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About Panama Dive Center
We offer SCUBA DIVE products and Services and all PADI Courses at Coiba's National Park, we are the first 5 Star PADI Dive Resort Authorized in Santa Catalina. Coiba National Park and it's main Island, Coiba Island, offers the most beautiful landscapes you can imagine in day trips. We've been recognized by our clients as the best PADI Scuba Dive Resort in Santa Catalina.
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

First of all! Make a reservation today if you are reading this. They get fully booked very quick and you don’t want to miss this! Me and my boyfriend did a 3 tanks dive with our divemaster Kat. She was very enthusiastic & professional. We...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I dont usually do tripadvisor reviews but I received a personalized email thanking me for diving with Panama Dive Center and wishing me luck on my travels. Coiba was amazing by the way!More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Camilo C, Owner at Panama Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Alan, thanks so much for your review. We know sometimes is difficult to take time and do this reviews, but we appreciate it from our heart. All the staff will know about your comment. Your refresh after so many dives you have it is in...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had a wonderful experience with Panama Dive Centre. The staff are very friendly and welcoming. I chose to do 3 dives and each one was great with a whale shark on the first dive and too many sharks and turtles to count! Good quality...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful experience diving Coiba Island. Fantastic staff. Great location. Very good diving. Saw a whale shark and an oceanic manta ray on the dives.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great day diving with Panama Dive Center. All of the staff were super friendly and helpful from the beginning. Equipment is in good condition and the day was very well organized! The dive sites and guide were amazing and I had a wonderful day! Great...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fabulous experience diving in Coiba. We saw tons of white tip sharks, plenty of jacks, morays and even a dolphin swam up to say hello ! A highlight was on our last dive, as we surfaced we saw a whale shark. Incredible...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First, do not skip diving Coiba NP. Second, do not use anyone other than Panama Dive Center! Professional, knowledgeable and with years of experience, they are a world class operation. Special shout out to Cedric for breaking my whale shark curse. Thank you all.

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank globalhoboHawaii
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved diving with PDC. Having done some amazing diving all over the world, I can safely say our day diving in Coiba was one of the best we have ever had. PDC is extremely organised and well run operation. Gear was sorted quickly and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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PDCmeay22, Propietario at Panama Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Glad you enjoyed your magical whale shark and dolphin encounters and walk away with such awesome memories. We apologize for not having enough small fins available at the time, but assure you we are restocking in a few weeks so that shouldn't be a problem...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All of the staff at Panama Dive Center were friendly, helpful, and professional. I dove with them for two days, and felt like everyone went out of their way to make sure I had a great experience. If I go back to Santa Catalina, I...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Coiba Island is one of the top 10 diving spots in the world. After hearing good stories from my friends I went on a trip with Panama Dive Center. The owners are super sweet, passionate and professional. My last dive was in Madagascar a while...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Camilo C, Owner at Panama Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hola Mark, (#theexperiencebillionaires).... Hahahahaha thanks so much for this review. We are completely happy you had a great time with us here and also diving in Coiba National Park. I'm sure we will meet again in the future and hopefully underwater. Cheers,

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