Astron Shipwreck, Punta Cana

About Astron Shipwreck, Punta Cana

Astron Shipwreck, Punta Cana - Address

Address: Carretera El Macao - Arena Gorda s/n Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

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Built in 1957, this French built oil tanker ran aground in 1978 in Punta Cana. This resulted in a massive oil spill. The ship was 127 metres long and had a depth of 15 meters. The ship is visible near the Bahia Principia Hotel in Punta Cana. It makes for a great landmark and an exciting dive for scuba divers. You can even watch it from the comfort of the beach.

Astron Shipwreck Information

  • If you are not an experienced diver, take a guide along with you on your dive.

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  • Nice easy diving. Max depth 18 m.

  • Nice wreck, easy to get too.

  • Its nearly gone now but its a great monument

  • Loved it. Saw a small shark (probably a carribean reef shark) hunting at the bottom of the wreck. I also saw a stingray, lion fish and many beautiful tropical fish. Diving a wreck is an amazing experience. I definitely recommend it!

  • Had a great time. A must see.

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