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Panama City Diving

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“bridge span”(32 reviews)
“steel slinger”(30 reviews)
“dive shop”(48 reviews)
We offer scuba classes and dive charters for all skill levels from novice to divemaster. If you've never been scuba diving our Discover Scuba Class is a great way to get introduced to the sport. Our charters going the shipwrecks offshore are great...more
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5512 Thomas Dr, Panama City Beach, FL 32408-6799
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a great dive shop and the people are wonderful! Pretty good selection of equipment, knowledgeable staff, great diving.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Donna H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although the experience was awhile ago, I can't seem to get it out of my mind. There's something about this group that makes you want to come back for more.The Holidays are a perfect time to make memories here. Bottom line, if you're thinking about...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank artdecodsw
Reviewed November 21, 2018 via mobile

Pat and Ben are super guys. Had an absolute blast diving St. Andrews State Park with them this past weekend. Anyone out there wanting to dive PCB give Pat a call! You will not regret it. Thanks Pat and Ben for a great time, one...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Justin K
Reviewed November 21, 2018

We dive with Panama City Diving all the time and always recommend them for any certification classes you need to take. Their instructors are the best! This trip was an offshore trip because a friend was getting her AOW certification and we wanted to tag...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Smile_W3
Reviewed November 3, 2018

Reasonably decent couple of dives - nothing spectacular to see, although that could just have been bad luck. However, the very vague and basic approach to safety was something I've not experienced on previous dive trips.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank benrws
Reviewed October 9, 2018

My wife and I made a trip to dive St. Andrews State Park over Columbus Day. We visited the Panama City Diving shop in order to pick up a few things. Being new divers and not having ever dove St. Andrews SP we had many...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 1, 2018

The staff was friendly enough and the dive instructor was very personable, but the tanks were not full and one blew an o-ring as we got ready at the park. Although I'd spoken to staff at the dive shop the day before and been assured...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank AnEcologist
Reviewed October 1, 2018

I though about giving 4 stars because of the crew's lame jokes, but that is one of the things that makes diving with PCD so fun. They cannot guarantee water conditions at dive sites but they have fun getting you there and back. If you...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Daniel C
Reviewed October 1, 2018

Excellent diving experience. Crew was friendly, helpful, and safety conscious. The boat was large, which made for a smooth ride. But they don't overload the boat so it isn't crowded. They cater to spear fishing too.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jacksC877WP
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

Arrived at the boat, greeted by Pat and Josh. Things were organized and they provided snacks and drinks. Answered all the questions to the best of their ability... then once we got to the dive sites everything went smoothly. highly recommend this company if you...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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October 15, 2016|
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Response from Stephen H | Reviewed this property |
Sorry not to answer sooner -- yes I have dived with lenses many times. I have even opened my eyes underwater without the mask, but this is a risk that they could come out. I've done it many times in a pool also. So I say... More
June 28, 2015|
Response from Patrick G | Property representative |
While we can't promise anything as the sea tends to be widely variable, we commonly see snappers, groupers, spade fish, crabs, Rays, blennies, and urchins. Less commonly we see Dolphins, eagle Rays, turtes and manatees. I... More