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Panama City Dive Center

#24 of 84 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Panama City Beach Features Animals
4823 Thomas Dr, Panama City Beach, FL 32408-6917
+1 850-235-3390
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Great Staff!

We dove with PCDC two days this past week. Five dives total. The boat Reef Runner was a great size... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Craig W
Katy, Texas
Training and recreation

Great trip with PCDC shop. Great office operation and boat staff. The captain and dive master (Ian... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Atlanta, Georgia
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Experienced Full Service Dive Shop with Panama City's most knowledgeable, helpful & fun loving staff... Boat Charters, Scuba Classes, Equipment Sales, Rentals & Maintenance.... We've done it all for 30+ years!
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4823 Thomas Dr, Panama City Beach, FL 32408-6917
+1 850-235-3390

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We dove with PCDC two days this past week. Five dives total. The boat Reef Runner was a great size for our group. Very much under capacity. They have cold water and an ice cooler. Bring some snacks and Gatorade if you want. The galley(?)...More

Thank Craig W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great trip with PCDC shop. Great office operation and boat staff. The captain and dive master (Ian) were outstanding. We were on Reef Runner with about 10 pax. Good operation, great briefing, and preparation supporting my Rescue Diver open water portion. My wife's first non-valet...More

Thank Rbs7562
Reviewed 11 June 2017

We've gone diving with PCDC for a few decades off and on now, but even if you're not going on a dive trip with them or taking classes, they're very helpful and friendly. This trip to PCB, I only needed a snorkel keeper and some...More

Thank Bridget P
Reviewed 29 May 2017

I've been diving with Panama City Dive Center for 10 years and they take very good care of me and all aboard. I'm a senior (age) and need a little extra help getting back on board. Dove the Black Bart and Chickasaw last Monday and...More

Thank Gloria R
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Gomez is amazing. We are senior citizens who decided to become divers. Gomez was patient and thorough. He did not rush us. He is an excellent teacher who really cares about you becoming a qualified diver. We have gone on to dive 50 to 60...More

Thank Gail C
Reviewed 4 January 2017

My son and I were coming down to Panama City and wanted to complete our PADI checkout dives. Out of the 3 main dive shops Panama City Dive Center was the *ONLY* one to return my call. Mike assured us that he would make time...More

Thank Jason R
Reviewed 19 September 2016

I frequently enjoy bringing groups to SCUBA dive with Panama City Dive Center. They have excellent customer service, a great location, and a nice fleet of big boats set up well for diving. As an instructor, I'm always looking for operations that are safe and...More

Thank SunshineDiver
Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

Nick with Panama City dive center was outstanding. He above and beyond to make sure we were informed yet had a great time. Strongly recommend these guys.

Thank Adam W
Reviewed 31 May 2016

Great people, professional, yet casual operation. Smaller boats, so you don't feel like cattle. And the Captain - Rick and his mate - Mike took their time with each person and didn't rush anybody. The shop staff were A+++ Fantastic experience! I'll definitely be back!

Thank GoBoston09
Reviewed 24 February 2016

I am a new diver just certified in December. Went on a shore dive with this dive shop. Very friendly and felt comfortable right away. would recommend this shop and their staff when travelling to this area.

Thank happytravellor331
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3 October 2015|
Response from Jack B | Reviewed this property |
I can't answer this as I am not an employee at the dive center. I do believe they will allow non-swimmers to ride along as long as space is available. Contact the dive center as I found them to be very friendly and... More