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Address: end of Main Street, at Beach Front, Santa Catalina, Panama
Phone Number: +507 6980-7122
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Description: Diving tours to Coiba National Park and dive sites close to Santa...
Diving tours to Coiba National Park and dive sites close to Santa Catalina, snorkeling tours and dive courses
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When we first started planning our dive trip to Coiba Island we sent out the customary emails to different dive shops to see what they offer and prices. Herbie was the most... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 10, 2015
karen6490
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Alberta
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Alberta
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51 reviews 51 reviews
25 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

When we first started planning our dive trip to Coiba Island we sent out the customary emails to different dive shops to see what they offer and prices. Herbie was the most professional and prompt response we have ever received. We emailed him quite a few times in the planning stages and he was always right on it getting us... More 

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Herbie_Sunk, General Manager at Scuba Coiba, responded to this review

Thank you very much to review us Karen. We are happy, that you had such a good experience with one of our multi-day trips, even if you did not see a whale shark, though you have been diving here at the right time. We have seen quite a lot between January and March and usually see some end of October... More 

Comox Valley, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

It isn't cheap but the guides were great and the wildlife we saw was varied and fantastic. Super day.

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Calgary, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

The whole day with the scuba and snorkel team was fantastic, the only thing we would like to newton is the seats in the boat. If they can fix them and make the journey better then there will nothing nobody would dislike.

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Zurich, Switzerland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Scuba Coiba is one of the four divecenter located in Santa Catalina, Panama. It might look a bit smalll and unorganized from outside bit it's a high professional divecenter with awesome instructors and a very friendly and cool team! They can organize you nearly any wish and help you with whatever you need. The boat ride to Coiba is 1... More 

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Sissach, Switzerland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

We had amazing and awesome dives here in this excellent dive school!!!! the stuff was super super friendly and very professional:-) we felt all the time very safe and the equipment was totaly new and very comfortable!!! its definitely the best dive school in santa catalina!!!!!we will never forget this time!!! thanks a lot to herby, romy and cedric for... More 

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Muenster, Germany
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Thanks again Scuba Coiba, for a great time of super awesome scuba diving. Your staff and boat crew know their jobs well and excel at Customer service and safety. I highly recommend Scuba Coiba for Diving. We planned our trip to Panama hoping to enjoy some diving together, and we are thrilled with our experience at Scuba Coiba!! First off,... More 

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Miami Beach, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

I was recommended this Dive Shop by fellow travellers I met while traveling in Panama and was not dissapointed. Cedric our Divemaster is very safety oriented and customer focused. I have never had a more thorough Briefing in any Diveshop. I knew exactly what we were doing and even though I was initially a little scarred about the currents, Cedric... More 

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San Francisco, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

I'm a novice diver, and I didn't do my research very well, this company was recommended to me by a non diver. I've struggled with myself in writing such a review because of the defiant responses, from other reviews, and lack of concern and disorganization I've seen and experienced with this company. Long story short I suffered barotrauma otitis media-... More 

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Herbie_Sunk, General Manager at Scuba Coiba, responded to this review

Dear Rochelle, sorry to hear about your injury and sorry that I have to give you a "defiant response" but I cannot accept that a certified diver is blaming us or our staff for an accident and its consequences what has been your sole fault and responsibility. Let's recall what really happened: 1) As the water can be pretty cold... More 

slc, ut
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

First off, the diving was pretty good with good visibility and lots of fish--we missed whale shark season by a couple of weeks which was a disappointment but we did see lots of the white-tipped reef sharks as well as several eels and numerous good-sized fish. Phillippe was a very calm and attentive divemaster which was great since I am... More 

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Midway, Utah
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

My boyfriend and I went on a snorkeling day trip with Scuba Coiba in mid March and there were some strong and weak points worth mentioning. We did something a little less common and camped on Isla Coiba after snorkeling for the day and returned to Santa Catalina in the morning. Because of this, we were only able to snorkel... More 

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