Help us  keep our mission of sharing this little piece of heaven and a passion for the ocean with as many people as possible and thus, keep Coiba safe and the people of Santa Catalina hopeful.

Welcome to Panama Dive Center


At Panama Dive Center we strive to take experienced divers to an unforgettable journey through the fabulous underwater world of Coiba National Park, Panama’s premier scuba diving location. Whether you’ve been diving for years or are one of the many curious adventurers looking for their first introduction to scuba, you’ve come to the right place! 

We are the first 5-Star PADI Dive Resort in Santa Catalina and we pride ourselves on providing the best Isla Coiba diving trips possible. We run daily dive trips to Coiba National Park for certified divers, as well as offering a wide range of PADI courses from entry to professional level. 

Panama Dive Center is rated the No. 1 thing to do in Santa Catalina on TripAdvisor, and while constantly aspiring to provide our divers with life-changing experiences, we also make a point of always keeping your safety in mind, which is why our trips are all led by PADI-certified instructors.

Join us for the ultimate diving experience in Coiba 


We provide all of your equipment, including a SUUNTO dive computer, and lunch.

If you are coming to learn, start your adventure with our PADI Discover Scuba Diving Program or the PADI Open Water Course.  If you are ready to continue your training you can sign up for other PADI Courses. 

Additional services include Nitrox, diving & accommodation packages, 24-hour free high-speed internet for all our customers, Go-Pro rental, shuttle reservation and tourist information.