Book Your Trip or Padi CERTIFICATION course

Contact Us prior to making your deposit to confirm availability and to reserve your space. We require a deposit (per person/day) for any reservations. Tour details and deposit information can be found below on the booking page.

We welcome any and all inquiries about custom dive trips and private boat charters.

  • Multi Day Tours
    3 days/2 nights


  • Coiba Dive Center has secured a new base on Isla Bahia Honda for all of our impending overnight trips. We believe this new location, just minutes from the Park will allow us to provide superior accommodations, improved service, without the influx of boats and their patrons.

    BONUS, the same world-class diving is still only minutes away.

  • The best way to experience Coiba National Park is through our overnight, multi-day trip. Imagine staying the night on the breathtaking island of Bahia Honda and exploring the underwater world by day. You will have plenty of time to relax between dives on a secluded beach and savor national and international cuisine prepared by our private chef.

    What we provide:

    • Three dives daily, totaling 9 dives
    • Accomodation
    • All meals
    • Beverages including soft drinks, juice, water, beer and wine with dinner
    • Snacks and bottled water aboard the boat
    • National park permits and entry fees
    • Gear (add $15 / day per person)

    What you should bring:

    • Diver certification card
    • Towels
    • Toiletries
    • Batteries
    • Any hard liquor
    • Your sense of adventure

    Price details:

    • $699 / person
    • Non-divers $399 / person
    • Additional day (diver)  add $235
    • Additional day (non-diver) add $130

    *Confirming a multi-day trip requires a minimum of three people.

    Please note that this is a diving based tour with the opportunity for snorkelers to join. There may be some dive locations where snorkeling is not available.

    • Deposit Per Person:

    • $ 150.00

  • Coiba National Park Dive Tours

    2-Tank Dive:

    Experience what diving in Coiba is all about. This tour includes 2 dives at different locations along with a stop on Isla Coiba to relax on the beach or take a short walk around to enjoy the peaceful surroundings.

    Tanks, weights, lunch & guide  included:

    Cost: $120 / person

    3-Tank DIve:

    Tanks, weights, lunch & guide included:

    Cost: $145 / person 

    Deposit Per Person, Per Day:
    • $30.00
  • Book:  Local Diving
    Dive Tour
    (no snorkeling available)

    2-Tank, Half-Day Local Dive  :

    For the more experienced, this tour offers some deeper dives with incredible coral formations and an early return to Santa Catalina. Depends on conditions & minimums.

    Tanks, weights and guide included:

    Cost: $80 / person 

    Deposit Per Person, Per Day:
    • $ 30.00
    • Contact CDC
  • Book:  Coiba National Park Snorkeling Tours

    Full Day Coiba Snorkel Tour:

    Visit a minimum of 2 different snorkeling sites and also a visit to Isla Coiba. This tour can be combined with dive tours or all snorkelers (6 minimum).

    Mask, fins, snorkel, lunch & local guide included:

    Cost: $60 / person

    • Book:  PADI Open Water Certification

      Here's your chance to get PADI certified. Includes all materials, rental gear, 4 ocean dives, divers log book, park fees, lunch on days 2 & 3 and your PADI certification card upon completion. P ersonalized training from one of our professional PADI instructors.


      • Day 1 - All day classroom at the dive center. This will include theory, equipment setup and dive planner use.
      • Day 2 - Confined water session learning basic dive skills and becoming familiar with dive gear and its usage. Two open water dives in Coiba National Park or locally.
      • Day 3 - Two open water dives in Coiba National Park.

      Cost: $399 / person

      Less $75 when choosing the PADI elearning option.

      Deposit Per Person:

      • Book: PADI Discover Scuba Diving Experience

        A one-day course to learn the basics. You will enjoy one dive to a maximum of 40 ft, 12 m, under the direct supervision of a PADI Professional. Includes all materials, gear, Instruction and lunch.


        Learn what wearing scuba equipment feels like and how easy it is to move around underwater while wearing it.

        Find out what it’s like to breathe underwater and learn whether you can be comfortable there.

        Learn basic skills and safety rules that will carry over to your full scuba certification course when you take the next step.

