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Dive Base Coiba - Day Adventures

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Casa 3, Calle Principal | Pixvae Las Palmas, Santiago de Veraguas 0923, Panama
+507 6662-4539
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Incredible Dive and Snorkel Experience!

I have lived in Panama for a little less than one year and have made the 5-hour trek to Dive Base... read more

Reviewed May 29, 2018
Maura N
Amazing experience

Dive Base Coiba is the best dive shop in Panama. Kevan Mantell is a true professional and his... read more

Reviewed May 14, 2018
kzeringer22
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Poulsbo, Washington
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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. Our location in Pixvae, gives us access to a much wider range of the regions best dive sites, We offer a ful range of dive courses through PADI and Technical Diving International. Our packages can include, diving, accomodations and food. We also offer a range of terrestrial activities and adventures on Coiba and around Pixvae.
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Casa 3, Calle Principal | Pixvae Las Palmas, Santiago de Veraguas 0923, Panama
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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

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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

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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

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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

Thank Tyler C
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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

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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

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Reviewed April 9, 2017

I and three marine biologists studying the coral reef ecosystem at Uva Island scheduled a trip for four days of diving with Kevan. We were treated as royalty by Kevan and his warm and highly competent staff. From the lovely Panamanian food made by Luz,...More

Thank peter g
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Reviewed April 3, 2017

We have dove with Kevan Mantell/ Dive Base Coiba ten times. There are two things that stand out to me about their dive operation. 1) Safety first - Regardless if you are a novice or an advanced diver, he takes time to go over hand...More

Thank Audra W
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Reviewed October 4, 2016

Where to begin?! The diving: My wife and I dove with Dive Base Coiba on two separate occasions already within the past couple months. We had 6 dives in total: 2 at Coiba and 4 around Pixvae. It's Pacific diving, so the visibility isn't as...More

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Reviewed October 3, 2016

Diving with Kevan Mantell is a truly amazing experience. Diving with Kevan Mantell is a truly amazing experience. If you experience some of the most remote, beautiful and ecologically diverse diving in Central America with an extraordinary dive guide, Kevan and Dive Base Coiba can’t...More

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katizzi11
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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
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