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Underwater Photo Location: Canyons

Underwater Photo Location: Canyons

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  • Canyons . This site ranges in depth from 35 to 80 feet with crevices
    hosting moray eels, spiny lobster and a variety of invertebrates. Atlantic
    Spadefish commonly cruise the water column above these coral canyons

  • Catalina Island. Catalina Island is a longish boat ride from the Bayahibe
    area, maybe 30 minutes but many people consider it one of the highlights of
    their week. There is a true wall on the north side of the island, dropping
    from 15 to 130 feet. The shallow reef flat is rich with pillar and boulder
    corals, while the drop-off is filter feeder heaven, with black coral, vase
    sponge and large elephant ears. On the south side is a shallow reef known as
    the Aquarium. Here, pillar corals rule, and schooling grunts hide in coral

  • Sea Pro Reef. A fascinating coral ridge at about 55 feet, absolutely
    chock-full of sea fans, tube sponges and Gorgonians. The ridge drops off seaward
    to nearly 130 feet, although the slope is gradual.

  • The Tower (Cabo Cabron). Depth: 130+ feet. The boat drops you into the
    churning channel between rock and mainland. Keep your eyes peeled for dolphins,
    which frequent this spot. A giant pinnacle formation emerges from 165 feet,
    encrusted with sponge and cascading coral where lobster and crab are often
    found. The best way to see it all: drop down to 90 feet and slowly swim up and
    around the peak.

On Land…

Hike Pico Duarte , the tallest peak in the Caribbean. Cross Lake
, the Caribbean's largest salt water lake; try rafting on the
clear waters of the Yaque del Norte river; or get close up to a school of
Humpback whales cavorting in Samaná Bay .

Beaches. Discover the breaking fun waves of Playa Grande , or
frolic in the pristine waters of Sosúa Beach , the mild surf of Playa
or the calm waters of Boca Chica . Indulge in the caress of Punta
coconut-dotted beaches on the East Coast.
Facts about Canyons

  • It is in Dominican Republic
  • Canyons is in the Caribbean Sea.
  • The typical depth is 0-30 Metres 0-100 Feet.
  • The typical visibility is 10-30 Metres 30-100 Feet.
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