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Address: 4823 Thomas Dr, Panama City Beach, FL 32408-6917
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+1 850-235-3390
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Experienced Full Service Dive Shop with Panama City's most knowledgeable,...

Experienced Full Service Dive Shop with Panama City's most knowledgeable, helpful & fun loving staff... Boat Charters, Scuba Classes, Equipment Sales, Rentals & Maintenance.... We've done it all for 30+ years!

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Best Certification Training

Gomez is amazing. We are senior citizens who decided to become divers. Gomez was patient and thorough. He did not rush us. He is an excellent teacher who really cares about... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Gail C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Gomez is amazing. We are senior citizens who decided to become divers. Gomez was patient and thorough. He did not rush us. He is an excellent teacher who really cares about you becoming a qualified diver. We have gone on to dive 50 to 60 times. Could not have done it without Gomez at the Panama City Dive Center!

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Thank Gail C
Peoria, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2017

My son and I were coming down to Panama City and wanted to complete our PADI checkout dives. Out of the 3 main dive shops Panama City Dive Center was the *ONLY* one to return my call. Mike assured us that he would make time and make sure we could complete our dives on the limited time we were in... More 

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Tallahassee, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

I frequently enjoy bringing groups to SCUBA dive with Panama City Dive Center. They have excellent customer service, a great location, and a nice fleet of big boats set up well for diving. As an instructor, I'm always looking for operations that are safe and accessible including to people with disabilities. PCDC has a well-deserved great reputation. Mike Gomez and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

Nick with Panama City dive center was outstanding. He above and beyond to make sure we were informed yet had a great time. Strongly recommend these guys.

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Thank Adam W
Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 31, 2016

Great people, professional, yet casual operation. Smaller boats, so you don't feel like cattle. And the Captain - Rick and his mate - Mike took their time with each person and didn't rush anybody. The shop staff were A+++ Fantastic experience! I'll definitely be back!

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Thank GoBoston09
Panama City Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 24, 2016

I am a new diver just certified in December. Went on a shore dive with this dive shop. Very friendly and felt comfortable right away. would recommend this shop and their staff when travelling to this area.

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Waynesboro, Mississippi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2015

This was, by far, the best dive trip I have been on to date! The Captain and Crew were kind and extremely helpful. The sites we dove were absolutely beautiful, clear, and full of marine life. Best Dive Trip ever!

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2015

Fantastic, professional and friendly Captain and hands during two days of diving. They knew where the wrecks were and put us on some great diving. I know that I will be diving with these guys again and I highly recommend them to anyone wanting to dive the Panama City area.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2015 via mobile

Our original plan last night was to hit the Black Bart for a night boat dive with ten divers on a competitors boat. We arrived to the boat to find the staff at work diligently trying to repair a mechanical issue at the dock so we could take off. Realizing that it was gonna take some time a phone call... More 

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Thank Drew W
Louisiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2015

I was here to do some Rescue Diver certifications with a group from Lafayette, LA. The shop personnel were very helpful in loading the tanks into vehicles. I was able to park at the shop and ride with someone else. They were very helpful with information on all the diving spots in the area. They also had any information you... More 

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