        Cost: $150 / person

        Deposit per person


        • Take your open water training to the next level. This course is a two day experience and includes all equipment, five open water dives, Coiba National Park entrance fees, lunch, your PADI certification card upon completion. and personalized training from one of our professional PADI instructors.

          Cost: $399 / person

          Deposit Per Person:

      • Single Day Dive Tour Payment

        • $144.45

      Important Notes: (please read)


      When checking out with PayPal, please let us know who you are (name) and the dates you are booking for in the description.

      Park Fees

      Prices DO NOT include the $20 dollar per person, per day Coiba National Park entrance fee on day trips. Park fees are INCLUDED on Multi-Day trips and PADI Certifications.

      Trip Minumums

      Three-person minimum on all dive tours. Six-person minimum on snorkeling tours. 

      Rental Gear

      Complete rental gear is available for $15 dollars per person per day. Discount $5 each for bringing your own regulator, BC or complete basic equipment.

      Proof of Certification

      Remember to bring your proof of certification with you. We are not one of those shops that will not ask you. If you need us to verify your proof of certification, please let us know in advance as internet signal is not always available in the area.

      Departure Times

      For all dive and snorkeling trips, you will need to be at the dive center at 8am sharp. The boat departs at 8.30am and usually returns between 4pm - 5pm.

      Food and Beverage

      Each boat has a cooler jug with cold purified water and snacks on board. All meals are provided on multi-day trips and sandwiches for single day trips.

      Check out our FAQ page for even more information regarding our tours.

      Terms & Conditions:

      Rates are subject to change without notice and may vary for events beyond our control, such as fuel prices and changes in taxes. 

      All payments are made in U.S. Dollars.

      Credit cards accepted +7% Government Taxes:

      • VISA 
      • MasterCard  

      A non-refundable deposit per person per day is required all trip confirmations.

      • $30 per person/day is required for day tours
      • $100 per person is required for dive courses 
      • $150 per person is required  for multi-day tours
      • Bank deposits can be made to 
      • Banistmo
      • Coiba Dive Center S.A.
      • Cuenta Corriente
      • Account # 0101023100

      Balance must be paid prior to leaving for the trip. Advance balance payments can be made via PayPal (10% fee additional) or direct bank deposit.

      All boat itineraries are dependent on weather and other conditions at our Captain's discretion.

      All dive locations and late departures are at our Instructors discretion.

      Coiba Dive Center, S.A. will not be responsible for any loss of or damage to personal equipment and property during your stay or during your participation in any of our activities or inside the dive center.

      Coiba Dive Center, S.A. will not accept responsibility for any delay, additional expense or inconvenience which may be caused to you, directly or indirectly by events outside our control such as late arrival of flights, unusually severe weather, acts of God, acts of government or the failure of any machinery or equipment.

      Coiba Dive Center, its officers, employees, agents, and contractors are not responsible or liable for any injury, loss, accident, damage, delay, omission, irregularity or nonperformance occurring in connection with these arrangements. The client understands and accepts all risks associated with any and all activities, including both land based and water activities, air travel, car travel, swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving, and boating. Divers acting irresponsibly can have an adverse impact on their fellow divers and the diving community. As a result, we will not tolerate unsafe, illegal, or irresponsible behavior.

      We strongly recommend that you take a comprehensive travel insurance policy at the time of booking to protect you and all those accompanying you for the full time of your visit against illness, injury, death, loss of baggage and personal items, cancellation and other travel contingencies. Your travel agent will be happy to assist you.


      Refunds of deposits or payments are only given if written notice is received  via email  to within 30 days or more prior to your tour date. Once your booking is confirmed, there will be no refunds for any cancellations made 30 days or less prior to tour date.

      Unused dives or activities are non-refundable or transferrable.

      By making your deposit on this web page you understand and agree to all of the terms and conditions stated on this web site.

      The voice of the sea speaks to the soul.

      -Kate Chopin

      Coiba Dive Center S.A.
      PADI S23988
      Calle Principal (Main Street)
      Santa Catalina , Veraguas

      ph: (507) 6774-0808
      alt: (507) 6780-1141

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