PADI Certified Divers

Our Policies & Frequently Asked Questions.

Join us for the adventure of a lifetime beneath the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic ocean just off the beautiful coast of the Dominican Republic. Punta Cana Scuba Diving – an El Tour Caribe company, is proud to offer a variety of hand-selected private aquatic experiences for you, your friends, and family. Please begin your booking process below. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at +1(809) 251-6543.

“After living in the Dominican Republic for many years, I was able to get to know the area very well. In my personal opinion, there is no better way for you to experience all that this amazing island has to offer both on land and on the sea then to reserver with El Tour Caribe & Punta Cana Scuba Diving.”

Trevor Barzee

Creative Director – Wild Compass Media

CANCELLATION POLICY

If there is inclement weather where the excursion cannot take place, the tour will be rescheduled. If the rescheduling cannot be done, your money will be refunded. The 50% down payment required to book services is refundable up to 30 days before the service takes place. Otherwise, all deposits are non-refundable.  Cancellations for reasons other than the aforementioned shall not be permitted unless otherwise indicated by El Tour Caribe.

Additional Information

Pregnant women will not be allowed to participate in any of our tours.

Guest with mobility issues should not select these tours unless they have consulted directly with El Tour Caribe prior to booking.

Please note that prices are BEFORE the 18% sales tax and that there is a 6% processing fee for online payments.

Consider physical fitness and medical history when selecting tour.

Guests must consider their physical fitness level and medical history when determining whether this tour is appropriate.

Guests with cardiac conditions, asthma, diabetes, epilepsy, other heart or respiratory conditions or any other medical condition WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO DIVE UNLESS THEY HAVE A SIGNED MEDICAL STATEMENT ALLOWING THEM TO DO SO. They must take particular caution when selecting a tour with snorkelling/swimming elements, since such water activities could be subject to adverse sea conditions such as high winds, waves and sea current.

Guests who have concerns must consult with their personal physician before engaging in any activity that may be strenuous for them, particularly those involving snorkeling/swimming/diving elements.

A signed letter of authorization from a medical doctor to dive will be needed if any part of the waiver form/medical statement is completed with a yes.

DISCLAIMER

This contract between the customer and El Tour Caribe (Hereinafter referred to as the service provider) is subject to the following terms and conditions.

RELEASE/LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITIES

By participating, the customer assumes risk of personal injury, loss or damage to him/herself and his/her personal possessions. The customer releases the service provider from all direct, indirect, punitive incidentals. Special or consequential damages arising from or related to the provision of services, including economic loss, physical or mental injury, or any act, omission or negligence, even if caused in whole or in part by the negligent conduct of the service provider or its employees or agents. If the service provider is unable by law to exclude its liability, the customer agrees that the service provider’s liability is limited to the value of the service purchased.

SEVERABILITY CLAUSE

If any portion of this agreement is held invalid or unenforceable, the remaining portion remains in full force and effect; where possible the portion found unenforceable will be construed in a manner consistent with the remaining portions.

FORUM SELECTION CLAUSE – VENUE SELECTION CLAUSE CHOOSING THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

Any dispute, demand, claim and/or lawsuit arising out of the operations of El Tour Caribe EARB, S.R.L. and/or its agents and/or representatives and/or Coligrin Tours EIRL and/or its agents and/or representatives and/or Summer Wind, its appurtenances, its dinghy/tender and/or Really Last Time Around, Ltd. and/or its agents and/or representatives must be filed in, handled by and/or litigated in a court of competent jurisdiction located solely and exclusively within the country of the Dominican Republic.

CHOICE OF APPLICABLE LAW CLAUSE CHOOSING THE LAW OF THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

Any dispute, demand, claim and/or lawsuit alleging breach of contract, personal injuries and/or death arising out of alleged negligence, gross negligence and/or intentional conduct arising out of the operations of El Tour Caribe EARB, S.R.L. and/or its agents and/or representatives and/or Coligrin Tours EIRL and/or its agents and/or representatives and/or Summer Wind and/or Really Last Time Around, Ltd. and/or its agents and/or representatives is hereby agreed to by all parties to be governed exclusively by, decided exclusively by and/or controlled exclusively by the law and judicial procedure of the country of the Dominican Republic.

AGREEMENT THAT DOMINICAN REPUBLIC HAS PERSONAL JURISDICTION OVER EACH PERSON

All parties hereby waive any defenses to personal jurisdiction, and/or impersonam jusrisdiction to sue, or be sued, within the Dominican Republic arising from disputes related to this agreement and/or any matters arising from the performance of this agreement and/or the operations of El Tour Caribe EARB, S.R.L. and/or its agents and/or representatives and/or Coligrin Tours EIRL and/or its agents and/or representatives and/or Summer Wind and/or Really Last Time Around, Ltd. and/or its agents and/or representatives.

RECOGNITION OF SERVICES

It is understood by all Parties Really Last Time Around, Ltd. is solely the owner/operator of the vessel named Summer Wind and is providing Summer Wind solely as a transport vessel and to supply food and lodging to the passengers. All dive operations are coordinated by, controlled by and/or conducted by El Tour Caribe EARB, S.R.L. Any and all dive gear, diving air and diving aperatus supplied [if any] are supplied by El Tour Caribe EARB S.R.L.