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Address: end of Main Street, at Beach Front, Santa Catalina, Panama
Phone Number:
+507 6980-7122
08:00 - 19:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 19:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

Diving tours to Coiba National Park and dive sites close to Santa Catalina,...

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Great experience and professional staff

Diving at Coiba is amazing!!! The environment both above and under water is great! We have been diving with Scuba Coiba for 2 days. Very Nice company. Both Ben and Elli were... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Diving at Coiba is amazing!!! The environment both above and under water is great! We have been diving with Scuba Coiba for 2 days. Very Nice company. Both Ben and Elli were professional and good fun! As i am a unexperienced diver (OW) they made sure I was comfortable under water. Booked the trip way in advance. Communication is good... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Shop owner Herbie was very helpful when we were planning the trip. We got info about accommodation, instructions on how to get to Santa Catalina and so on. The Coiba diving was excellent and their chefs at the island were amazing. We ate one of the best meals of our whole vacation from Scuba Coiba chefs. Instructor Ellie during the... More 

Thank Reijonens
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Great staff, real diving lovers could not have been a better trip thanks to the two dive instructors Eli and Ben and the owner Herbie. Stayed for 4 days including a night on Coiba but I could have stayed longer. Strongly recommend to anyone looking for some great diving and to experience it with great dive instructors who offer more... More 

1 Thank Patrick W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

We recently dived with Scuba Coiba as certified open water divers. Our instructor Ben was friendly, helpful and extremely reassuring. All the staff at Scuba Coiba had great knowledge of the area and answered all our questions. We had a great time, would highly recommend.

Thank Rayromano13
Toronto, Canada
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

I have done a bunch of due diligence before I decided to write about my experience with Scuba Coiba. I booked the 3 day, 2 nights, 9 dive package in/ around Coiba Island. 3 of us on this package along with 3 day trippers plus our guide Cederic and captain/ first mate. 2 weeks prior I had completed my Advance... More 

2 Thank Alba901
Herbie S, Director General at Scuba Coiba, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. I do not know when you where diving with us, as you state in October 2016, but Cedric does not work with us since June 2016. But it does not matter really. First I would like to congratulate you for your correct reaction to a potential dangerous situation (running out of air). This shows a great... More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

I got my Open Waters certificate at Scuba Coiba in Santa Catalina. Really pleased! I was initially drawn in more by the fancy shop belonging to the competition down the road but I was soon rest assured when I saw Scuba Coiba a much better boat and of course my instructor Nik was very experienced and fantastic. Thank you so... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

We made our very first dive with Scuba Coiba and it was amazing! Nick, the dive instructor, is really good! The staff is fluent in German, English and Spanish. I can highly recommend Scuba Coiba.

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Chartres, France
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21 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

It is our third visit to Santa Catalina and third time diving with Scuba Coiba. Great people: nice, flexible when trying to accommodate visitors request and professional when diving We have always enjoyed out time and dives with Scuba Coiba!

2 Thank Nvpad
Boston, Massachusetts
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

My friend and I booked a trip through Scuba Coiba based on the recommendation of someone else. We were going to be in Santa Catalina for a few nights and knew we wanted to do a discovery dive on Coiba. Scuba Coiba offered competitive rates and easy customer service to book in advance. We were asked to pay a $20... More 

2 Thank Rquinn09
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016

Scuba Coiba is my favorite shop there, the owner Herbie and the entire team is just wonderful! The Orca is a really cool boat with a rood in case it rains and the underwater world is just spectacular!

Thank Romy K

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