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Panama City Diving

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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 5 days ago

Thank Rick W
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My daughter was so scared to go down, but I knew she would love it. Chris was so patient. He answered all of her questions, even the crazy ones, and helped her to gain comfort and confidence. He was also very patient during the dive,...More

Thank Jade K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is my second time on the Steel Slinger for dives and it has been an outstanding time both times I've gone! The crew were incredibly nice and helpful. This time was my first dives on my own without and instructor, and they made sure...More

Thank BMartin99
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Panama City Diving cares about divers & the diving experience so much that in the valuable shop floor space that other stores have filled with t-shirt racks, PCD has a full size living room for divers to sit around in before or after the dive...More

Thank brettalarsen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

But that didn't stop us from getting top notch service and having a splendid time. It had been a while since we had been SCUBA diving and the staff and crew were helpful and courteous in helping set up and check equipment until we felt...More

Thank 615maysa2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First time diving in Panama City. Great crew. Easy going, friendly. Will be doing more dives with them.

Thank Ron M
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

I've been diving with PCD 6 times this summer alone. Capt. Pat runs a highly professional and diver friendly operation. I can't say enough about his staff. They are friendly, and highly knowledgeable. If you are in the Panama City Beach area and want to...More

Thank Scott N
Reviewed 6 September 2017

This was my first time diving in Panama City Beach, FL. I looked around at a variety of dive shops in the area, and I finally decided with Panama City Diving...and I'm glad I did. From the first phone call asking general questions about diving...More

Thank jdickerson2
Reviewed 6 September 2017

I can't say enough great things about these guys! I have a physical impairment where I use forearm crutches. They said "no problem" we work with disabled divers. They gave me the best personal attention and one on one instruction. My instructor, Amanda Wednt, is...More

Thank Slimshady313
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Another great trip with Panama City Diving. Customer service is always top notch! Josh, Bryce and Chris go out of there way to make sure everyone is safe and has great dives!

Thank bbowman695
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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