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Panama City Diving

#9 of 88 Tours in Panama City Beach Features Animals
5512 Thomas Dr, Panama City Beach, FL 32408-6799
+1 850-588-8077
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Introductory Scuba Diving Adventure
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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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5512 Thomas Dr, Panama City Beach, FL 32408-6799
+1 850-588-8077
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a great time with Captain Pat and Divemaster Nick! The boat was very accommodating and they even provided drinks and snacks! Will definitely be visiting them again when I come back to the gulf. Highly recommend Panama City Diving!

Thank Laura S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everyone I dealt with at this operation was wonderful. From making the reservation on the phone to everyone on the dive boat they were all first class. They checked all of the safety boxes that you need to have a responsible and safe dive boat...More

1  Thank Peter J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very good dive operation....professional,fun and safe..nice dive boat....crew was awesome....would dive with again for sure..

1  Thank Troy M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I did the Discover Scuba class with my 14-year-old nephew. The instructor was excellent. His explanation and instructions were clear. He made sure everyone was comfortable and safe. While it was a little more expensive than some of the other dive shops I checked, it...More

1  Thank AnnElizabeth99
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Went on a 2 dive trip. Had a blast. Would definitely recommend. Great crew and nice boat. Will go again soon!

1  Thank Jonathan K
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Had the perfect dive experience for my 16 year old son's first boat dive. Captain Pat and crew were very professional, dive boat was clean and well organized and dive's were spot on.

1  Thank William P
Reviewed 14 July 2017

I am only able to dive about once a year and had a great trip with Panama City Diving. If you need to rent any gear, you go by their store front and get it then head to the boat at Bay Point Marina which...More

1  Thank Acemajorphi
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Awesome staff. My son was 17 and had never dived and they had him in the water and comfortable in no time. The discovery dive was a shore dive (no boat) so it allows a level of comfort to the newbee. Water was clear and...More

1  Thank Beth D
Reviewed 9 July 2017

We've been diving for 5 years. We have been to lots of other dive charters in Florida. Panama City Diving has always been the bar that we measure against as no other dive shops compare. The complimentary snickers and pb&crackers, pineapple, and water are a...More

2  Thank Robert M
Reviewed 9 July 2017

We had beautiful weather and a very smooth trip. It was low stress and high visibility. Exceeded expectations.

1  Thank lazerbeans
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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