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The following are the options that Coral Point Diving offers to start diving. In addition to the classic PADI Open Water Diver initial course, there is a program, called Discover Scuba Diving, with which you are qualified to do a sea dive accompanied by an Instructor. If you are not sure that the Open Water Course is the best option for you try the Discover Scuba Diving. If you wish you can then continue with the complete course without losing any money or time, in fact the 75 dollars you pay for this program will then be discounted from the total cost of $ 350 for the Open Water Diver Course, if you decide to continue at end of this experience

Dive today - Discover Scuba Diving

Have you always wondered what it's like to breathe underwater? If you want to try scuba diving, but are not yet ready to embark on a certification course, Discover Scuba Diving is for you. You can try diving near you or during your holidays in the Dominican Republic, while this is not a diving certification course, Discover Scuba Diving is a quick and easy introduction to what it takes to explore the underwater world! If you really like this program, your experience can count for your PADI Open Water Diver course.



Minimum age required 10 years

Half day duration

2 dives (1 confined water and 1 open water dive)
The price of this course is 80 $ US

The experience starts at 8.30 am with a brief orientation on the program, a brief theoretical session and a practical session in confined waters. During practice, you will learn the necessary skills to be able to dive safely, such as breathing underwater, compensating for pressure, recovering and emptying a regulator and emptying a mask from water. The dive is then carried out by the boat, always accompanied by a PADI instructor, on a very famous site called the Atlantic Princess, where a fascinating 30-meter long wreck is also located. The place is rich in marine life. We will take you to a maximum depth of 12 meters, but remember that it depends on you and your level of comfort.The return to diving is around 12.30-1pm.


Certified Diver /Discovery Scuba Diving (combined)

If you have a friend that wants to join the Discovery Scuba Diving course, you can join him during the same dive. While he does the excercises for the Discovery program you as certified diver can still do a fun dive from the boat, later when the Discovery student is ready you both can go on the same boat and enjoy the same dive. Price for the certified diver is 80$ (2 dives) for Discovery is 80$ (1 dive from the boat).


PADI Open water Diver course - 3 days

The PADI Open Water Diver course is by far the most popular diving certification course in the world. Millions of people have started diving as certified PADI Open Water divers. Learning to dive requires both the development of knowledge (facts, principles, concepts) and diving skills (techniques, methods). We offer it all at Coral Point Diving. You can get PADI certification from us in just a few days. All Diving courses with Coral Point Diving include all PADI educational materials and free equipment rentals.

The PADI Open Water Diver course consists of three main phases:

-. Knowledge Development - available now either online (recommended) by independent study or in a classroom, to understand the basics and fundamentals of scuba diving
- 5 Confined Water Dives to learn basic scuba skills
- 4 Open Water Dives to use your skills and explore!



Minimum age required 10 years

Duration: 3 days

Price: The price of the PADI Open Water Diver Course is US $ 390 and includes your book, all dives, including boat dives, equipment, certification fees and logbook.


Theoretical Part

With the new PADI digital products available from PADI, you can immediately receive the digital version of the Open Water manual. We just need a deposit of $ 150 that will be deducted from the total amount due when the course is completed here in the DR. More and more students are opting for this option because it is also environmentally friendly. Let us know. If necessary, a tablet will be given to the student for the duration of the course and with which he can view the videos of the Open Water course comfortably in his Hotel, on the beach or where he feels more comfortable without having to stay at the diving center.


Practical Part
Day 1 - 8.30am - 1pm - it starts with a brief orientation of the course including a short theoretical session followed by exercises in confined waters. Orientation session, paperwork, equipment review, and practical training in the Confined Waters in front of Coral Point. Confined Water are divided into 5 dives (combined in 1 or 2 sessions) where we will practice mask, regulator, buoyancy, safety and surface exercises. By overcoming the confined water skills we will be ready to move on to the open water.
Day 2 - 8.30am - 1pm, Open Water Dives 1 and 2 from the boat (maximum depth 12 meters) visiting reefs and possibly shipwrecks in the local area of ​​Bayahibe. We are proud to say that here in Bayahibe, we offer beautiful reefs, spectacular walls and mysterious shipwrecks like the Atlantic Princess whose exploration is always part of our Open Water course.
Day 3 - 8.30am - 1pm Open Water Dives 3 and 4 from the boat, maximum depth 18 meters). During these dives, the student will be able to improve important skills such as buoyancy and, in addition, they will begin to learn to plan dives that will make them a complete diver at the end of the course. Not far from Coral Point is a large main reef that stretches out into the sand like fingers reaching for shore. This reef is a magical place to find fish big and small. Swimming above are parrotfish and wrasse. In and out of the holes you can find sea eels, drumfish and squirrelfish. Sheltering in the soft corals you can find trumpet fish and lime fish.

1.00 pm Graduation ceremony and awarding of diplomas


NOTE. This program is not fixed but can undergo variations depending on the time, the theoretical, practical ability of the students and the size of the class. Furthermore, the three days may not be consecutive.The logistics of the course also may vary depending on the weather conditions as well. Depending on the abilities of the students, the instructor can decide to add sessions of confined water, theory and dives in the sea (at NO additional cost) so that the student can achieve the objectives of the course and a level of confidence that allows him to dive safely and in a relaxed manner.


PADI Referral option

With the PADI Divers Education System, you can start your course at home and then complete it here in Bayahibe, Dominican Republic, with Coral Point Diving. We often receive referring students who have completed their theory and pool training in cold winter locations such as the United States or Canada, leaving just 4 dives in open water for the warm waters of the Caribbean. All you need to do is bring us your reference documents and sign up for 2 days of diving in the warm waters of the Dominican Republic. The price of 4 open water reference dives, including equipment and certification fees, is $ 250.



PADI Scuba Diver

The PADI Scuba Diver course is a two-day course that includes an overview of the theory of diving, essential diving skills and knowledge of equipment.

Your course starts with your theoretical diving courses with all the learning materials included, you will be guided through the learning process with a professional instructor and then ready to hit the water!

After your diving theory class, introduction to diving equipment and your confined water session, you'll be ready for 2 open water dives.

The price of this course is $ 300 and includes teaching materials, equipment rental and PADI certification fees.



book Online

Our website is designed for direct online bookings. Make sure to guarantee your reservation by booking online. With the new PADI digital products, you can receive the digital version of the PADI manuals now. Do not waste time during your holidays, start your course before your arrival.

Contact Us


We would recommend that you book your place in advance so that we can guarantee you a start date specific to your time frame. Please send us an email to check our availability. We accept Euros, US $, Dominican Pesos and and Paypal as methods of payment




Adress: Calle la Baya, Bayahibe

Country: Dominican Republic


Tel:+1 829 213 5823

WhatsApp: +1 829 213 5823


OUR SHOP in bayahibe

Coral Point Diving is the only Dive Center to have a base directly on the Beach of Bayahibe downtown to welcome you in private away from the morning crowds. You will find us inside the famous ‘Barco Bar’ building, at only 5 minutes walk fromHilton Hotel La Romana.

Find us in DOMINUCUS

We are also located in the pedestrian area in front of the hotel Viva Dominicus Beach and Palace where we have two booking offices. The first office is called 'Mariposa Tour' and it is located on the left, coming out of Viva Dominicus Palace' gate.

The second office is right in front of Viva Dominicus Beach's gate and it is called 'Bayahibe Caracol Tours'.