What is it?

Have you always wondered what it’s like to breathe underwater? If you want to try scuba diving, but aren’t quite ready to take the plunge into a certification course, Discover Scuba Diving is for you. PADI dive shops offer this program either in a pool, off a beach or from a dive boat. In Coiba, Panama Dive Center does all the dives off a boat or beach, including the confined water dives. While not a scuba certification course, Discover Scuba Diving is a quick and easy introduction to what it takes to explore the underwater world.


To sign up for a PADI Discover Scuba Diving experience, you must be at least 10 years old. No prior experience with scuba diving is necessary, but you need to be in reasonable physical health and know how to swim.

Duration: 1 day

Price:  $170 + entrance fee ($20/$5)

Includes: Theory, two dives, equipment, lunch

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