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Golden Frog Scuba is an independently owned dive operation offering certification training in Open Water, Advanced Open Water and Rescue, as well as other specialties, provided by a PADI and SDI certified Master Scuba Diver Trainer. Not only do we...more
Via Portobelo, Colon, Panama, Portobelo 0301, Panama
+507 6586-4838
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went diving with Rey for two days and we completed four dives. Being rainy season visibility was not perfect, but it was still alright and we saw plenty of marine life: crabs (insanely big ones), lobsters, moray eels, octopus, and absolutely beautiful coral! Rey...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank oliviat894
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Hi, I went diving with Golden frog scuba end of September 2018. Rey is a very relaxed diver and knows what he is doing. If you let him know, when you come diving, he will organise everything. you can fit your wetsuit 5 minutes before...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sjoerd G
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

My daughter and I wanted to get some diving in while visiting Panama City. We originally hoped to dive both the Caribbean side and the Pacific but underestimated the complexity. So, contacting a number of dive shops looking for the better firms, I received a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 144ernieb
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

Golden Frog Scuba 🇵🇦Can’t be beat 🧜🏾‍♀️ Golden Frog scuba dive operation is a step above the rest. Rey Sanchez goes out of his way to meet your needs, and his professional demeanor & standards are above reproach. His wife Dawn is a friendly face...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank rfr7001
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Rey’s is not the best marketing man. There is no visible sign pointing to this dive shop from the road so I drove past at least three times. That said I understand he is about to move to Bongo Hôtel/ Captain Jack Restaurant so it...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Impresionist
Reviewed 26 April 2018

We were a group of 10 people including kids. We used Golden frog for Snorkelling and Scuba both in Portobelo and couldn't be any happier to choose them for our snorkel trip! It was a great experience with Ray. He took us two spots for...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Madhusudhan S
Reviewed 4 April 2018

I came here with my 2 teenage children, not planning on diving, but we met up with Ray and he agreed to take us out for 1 dive during our visit. We saw many fish and beautiful coral colours. He also had a fellow dive...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Christi1969AD
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

We were a group of 10 and the center was really good at accommodating us - there was a boat for the certified divers and a boat for the discovery but we all met again for snacks (amazing homemade cookies) and everyone has a really...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 27 March 2018

My husband and I spent 5 days diving with Golden Frog Scuba in Feb 2018 and despite the terrible diving conditions and an ear infection, we had a great time diving with Rey. He is a unassuming man with a great love and respect for...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank manika104
Reviewed 7 February 2018

Our Panama accommodations were in Playa Coronado....no good diving. I connected with Rey and made reservations for a double-tank dive on Monday, February 5. It was a long drive, so we stayed at El Bongo---which we highly recommend! It's a 1-minute walk to Golden Frog....More

Date of experience: February 2018
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24 May 2017|
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Response from Rey S | Property representative |
We are Padi affiliated!
Richard S
12 February 2017|
Response from Rey S | Property representative |
Hi Richard, we normally leave around 9 am...but we like to arrive earlier for gear issued. I can pick you up at no additional cost to you around 8 am in the morning in front of the zoo in Maria chiquita. Our 2 tank dives go... More