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DISCOVER SCUBA DIVING

Discover SCUBA diving is an introductory course for even the most timid adventurer. Allowing you to dip your toes in the world of SCUBA and see what its all about.

Discover dives are for non certified divers. participaints will recive instruction at the dock, basic skill practice in shallow water and guided dives by a certified PADI dive instructor.

 

 

*not a certification

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COURSE FEES

  • $100.00 USD

COURSE DURATION

  • Half day charter 

YOUR COURSE INCLUDES

  • Pre-dive introductory theory

  • Basic skill session

  • 2 Open water dives

GET CERTIFIED!

  • If you are inspired to continue diving your second open water dive can count towards your full Open Water Diver certification at Panama Dive School

OPEN WATER DIVER

The PADI Open Water course is an essential tool for anyone who loves exploring and learning about the ocean. Diving can change your life, let us teach you how!

Your open water course starts at our dock where your instructor will teach you gear assembly and students  learn underwater skills and problem solving follow by 4 open waters dives.

Open water divers are certified to dive to 18m/60ft anywhere in the world and it never expires*

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COURSE FEES

  • $340.00 USD

COURSE DURATION

  • 3  days 

YOUR COURSE INCLUDES

  • PADI E-Learning

  • 5 confined sessions 

  • 1 mini Shore dive

  • 4 Open water dives 

  • Certification to 18m/60ft

COURSE THEORY

  • PADI Open Water Videos 1-5 

  •  Open Water Manual and completed knowledge reviews

  • Recreational Dive Planning

  • 5 Quizes

  • 1 Final Exam

PADI E-learning is now included in your course! all theory and knowledge development can be completed online before you arrive in Bocas Del Toro. to find out more about getting started on your PADI course contact us.

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All Panama Dive School students
get half price dives for life!

 

ADVANCED OPEN WATER DIVER

The PADI advanced open water course introduces you to 5 unique diving experiences with each dive focused on a different skill set.  

Advanced divers get certified to 30meters/ 100ft, improve navigation skills and other underwater skills and techniques in a fun and dynamic way!

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COURSE FEES

  • $340.00 USD

COURSE DURATION

  • 2 half days + 1 evening

YOUR COURSE INCLUDES

5 Specialty dives

  • Deep dive 30m/100ft (required)

  • Navigation dive (required)

Your choice of:

  • Peak Performance Buoyancy 

  • Night Dive 

  • Search & Recovery 

  • Fish ID

  • Dive Against Debris

  • Underwater Naturalist

  • Wreck Diving

  • Drift Diving

  • Boat Diving

COURSE THEORY

  • Advanced open water manual and completed knowledge reviews 

 
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COURSE FEES

  • $360.00 USD

COURSE DURATION

  • 4 days

YOUR COURSE INCLUDES

  • PADI E-Learning

  • 2 Classroom sessions 

  • 2 Dock training sessions 

  • 2 boat trips 

  • 2 Rescue scenarios 

  • 1 Rescue check out scenario

COURSE THEORY

  • PADI Rescue diver video 

  • Rescue diver manual and completed knowledge reviews 

  • Final exam

RESCUE DIVER

Our PADI rescue course is a 4 day intense course focused on inwater rescue techniques and teaching you to recognize and prevent diver errors. The Rescue course will test your physical and mental abilities as a diver.

Rescue divers will learn to deal with tired and panicked diver both underwater and at the surface. You will learn to plan and execute search patterns to look for a missing diver and how to respond to an unconscious diver. 

COURSE REQUIERMENTS

  • PADI advanced open water diver certification

  • 20 logged dives (dives can be logged at panama dive school prior to course) 

  • EFR certification

 

DIVEMASTER TRAINING
PROGRAM!

Our Divemaster internship program gives you the opportunity to experience what its like to live and work in Scuba diving in Bocas del Toro.

 

Whatever your current diving level this course will expand your knowledge and challenge you in new and exciting ways.

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For more information on how our DMT progrma is structured