Astron Shipwreck, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Playa de Arena Gorda, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic| Map |
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Previously named Esmeralda and Bonnie, the Astron is a shipwreck located off the coast of Punta Cana. The Astron was a Russian freighter built by Chantiers de l'Atlantique in 1957. She was delivering 60 tons of corn to Cuba on April 7, 1978 when she hit a storm and broke in two.
Ratings by kids' ages
- Tots (0-2)
- Little kids (3-5)
- Big kids (6-8)
- Tweens (9-12)
- Teens (13+)
Tips for Families
The wreckage is a popular place for diving.
Address: Playa de Arena Gorda, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic| Map