Top 6 Shipwrecks in Dominican Republic!

If you like shipwrecks, discover about the best shipwrecks in the Dominican Republic!

In this Top 6 we have included only those that we normally dive in Scubaquatic and we have ordered them from the one that was sunk most recently to the one that has been underwater the longest.

Atlantic Princess- Bayahibe
# 6

When was it sunk?

The Atlantic Princess was deliberately sunk between 2008 and 2009

What kind of ship was it?

It was a passenger ship

How long was it?

30 meters / 98 feet

How deep is it?

Maximum depth 12 meters / 40 feet

What can we see?

The ship is complete but in each storm or hurricane parts where previously access was possible have collapsed.

On its deck we can see a large number of schools of fish since we started the descent and around it we can enjoy a beautiful coral reef

Dolphin Wreck - Las Terrenas (Samaná)
# 5

When was it sunk?

The Dolphin Wreck was deliberately sunk in 2000

What kind of ship was it?

It was a investigation ship

How long was it?

20 meters / 66 feet

How deep is it?

Maximum depth 28 meters / 92 feet

What can we see?

The boat is practically intact, the cabin can be crossed as well as some parts of the deck allow you to observe the internal structure of the boat.

We can see big moray eels or lionfish, schools of fish around the rope and some big rays perched on the sand.

Around it we see rocks covered with vibrant coral.

St George - Bayahibe
# 4

When was it sunk?

The St George sank in 1999

What kind of ship was it?

It was a cargo ship that transported wheat and barley from Europe to the Caribbean.

How long was it?

73 meters / 240 feet

How deep is it?

Maximum depth 40 meters / 130 feet

What can we see?

We could say that this is the most famous shipwreck in the Dominican Republic.

The boat is majestic when starting the descent, it is in very good condition having many areas where penetration is allowed.

Big fish and lobsters can be observed during dives
This dive allow use of Nitrox or even technical diving to be able to enjoy it in its entirety

El Ferry - Samaná
# 3

When was it sunk?

The ferry sank 30 years ago

What kind of ship was it?

It was a cargo ship that burned two kilometers off the coast

How long was it?

80 meters / 262 feet

How deep is it?

Maximum depth 12 meters / 40 feet

What can we see?

We can see the remaining structures of the ship filled with schools of fish, which makes it fascinating for beginners

Around it there are some tunnels and it is common to see barracudas as well as some nurse sharks if you are lucky.

Astrom wreck - Bávaro
# 2

When was it sunk?

The Astrom was sunk in 1978

What kind of ship was it?

It was a cargo ship that transported corn to Cuba and ran aground during an alleged storm

How long was it?

127 meters / 416 feet

How deep is it?

Maximum depth 12 meters / 40 feet

What can we see?

We can see the boat divided into at least two parts that protrude in some places on the surface, being able to see from the beach of our Aquatic center in the Bahía Príncipe de Bávaro, a gigantic motor propeller is also one of the first things that we find diving this ship

Among its remains it is not difficult to find eagles rays or a nurse shark, it has some areas where it can be accessed.

Mónica Dolphin - Bávaro
# 1

When was it sunk?

The Monica shipwreck was sunk in about 1900

What kind of ship was it?

It was a cargo ship that transported railway elements to produce sugar cane.

How long was it?

40 meters / 130 feet

How deep is it?

Maximum depth 12 meters / 40 feet

What can we see?

The ship as such is quite run down but we can see the challenges of the construction material and remains of the ship’s engine, as well as a large propeller.

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