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Scuba Coiba
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US$160,00*
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Full-Day Diving for Beginners at Coiba National...
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Diving tours to Coiba National Park and dive sites close to Santa Catalina, snorkeling tours and dive courses
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Activities for older children
Reviewed 4 November 2017

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Reviewed 1 November 2017

Awesome theee days. Herbie and the team are great people. Had a great time, the food and company were wonderful.

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

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Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

We booked 2 days diving in coiba island with Scuba coiba. The club staff was great. Specially the diving instructor Mr G an Italian guy. Very helpful and professional. We have excellent diving and We saw amazing places. One of the best place to dive in panama �
Thank you all for excellent weekend

1  Thank yuval l
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Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Mixed feelings about this trip... The good: The locations (3 dives) were excellent, saw a bucket load of cool stuff including manta rays (June 2016) sharks and schools of fish... The equipment was good and well serviced. The Bad: The Dive Master was more concerned about finding stuff to see than our safety. My partner had issues equalising on the first dive and she had to surface and find the boat without help, which is plain dangerous. At times during the rest of the diving he was up to 20 metres ahead and sometimes out of sight, so of there had been a problem we would have had to fend for ourselves... We are Rescue Divers so not an issue for us, but Open Water Divers may have had trouble... On the whole we did not feel well taken care of on these dives.

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Herbie S, General Manager at Scuba Coiba, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

Thank you very much for your review Tim. Thank you to recognize the excellent diving and well maintained equipment. I do not really understand the comments about the divmaster's role to be frank? We take certified divers and usually ask for some experience, as some sites can be challenging. We see the role of the dive master to "find stuff" and show it to the divers, not to play "nanny" - less so, if you are experienced Rescue Divers and know what to do, if you experience a minor problem, nothing "plain dangerous" having equalizing problems......

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