Scuba Diving in Ray Point, Sosua, Dominican Republic

Skill Level:
All Divers
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Average Water Temperature:
Dive Type:
Wall, Deep
Dominican Republic is standing on the eastern side of Hispaniola Island. This Caribbean island is divided into two nations, the Dominican Republic and Haiti. The country of Haiti is standing on the western side of Hispaniola. Dominican Republic is also west of Puerto Rico and south-east of Cuba. Its capital is Santo Domingo.

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!!!

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Gregorio Luperon International Airport Puerto Plata
7km/4.3miles, 11 minutes
Gregorio Luperon International Airport Puerto Plata Dominican Republic 1. Head west 2. Sharp left 3. Take the first left turn the route of Route 5 4. Turn right (the route of Route 5) 5. Turn left into the Lane 5 Go through Aferme Gas, Sosua (on ​​the right in 2.5 km) 6. Turn left (the route Luperon) 7. Turn left into the Luperon 8. Continue to El Tablon El Tablon.
BY CAR FROM Cibao International Airport
76.4km/47.5miles, 1 hour 16 mins
Cibao International Airport Av. Victor Manuel Espaillat 51081 Santiago, Dominican Republic 1. Head southwest 2. Exit the roundabout 3. Turn right to the street Avenida Victor Manuel Espaillat 4. Turn left at Carretera Puñal Adentro 5. Slight right to Avenida Victor Manuel Espaillat. Go through the Adventure Rent A Car (On your right 1.3 km away) 6. Keep right at the fork to continue towards Autopista Duarte 7. Slight right to Autopista Duarte. Go through the Estación de Gasolina Shell Las Palomas (On your right at 5.2 miles) 8. Exit 9. Slight left to the street Av Salvador Estrella Sadhalá 10. Take the exit to Av Salvador Estrella Sadhalá 11. Turn right onto Av Salvador Estrella Sadhalá. Go through the Caribbean Cinemas Hollywood 7 (On your right) 12. Turn right onto Av Gregorio Luperón 13. Continue along Avenida Gregorio Luperón. Go through the Iglesia Santísima Trinidad (On your right at 5.9 miles) 14. Continue along Ruta Panoramica Santiago - Puerto Plata 15. The Ruta Panoramica Santiago - Puerto Plata turns slightly right and becomes Carretera Turistica Gregorio Luperon. Go through Yasika Zipline Center (On your right at 18.2 miles) 16. Slight left at Ruta Panoramica Santiago - Puerto Plata. Go through Tubagua Plantation Eco Lodge (On your left at 8.0 miles) 17. Sharp right to Lane 5 Pass by Shell SS230 Cañaveral (On the right in 2.8 km) 18. Turn left (the route Luperon) 19. Turn left into the Luperon 20. Continue to El Tablon El Tablon
Gregorio Luperon International Airport Puerto Plata,
Cibao International Airport,

No train services available on this spot.

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