The Overberg is a region of immense beauty and characterized by amazing and diverse landscapes. It forms part of the Western Cape as it stretches from the Hottentos-Holland Mountains in the north while in the southern, the Atlantic and Indian Ocean break on to sandy beaches and rocky headlands. The spot enjoys a Mediterranean climate with warm dry summers and cool wet winters.
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Scuba Diving in Zingara Wreck, Puerto Plata Area, Dominican Republic
Dominican Republic offers a large variety of dive sites. Zingara Wreck is an interesting dive site, not to be missed. This medium sized freighter was sunk in 1992 on the northern coast of Dominican Republic. It is also east of Sosua, a small town in the Puerto Plata province. The wreck is lying at a depth of 36 m/118.1 ft. While being located in the open ocean, the spot has an interesting marine life. Stone fish, moray eels, barracuda, just to mention some. Generally, it is a wreck seriously affected by currents, because of its location. The underwater visibility fluctuates between 10 m/32.8 ft and 30 m/98.4 ft.
The temperature of the water is pretty high. It actually averages 28°C/82.4°F. Moreover, the temperature is about 25°C/77°F all year round. Dominican Republic has a tropical climate. The wet season usually lasts from November to January on the northern coast. Zingara Wreck is a dive spot feasible to all levels of divers, as previous experience is not needed.
Finally, contact your diving school, because you may have the opportunity to try another spot, since each dive spot is very close to many others.
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