Dominican Republic Diving
Diving © Bolívar Sánchez
The island's famed offshore region, Silver Bank, welcomes
humpback whales from December to April, when the giant mammals
visit to calve. Divers will enjoy the location, as well as other
wonderful sites off the destination's coast. Indeed, each region
has its signature dives, where adventurers will encounter vibrant,
fishy reefs and light-beam-filled caves. The island's brag-worthy
list of natural and artificial wrecks will also interest divers.
Some date back to the 16th century, courtesy of the first European
to ever set foot in the Americas. Others come from the modern era.
All in all, warm water and generally good visibility make the
Dominican Republic a year-round destination for divers of every