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Dive Review of Sea Pro Divers/Melia Carib in
Dominican Republic/Punta Cana

Sea Pro Divers/Melia Carib: "Sea Pro Divers, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic", Apr, 2015,

by George Lynch, MA, US (Reviewer Reviewer 5 reports with 2 Helpful votes). Report 8500 has 2 Helpful votes.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Red Sea, Palau, Fiji, Sipadan, Little Cayman, Cayman Brac, Grand Cayman, Bay Islands Honduras, Costa Rica, Bonaire, Cozumel, Providenciales Turks and Caicos, Cabo San Lucas, Big Island Hawaii, Florida Keys, Jamaica, Thailand, others
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather dry Seas surge, no currents
Water Temp 82 to 82 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 15 to 50 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions See below for details. Had to stay fairly shallow (but the topography mandated that in any case) and follow-the-leader, start ascent at 40 minutes regardless of amount of remaining air.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles None Whales None
Corals 1 stars Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
Small Critters For Subscribers Only Large Fish For Subscribers Only
Large Pelagics For Subscribers Only

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

Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities N/A
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
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Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 4 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 2 stars
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Comments Pleasant and laid back, friendly outfit. Unfortunately, not a serious dive destination. There is no reef. There is very little sea life. The sea floor is dead, algae covered, with very little coral, but dive boats drag their anchor chains across what is left, anyway. Regardless of how much air a diver has left, the ascent starts at 40 minutes, back on the boat around 45 minutes after entering the water. ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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