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Panama Dive Center

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Santa Catalina, Panama
About Panama Dive Center
We offer SCUBA DIVE products and Services and all PADI Courses at Coiba's National Park, we are the first 5 Star PADI Dive Resort Authorized in Santa Catalina. Coiba National Park and it's main Island, Coiba Island, offers the most beautiful landscapes you can imagine in day trips. We've been recognized by our clients as the best PADI Scuba Dive Resort in Santa Catalina.
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I went on a day trip diving near Isla de Coiba and it was a great tour: first of all we were lucky to spot a lot of wildlife during our three dives from numerous reef sharks to turtles, rays, a whale shark (well.. half a whale shark in my case but you can't always be lucky) and
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Response from PDCmeay22, Propietario at Panama Dive Center
Responded Apr 5, 2020
You'll just have to come back to see the other half of the whale shark :-)
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Whether you're new to diving, an avid Open Water Diver, or a Dive Master, Panama Dive Center is for you! I've dived all over the world, and I can honestly say that I saw more on 3 dives (1 day) of diving than all my other dives. Whale sharks, reef sharks, tons of tropical fish,
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We had a wonderful experience with Panama Dive Center for both our open water certification and two additional days of diving. Our instructor (Cedric) was very experienced and made learning how to dive feel safe and enjoyable. The amount of underwater life was incredible. Would
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My wife and I completed our open water dive course with Panama Dive center followed by a couple more days of guided diving. Amazing experience all around. Our dive instructor (Cedric) explained concepts well and communicated very effectively both under and above the water.
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Uncomplicated booking by internet. They responded fast and the welcoming at the dive center was friendly. They helped with all questions, the center is clean and the staff so nice. The dive was well organized. They know what they do and have a lot of experience. The gear war
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