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Dive Base Coiba. Pixvae, Veraguas, Republic of Panama. Totally off the beaten track and off the tourism "radar screen" the Coiba National Park on our doorstep and great local diving. We offer a full range of Dive Tours to the Coiba National Park...more
Casa 3, Calle Principal | Pixvae Las Palmas, Santiago de Veraguas 0923, Panama
+507 6662-4539
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Reviewed January 2, 2019

Diving -- Kevan is an amazing dive-master. He is the most experienced, helpful, caring, safety-conscious, and educational guide we've ever had, and we've dived the world! He works with Smithsonian Institute scientists, BBC filmmakers, National Geographic explorers, and the occasional Hollywood star, yet still makes...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Loretta K
Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

This was, hands down, the most special time of our road trip from California to Panama. We found out about Kevan and Dive Base Coiba randomly. After exploring his web site, and reading comments here on trip advisor, we decided it was right up our...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Domitille K
Reviewed September 24, 2018

I have lived in Panama for almost 13 years and have been to Pixvae and with Kevan Mantell several times. It never gets old or boring. This trip is only for experienced travelers who are looking for adventure. If you're boring and need the comforts...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 23, 2018

Dive Base Coiba is definitely a top notch Dive Center and more than that. Pixvae is a lost paradise!. Look no further if you’re and adventurous person who’s willing to have a real life experience at all levels. Pixvae is a very remote village located...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed May 29, 2018

I have lived in Panama for a little less than one year and have made the 5-hour trek to Dive Base Coiba for three of those weekends. My first visit to Pixvae was with a group of 16 people and we spent two days with...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Maura N
Reviewed May 14, 2018

Dive Base Coiba is the best dive shop in Panama. Kevan Mantell is a true professional and his attention to detail and safety is at the highest level it can be. The area we dove in the Coiba National Park was rich with sealife and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed March 25, 2018

The dive instructor was hospitable and has unbelievable experienced. The knowledge of the area and its history was almost as amazing as the dive sites themselves. Our dive instructor is so experienced in this area that he even named some of the dive sites. I...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank rrrdive
Reviewed March 5, 2018

I usually don't leave reviews but felt compelled in this instance... Kevan Mantell owns Dive Base Coiba, he is as professional as it gets, even down to the amazing BBC English accent we have all grown so accustomed to learning about nature from. More than...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Tyler C
Reviewed January 26, 2018

Kevan and his team at Dive Base Coiba could not have been any better. Kevan took us on three days of adventures for the five of us; some of us are experienced divers and I'm a novice diver, and we all had an excellent time....More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed December 26, 2017

Long overdue review, but my son, friend and I did our second weekend with Kevan Mantell in late November. Once again, truly an amazing weekend. Saw dozens of white tipped reef sharks, sea turtles, schools of tuna, corvina, etc. On our last dive, second day,...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Loretta K
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Response from mvenegascr | Reviewed this property |
Awesome!, enjoy the ride to Pixvae. We used our own cars. However driving with a rented Jimny would be just perfect and the insurance will got you covered, the road itself is not a "death road", just a non-paved road.
January 2, 2015|
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Response from GabriCapToxo | Reviewed this property |
I made a course there so I don't know the prices per dive. You can check/ask them in the website divebasecoiba_com