a way to discover a whole different world under the sea, nothing compares to the thrill of breathing underwater, the freedom of weightlessness and the unique sights and sounds you will find under the sea all over the world
Discover scuba diving - diving for beginners and non certified divers
With Diwa Dominicana there is something to discover for everybody! Lets take you under the sea and let us guide you to a new world with safe and proffesional care!
Diving for certified divers
In Sosua, there is over 16 different sights to explore, all different in their own way, and as we say; in Sosua there is something to see for every type of diver!
We also have excursions to wall, wreck and cave dive sights and, of course, we can licence you in all PADI courses from the Open Water to the Dive Master!
We at Diwa Dominicana value safety highest, and therefore we have the best trained instructors with us under the water everytime.
We offer a friendly and professionel environment, with staff that speaks English, Spanish, French and Scandinavian.
#13 - Dressel Divers Club
#14 - Dressel Divers Club
#15 - Sea Pro - S.A.
#16 - Dolin Dive Center
As part of our diving activities, we offer a full day trip to Catalina Island, located in the South Coast of the Dominican Republic. In this excursion we do a morning wall dive, follow by a shallow dive, then we finish our diving activity, we go to the Island to enjoy the marvelous food and the beatiful beach.
This excursion is combinated with snorkeling, in case that part of your family do not dive, they can enjoy the shallow part of the wall ( not more than 10 feet deep ), and the rest of the excursion.
#17 - Dressel Divers Club
#18 - Scubaquatic
#19 - Pro Dive International
Explore the Dominican Republic´s stunning marine environment, colorful coral formations and amazing variety of sea life, and dive into unique underwater cave systems.
Join the dive excursions to Bayahibe, Saona and Catalina islands, enjoy wreck diving, and a fantastic variety of marine life.