Diving in the dominican republic

The Dominican Republic, the second largest Caribbean country, was discovered in 1492 by Christopher Columbus. This paradise is rich in history, culture, and diversity. The Dominican Republic shares the island of Hispaniola with Haiti to the west. It’s located between the islands of Cuba and Puerto Rico. Dominican Republic is one of the most visited destinations the Caribbean. Be prepared to enjoy Dominican Republic’s world-famous white sandy beaches, great diving, and numerous golf resorts.

A vacation in the Dominican Republic can be whatever you want it to be. You can have an amazing stay at an all-inclusive beach fest and enjoy the pumping nightlife in busy Punta Cana, or relax on a more quiet, intimate, and exotic vacation on the more remote southwest coast. One thing is for sure, you will find spectacular diving all around this culturally rich island. Adventurers can admire beautiful reefs and sunken ships La Caleta National Underwater Park. Don’t forget to bring your camera. Cave divers will love this place; three thrilling cave systems are located near Santo Domingo, Bayahibe, and Playa Dorada. Your trip will be filled with exciting sights. You can encounter humpback whales in the Silver Banks from December to May.

Travelinformation for Dominican Republic

Languages es
Currency DOP
Timezone UTC-04:00
Tipping 10%
Dial Code 1
Electricity 120 V / 60 Hz
Power Plug Type A, B, C

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Wildlife in Dominican Republic
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Whales
Humpback Whale
Dolphins
Common Dolphin
Sharks
Blacktip Reef Shark
Nurse Shark
Grey Reef Shark
Rays
Eagle Ray
Stingrays
Electric Ray
Turtles
Leatherback Sea Turtle
Green Sea Turtle
Loggerhead Sea Turtle
Hawksbill Turtle
Olive Ridley Sea Turtle
Fishes
Ocean Sunfish
Moray Eel
Angelfish
Butterfly Fish
Barracuda
Lionfish
Wrasse
Puffer Fish
Molluscs
Octopus
Wildlife in Dominican Republic
  Jan - Mar Apr - Jun Jul - Sep Oct - Dec
Whales
Humpback Whale
Dolphins
Common Dolphin
Sharks
Blacktip Reef Shark
Nurse Shark
Grey Reef Shark
Rays
Eagle Ray
Stingrays
Electric Ray
Turtles
Leatherback Sea Turtle
Green Sea Turtle
Loggerhead Sea Turtle
Hawksbill Turtle
Olive Ridley Sea Turtle
Fishes
Ocean Sunfish
Moray Eel
Angelfish
Butterfly Fish
Barracuda
Lionfish
Wrasse
Puffer Fish
Molluscs
Octopus

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