Lake Michigan is the second largest Great Lake by volume and the only one located entirely in the United States. The lake’s shoreline is more than 1600 mi/2575 km and the average depth is 195 ft/59.4 m. Lake Michigan and Lake Huron have the same surface elevation and are technically a single lake. They are actually connected by the Straits of Mackinac, where many ships have foundered due to heavy storms. The Straits of Mackinac Underwater Preserve, located at the northern edge of Lakes Michigan and Huron, tries to preserve Michigan’s shipwrecks for next generations. One of the shipwrecks found is Colonel Ellsworth.
- ABOUT THE SPOT
- RELEVANT ACTIVITIES & OFFERS
Scuba Diving in Ray Point, Sosua, Dominican Republic
If you are looking for a Caribbean island with many dive sites, you should visit Hispaniola Island and more specifically the country of Dominican Republic. Around the country, there are about 5 zones and more than 50 dive spots. Ray Point is lying in Puerto Plata’s zone, on the north coast of the island. At this spot, divers will meet many kinds of fish and especially different kind of stingrays. Just to mention some of them, spider crabs, lobsters and some blue fluorescent trigger fish are usually found in the deep waters. Divers will also have the chance to admire the wonderful black corals.
As for the more technical features of this dive spot, its maximum depth is about 50 m/164 ft and the water’s temperature averages 28°C/82.4°F during all year. The underwater visibility is usually good, even if the spot’s location is not privileged, as it is standing in the open ocean.
Ray Point is a short, but also interesting dive spot. Finally, because of the small distances between dive spots, you should contact your diving school in order to advise you of how to combine more than one dive sites. It will be an absolutely amazing experience!!!
No relevant activites found
If you are interested in trying out this amazing sport in this spot press the request button so as to give you more information and prices.