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Bocas Diving Pirates

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The best little dive shop in paradise. Come dive or get certified with us. We offer a personalized service and the guarantee that you will have a smile at the end of the day :)
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Hours Today: 7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Calle 4 | ave,G norte , next to la casbah restorant ., Bocas Town, Isla Colon 0101, Panama
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+507 6233-4120
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 2 July 2015 via mobile

I really recommend these guys. Me and my girlfriend did two dives with these guys. The experience was excellent. For me if was my first real dive and I truly enjoyed it. The first dive was at the ferry wreck, the second at a reef...More

3  Thank JordiMarja
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Had a bad experience with their day tour. The tour was supposed to go from 9-430 but because of bad weather we were finished by 11:00. The 2 hours consisted of 1 snorkel, 2 trips to pick up some of the tour guides friends and...More

1  Thank Stephen C
bocasdivingpirates, Manager at Bocas Diving Pirates, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

This comment dose not review even close to how we treat our divers, here is why: 1. We don't offer day tours you may check our website 2. If they would be talking about us then why does he keep talking about this individual person...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Super friendly staff, relaxed atmosphere and high quality gear. I did six open water dives with an instructor and my friend did his open water license. Modesto was a friendly, funny and competent instructor/dive master for us. Visibility under water was good. We saw nurse...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Myself and my boyfriend went for a dive here last minute on a recommendation. I'm an advanced open water diver and he was doing a discovery dive. We went out with Alexis for 2 dives in the afternoon and it was just us. He was...More

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bocasdivingpirates, Manager at Bocas Diving Pirates, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hey guys we are glad you enjoyed you diving experience in Bocas del Toro with us. All dow the native language is Spanish we make an effort to learn English and be able to communicate as best we can with our customers, making sure it’s...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

do not be fooled by the appearance of the shack the pirates call home , the magic of the place is the staff inside, I only dove with them 3 times but it is a great staff and it is the most affordable dive center...More

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bocasdivingpirates, Gerente at Bocas Diving Pirates, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Muchas gracias Luis por el gran comentario. Thanks for choosing us to dive at Tiger Rock, one of the most beautiful dive spots in Bocas del Toro. We will be happy to see you again one day and take you diving even farther and if...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Diving Pirates Bocas is definitely great place to start or continue your diving adventure! They have good equipment and professional crew! I did two inmersions with Alexis. He is a very good diving instructor and nice person. He ensured safe and professional diving session and...More

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bocasdivingpirates, Manager at Bocas Diving Pirates, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you guys for choosing us to do your dives here in Bocas del Toro, we are so glad you saw how important safe fun is for us and hope to maybe take you diving again one day. Thank you for sharing your experience with...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Joined this amazing gang on a perfect day trip, exploring the beautiful archipelago of Bocas. We did two cool dives in the reef channels, with (among others.) rays and barracudas as company. Delicious food and a cool vibe! Bocas Diving Pirates is the place to...More

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bocasdivingpirates, Manager at Bocas Diving Pirates, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Master Thor, thank you for the comment men. It was an excellent expedition day indeed on this remote Island called Escudo de Veraguas. Thank you for eloping ya out as well on our ocean clean ups and we can’t wait to take you diving again...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Who would have thought the two words would work but they epitomize this dive shop. The owner, Alex is a young 26 year old master diver that runs a tight ship with the chillest attitude. Every dive was done professionally and very fun. Unfortunately, the...More

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bocasdivingpirates, Manager at Bocas Diving Pirates, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for sharing your experience with us here on trip advisor. We are more then happy to take people diving so why not make it safe and fun at the same time ;) We hope to see you again one day with better weather...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I had never dived before, yet had always wanted to. I came across the diving pirates on my first night in Bocas as somewhere to check out and find the prices extremely reasonable for the open water course. My instructor (Kaiven) was amazing!! It was...More

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bocasdivingpirates, Manager at Bocas Diving Pirates, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks Lucy for sharing your experience with us on trip advisor and congratulations on achieving the PADI Open Water Diver license. It is our mission to introduce the underwater world to as many people as we can, showing them what is hidden underneath the seas...More

Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

It was the perfect night. Very few clouds, calm seas and new moon. Omar was a wonderful and knowledgeable guide. What an experience! Sky full of stars above and swimming in “stars”! Omar took us to several spots where we experienced different types of bioluminescent...More

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bocasdivingpirates, Manager at Bocas Diving Pirates, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks guys for sharing your experience with us on trip advisor. It is our patron to show people the wonders hidden in Bocas del Toro. Bioluminescence is one of them and no matter how many times we have seen it it never stops to amaze....More

Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

We dove at bowline and Sachen, and it was incredible. Thank you Alex for the amazing time and great company

Thank Chris K
bocasdivingpirates, Manager at Bocas Diving Pirates, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2018

thank you so very much for sharing your experience on TripAdvisor, we are glad you enjoyed your experience here with us, hopefully we shall see you again. Wishing you positive energy on every dive you have from now on. Greetings :)

Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

We started diving this year and these guys take the cake in terms of professionalism. The gear is in great condition, the dive master's are knowledgeable and really helpful and the diving is great. We did the ferry wreck and the playground and whilst visibility...More

Thank 74merril
bocasdivingpirates, Manager at Bocas Diving Pirates, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

Well guys thank you so much for choosing us to do your diving experience in Bocas, we are super happy you enjoyed how we do things and hope to see you again once more. Thanks again for sharing your experience with us and we wish...More

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Crystal A
20 August 2018|
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Response from bocasdivingpirates | Property representative |
Hello Crystal, on board we carry a first aid kit, cellphone, vinegar, oxygen kit, fire extinguisher, flairs, life vests and a safety flotation device. You could wright us through email, WhatsApp +50762334120 or Facebook if... More
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