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Scuba Diving in Santa Catalina Wall, La Romana, Dominican Republic

Dive Type:
Wall
Maximum Depth:
45m/147.6ft
Perfect Season:
Summer Months
Average Water Temperature:
28˚C/82.4˚F
Skill Level:
All Divers
Hispaniola Island is divided into two nations. Haiti is standing on the western side of the island, while Dominican Republic is located on the eastern side. The island is lying in the northern Caribbean Sea. Dominican Republic is situated on the south-eastern side of Cuba, on the eastern side of Jamaica and on the western side of Puerto Rico.

Around Dominican Republic, there are many interesting dive sites, which attract many tourists from all over the world. Santa Catalina Wall is located on the southern side of the country. The Wall is an amazing drop-off stretching the Caribbean Sea. More specifically, this dive spot is on the western side of Santa Catalina Island. The average depth of the site is 30 m/98.4 ft, while the maximum depth is about 45 m/147.6 ft.

There are many reasons why you should dive in the Santa Catalina Wall. First of all, it is a wonderful dive site for all levels of divers. Note that you may choose among a large variety of scuba diving schools that make excursions to Santa Catalina Wall. Secondly, divers have the chance to meet an impressive variety of corals in many colors, sizes, shapes and of course many kinds of fish. The best season to visit this dive site is during the period of summer months. The temperature of the water averages 28˚C/82.4˚F. As Dominican Republic has a tropical climate, the weather is quite warm all year round. The annual average temperature is 25˚C/77˚F.

It is generally accepted that Santa Catalina Wall is one of the best dive spots in the Dominican Republic. So, don’t miss it!

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM La Romana International Airport
22.5km/14miles, 25 minutes
La Romana International Airport Carretera La Romana - Higuey La Romana 22000, Dominican Republic 1. Head west to the LRM 2. Turn left into the Carretera La Romana - Higuey 3. Turn right at the Carretera a Boca de Chavón 4. Turn right to enter Autopista del Coral / Route 3 5. Take the exit toward Carretera La Romana - Higüey 6. Turn left into the Carretera La Romana - Higüey 7. Continue towards Carretera La Romana - Higuey 8. Continue along Calle Fco. Alberto Caamaño 9. Continue along Av Libertad. Pass by GNC (on ​​your right within 1.1 km) 10. Turn left at Calle Hector P. Quesada 11. Slight right toward Carretera La Caleta 12. Turn left 13. Take the first right turn 14. Take the first right turn Your destination will be on your left.
BY CAR FROM Punta Cana International Airport
80.7km/50.1miles, 55 minutes
Punta Cana Airport Punta Cana 23000 Dominican Republic 1. Head southwest 2. At the roundabout, take the 1st exit 3. Continue straight to Carretera Aeropuerto. Go through 1 roundabout 4. Continue along Boulevard Turístico del Este 5. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit to Autopista del Coral / Route 3. Go through the Estación de Gasolina Coastal (on ​​your left at 52.6 miles) 6. Take the exit towards Carretera La Romana - Higüey 7. Turn left into the Carretera La Romana - Higüey 8. Continue towards Carretera La Romana - Higuey 9. Continue along Calle Fco. Alberto Caamaño 10. Continue along Av Libertad Pass by GNC (on ​​your right within 1.1 km) 11. Turn left at Calle Hector P. Quesada 12. Slight right towards Carretera La Caleta 13. Turn left 14. Take the first right turn 15. Take the first right turn.
BY AIR
La Romana International Airport,
22.5km/14miles
BY AIR
Punta Cana International Airport,
80.7km/50.1miles.
BY TRAIN

No train services available on this spot.

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