Hispaniola Island is standing in the northern Caribbean Sea. It is situated south-east of Cuba and west of Puerto Rico. Hispaniola is divided into 2 nations, as Saint Martin too. Dominican Republic is located on the eastern side of the island and Haiti lies on the western side of Hispaniola. Santo Domingo is the capital of Dominican Republic.
Dominican Republic is a popular destination for divers from all over the world. More than 50 dive sites are dispersed along the coast of this country. Even if you are not a dive lover, you will be seduced by the enthusiasm of those who have already tried diving and you will certainly desire to experience the feeling. Well, Airport Wall is an interesting scuba diving site for all levels of divers.
This dive spot is located in the north-western Sosua, in the province of Puerto Plata. It is actually a reef that follows the coastline in front of the airport of Puerto Plata. The average depth of the site is 18 m/59.1 ft, while its maximum depth is 36 m/118.1 ft. Divers have the chance to swim through little caverns and tunnels, meet many kinds of corals and of course an array of marine life, like barracudas, eagle rays and reef sharks.
Generally the underwater visibility ranges from 10 m/32.8 ft to 30 m/98.4 ft. The visibility depends on the weather conditions. Moreover this dive spot is exposed to currents, as it stands in the open ocean. Furthermore the average temperature of the water is 28°C/82.4°F.
If you visit Dominican Republic, don’t miss this amazing opportunity. It will be a wonderful experience that you’ll definitely wanna live again!