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Scuba Coiba

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end of Main Street, at Beach Front, Santa Catalina, Panama
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Diving tours to Coiba National Park and dive sites close to Santa Catalina, snorkeling tours and dive courses
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good15%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“dive sites” (12 reviews)
“fish” (26 reviews)
“dive shop” (15 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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end of Main Street, at Beach Front, Santa Catalina, Panama
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"dive sites"
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"fish"
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"dive master"
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"day trip"
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"ranger station"
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"diving experience"
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"strong currents"
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"great diving"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I only had 16 dives before coming here - diving in South Asia is totally different where the water is quiet. So in the very beginning I was shocked under the water as we had to “fight” against surge and current and visibility was not...More

Thank Annabel H
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

I took my 2 teenage children on a day diving trip with Scuba Coiba and we were all very happy with our dives. We saw more fish than any other dive we've done in the past including many reef sharks, octopus, eels and giant rays....More

Thank Christi1969AD
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

I booked a three day trip to Coiba Island and the dives were incredible. We did 9 dives and all of them were difficult because of currents, visibility and thermoclines but we've seen lot of marine life. The boat that take us to the dives...More

3  Thank guicunha
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Herbie S, Gerente at Scuba Coiba, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2018

Dear Guilherme, Thank you for your review. Especially your comments that you liked the dives, although you were diving in a week of very bad visibility compared to average conditions. I am sorry, that you lost your exhaust cover, we did not find it on...More

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Reviewed 1 March 2018

The good: Pre-diving communications with Herbie was good. He was quick to respond to any questions or concerns. Any staff member we interacted with at the dive shop was friendly and helpful. Our dive master/guide Jose was fantastic. In 12 or 13 years of diving,...More

Thank luvs2travel76
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Reviewed 25 February 2018

We had a great time diving with our guide Ben and the team at Scuba Coiba. We did the 3 day Coiba dive tour, so we could optimize our experience out there. From the booking process to meeting up and going out to Coiba, everything...More

Thank Emma11222
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Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

I came here to gain my certification for the open water PADI course. Scuba coiba were great and really eased me into the course, thoroughly explaining the ins and outs of diving as well as providing all the groundwork for the theory part of the...More

Thank Patrick L
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Herbie S, General Manager at Scuba Coiba, responded to this reviewResponded 10 February 2018

Thank you Patrick, we hope to have you back as a diver one day

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Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

Extremely dirty. The owner does terrible smell of bier. He has the t-shirt dirty of bier. The shop is terrible and dirty. Equipment not clean. Also the boat is full of dirtiness everywhere. They sell Coiba tour instead they brought us to other small islands...More

2  Thank Martina V
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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

First of all. Isla Coiba is definitely a must, a lot to see in the water, small and big stuff, tones of fish, sharks and dolphins if you’re lucky :) but due to strong currents and sea conditions I can only recommend it to advanced...More

Thank Mplove84
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Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Installations are basic at all centres in the area. We chose Scuba Caribe and did 10 dives around the Coiba area with them and was very pleased with them. Professional and safe. Small groups and personal attention. No hazzle with large groups of different diver...More

Thank Krisbcd
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Thank you Scuba Coiba for amazing diving. I was in touch with Scuba Coiba before my arrival to Coiba. They provided me all the information I needed in advance. The trip was great! On the way we saw some dolphins which was nice. We even...More

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