Divecenter Merlin

El Batey, Sosua, Dominican Pepublic
FREE Discover Scuba Course (theory and pool)
Dive Center Merlin was founded in Sosua in 1994. Owner and PADI Instructor Jurgen Rumpenhorst and his team speak English, German, French and Spanish. The dive shop is open all year round. More than 20 different dive sites can be reached by boat in 5 – 20 minutes. Diving center offers wide range of activities for divers of all levels, from beginners to certified divers, PADI courses and specialties are available along with snorkeling and various excursions
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PADI, PADI Dive Center
English, French, German, Spanish
From recommended hotels: Surcharge
From airport: No
Diving types
Boat Diving

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Divecenter Merlin
Location Divecenter Merlin is located on Playa Sosua, small town in the Puerto Plata province of the Dominican Republic
Instructors & Dive masters Gilbert Schneider, PADI Divemaster, working at Merlin since 2001
Christian Harder, PADI Staff- and Specialty Instructor, back in the team since 2012
Andreas Jazeschen, PADI Assistent-Instructor, working at Merlin since 2003
Kai Schleufe, PADI Specialty Instructor, EFR Instructor, working at Merlin since 2013
Jose Sanchez, PADI Advanced Open Water Diver, working at Merlin since 1998
Margarita Guzman-Harder, PADI Open Water Diver, working at Merlin since 201...Continue reading
Number of Dive Guides 6
Non-diving activities Snorkeling, Apres Dive Bar, Excursions, Language school (language study in Sosua combines learning Spanish with a vacation on one of the nicest beaches of the Dominican Republic), Dancing school
Infrastructure Bar, Classrooms, Parking, Pool, Shower, WC, Wi-Fi
PHYSICALlY DISABLED DIVERS Please check with diving center before booking an activity
Equipment Description Regularly serviced and well-maintained equipment
Distance to nearest Deco Chamber 25 km
Boats equipped with first aid kits, available for rent
2 Fibreglass boat for 10 persons
Number of boats 2

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Check-in time 9.00 am (the first dive starts about 9.45 am, the second dive starts about 1.00 pm)
Seasonality January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
REQUIRED INFORMATION AND DOCUMENTS Certification Card, Date of birth, Date of last dive, Logbook, Number of dives, Passport
Accepted Payment Methods Non-cards Methods:
PayPal, Cash


From recommended hotels to dive center Surcharge
Transfer from hotels from Maimon to Cabarete is available at request, extra charges apply
Airport transfer is not available
Transfer from the airport No

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