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Panama City Diving

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5512 Thomas Dr, Panama City Beach, FL 32408-6799
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We offer scuba classes and dive charters for all skill levels from novice to divemaster. If you've never been scuba diving our Discover Scuba Class is a great way to get introduced to the sport. Our charters going the shipwrecks offshore are great for certified divers who want to see sights less traveled to.
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“steel slinger” (25 reviews)
“dive shop” (40 reviews)
“bridge span” (23 reviews)
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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5512 Thomas Dr, Panama City Beach, FL 32408-6799
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"steel slinger"
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"bridge span"
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"black bart"
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"captain pat"
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"these guys"
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"goliath grouper"
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"panama city"
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"great dive"
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"fresh pineapple"
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"open water certification"
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"rental gear"
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went out for a 2 tank dive trip with Captain Dave on the steel slinger. The dive master was a woman but I forgot her name. She was a great dive master. We dove the Black Bart and a bridge span. They were both...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great boat, captain and dive master, daughter first time doing a boat dive, conditions were tough but Alssa was a great dive master.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

I had the pleasure of doing two offshore trips (2 dives each trip) on the Steel Slinger over the past 2 weeks and both were fantastic. The weather was sunny and warm and the seas on both days were in the one foot range. Viz...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great experience. The rental gear was all in good working order. Got a newly bought set of mask and fins, and the BCD was one of the new wings type. Getting fitted was expeditious. The marina is 10 minutes away. James (boat captain) and Alissa...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I dove 3 days this past week with the Panama City Diving crew. Great times! The highlight may have occured on the boat instead of in the water. I witnessed the Captain literally give a customer the BC off of his own back. One of...More

Thank Michael B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great time. My Gopro camera got knocked off it's mount on the boats ladder on the first dive. Chris the dive master hit the water and recover it in a flash.

Thank Ron M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was my girfriend and I’s first dive in the ocean since our certification, and we are both so pleased with our experience with Panama City Diving charters! Both the dive master and captain were both so incredibly knowledgable and helpful for us as newbie...More

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Kulotko
15 October 2016|
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Response from Stephen H | Reviewed this property |
Sorry not to answer sooner -- yes I have dived with lenses many times. I have even opened my eyes underwater without the mask, but this is a risk that they could come out. I've done it many times in a pool also. So I say... More
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Boothe5300
28 June 2015|
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Response from Patrick G | Property representative |
While we can't promise anything as the sea tends to be widely variable, we commonly see snappers, groupers, spade fish, crabs, Rays, blennies, and urchins. Less commonly we see Dolphins, eagle Rays, turtes and manatees. I... More
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