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Bocas Diving Pirates

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PADI open water certificate

We did our PADI open water certificate with a friend under the supervision of Kaivin Record. We... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Tobias S
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Life changing bioluminescence tour!

We went on the bioluminescence tour with the diving pirates and it was life-altering! We brought... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
tofu888
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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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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We did our PADI open water certificate with a friend under the supervision of Kaivin Record. We were told he is the best instructor in bocas, and we were not disappointed ! Besides being a really nice guy, he was really professional with the best...More

Thank Tobias S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Thank Stephen C
bocasdivingpirates, Manager at Bocas Diving Pirates, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Stephan, my name is Alexander Jairo Keppel, manager of the Bocas Diving Pirates. I was on a 2 day trip to the city when you guys took the tour. I am so sorry for what happened with our Tour captain, if I would have...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went on the bioluminescence tour with the diving pirates and it was life-altering! We brought our friends and together we were 4 adults and 2 kids aged 8 and 2 kids aged 10. It was amazing to see the bioluminescent plankton! Easily the best...More

Thank tofu888
bocasdivingpirates, Owner at Bocas Diving Pirates, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you guys so much, we are super happy you enjoyed to night tour and got to experience one of the wonders nature has to offer. We have been doing this for more then 3 years and will continue doing so, because I’m the end...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a fun dive. Reasonably priced and awesome instructors! Equipment is all included in the price. Would go again.

Thank DonDridger21
bocasdivingpirates, Manager at Bocas Diving Pirates, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Dave, thank you for diving with us, we are glad you enjoyed it and we shall be ready for your return ;)

Reviewed 25 June 2018

The price was great. We only checked two places in Bocas but this was definitely cheap compared to other locations. The instructors were very good and patient and it was great that there were always assistants coming with me and my friend and not just...More

Thank scarlethra
bocasdivingpirates, Recepción at Bocas Diving Pirates, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2018
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Gracias por tus comentarios, Scarleth. En Bocas Diving Pirates todos estamos muy orgullosos de ti y de ver cómo te...More

Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

There are to few words to discribe how glad I am about joining diving pirates to get my open water Padi! At first I was very nervous about having to breath under water. But all the nervousness was taken away when the Alex, my instructor,...More

Thank carolineheijmeijer
bocasdivingpirates, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Bocas Diving Pirates, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2018

4Hello Caroline !!! How are you ? greetings from Alexander (Ali)!!! thank you very much caroline for your comment, we hope to see you soon again you are part of the pirates family thank you for choosing us as your dive shop. greetings and happy...More

Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

This is such an AMAZING place to dive at. The diver masters, instructors, and boat captains are extremely kind and funny. I had Noah for my Discovery Dive, Kavin for my open water certification, and Laura for a fun dive. Bernie, one of the boat...More

Thank Pansy N
bocasdivingpirates, Director Comercial at Bocas Diving Pirates, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2018

hi pansy !!! how are you ? thank you very much for your super comment, thank you for sharing with us and thank you also for choosing us, we will always remember you and remember that you have a family here, if you ever come...More

Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

Came down to Bocas for a few weeks to volunteer and decided to get my open water certification. I was initially a little hesitant, but after the course with Kaivin I can say it was one of the most amazing experiences of my life. Diving...More

Thank Austin C
bocasdivingpirates, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Bocas Diving Pirates, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2018

Hi Austin !!! how are you doing? Thank you very much for your great comment, of course we hope to see you again in the future, continue diving, meeting new people, and again thank you for choosing us.

Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

Amazing staff, great facilities, and one hell of a place to get PADI certified! And also very cheap, flexible with dates and schedule!

Thank Param B
bocasdivingpirates, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Bocas Diving Pirates, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2018

hey!! Hello Thank you very much for your comment, thanks for diving with us !!

Reviewed 30 May 2018

This was my second trip back to the Pirates, this time for my advanced diving course, and also, this time with my two sisters and a cousin who had barely touched water at all in their lives. I was very confident coming in the second...More

Thank Joseph H
bocasdivingpirates, Director de Recepción at Bocas Diving Pirates, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2018
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hola joseph !!! como estas broth !!! gracias por tu comentario, ya sabes que aqui estamos para lo que sea,...More

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