­­­­Scuba Diving for Certified Divers
For certified divers, we offer the best variety of dive sites all over the peninsula. Our 35ft catamaran allows us to confortably reach even remote sites.
We propose daily trips out, according to our schedule and the weather conditions
All our dives are guided by a certified dive leader, in active status.
Most of the time, diving happens in the morning as the wind tends to pick up in the afternoon.
We can quite easily organize multi-level dives where participants with different qualifications can be on the same boat but do the dives at different depths.

On some of the sites, snorkelers and day trippers are more than welcome to join us!!!

For beginners, contact us to learn about all the options

The easiest way to schedule a dive is to get in touch with our booking specialist and we will review all the options together or you can have a look at our online schedule and book a dive online.

Proof of certification from any major agencie ( NAUI, SSI, PADI, CMAS, SDI, etc) will be required prior to the dive
Las Terrenas Local Diving&nbsp;<br>
Las Terrenas Local Diving 
The best dive sites of the area are around the Ballenas Islands or in Portillo zone. Some of the reefs of the area are also great for exploration dives or lion fish hunting.

The most famous sites are

 Las Cuevitas de Las Ballenas, 16metersWreck of The Dolphin, 27 meters

 Creole Reef, 24 meters 

 The Canyons, 14 meters 

 Portillo Reef, 12 meters 

Start 8AM - Return 1PM

$95 double dive 
Jackson Reef and Sunken Island<br>
Jackson Reef and Sunken Island
 Enjoy a 30 minutes scenic ride alongside the north coast of the beautiful Samana peninsula  to arrive to the beautiful waters of Jackson bay  and the sunken island  where you are completly cut off from the outside world, Robinson Crusoe style.

 Dive (or snorkel) on pristine reefs. Sometimes eagle rays and remoras visit the area.

Dives are easy and very relaxing, suitable for all levels of divers

Start 8AM - Return 2:30PM

$125 double dive
Excursion to Samana Bay&nbsp;&nbsp;
Excursion to Samana Bay  
Explore the underwater wonderland of Samana at two prime snorkeling and diving locations. For qualified divers, they can spot lobsters, lion fish, moray eels, scorpion fish, etc on the spooky wall of Farola max depth 30m. The second spot is the shallow wreck of a ferry which is a real aquarium max depth 12 m. Then we go ashore to the famous Cayo Levantado (Bacardi Island) for a delicious lunch a Pina Colada and chill out time on its white sand beach.


Start 8AM - Return 5PM

$145 double dive -including lunch-
Cabo Cabron Adventure
Cabo Cabron Adventure
Dives there are well worth the trip and amongst the best in the country.Enjoy a 1h15- 1:30 minutes scenic ride alongside the north coast of the beautiful Samana peninsula oCabo Cabron national park in Las Galeras. Dives there are well worth the trip and amongst the best in the country. Scenery is breathtaking and the dark blue color of the water is amazing. Diving spots are on Tibisi wall or the famous Tower ( Piedra Bonita). Depth of the dives from 6 meters to 40+ meters depending on qualification. 

$175 double dive 

General Information

Minimum Number of Participants
Dive excursions required a minimum of participants. If the minimum number of participants is not reached, you will have the choice between an alternate date, an alternate site, or a full refund.

Necessary Qualifications
Open Water or Advanced certified divers from all agencies.
Proof of certification will be required to complete the booking.
For non-certified divers possibility to do a try dive on some sites

Medical form
All divers are required to complete an RSTC approved Medical Release Form before participating in a scuba diving program.

All divers are required to complete a waiver before participating in a scuba diving program.

Payment is du in full at the time of booking.
Booking is not confirmed untill payment has been received.
We accept cash ( pesos DOP, USD, euros ), majot credit cards, paypal

Double Dive at the Ballenas Islands

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Wall and Wreck dive in Samanà

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The Cabo Cabron Adventure - Dive Academy

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Payment, Refund and Cancellation Policy


Payment is due in full 24 hours prior to the start of the excursion.

  Refund for diving, snorkeling, courses and other excursions
  • Cancellation more than 24 hours prior to Dive/Snorkel/Excursion/Course start : full refund. 
  • Cancellations without notice or same day cancellations : No Refund or voucher.
  • Cancellations due to sickness or other medical condition, which prevents client from diving/snorkeling or excursion: We would request a written statement by a medical doctor, in which case we will do everything possible to reschedule the Dive/Snorkel/Excursion without extra cost. If rescheduling isn’t possible within holiday’s timeframe, the client shall receive full refund

Cancellation policy for diving, snorkeling and other excursions

  • All dive/snorkel/excursions will commence as scheduled, without further notice from The Dive Academy
  • For closed port situations or bad weather, exchange products or rescheduling and/or other alternatives will be offered.
  • Cancellations by The Dive Academy due to any reason will result in 100% refund.
  • Cancellations due to sickness, must be justified in writing by a Medical authority.
  • Rainy or cloudy weather are no valid reasons for cancellation by client, we strictly follow harbour master recommendations on when to cancel a tour.
  • A “No Show” without notice in advance is equivalent to a cancellation without notice.

Cancellation policy for packages of dives
  • In case of cancellation by The Dive Academy of some dives due to weather conditions and if rescheduling isn’t possible within holiday’s timeframe, we will reverse to regular rates for the dives completed.
  • In case of cancellations due to sickness,  justified in writing by a Medical authority and if rescheduling isn’t possible within holiday’s timeframe, we will reverse to regular rates for the dives completed.
  • In Case of No show or refusal to dive on the day, no refund

Cancellation policy for courses and packages of courses
  • There is no refund on courses started.
  • In case of force majeur (sickness, family emergency, etc) the course can be stopped and continued at a later date, within 2 years of the start date​
  • For packages or combos of courses, in case of cancellation or non-completion by the client of some of the courses, we will reverse to individual regular prices for the courses started or completed.