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PROMOTION Package from 16th of April till 21st of May 2017: Advanced certification & Specialty certification & Donation to Seashepherd for the price of a normal Advanced Course

Scuba Coiba is promoting the protection of sharks and supports Seashepherd’s current campaign OPERATION TREASURED ISLANDS, launched by Seashepherd in April 2017 covering the area of the “Cocos Plate” with its “sharky” outcroppings Galapagos (Ecuador), Malpelo (Colombia), Cocos (Costa Rica) and Coiba (Panamá), a zone of incredible bio-diversity. The mission of the campaign is to show the abuse and damage of illegal shark fishing practices in these national parks, remove ghost nets and long lines and report poachers to the authorities. Divers should […]

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The Lucky Whale Shark

rare but possible all year around

On yesterday´s dive trip to Coiba we had an encounter with one of the most impressive visitors to Coiba´s rich waters. The biggest fish of the world visit Coiba frequently between December and February/March where they can be seen on many of our dive trips. The rest of the year they can still be seen, though rarely. We don’t know much about these creatures, but in our nine years of experience in diving Coiba National Park we believe that there […]

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