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Panama City Diving

#8 of 88 Tours in Panama City Beach Features Animals
5512 Thomas Dr, Panama City Beach, FL 32408-6799
+1 850-588-8077
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US$ 89.00*
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Dive Charter: Inshore Wreck and Bridge Span
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US$ 124.99*
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Introductory Scuba Diving Adventure
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We offer scuba classes and dive charters for all skill levels from novice to divemaster. If you've never been scuba diving our Discover Scuba Class is a great way to get introduced to the sport. Our charters going the shipwrecks offshore are great for certified divers who want to see sights less traveled to.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
5512 Thomas Dr, Panama City Beach, FL 32408-6799
+1 850-588-8077
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My wife and I had our first open water dive since certification. PCD did an awesome job at getting us fitted and providing an awesome experience. Bryce (Captain) and Chris (Dive Master) did a fantastic job. I would recommend this company to all. I enjoyed...More

Thank _nick_kray
Reviewed 1 week ago

The entire staff were friendly, enjoyable, courteous, fun loving, knowledgable, and most of all very professional in every aspect. The new gear we purchased (mask, snorkel, and fins) from the facility was fairly priced, of good quality, and the staff took the time to assure...More

Thank Neraho H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My boyfriend, two kids (ages 11 and 12) and myself went for our first ocean dives after just being certified. Panama City Diving were great! Chris and Brice were great with us and made it an unforgettable dive trip!! Will definitely go through these guys...More

Thank Shanon M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Panama City Diving has a great staff of knowledgeable and experienced divers that were extremely helpful and had a lot of patience with us. My husband and I decided to attempt our certification while on vacay and Panama City Diving made themselves more than available...More

Thank Krystal F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff was friendly and knowledgeable about the area and diving. Would definitely dive with them again. Only downfall was the second trip was cancelled due to insufficient guests. They require a minimum of 4 and only two had signed up.

Thank Ashton F
Reviewed 1 week ago

The dive shop guys were very friendly and accommodating. The Capitan and Dive Master were equally so. The sunken tug we dove was excellent for quantity and quality of fish. I learned that a bait ball is not a wad of bait man put down...More

1  Thank Dan A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Both my wife and I had a wonderful experience with Panama City Diving and would recommend it to anyone else that is interested in their Discover Scuba Diving experience. Our instructor, Josh, was extremely knowledgeable and aided us through the entire experience. He was also...More

1  Thank Nathanael Z
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Short versions for those that don't read long reviews... Panama City Diving runs outstanding dive trips with a great boat and friendly, helpful staff. Would recommend them to anyone. My wife and I and several of our friends and coworkers started scuba diving about 2...More

1  Thank AlwaysTruthful1971
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a great time with Captain Pat and Divemaster Nick! The boat was very accommodating and they even provided drinks and snacks! Will definitely be visiting them again when I come back to the gulf. Highly recommend Panama City Diving!

Thank Laura S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everyone I dealt with at this operation was wonderful. From making the reservation on the phone to everyone on the dive boat they were all first class. They checked all of the safety boxes that you need to have a responsible and safe dive boat...More

1  Thank Peter J
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15 October 2016|
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Response from Stephen H | Reviewed this property |
Sorry not to answer sooner -- yes I have dived with lenses many times. I have even opened my eyes underwater without the mask, but this is a risk that they could come out. I've done it many times in a pool also. So I say... More
28 June 2015|
Response from Patrick G | Property representative |
While we can't promise anything as the sea tends to be widely variable, we commonly see snappers, groupers, spade fish, crabs, Rays, blennies, and urchins. Less commonly we see Dolphins, eagle Rays, turtes and manatees. I... More