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Water Baby Dive Center

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Beach Street | Cabanas Timeout, Santa Catalina 0352, Panama
+507 6940-9757
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After reading all of the great reviews I had tried contacting this dive shop MULTIPLE times to ask... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2017
Courtney P
Dive in with the Best! Wow!

My twelve-year-old son and I joined John and his team for a mixed snorkel/dive trip around Coiba in... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2017
chirigringa
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Sylva, North Carolina
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Small group boutique dive center in Santa Catalina, Panama offering scuba diving and snorkeling tours to Coiba National Park and nearby islands. We offer a personalised service to make sure your visit is the best it can be!
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“owner john” (2 reviews)
“his team” (3 reviews)
“fish” (9 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Beach Street | Cabanas Timeout, Santa Catalina 0352, Panama
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+507 6940-9757
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Reviewed 12 December 2017

After reading all of the great reviews I had tried contacting this dive shop MULTIPLE times to ask them questions and book some diving trips while my husband and I will be in Panama. We tried emailing, calling, contacting them through their website AND contacting...More

2  Thank Courtney P
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Reviewed 2 June 2017

My twelve-year-old son and I joined John and his team for a mixed snorkel/dive trip around Coiba in April. Afterward we were dropped off on the island, where we passed a few days, and what I saw while staying on the island quickly made me...More

1  Thank chirigringa
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Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

We went diving with John from waterbaby diving in Santa Catalina. It has been a really nice dive experience. John and Raul are really dedicated and made it a very fun day on the boat and the amazing islands. We saw dolphins on the trip...More

1  Thank johannes80
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Reviewed 16 April 2017

If you are in Santa Cataline, you HAVE to go diving in the Coiba Nationalpark. And if you do so, go with Water Baby! The equipment is really new or well mantained, the staff on the boat is very friendly and helpful and they comforted...More

Thank Heikereist
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Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

We really had fun diving with John during 2 days seeing turtles, many sharks, rays.... John is a nice person. We were a group of three divers. Each time we were the only ones on the diving sites. I love that.

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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Such a great day out with John and his team! We went for a day trip to Coiba National park which included 2 fantastic dives, a stop off at the ranger station to register at the park (where we also visited the resident crocodile and...More

Thank themokadiaries
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Reviewed 23 March 2017

Great time with John and his amazing team! The place is already wonderful, but water baby s team only makes your stay better: they know how to dive, how to teach and where the good stuff is. Furthermore organisation is great, you just have to...More

Thank DRFboss
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Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

I took the two night dive trip. The team was friendly and competent, the island was beautiful and the food was good. Definitely felt off the beaten path. My wetsuit was brand new, the bcd was standard quality, the regulator was leaking, but not enough...More

Thank mvid
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waterbabydive, Owner at Water Baby Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2017

Hi Mantas, Thank you for your review and happy to hear you enjoyed your trip with us! Just to let you know that we take your feedback seriously and have put your regulator aside for service this week. Also congratulations on the big feet :)...More

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Reviewed 20 March 2017

First and foremost, John is just a good and kind soul. Second, he LOVES the ocean, marine life and making sure people on his trips do too. I've never met anymore more excited about life and about his work than John. We spent two days...More

Thank Cinda S
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Reviewed 19 March 2017

We went for 3 dives with John and dive master in training, Raoul. They were both amazing and very attentive to each of us. The history of Coiba island was explained, as was the potential marine life we might encounter. The marine life we witnessed...More

Thank Kathleen1059
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