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Global Dive Academy

✔ 100% Safety Record
✔ 20 000+ enthusiastic divers
✔ 5 star Instructor Development Center

Scuba Diving in Punta Cana with Global Dive Academy


The Global Dive Academy Team in Punta Cana, Bavaro and Bayahibe, is made up of passionate, professional and experienced people from many different backgrounds and nationalities. This is a big reason why people choose Global Dive Academy over other PADI Scuba Diving and Watersports companies and why we continue to succeed in our business.

We offer dive excursions for certified divers in the Punta Cana, Bavaro and Bayahibe area. We offer all PADI courses and we are a licensed 5 star IDC center which means we also offer internships for people who want to become dive instructors. Come diving with Piet, the course director.


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About Global Dive Center

The Global Dive Academy specializes in offering high quality Dive Excursions in Bayahibe and Punta Cana. We offer many different PADI Dive Courses to either continue your diving adventure or to become a certified diver by starting your PADI Open Water Course.

We have top quality gear and professional but fun dive guides and instructors that speak many different languages and will make your dive experience unforgettable.


Are you new to diving?

Diving for the first time is a new and exciting adventure. Try out our Free Scuba Demonstration at one of the swimming pools of our beach resort. There will be an instructor to guide you through all the steps. We do the free demonstration in the pool so you do not have to worry about your surroundings. If you like it, our friendly staff will explain all the options you have to start your new adventure and get hooked on diving!

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Dive Packages and Dive Excursions

Our dives we make in a wide variety of dive sites which are available along the Southern (Bayahibe, Catalina Island) and Eastern (Punta Cana, Bavaro) Seaboard. The variety of dive sites allows us to offer diving suitable for both beginners and experienced divers. Some sites offer beautiful gardens of coral and large schools of fish whilst others offer wreck diving for the more advanced divers and even cavern- and cave diving for those extreme divers. Make your holiday an unforgettable experience and come diving with Global Dive Academy in Dominican Republic, Bavaro, Punta Cana and Bayahibe. Check our our Dive Excursions.

We speak: Dutch, English, French, German, Russian and Spanish, so don't hesitate to call or visit us!
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PADI Diving and diving courses in Bavaro, Bayahibe and Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic

PADI Dive Courses

Global Dive Center offers a wide variety of PADI Dive Courses. Our calm waters make it one of the best places on earth to either learn how to dive or to take another course. Have a look at all the PADI Dive Courses we offer.

Why waist time doing the theory on your vacation? With PADI e-Learning you can now finish all the theory at home and just come diving when you are here! Click on the banner to learn more about PADI e-learning.

We speak: Dutch, English, French, German, Russian and Spanish, so don't hesitate to call or visit us!
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About Global Dive Academy

Global Dive Academy is a PADI 5* IDC Center and offers Courses on Every Level.

For Beginners: Discovers Scuba Diving, Scuba Diver and Open Water. To continue Your Education we also offer: Adventure Diver, Advanced Open Water, All kind off PADI Specialties, EFR and Rescue. For GoPro Divers we offer a Dive Career like: Divemaster, Assistant Instructor, EFR Instructor, Open Water Scuba Instructor and Instructor Specialty Courses.

Global Dive

Global Dive Academy is your PADI Dive Career Training Center and PADI 5*IDC Center with our Dutch PADI Course Director Piet van de Ven. You can follow your PADI Instructor Development Course (IDC), PADI Instructor Exam (IE) & PADI Divemaster Internships and PADI Instructor Courses in Punta Cana, Bavaro and Bayahibe in the Dominican Republic.

The Dominican Republic, (Punta Cana, Bavaro and Bayahibe) starts to become one of the most Popular Islands in the Caribbean. It's the perfect location for lovers of water-sports and people seeking new adventures. Conditions for the PADI Go Pro Program, PADI Divemaster Internship Training and PADI Instructor Development Course (IDC) in the Dominican Republic with our Dutch PADI Course Director Piet van de Ven, are perfect all year round - the water temperature averages 27 degrees C in winter and 30 degrees during the Summer.

Our team is looking forward to welcoming you to Punta Cana, Bavaro and Bayahibe in the Dominican Republic.

Why choose the rest when you can have the best?

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EFR & IDC & IE Dates 2016:

9-19 Feb + 20-21 Feb
3-13 May + 14-15 May
6-16 Sept. + 17-18 Sept
29 - 9 Dec. + 10-11 Dec