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Panama City Diving

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Open today: 08:00 - 18:00
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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...more
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5512 Thomas Dr, Panama City Beach, FL 32408-6799
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Reviewed today via mobile

Outstanding customer service! The captain and divemaster were extremely professional and punctual. The majority of the divers that were aboard that day were return customers , which says a lot! All around fun crew and great experience. I would definitely recommend booking a charter with...More

Thank Slym P
Reviewed today

Great Trip! The PCD crew was awesome. Fun crew, well maintained boat, good pre-trip briefing, with out trying to teach us how to boat dive. Left the dock on time, had 2 tank dive, stopped to see some dolphins along the way, returned to dock...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Booked with my 15 yr daughter (108 lbs) and 2 other family members. Josh and Aleese were fantastic. None of us had ever been scuba diving and a couple were quite nervous. Explanations were clear, in water tests were straight forward. Great diving day and...More

Thank Scrawd
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I did the wreck and bridge span dive with PCD in July and had a great time. We did the black bart and span 14. Ben was the dive master and was awesome. The wreck was a ton of fun, lots of fish and even...More

Thank Amays85
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Did two offshore wreck dives with my teenaged son. This was my first time diving with this shop and they were great, we had a really good time. Crew was very friendly and helpful, divemaster pointed us toward some lionfish. The marina they go out...More

Thank John E
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My husband and I took the Intro to Diving class today with Aleese Maples. We both have wanted to try scuba diving for a long time and I am beyond satisfied that we took this class. Our dive instructor, Aleese, was fantastic! Of course my...More

Thank Elizabeth H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had an excellent time with friends on the Steel Slinger on a beautiful calm July day! The crew was friendly, helpful, and attentive. They even brought us fresh watermelon, snacks, and drinks for the ride! We enjoyed a wreck with lots of photo opportunities and...More

Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a blast diving with the folks at Panama City Diving. The boat is very spacious and all all of the employees are very knowledgeable and friendly. They will continue to be our preferred dive shop in the Panama City area.

Thank Jacob P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Got certified last year. Didn’t make it to the ocean like I planned. Came to Panama City for family vacation. First day went to Panama City Dive shop and got signed up. Informed them it was my first dive in the ocean so I was...More

Thank Logen A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My 14 year old son and I did our final open water dives with Ben at Panama City Diving and had a great experience. Ben did a wonderful job of running us through all of the required skills on the first day. He was patient...More

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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
28 June 2015|
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