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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 May 11, 2015

Great, personable staff in the store and on the boat. Got our tanks refilled here and took a 4-hour excursion to two dive sites. The guys were very nice and funny. Made our experience better.More

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

Our staff is one of the most important parts of our success. Each and every one must be certified, experienced, knowledgeable, take your safety first and strive to make your time with us a fun experience. We pride ourselves on being Northern Florida's friendliest dive...More

Reviewed January 27, 2015

This was my second open water dive and by no means my last with pcdc. They were terrific!!!! We stayed in Destin and every dive shop there closed for the week due to a storm. PCDC was the only dive charter on the emerald coast...More

Date of experience: September 2014
1  Thank Justin D
KellyMcLendon, Public Relations Manager at Panama City Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded July 9, 2015

It is our pleasure to provide you with a great diving experience. And we look forward to your return.

Reviewed August 30, 2014

Had my first open water ocean dive with Panama City Dive Center today. Hired a personal dive master given my lack of experience in the ocean. The shop staff, boat staff, dive master for the group and my personal dive master were all FANTASTIC!!!

Date of experience: August 2014
1  Thank robinbmann
Reviewed August 24, 2014 via mobile

PCDC is a great outfit! The shop staff is extremely helpful and the boat captain and deckhands are fantastic. They are well organized and made everything go smooth.

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Reviewed July 15, 2014

Went on my first set of dives after scuba certification. Naturally nervous. The professionals at the Panama City Dive Center made everything easy and fun. All of the staff, divemasters, and boat handlers know what they are doing and know how to explain it to...More

Date of experience: July 2014
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Reviewed June 27, 2014

Got hooked up with Joe and Gomez thru a search engine query, glad I stopped in, I am a scuba diver of 20 years and took my son and daughter on a snorkel trip to get them hooked on diving too. With the great service...More

Date of experience: June 2014
2  Thank grantc2013
Reviewed June 20, 2014 via mobile

Had some interaction with these guys today. It surpassed my expectations!!!! Very friendly and a real pleasure to deal with!!!! Also the only Scubapro shop in PCB!!!!

Thank Gregory L
Reviewed June 15, 2014

I dove with PC Dive Center this week and had a wonderful experience. The boat is absolutely the best day-boat I've ever been on. Plenty of room on the dive deck and below. The crew was very attentive and safety-conscious. The boat and dive briefings...More

Date of experience: June 2014
1  Thank jonesc38117
Reviewed June 11, 2014

Went diving with Panama City Dive Center in early June 2014. Had been a while since I dove and I was left without a dive buddy. Divemaster Freddy (called The Hero) quickly decided to dive with me. He helped make both of my dives into...More

Date of experience: June 2014
1  Thank Kendal S
Reviewed June 7, 2014 via mobile

Professional and knowledgeable, has scubapro parts instock as well as others. Reliable diveboats. Friendly service, no matter what you'll leave smiling even if just snickering at those characters. Going back for more soon.

Thank DSki1963
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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