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Calle Principal | Right hand, in the only crossroad, Santa Catalina 0352, Panama
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I went there together with my travel/dive buddy and we had just an amazing time with theese guys... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Lisi Nickie O
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Great guides, Great tour, Amazing wildlife

Sharks, Large schools of fish, Great guides, Great time, Well worth the time and money to dive in... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
William L
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Bristol, Wisconsin
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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...more
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Calle Principal | Right hand, in the only crossroad, Santa Catalina 0352, Panama
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I went there together with my travel/dive buddy and we had just an amazing time with theese guys. The owner's camillo and Sabina are really lovely and good fun. We did four days of diving 11 dives in total. The diving in Coiba is special,...More

Thank Lisi Nickie O
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Sharks, Large schools of fish, Great guides, Great time, Well worth the time and money to dive in Coiba National Park.

Thank William L
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Camilo C, Owner at Panama Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hola William, Thanks for this review and hope to have you again here some other time, otherwise I know we will meet again diving in some other random place around the world. Good luck in Cocos. Cheers,

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Incredible wild life, many sharks, lobsters, barracudas, etc... the instructors were all great, amazing team that cared a lot about us getting the best experience. It's obvious that they know the place and have a good vibe between them. Thank you for everything!

Thank Fernando D
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I decided to do my advanced with the Panamá Dive Center. After diving in a lot of different countries this was one of the best diving schools I have ever been to. Professional, safe and still a lot of fun :) If you are in...More

Thank Daniel G
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Sabina S, Propietario at Panama Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Daniel. hope to see you around here again, maybe as a DM next time :-)

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I did my Open Water Course, Advanced Open Water Course and Nitrox Course plus a lot of Fun Dives with Panama Dive Center and it was amazing! All the instructors are very friendly and professionnal and you can trust them for sure! And all the...More

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Camilo C, Owner at Panama Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago
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No te imaginas Adele,..... tu eres la persona con nuestro review numero 400!!!!! Muchas, muchas gracias a ti y a...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went on a 3 tank dive with Camilo and it was just incredible. Besides being a professional, Camilo is a very funny guy to hang out with. The dive sites are very diverse and theres so much to see. All in all just a...More

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Camilo C, Owner at Panama Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

2Fs, Felix and Frauke, it was a pleasure to share with you this incredible adventure. Thanks so much for your time and great attitude both are good divers and hope you share also more time under the water. Hope to see you some other day...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Me and my boyfriend did a 3 tanks dive with Panama Dive Center last week and had a great day withing the Manta group (nickname of our group for the day after we saw a huge manta ray during the first 10 min of the...More

Thank Marie G
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I did a 2 tank dive with this operation and was not disappointed. Briefing was detailed with a focus on safety, The ride to dive sites took abut 1 hour, the dive boat was comfortable. Having said that the ocean was very calm. The dives...More

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Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

I had a amazing experience with panama diving center. Kim is a really good diving instructor and has also a lot of patience! I told her that i have problems with equalizing in the first few meters of my dive! I was in front of...More

Thank Desiree S
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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Super good experience. I did my discovery dive and had Kim as instructor. She was really helpful and I always felt safe. Basically a great day with good organization.

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Camilo C, Propietario at Panama Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2018

We hope it was so good that you will one day consider doing your open water course. All the best!

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