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Panama Dive Center

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Amazing dive trip to Isla de Coiba nationalpark

It was one of my highlights diving with Panama Dive Center. The Instructors and Dive Masters were... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Clemens N
Great dive, great price!

We did a 3 tank dive at Coiba Island with this center and it was perfect! Gear is in good condition... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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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
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Reviewed 4 days ago

It was one of my highlights diving with Panama Dive Center. The Instructors and Dive Masters were absolutely brilliant. The diving is definitely worth doing even though it is quite pricey. We saw a Manta Ray which was awesome. Thank you guys :)

Thank Clemens N
Sabina S, Propietario at Panama Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you Clemens! Glad you enjoyed your experience with us!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We did a 3 tank dive at Coiba Island with this center and it was perfect! Gear is in good condition and team is professional. Our guide was very thorough with her briefing and very knowledgeable. Would definitely recommend this dive center to anyone!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time on our two dives! After the first dive, we took a 30 minute break on a beautiful island and were given some pineapple slices. Then we did our second dive followed by a provided lunch on another island. We saw...More

Thank Omar S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The instructors were very knowledgeable of the surrounding diving spots. The Center offers computers for the dive at no extra cost which was a very nice surprise.

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Camilo C, Owner at Panama Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hola Patricia, thanks so much for your review, I wish next time Ican have more time and be able to go and dive with you. I'm happy you like the diving here with us in Coiba National Park.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked 2 days in total 5 boat dives with PDC at Coiba and Contreras, Kim was our instructor on both days. I can highly recommend them, everyone was very professional and friendly, good rental gear, clean and well maintained shop. Thanks ladies!

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I had eleven dives with various instructors (Kim, Kat, Cedric) at Panama Dive Center. The instructors and the remaining staff were highly professional and motivated. I really enjoyed my time and was able to spot several mantas, 2 hammer-heads and a whale shark during my...More

Thank Alexander Z
Camilo C, Owner at Panama Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hola Alexander, Thanks for your gentle comment. It was unfortunate for us, Sabina and myself, to not to be there to meet you, but the girls let us know how everything was for you and your experience. I hope you had the opportunity to come...More

Reviewed June 4, 2018

I did the diving with Kat and a small group of only 6 people in total. My experience was extremely satisfying from the start till the very end. The Panama diving center is located at the crossing of the only streets in Santa catalina. It...More

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Reviewed May 29, 2018

A well run and friendly dive shop, very easy to deal with. Diving in Contreras is not for entry level divers but the multiple and close sighting of hammerhead sharks made it worthwhile. The waters in the Coiba Park are fantastic diving with a great...More

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Reviewed May 18, 2018 via mobile

I went there together with my travel/dive buddy and we had just an amazing time with theese guys. The owner's camillo and Sabina are really lovely and good fun. We did four days of diving 11 dives in total. The diving in Coiba is special,...More

1  Thank Lisi Nickie O
Reviewed May 17, 2018

Sharks, Large schools of fish, Great guides, Great time, Well worth the time and money to dive in Coiba National Park.

1  Thank William L
Camilo C, Owner at Panama Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded May 18, 2018

Hola William, Thanks for this review and hope to have you again here some other time, otherwise I know we will meet again diving in some other random place around the world. Good luck in Cocos. Cheers,

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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
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