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Bocas Diving Pirates

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Bocas Town, Panama
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About Bocas Diving Pirates
The best little dive shop in paradise. Come dive or get certified with us. We offer a personalized service and the guarantee that you will have a smile at the end of the day :)
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Elizabeth T wrote a review Feb 2020
Montreal, Canada10 contributions5 helpful votes
I went to Diving Pirates to get my PADI open water. I got very scared on some of the skills I needed to practice underwater. The WHOLE team encouraged me, gave me tips and made me feel at ease to dare try again. When I was finally ready to go back in the water for my second dive
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from andrer858, Public Relations Manager at Bocas Diving Pirates
Responded Feb 21, 2020
Elizabeth, We are so glad that we could help you overcome your fears here at Pirates! Learning to dive can be a challenge no doubt, but we are happy that with patience, courage and support you were able to achieve your certification. Way to go, we are so proud of you! It was a pleasure having you at Pirates and we hope you come back to dive with us soon :) Remember you always have a Pirate family here in Bocas
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Helene D wrote a review Feb 2020
Quebec City, Canada156 contributions20 helpful votes
We did 4 dives with Bocas Pirates. With Christobal and Kira, our divemasters and I can tell you that we really enjoyed our dives. They are experienced and calm people. Always attentive to our needs and concerned about our comfort and security. We are more than 50 dives and this
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from andrer858, Public Relations Manager at Bocas Diving Pirates
Responded Feb 21, 2020
Helene, It was an absolute pleasure having you dive with us! Our divemasters enjoyed their experience with you just as much as you did so our appreciation goes back to you as well. Thank you for your heartfelt recommendation and we hope to see you in Bocas in the future! Merci beaucoup et nous esperons vous voir bientot :)
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garbage gal wrote a review Jan 2020
Fort Collins, Colorado1 contribution1 helpful vote
We had a great time diving with Pirates. This is a no frills dive shop with excellent customer service. We did 2 days of 2 tank diving. Francesco was our dive master and was fabulous!! The picked us up at our dock on time and took us to different sites. We have 100's of
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Response from andrer858, Propietario at Bocas Diving Pirates
Responded Feb 6, 2020
Wow, we are so glad that your time with us was full of comfort, fish explorationtion, punctuality, knowledge and so many positives. Francesco was the lucky professional to have YOU all on board, that´s for sure. Plus, it certainly is tough to argue the power of fruit and cookies in between two amazing dives! Please remember that you always have a Pirate family here in Bocas and we hope to see you back diving with us in the future! Perhaps by then we will have t-shirts for sale so we can really top off the diving adventure for you. Cheers to a great experience.
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Melissa V wrote a review Jan 2020
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Went bioluminescence snorkeling with Pirates. Was a super last minute booking and ended up being the only one on the snorkel tour. They are professional and know their hospitality. When all geared up in your body condom they take you out on the boat to the coral and best spot
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from andrer858, Propietario at Bocas Diving Pirates
Responded Feb 6, 2020
Hey Melissa, we are thrilled that you enjoyed your snorkel tour with us, tight wetsuit and all! So glad we could make the last minute booking work for you :) The bioluminescence here in Bocas is certainly an amazing element of nature and we couldn´t have been happier to share it with you. Thank you for sharing your experience with us and we hope to see you back here again in the future! Much love from your Pirate family.
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M1190XMaliceg wrote a review Jan 2020
Brighton, United Kingdom11 contributions8 helpful votes
We dropped by the shop to enquire about the bioluminescence tour which we were very keen to do and were told that the algae fluctuate according to the moon and so it was best to wait until the full moon, which was a week away. We decided to extend our trip on Bocas for another 4
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from andrer858, Public Relations Manager at Bocas Diving Pirates
Responded Feb 21, 2020
Thank you for sharing your experience with us. We apologize for the miscommunication on our end and are regretful that its repercussions negatively impacted your trip. Our employees have discussed this dissonance so that this situation will not reoccur. Indeed, the bioluminescence are best visible when there is a New moon due to the lack of extra light in the sky that is emitted when there is a Full moon. When the sky is darker, the bioluminescence appear brighter. Again, we apologize for the misinformation and we hope that you can experience bioluminescence sometime in the future. Thank you and wishing you the best.
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