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Coiba / Santa Catalina
Coiba Dive Center in Santa Catalina boasts “Sharks guaranteed.” Multi-day trips to Coiba, snorkeling tours and custom boat charters also available. Contact 6774-0808, 6780-1141 or write firstname.lastname@example.org.
Scuba Coiba is owned by PADI-instructor, Herbie Sunk. The center’s staff speaks English, Spanish, German, French and Italian. Multi-day trips are available. Contact 6980-7122 or email@example.com.
Coiba Dive Expeditions offers live-aboard trips to Coiba, Cocos (Costa Rica) and Malpelo (Colombia) and organizes whale watching tours, sea and river kayaking and bird watching trips. Contact 232-0215, 232-0216 or write firstname.lastname@example.org.
Panama Dive Center runs daily trips in the Coiba National Park with two or three dives per day. The often stop for lunch at the ranger’s station on Coiba, home to an interesting array of wildlife. Contact (507)6665 7879. www.panamadivecenter.com
Dream Diving Panama offer two to three dives on their trips to Coiba Island. Includes complete diving gear, snack and certified instructors. They also offer snorkeling equipment rental and tours. Fishing and whale watching also available. Contact (507) 6765 9631. www.dreamdivingpanama.com
Las Perlas Islands
Coral Dreams, a dive operator on Contadora Island, offers training, night diving and snorkeling, whale watching and birding trips contact 6536-1776. email@example.com.
Pedasí Sports Club offers dive trips to Isla Iguana and Isla Frailes with options for snorkeling and spearfishing. Accommodations available. Other tours include horseback riding, turtle and whale watching and sports fishing. Contact 995-2894 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Colón (Costa Arriba)
Scuba Panamá can arrange tours on both the Pacific and Caribbean. Their Sunset Cabins, located in Portobelo, is a dive resort on a private island. Contact 261-3841, 261-4064 or write email@example.com.
Panama Divers, a dive center owned and operated by PADI professionals, offers lodging in their Octopus Garden Hotel in Portobelo. Call 448-2293, 6613-4405 or write firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bocas del Toro
La Buga Dive & Surf on Colón Island. Contact: 757-9534, 6781-0755. email@example.com.
Bocas Water Sports, Diving, snorkeling, kayaks and wakeboards. Contact 757-9541 or firstname.lastname@example.org.