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La Caleta Underwater National Park

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Address: Prol. Fantino Falco #5, Ens. Piantini, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Phone Number: +1 809-227-4409
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Very badly kept

It's a shame, but when I went to see this place a couple of weeks ago, I felt so bad because it is so badly kept. Actually I don't think anybody is taking care of it.

2 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 September 2012
Auraesther
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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2014

Make sure you arrange the prices up front. You should be able to pay 1300 pesos for an entire boat (4 persons) for 2 tanks. If you don't specify this up front, they will say that is per person.

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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2012

It's a shame, but when I went to see this place a couple of weeks ago, I felt so bad because it is so badly kept. Actually I don't think anybody is taking care of it.

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Manassas, Virginia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2012

We just returned from an extended stay in DR thanks to Issac and spirit airlines, which I will NEVER fly again but that is a totally different review. My wife and I were looking to get one more dive and beach day in before our return. We picked up a brochure from the hotel lobby on La Caleta and it... More 

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Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, Dominican Republic
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2012

Seeing the corals and the beauty of the carribean ocean in one spot was an experience to be repeated. I believe you should experience its beauty to become a fervent protector of the seas.

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Kitchener, Canada
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2012

La Caleta used to be a beautiful, protected underwater park with 3 wrecks - 2 ships and a round container (called ufo here). It is not policed and there are no fish here. Surprisingly however, there are plenty of fishermen...

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