We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Scuba Coiba

Features Animals
end of Main Street, at Beach Front, Santa Catalina, Panama
+507 6980-7122
Book In Advance
Tours from Scuba Coiba tend to sell out - travellers recommend booking in advance!
More Info
and up
Full-Day Diving for Beginners at Coiba National Park
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information ›
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Diving tours to Coiba National Park and dive sites close to Santa Catalina, snorkeling tours and dive courses
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good11%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“dive trip” (12 reviews)
“dive sites” (16 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
end of Main Street, at Beach Front, Santa Catalina, Panama
end of Main Street, at Beach Front, Santa Catalina, Panama
+507 6980-7122
Write a ReviewReviews (177)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 127 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Extremely dirty. The owner does terrible smell of bier. He has the t-shirt dirty of bier. The shop is terrible and dirty. Equipment not clean. Also the boat is full of dirtiness everywhere. They sell Coiba tour instead they brought us to other small islands...More

Thank Martina V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First of all. Isla Coiba is definitely a must, a lot to see in the water, small and big stuff, tones of fish, sharks and dolphins if you’re lucky :) but due to strong currents and sea conditions I can only recommend it to advanced...More

Thank Mplove84
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Installations are basic at all centres in the area. We chose Scuba Caribe and did 10 dives around the Coiba area with them and was very pleased with them. Professional and safe. Small groups and personal attention. No hazzle with large groups of different diver...More

Thank Krisbcd
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Thank you Scuba Coiba for amazing diving. I was in touch with Scuba Coiba before my arrival to Coiba. They provided me all the information I needed in advance. The trip was great! On the way we saw some dolphins which was nice. We even...More

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Thank lenka265
Reviewed 6 November 2017


1  Thank Andiamo555
Reviewed 5 November 2017

We were taken to Coiba Island by this group for a day of Diving and Snorkeling. The staff was wonderful. The equipment was all up to date and properly working, gear fit well. The island was amazing! The National Geographic boat was present so that...More

Thank Victoria P
Reviewed 2 November 2017

Awesome theee days. Herbie and the team are great people. Had a great time, the food and company were wonderful.

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Thank Nick H
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We had a fantastic 3 day dive trip to Coiba Island. I did my PADI Advanced which I thoroughly enjoyed. The dives were fantastic, we saw sharks, turtles, barracuda, plenty of large schools and much more. The dive sites were interesting and some proved slightly...More

Thank liddleash87
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

We booked 2 days diving in coiba island with Scuba coiba. The club staff was great. Specially the diving instructor Mr G an Italian guy. Very helpful and professional. We have excellent diving and We saw amazing places. One of the best place to dive...More

1  Thank yuval l
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Mixed feelings about this trip... The good: The locations (3 dives) were excellent, saw a bucket load of cool stuff including manta rays (June 2016) sharks and schools of fish... The equipment was good and well serviced. The Bad: The Dive Master was more concerned...More

1  Thank Tim R
Herbie S, General Manager at Scuba Coiba, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Thank you very much for your review Tim. Thank you to recognize the excellent diving and well maintained equipment. I do not really understand the comments about the divmaster's role to be frank? We take certified divers and usually ask for some experience, as some...More

Nearby HotelsSee all Santa Catalina Hotels
Santa Catalina Inn
36 reviews
.31 km away
Cabanas Time Out
180 reviews
.65 km away
Hotel Santa Catalina
468 reviews
1.00 km away
Hotel Hibiscus Garden
202 reviews
6.86 km away
Nearby Restaurants
La Vieja Panaderia
233 reviews
.40 km away
Chano's Point
111 reviews
.61 km away
Jammin Hostel&Pizzeria
182 reviews
.62 km away
Pescao Restaurant
65 reviews
.96 km away
Nearby Attractions
Panama Dive Center
354 reviews
.23 km away
Coiba Dive Center
142 reviews
.05 km away
Sup Santa Catalina
9 reviews
.31 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Scuba Coiba staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines