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Bocas Dive Center

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“open water”(58 reviews)
The most advanced, best-equipped, fun dive center in Bocas – BDC is committed to safeguarding the ocean environment. We have the largest, most up-to-date boat built for diving and two more dive boats for smaller groups and special diving tours. We...more
Calle 4ta | Avenida Sur, Casa Verde, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
+507 757-9737
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Reviewed yesterday

On a first visit to Bocas, I thought I'd try some diving -- the only problem was that my PADI certification was 25 years ago, and it had been more than 10 years since I had last been diving with scuba gear. Bocas Dive Center,...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I have had such a great time learning how to dive. Tianna is a wonderful instructor. She know so much and is such a passionate diver that you just have to start sharing the sentiment. I have never even snorkeled before and used to be...More

Thank FreyaJH
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Special shout out to Milou and Christina for taking us out on our 2 tank dive. They were the most professional dive masters I’ve met in Panama. I guess that’s Dutch and German discipline for you, but with a smile! I didn’t get my night...More

Thank Jack R
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My wife and I had a great experience with Bocas Dive Center. I did 2 dives while my wife joined for snorkeling. The owner was really nice and made sure everything is going well. The crew was highly professional, everything was ON TIME which for...More

Thank IdanT24
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Maria was absolutely excellent! Very professional and fun - a perfect combination of what you want to have in the diving instructor. She definitely knows what she is doing! I was a bit apprehensive about a couple of skills but seeing her calm face under...More

Thank Arkadija
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I just completed my first three days of diving. Having done the elearning already we got into the water on the first day. It was only my friend and I in the class. Tiana, our instructor was fantastic. She was very nice and funny while...More

Thank StoebiBeanz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife could barely snorkel when she agreed to learn how to scuba. Katja, her instructor, not only was positive but taught her how to calm down and by the end of the course, my wife was going down to 70 feet! A week later...More

Thank taaw99
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

This have been of the best companies I’ve dived with. Equipment was in great shape, dive masters very prepared and the boat was very comfortable. They took us to some very cool diving spots around Isla Colón. Totally recommended if you want some good diving...More

Thank patrickvollert
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

I did my Open Water PADI course here and loved every second of it! My instructor Katja is a truly wonderful person and it was lovely to learn diving from her. With her great personality, lots of humour and endless patience, she made me feel...More

1  Thank Liselot d
BocasDiveCenter2018, Owner at Bocas Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much Liselot, we also had a lot of fun with you! thanks for choose us. keep smiling and diving!!

Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

I did my open water and my advanced here and I highly recommend it to anyone. Staff is super friendly and welcoming and the courses are very professional (and also serious, which I loved, because I want to learn all the skills properly :)) Facilities...More

Thank sarah_X44
BocasDiveCenter2018, Bocas Dive Center Staff at Bocas Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2018

Hola Sarah, Thank you for writing this review! We are glad to hear you would recommend us to anyone:) We do our best to make you diving experience as good as possible! We hope you continue having fun diving!

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22 December 2016|
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Response from nicknjh | Reviewed this property |
Hi sorry for the late reply, give Eddie Ibarra a call or find him on Facebook. He will for sure help you. I'll be in Bocas for a month commencing Feb 3rd helping at the dive center. I'm an instructor and I'm sure we can sort... More
29 July 2016|
Response from Baileyboo203 | Reviewed this property |
One open water dive cost $61. Two was $110. They seem to offer all kinds of dives.