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Panama City Dive Center

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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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4823 Thomas Dr, Panama City Beach, FL 32408-6917
+1 850-235-3390
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All reviews these guys great diving bridge spans two tank capt rick open water panama city reef runner wounded warrior love diving black bart boat staff great folks great trip fish nice boat pcdc
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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...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Drew W
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...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank BurtonB748
Reviewed August 14, 2015

We conducted our certification dives with this outfit. Both the staff at the shop and the boat crew were very attentive and courteous. The dive sites were excellent and we plan to take many more trips with this group in the future.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Les S
Reviewed August 12, 2015

I have used Panama City Dive Center for 5 years now and wouldn't go out on a charter with anyone else in Panama City FL! These guys are a class act, boat captain is very knowledgable and accommodating! They have 3 boats for varying party...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Keith N
Reviewed August 7, 2015 via mobile

We scheduled a boat dive but when we showed up at the pier the guys had no idea we were coming! So they spent the next few minutes verifying and found there to be a mix up with the schedule. They could have sent us...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed August 5, 2015

I went on two two-tank dives with a group of Huntsville, AL divers. The men at the dive shop were friendly, interested in what we were doing, informative, and efficient. The shop had every piece of equipment I've seen in any shop. Nitrox is available....More

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank Jim R
Reviewed August 3, 2015

Just completed my checkout dive with the folks at Panama City Dive Center. Mike Gomez and the staff handled all the details and allowed me to enjoy the sensory overload of first actual dives. Thanks to all the Cool Kids.

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank Jay C
KellyMcLendon, Public Relations Manager at Panama City Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded August 4, 2015

And now, you are one of the "Cool Kids"! Congrats on your first of many dives in your future. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Contact us anytime. Hang Loose!

Reviewed July 14, 2015

First post certification dive and the owner and crew made my 2 tank dive a good experience. Obviously Panama City isn't Cozumel for water clarity or underwater features, but I will definitely dive with them when I'm in the area again.More

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank Luthinc
KellyMcLendon, Guest Relations Manager at Panama City Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded August 4, 2015

No it is not Cozumel, but Panama City Beach is the number one dive destination on the Gulf coast of Florida with the most ship wrecks and offshore dive sites. And we are thrilled you choose us, PCDC to help you start your exploration of...More

Reviewed July 3, 2015 via mobile

The whole team at the dive shop, the deck hands and the pilots of the boat were,by far, levels above what I expected. Being a resort diver I was so used to having the tanks already on the boat and well I had forgotten to...More

Date of experience: June 2015
2  Thank Jack B
KellyMcLendon, Public Relations Manager at Panama City Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded July 9, 2015

We love our veterans! Thanks for your business, your good humor and your service. Here at PCDC we strive to make your time with us as easy as we can make it for you, safe and fun. Come back anytime. we look forward to seeing...More

Reviewed June 20, 2015

I traveled with my scuba club to dive the ship wreck trail. We were a small group of ten and the only ones on the boats. The guides and dive master on the boats were great. They would send a diver down to moor the...More

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank DAVID G
KellyMcLendon, Public Relations Manager at Panama City Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded July 9, 2015

Sounds like you might have booked your trip through one of our booking agents that provides a bagged breakfast. Awesome! We appreciate you taking the time to write your review and would like to respond to a point you mentioned. In regards to the weights,...More

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October 2, 2015|
Response from Jack B | Reviewed this property |
I can't answer this as I am not an employee at the dive center. I do believe they will allow non-swimmers to ride along as long as space is available. Contact the dive center as I found them to be very friendly and... More