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Desecheo Island

Rincon, Puerto Rico
+1 787-823-6429
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Clear water, great scuba spot

We dove about 60 feet and saw many different coral and fish. Not best area for snorkeling as the... read more

Reviewed 16 February 2017
ehd555
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Glendale, Arizona
Beautiful place

Went out the 12 miles with Taino Divers for the express purpose of checking it off my MTP list... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2017
TimJMeyer
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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“scuba dive” (4 reviews)
“great scuba” (3 reviews)
“marine life” (4 reviews)
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Rincon, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 16 February 2017

We dove about 60 feet and saw many different coral and fish. Not best area for snorkeling as the water is so deep. The ride out to the island is beautiful as well. We went in early February and saw 2 sets of whales, a...More

Thank ehd555
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Went out the 12 miles with Taino Divers for the express purpose of checking it off my MTP list. Went as a morning snorkeler; underwater beauty. Was told one foot always had to be in the water to be legal with the authorities. I complied....More

Thank TimJMeyer
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Tiano Divers, from Rincon Puerto Rico have a dive boat that runs 12 miles out to Desecheo for scuba diving and snorkeling. For safety reasons, the feds have closed this island entirely to any/all visitors. No-one can step foot on it. We parked Tiano Dive...More

1  Thank wudwork
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We went to Desecho Island with Tahino Divers. The boat ride was not too long. The diving around the island is very beautiful.

Thank susanna547
Reviewed 31 August 2016

If you like to snorkel, skip this. Far better snorkeling at three steps. Don't bother with taking a boat trip out here and paying to snorkel when its just as good on the shore. But. If you dive, by all means. Great stuff to see,...More

3  Thank David H
Reviewed 16 June 2016

It takes about 1 hour by boat. Diving is clear water with queen triggers and many other fish. I saw the 2nd largest lobster in my life here (and I have 2,000 dives), in the preserve. Definitely one of the best dives in PR.

Thank side241
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Came to Rincon specifically for this Island and it didn't disappoint! Lots of marine life and coral, great scuba but snorkelers are not left out of the fun either, don't miss this adventure!!

2  Thank Juneabee
Reviewed 29 February 2016

There are many reports of rare creatures in and around this island's waters. When I dove with Taino divers here, it was worth every penny of the trip.

Thank nicholas771
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Got a dive charter with Taino Divers in Rincon for two tank dive outing. Weather can be an issue getting here as its 12 miles across pretty open water across from Rincon but well worth the wait. Whales are close by during the winter months...More

3  Thank huddy911
Reviewed 11 February 2016

My wife and I went out to Desecheo with Taino divers to do some snorkelling and it was well worth it! I have only recently tried diving but the people I know who dived at Desecheo love it as well and I hope to do...More

1  Thank Bob F
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Jon S
Help with a good dive shop in the area for this dive?
10 January 2015|
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Response from Angie G | Reviewed this property |
We used Taino and they did a good job.
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madcmon
Quisiera saber si hay otras personas que te transportan a la isla de caja de muerto en ponce
29 July 2016|
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Joshpab
Precios para viajar,horarios y dias? De donde sale lancha.
21 July 2016|
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Response from ClaudioR R | Reviewed this property |
Sale todos los dias pero con minimo de pasajeros. Para scuba dive creo que era 150 US y snorkelling 90 mas 30 US por derecho de llegar a reserva natural. No permiten bajar a la isla.
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