Panama

Scuba Diving in Panama

Panama is a well-known haven for avid divers in Central America. The warm tropical climate means visitors can come all year round for a slice of paradise. Panama straddles the border between two different oceans, and you can even dive in both in a single day! Some of its most famous diving locations are PortobeloSanta CatalinaBocas Town, and Boca Chica. Scuba dive in Panama and you’re sure to find waters teeming with wildlife, including sharksturtles, eels, barracuda, and tuna. Check out our options to find your new favorite dive!

BOCAS TOWN
Panama

Bocas Dive Center

  • Boat Dive

    Boat Dive

    These scuba adventures take divers out on a boat to reach their diving destination. It is recommended that divers are comfortable taking a giant stride or a back roll entrance into the water.
  • Cave Dive

    Cave Dive

    Explore submerged caves and passageways in one of the most exciting types of adventure scuba diving available. Best for experienced divers.
  • Deep Dive

    Deep Dive

    This type of dive will take a diver deeper than 18 meters (59 feet), and most will go to 30 meters (98 feet) or more beneath the surface. There is unique marine life at great depths that can only be seen on deep dives.
  • Night Dive

    Night Dive

    A night dive offers the chance to experience marine life that can only be seen in the dark. Rocks and colors appear more vivid and even familiar spots become mysterious.
  • Reef Dive

    Reef Dive

    Coral reefs are beautiful and endangered ecosystems that are bursting with life and color. Reef dives are among the most popular types of scuba diving.
As low as $0.00

BOCA BRAVA, ISLA BOCA BRAVA
Panama

Cala Mia Dive Resort

  • Boat Dive

    Boat Dive

    These scuba adventures take divers out on a boat to reach their diving destination. It is recommended that divers are comfortable taking a giant stride or a back roll entrance into the water.
  • Deep Dive

    Deep Dive

    This type of dive will take a diver deeper than 18 meters (59 feet), and most will go to 30 meters (98 feet) or more beneath the surface. There is unique marine life at great depths that can only be seen on deep dives.
  • Drift Dive

    Drift Dive

    Experienced divers use natural currents to navigate through a dive site in this kind of scuba diving experience.
  • Manta Ray Dive

    Manta Ray Dive

    These massive rays are mesmerizing to watch, often curious, and not scared of divers. These dives offer a high probability of manta ray sightings.
  • Night Dive

    Night Dive

    A night dive offers the chance to experience marine life that can only be seen in the dark. Rocks and colors appear more vivid and even familiar spots become mysterious.
As low as $50.00

SANTA CATALINA, VERAGUAS
Panama

Coiba Dive Center

  • Boat Dive

    Boat Dive

    These scuba adventures take divers out on a boat to reach their diving destination. It is recommended that divers are comfortable taking a giant stride or a back roll entrance into the water.
  • Deep Dive

    Deep Dive

    This type of dive will take a diver deeper than 18 meters (59 feet), and most will go to 30 meters (98 feet) or more beneath the surface. There is unique marine life at great depths that can only be seen on deep dives.
  • Drift Dive

    Drift Dive

    Experienced divers use natural currents to navigate through a dive site in this kind of scuba diving experience.
  • Manta Ray Dive

    Manta Ray Dive

    These massive rays are mesmerizing to watch, often curious, and not scared of divers. These dives offer a high probability of manta ray sightings.
  • Reef Dive

    Reef Dive

    Coral reefs are beautiful and endangered ecosystems that are bursting with life and color. Reef dives are among the most popular types of scuba diving.
As low as $699.00

PORTOBELOPANAMA
Panama

Golden Frog Scuba

  • Boat Dive

    Boat Dive

    These scuba adventures take divers out on a boat to reach their diving destination. It is recommended that divers are comfortable taking a giant stride or a back roll entrance into the water.
  • Deep Dive

    Deep Dive

    This type of dive will take a diver deeper than 18 meters (59 feet), and most will go to 30 meters (98 feet) or more beneath the surface. There is unique marine life at great depths that can only be seen on deep dives.
  • Night Dive

    Night Dive

    A night dive offers the chance to experience marine life that can only be seen in the dark. Rocks and colors appear more vivid and even familiar spots become mysterious.
  • Turtle Dive

    Turtle Dive

    Sea turtles are one of Earth’s most ancient creatures, and these types of dives offer a high probability of seeing green turtles or leatherback turtles, among others.
  • Wreck Dive

    Wreck Dive

    This type of dive goes to shipwrecks or plane wrecks so that divers can explore the thriving ecosystems that have developed in these fascinating underwater museums.
As low as $90.00

BOCAS TOWN
Panama

La Buga Dive Center and Surf School

  • Boat Dive

    Boat Dive

    These scuba adventures take divers out on a boat to reach their diving destination. It is recommended that divers are comfortable taking a giant stride or a back roll entrance into the water.
  • Cave Dive

    Cave Dive

    Explore submerged caves and passageways in one of the most exciting types of adventure scuba diving available. Best for experienced divers.
  • Night Dive

    Night Dive

    A night dive offers the chance to experience marine life that can only be seen in the dark. Rocks and colors appear more vivid and even familiar spots become mysterious.
  • Reef Dive

