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Job Possibilities at Scuba Coiba Santa Catalina


Change your life – Live your dream – Work in Paradise! Our dive center is located in Santa Catalina on Panama´s Pacific coast and has been the first dive center organizing trips to the former prison island and now UNESCO World Heritage site Coiba National Park. We cater to international customers, mainly from North America and Europe, offering diving tours and diving courses all around the year. We hire: PADI instructor or Dive Master, starting April / May 2017 Requisits: Panamanian […]

Planet Ocean


There are 5 Oceans which cover the earth’s surface and they are all connected to each other to form one huge ‘Global Ocean’. The global ocean is so vast that it takes up 71% of the planet. There are always new bits of information about the oceans popping up, however scientists and marine biologists have only really explored 5% of the ocean, even though it is such a small amount, we already know quite a lot. The largest ocean on […]

Coiba National Park`s Rich History and Beautiful Diving


Never heard of Coiba National Park? Well it is time to do so as you would miss out on some spectacular diving here. Funnily enough Coiba National Park and its special Zone of Marine Protection, is still not very well known among the diver community despite of its vast variety of marine flora and fauna. Thanks to its upstream water of the deep sea mixing with Pacific currents mesmerizing underwater sceneries are found in Coiba. Species as large as whale […]

Meet Coiba National Park’s: Tito the Crocodile


Well, one of the highlights on Coiba Island is Tito the crocodile. And we are going to tell you a little about him before you might meet him yourself.  Coiba Island is the ideal habitat for Crocodiles with primary tropical rain forest, 150 miles of coastline, numerous rivers and mangrove habitats. And the most famous one, frequenting the ranger station is TITO, (approx.) a 14 foot saltwater American crocodile. But don´t you worry, you are not going to dive with […]

10 years of Scuba Coiba – 10 years of changes – continuing


When Scuba Coiba opened in 2003, it has been the first land based dive center offering access to Coiba National Park in Panama. Before, it was very difficult to dive here. It either was the expensive option, going on a live-a-board or the logistical nightmare, renting boats in Puerto Mutis and carrying all equipment and tanks with one on 3 to 4 hour trip one way. Another barrier was, that the prison in Coiba was still operating and the police […]

PADI Open Water Course Mon 11th – Thu 14th of Feb


Scuba Coiba has still space on our next PADI Open Water Course, starting with academics Monday 11th of Feb, continuing with pool training the 12th and 2 days of diving (including Coiba National Park). For more info please contact us at info@scubacoiba.com or tel (507) 6980-7122

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Scuba Coiba puts a new 3 day trip up 5th to 7th of September


remote diving for experienced divers

Scuba Coiba is running a multi day trips every week in September: 5th – 7th of Sep (3 days) 10th-14th (5 days) 17th-19th (3 days) 27th-29th (3 days) visit:  http://scubacoiba.com/index.php/multi-day-trips/