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Dive Review of Northern Coast Divers/private residence in
Dominican Republic/Sosua

Northern Coast Divers/private residence, Jun, 2002,

by Clare Petosa, NJ, USA . Report 109.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 0-25 dives
Where else diving Florida, North Carolina, New Jersey, Puerto Rico, Australia, Bonaire
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather cloudy, dry Seas calm, noCurrents
Water Temp 80 to 82 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 0
Water Visibility 80 to 100 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions no restrictions
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins 1 or 2 Whale Sharks None
Turtles 1 or 2 Whales None
Corals 2 stars Tropical Fish 4 stars
Small Critters 5 stars Large Fish 1 stars
Large Pelagics 1 stars

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter N/A Boat Facilities N/A
Overall rating for UWP's N/A Shore Facilities N/A
UW Photo Comments [None]

Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations 5 stars Food 3 stars
Service and Attitude 4 stars Environmental Sensitivity N/A
Dive Operation 4 stars Shore Diving 1 stars
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ N/A
Beginners 5 stars
Advanced 5 stars
Comments Diving around Sosua is marginal at best. Take an excursion out to Rio San Juan. Pristine reefs, amazing visability and lots of fish. The fish are so unaccustommed to having divers around they will swim right up to you and pose for a picture. At one point I kept feeling something hitting my fin and couldnt figure out what it was until I saw a tiny damselfish guarding his house from me!

If my travels took me there, I'd dive, but I wouldnt go back specifically for that.
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