Full-Day Catalina Island Scuba Diving Tour from La Romana

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What To Expect

Welcome aboard and scuba dive two "must see" dive sites and the most beautiful underwater ecosystem of the Dominican Republic with a full day, all inclusive tour to Catalina Island. Experience clear turquoise waters, incredible coral formations, fish life and ultimate relaxation in paradise on a private beach. Enjoy the cool breeze and selection of refreshments at our bar overlooking the ocean and a Dominican feast prepared by local renowned chef "Bobby".

Highlights

  • Dive "the Wall" on the east side of Isla Catalina

  • Explore "the Aquarium" on the west side of Isla Catalina on your second dive

  • Stroll along white sandy beaches and relax under palm trees on a private beach

  • Soak up the Caribbean sun from an ocean side beach bar

  • Enjoy a Dominican BBQ feast for lunch

Specifications

Type:
Tours in La Romana
Departs From:
La Romana
Meeting Point:
Hotel pick-up
Duration:
9 hours
Availability:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 9:30 AM
Product Code:
12513
Voucher info:
Print voucher. You will not have access to the tour without this voucher.
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Description

After hotel pickup from your La Romana hotel, you will arrive at the marina for your 9:30 AM departure. The PADI certified dive team, will go through health and safety procedures and dive briefing, to ensure your experience is an unforgettable one.

After the overview you will leave the marina, setting course for the east side of "Catalina Island" to the first dive site known as "The Wall", which caters to novice and expert divers. This dive site has depths from 5 meters (16 feet) to 40+ meters (131+ feet). Life jackets will be available to anyone who requires one. The dive team will be available if you require any help to prepare for your first dive.

Enjoy just under an hour of diving to discover the true beauty of the "Wall". You can expect clear turquoise waters, incredible visibility and an amazing underwater ecosystem. Things to look out for during your dive include vase sponge, sea fan coral, octopus, porcupine fish, moray eel, scorpion fish, southern stingray, blue parrotfish, lion fish, sea horse and more. The dive team will be available to help guide you through the underwater paradise.

After "The Wall" you will head to the second dive site, "The Aquarium". Enjoy just under an hour of diving to discover the true beauty of the "Aquarium", which has depths from 8 meters (26 feet) to 12+ meters (39+ feet). Things to look out for during your dive include; vase sponge, tube worm, spiny lobster, sand star, frogfish, trumpet fish, barracuda, mackerel, tiger moray eel and more.

After scuba diving you will head to a private beach on Catalina Island where you will enjoy an incredible Dominican feast prepared by renowned local chef nicknamed "Bobby". You can expect to taste fresh lobster caught that morning (VIP package only), pork, chicken, salads, pasta and local fruits all prepared in a hygienic kitchen.

After lunch relax in paradise. A range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic refreshments will be available as you relax and enjoy yourself on the beach. Snorkeling equipment will be available at the bar, so you can enjoy the amazing snorkel sites off the beach. The rest of the afternoon will be yours to relax, to listen to the waves breaking on the shore, to snorkel in the clear turquoise waters or to enjoy the open bar and the cool breeze looking over the ocean.

After your time on the beach is complete you will head back to the marina. During the return trip you can enjoy light refreshments at the bar and music prepared by the entertainment team. At 4pm you will arrive at the marina where a bus will be waiting to take you back to your La Romana hotel.

Itinerary

09:30 - Arrival at the Marina

10:00 - Transfer to east side of Isla Catalina

10:30 - Scuba diving at "The Wall"

11:30 - Scuba diving at "The Aquarium"

12:30 - Transfer to Isla Catalina beach

13:00 - Lunch

14:00 - Entertainment (traditional salsa/merengue dancing)

15:15 - Transfer back to Marina

16:00 - Arrival and drop-off at hotel

Includes

  • Full diving equipment, including 2 tanks and weight belts

  • Boat ride via our large catamaran

  • Professional PADI dive masters

  • Visit to private beach on Isla Catalina

  • National Park admission to Isla Catalina

  • Dominican BBQ lunch

  • Alcoholic and non-alcoholic refreshments

  • Round-trip hotel transfers

Excludes

  • Personal expenses

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

Please Note

  • *Included if VIP option is selected.

  • Children must be at least 13 years old to dive.

  • Guests must be a certified PADI diver and should be in good health, particularly in terms of your respiratory and circulation systems.

  • Guests will be asked to self-certify and complete the required PADI forms before going on the dive.

  • We recommend wearing comfortable shoes and bringing swimwear, sun block, sunglasses, a camera and cash for souvenirs on the beach.

  • Tour operator reserves the right to reschedule the excursion in the event of bad weather.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation: 8 days or more prior to start date of activity.
  • 20% Cancellation Fee (80% reimbursement): between 4 to 7 days prior to date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 3 days or less prior to date of activity.

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