    Reef Dive

    Coral reefs are beautiful and endangered ecosystems that are bursting with life and color. Reef dives are among the most popular types of scuba diving.
  • Wreck Dive

    Wreck Dive

    This type of dive goes to shipwrecks or plane wrecks so that divers can explore the thriving ecosystems that have developed in these fascinating underwater museums.
As low as $55.00

PORTOBELO
Panama

Panama Dive Adventure

  • Boat Dive

    Boat Dive

    These scuba adventures take divers out on a boat to reach their diving destination. It is recommended that divers are comfortable taking a giant stride or a back roll entrance into the water.
  • Deep Dive

    Deep Dive

    This type of dive will take a diver deeper than 18 meters (59 feet), and most will go to 30 meters (98 feet) or more beneath the surface. There is unique marine life at great depths that can only be seen on deep dives.
  • Night Dive

    Night Dive

    A night dive offers the chance to experience marine life that can only be seen in the dark. Rocks and colors appear more vivid and even familiar spots become mysterious.
  • Reef Dive

    Reef Dive

    Coral reefs are beautiful and endangered ecosystems that are bursting with life and color. Reef dives are among the most popular types of scuba diving.
  • Wreck Dive

    Wreck Dive

    This type of dive goes to shipwrecks or plane wrecks so that divers can explore the thriving ecosystems that have developed in these fascinating underwater museums.
As low as $15.00

ISLA BASTIMENTOS
Panama

Scuba 6 Eco Diving

  • Boat Dive

    Boat Dive

    These scuba adventures take divers out on a boat to reach their diving destination. It is recommended that divers are comfortable taking a giant stride or a back roll entrance into the water.
  • Deep Dive

    Deep Dive

    This type of dive will take a diver deeper than 18 meters (59 feet), and most will go to 30 meters (98 feet) or more beneath the surface. There is unique marine life at great depths that can only be seen on deep dives.
  • Drift Dive

    Drift Dive

    Experienced divers use natural currents to navigate through a dive site in this kind of scuba diving experience.
  • Night Dive

    Night Dive

    A night dive offers the chance to experience marine life that can only be seen in the dark. Rocks and colors appear more vivid and even familiar spots become mysterious.
  • Reef Dive

    Reef Dive

    Coral reefs are beautiful and endangered ecosystems that are bursting with life and color. Reef dives are among the most popular types of scuba diving.
As low as $95.00

SANTA CATALINA
Panama

Scuba Coiba

  • Boat Dive

    Boat Dive

    These scuba adventures take divers out on a boat to reach their diving destination. It is recommended that divers are comfortable taking a giant stride or a back roll entrance into the water.
  • Deep Dive

    Deep Dive

    This type of dive will take a diver deeper than 18 meters (59 feet), and most will go to 30 meters (98 feet) or more beneath the surface. There is unique marine life at great depths that can only be seen on deep dives.
  • Reef Dive

    Reef Dive

    Coral reefs are beautiful and endangered ecosystems that are bursting with life and color. Reef dives are among the most popular types of scuba diving.
  • Shark Dive

    Shark Dive

    There is a high probability of seeing sharks — from nurse sharks to reef sharks — on this type of dive. It’s one of the most exciting scuba diving adventures that most of us will ever have!
  • Turtle Dive

    Turtle Dive

    Sea turtles are one of Earth’s most ancient creatures, and these types of dives offer a high probability of seeing green turtles or leatherback turtles, among others.
As low as $10.00

PORTOBELO, COLON
Panama

Scuba Panama

  • Boat Dive

    Boat Dive

    These scuba adventures take divers out on a boat to reach their diving destination. It is recommended that divers are comfortable taking a giant stride or a back roll entrance into the water.
  • Deep Dive

    Deep Dive

    This type of dive will take a diver deeper than 18 meters (59 feet), and most will go to 30 meters (98 feet) or more beneath the surface. There is unique marine life at great depths that can only be seen on deep dives.
  • Night Dive

    Night Dive

    A night dive offers the chance to experience marine life that can only be seen in the dark. Rocks and colors appear more vivid and even familiar spots become mysterious.
  • Reef Dive

    Reef Dive

    Coral reefs are beautiful and endangered ecosystems that are bursting with life and color. Reef dives are among the most popular types of scuba diving.
  • Wreck Dive

    Wreck Dive

    This type of dive goes to shipwrecks or plane wrecks so that divers can explore the thriving ecosystems that have developed in these fascinating underwater museums.
As low as $14.00

Our Mission: To Conserve Our Ocean And Promote Diving

Search Scuba is passionate about protecting the ocean that we love to explore. We partner with ocean conservation organizations to help our planet stay sustainable for generations to come.

We also keep an updated list of international diver education resources on our eLearning page. Going through the courses listed here means you can brush up on your scuba skills and even obtain preliminary certifications without even putting a toe in the water.

Take Your Next Diving Adventure With Search Scuba

We feature scuba diving in Panama for complete beginners, so even if you’ve never gone diving before, you can add one of the experiences listed here to your vacation. Just use our filters to add your requirements and create your ideal trip. Dive in and have fun exploring our options!