Prepare to embark on an underwater expedition and get up close with the area’s natural diversity, experience brand-new adventures and encounters in a world which greets you with open arms and a smile. Enjoy the once-in-a-lifetime experience of diving in the crystal-clear waters of the Carribean Sea, in the midst of world-famous reefs in Bayahibe.
Dolphins, stingrays, sharks, corals, recreational wrecks….and this is barely the beginning. Explore the local culture, everything in your vacation!
Don’t worry. We have introductory lessons for amateurs inside our pool at no additional charge, as well as courses to obtain certification at any level. Accompany us down great depths at Viva Diving.
Courses and Certifications
Submerge yourself in the oceanic world of Viva Diving, a five-star Gold Palm PADI organization. Our offers are customized to meet the needs of the amateur to experienced diver alike. We feed our passion for diving by housing a five-star PADI (http://www.padi.com/scuba) team which is ready to guide you through incredible dive sites.
The PADI Discover Scuba Diving Course
The PADI Discover Scuba Diving Course is a half-day course consisting of a theoretical-practice lesson, a lesson inside our pool and a dive out at sea (with a tank). Equipment is included.
The PADI Scuba Diver Course
The PADI Scuba Diver Course encompasses two half-days, including three theoretical-practice lessons, two lessons inside our pool and two dives out at sea. Diving certificate and all equipment are included.
The PADI or SSI Open Water Diver Course
The PADI or SSI Open Water Diver Course has a duration of three days. It includes three theoretical-practice lessons, three lessons inside our pool and four dives out at sea. Diving certificate and all equipment are included.
Viva Diving offers guided snorkel tours of Isla Catalina and Isla Saona.
Go Snorkeling in the Catalina Island!
Viva Diving provides you with all the equipment needed in this fun filled activity.
This shallow garden reef is located in front of Viva Wyndham Dominicus Palace. It possesses a great variety of corals and marine sponges.
Parque, Casa Estrella, Acuario, Paraiso Anquillas
These four shallow reefs are nestled in front of the National Park of the East.
Shallow reef with a 3-10 foot drop (1-3 meters), located to the west of Isla Catalina.
Parque 2, El Tiburón
The sand-filled space between small coral walls is home to a large collection of colorful fish.
Quasimilla, El Faro
An amazing reef rests on this shallow garden and has a variety of corals and sea sponges.
Altagracia, Parquera, Canal Saona
This deep reef holds many of the area’s hard and soft corals and sea fans.
Another shallow garden surrounds this beautiful reef containing a great variety of corals and sea sponges.
Bajo de la Mina
Reef located in front of La Romana, on the way as you head to Isla Catalina.
Cañón Catalina, Pared Catalina
The lower part of these striking walls sequesters green and black coral, as well as huge sea sponges.
El Naufragio de Coca
This recreational wreck lies at a depth of 60 feet (18 meters).
St. George Wreck
A wreck once a cargo vessel, measuring 240 feet (60 meters).
Explore this pristine island lodging coral formations and spectacular sea sponges.