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Panama Dive Center

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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...more
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Calle Principal | Right hand, in the only crossroad, Santa Catalina 0352, Panama
+507 6665-7879
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed July 16, 2018

The instructors and dive masters were amazing! Because it had been some time since we dove, they came in early to talk to us before the regular information session actually started. This made us feel very safe, which I think is important when diving. The...More

2  Thank Clairieberry
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed December 16, 2014

I really dislike to give bad reviews, but we had big expectations on Panama Dive center and diving in Coiba. Sadly for us for the lack of good management, and above all lack of respect coming from Camilo, the owner, we couldn't enjoy Coiba in...More

7  Thank juanquintero67
PanamaDiveCenter, Propietario at Panama Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded February 4, 2015

Juan, I feel very sorry you have this personal negative feeling towards me. I would like to apologize publicly for the internal misunderstanding that caused your pick up from Coiba Island to be delayed. As you mentioned in your review, as soon as we did...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

we had a great time diving with sabina! she's very cool and a really good guide. prices are high but worth it. if you wanma dive in coiba national park you should choose panama dive center!

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Camilo C, Owner at Panama Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We all loved your review Ramona, thanks so much.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Panama Dive Center was recommended by my Divemaster in Bocas. I understand why. The staff were professional, accommodating, friendly and genuinely nice people. My friend and I did a 3-tank dive session and we didn’t have to lift a finger the whole time. Lunch, snacks...More

Thank Lesley K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went diving with the Panama Dive Center and it was a great experience all the way around. Wonderful staff, very helpful and knowledgable. The diving was amazing, the trips a lot of fun. My 20 year old son got certified at Panama Dive Center...More

Thank onthego1963
Reviewed October 12, 2018

I have been diving with Panama Dive Center beginning of October in the Coiba National park and it was fantastic. From check in to briefing, transportation and diving it was absolutely fabulous. The whole team is super welcoming and makes sure everything is perfect. The...More

Thank LisiA510
Reviewed October 11, 2018

Despite quite hard weather conditions, PDC team brought us to two amazing dive sites, each with its own charms, either big or small life, and spectacular scenic ! Our guide Kim had a very acute eye, spotting the big guys from afar, as well as...More

1  Thank LizaR117
Reviewed October 9, 2018

If you look for a good place to go diving. go diving at Coiba! Water is clear and with Panama Dive center you go to the good spots. The crew is professional but also likes to have fun! and are just as enthousiastic as you...More

1  Thank Sjoerd G
Reviewed October 9, 2018

Had some amazing dives with Kim at Panama Dice Center. Camilo the owner organized everything and was very responsive and thorough before our arrival. I went with my son as he completed his Master Diver and the whole crew was very professional. They had well...More

1  Thank Heidi C
Reviewed October 9, 2018

I'm in love with this place. The team is very professional and they speak different languages. The instructors are great, very passionate for their job. All the material is perfect. We had a wonderful day. One of the best things we've done in Panama.

1  Thank laorajj
Reviewed October 8, 2018

Had a great dive. We felt really safe during the dive thanks to Kim. From the moment we walked in the shop to book the trip we were welcomed by the owner with open arms. Such a great vibe! We did three dives and had...More

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Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

We shopped around a few different dive shops in Santa Catalina before choosing the Panama Dive Centre and I’m so glad we did! This is a professional team that is there to make sure you have both fantastic & safe dives. Their equipment was all...More

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Camilo C, Owner at Panama Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded September 26, 2018

Our dear, crazy and incredible Aussie friends, It was such a pleasure to have you here with us, sharing this incredible time in the surface and underwater. Thanks a lot for your review all the team will be more than happy you had a great...More

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February 5, 2017|
Response from yonherboyz | Reviewed this property |
Hi There, I am a tourist who wrote a review on Tripadvisor. I think you clicked on the wrong button to ask Panama Dive Center a question. But... I can answer anyway! We stayed at La Buena Vida and really enjoyed it. I... More