Scuba diving in Canyon-Sosua

From Boat
Diver level
Average: 59.04 ft
Maximum: 82 ft
Average: 82 ft
Maximum: 98.4 ft
This 18m/60ft reef canyon is formed by intricate rocks and myriads of soft corals. Sponges and gorgonians are decorations of this “castle”. The dive site is very picturesque and will sure become a favorite among underwater photographers. It is occupied by a wide variety of marine dwellers among which there are plenty of crabs, nubdibranchs, pipefish, flamingo tongue snails, seahorses, angelfish, yellow tail snappers, and damselfish. It will take 5 minutes by boat from the nearest beach to see this perfect location.

When to go

Diving is available all year-round. The average air temperature stays around 25-30C/77-86F. The average water temperature ranges between 27-29C/81-84F. The maximum depth of the site is around 25m/82ft. Water visibility is around 30m/98ft. The currents are low. Diving here is available for CMAS**/AOW divers.

Reachable from

Puerto Plata

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