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Scuba Coiba

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Diving tours to Coiba National Park and dive sites close to Santa Catalina, snorkeling tours and dive courses
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end of Main Street, at Beach Front, Santa Catalina, Panama
+507 6980-7122
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always so happy when I'm able to make bubbles! Diving was really nice, saw great stuff, good briefing, good gear, nice and relaxed atmosphere, nice lunch, great staff

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kollie95
Reviewed December 30, 2018 via mobile

This is the only place that took in discovery divers. Our dive instructors are Cynthia and Jose. They both were great! They gave me a handbook to read in advance the day prior and was very informative. We were able to see a ton of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank lamvdoan
Reviewed December 4, 2018

The time I spent at scuba coil as a volunteer seemed to have passed in a second such I enjoyed my time there. Herbie was the first to open a dive center in St Catalina and has the nice spot next to the beach for...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank AlineH575
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

I am a repeat customer of SCUBA Coiba. I return to this shop because Herbie, the owner, is the pioneer of diving in this area and knows the area like none other. His instructors, Cedric and Jose, are the nest. I have to give a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Shreks_Mom
Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

I chose Scuba Coiba for my Open Water Padi certification... and what a great choice it was. Thank you so much Aline for your awesome teaching skills and enthousiasm. 🤗🤗 Not only did I feel extremely safe by your side, but you showed us the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank fi0na34
Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

I only had 16 dives before coming here - diving in South Asia is totally different where the water is quiet. So in the very beginning I was shocked under the water as we had to “fight” against surge and current and visibility was not...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Annabel H
Reviewed April 3, 2018

I took my 2 teenage children on a day diving trip with Scuba Coiba and we were all very happy with our dives. We saw more fish than any other dive we've done in the past including many reef sharks, octopus, eels and giant rays....More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Christi1969AD
Reviewed March 5, 2018

I booked a three day trip to Coiba Island and the dives were incredible. We did 9 dives and all of them were difficult because of currents, visibility and thermoclines but we've seen lot of marine life. The boat that take us to the dives...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Herbie S, Gerente at Scuba Coiba, responded to this reviewResponded April 25, 2018

Dear Guilherme, Thank you for your review. Especially your comments that you liked the dives, although you were diving in a week of very bad visibility compared to average conditions. I am sorry, that you lost your exhaust cover, we did not find it on...More

Reviewed March 1, 2018

The good: Pre-diving communications with Herbie was good. He was quick to respond to any questions or concerns. Any staff member we interacted with at the dive shop was friendly and helpful. Our dive master/guide Jose was fantastic. In 12 or 13 years of diving,...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank luvs2travel76
Reviewed February 25, 2018

We had a great time diving with our guide Ben and the team at Scuba Coiba. We did the 3 day Coiba dive tour, so we could optimize our experience out there. From the booking process to meeting up and going out to Coiba, everything...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Emma11222
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