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Panama Dive Center

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Calle Principal | Right hand, in the only crossroad, Santa Catalina 0352, Panama
+507 6665-7879
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Great diving day - 3 tanks

Very professional dive center from brieffing with coffee/tea to debriefing with litlle... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jonathan C
Great two tank dive

We had the pleasure to go out and see a lot of sharks, frog fish!, turtles and pilot whales while... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Anieke
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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.
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Calle Principal | Right hand, in the only crossroad, Santa Catalina 0352, Panama
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Very professional dive center from brieffing with coffee/tea to debriefing with litlle snacks. We saw many reef sharks during the dive, turtle and dolphin during the boat ride.

Thank Jonathan C
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had the pleasure to go out and see a lot of sharks, frog fish!, turtles and pilot whales while going to Coiba island. It is a long drive out with the boot. Good visibility a lot of rock formations under the water. Well trained...More

Thank Anieke
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend and I participated in 3-tank-dives on two days, once with Kim and once with Camilo. Both dive days were excellent experiences: The dive shop was well organized with our rental gear and the logistics of the dive. Both Kim and Camilo were excellent...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I felt comfortable with Panama Dive Center as soon as I entered the building. The premises were clean and organized and there were several multi-lingual staff members on-hand to help us. They made sure we were each briefed on the safety procedures necessary for our...More

Thank Greta E
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Panama dive center is a really professional and happy dive center :-) Camilo and Sabrina are extremely nice. It's always a pleasure to go to Santa Catalina and dive in Coiba with the center. I'll recommend 100% !

Thank Bulle M
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Camilo C, Owner at Panama Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hola Marion and Roman, thanks so much for this review. It encourage us to improve some details we would love to offer you next time you come back. Cheers,

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have scuba all around the World. Coiba is my favorite made special by Panama Dive Center. They deliver what they say. Our dive master was professional and informative. She didn't assume we had special knowledge which is helpful for a guy that forgets. The...More

Thank Hugh C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Panama dive center is one professional dive center with amazing staff.The activitties of the center,helping locals,providing good maners and a lot of knowlege is all that you can find in this place.Good eqipment and well organized dive trips with breathtaking dive spots left me unforgetable...More

Thank Jojadb
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I booked the solo diver package complete with lodging arrangements at a nearby hostel in Santa Catalina. Everything was executed perfectly from my first email communication with the shop to until my last incredible dive in Coiba. What sets this dive shop apart from others...More

Thank Micah J
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I would highly recommend Panama Dive Center. Went out with female dive master....was disappointed because I couldn't equalize (minor cold) on first dive; however, she encouraged me to try again (after I took a Sudafed) and I was successful on dives 2 and 3. Wonderful...More

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Reviewed 16 January 2018

I would highly recommend Panama Dive Center. We did a 3 day trip in over New Years. The staff were very responsive and professional. The trip was extremely well organized. Our dive masters were skilled, confident and professional. And of course, the diving was amazing:...More

Thank jrklein6
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