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#7159
Best shop to dive Panama City Beach area
Nitediver - 4/23/2014 12:27 PM
Category: Travel
Replies: 9

Trying to get a fix on a good shop in the PCB area. Suggestions, comments welcome. Thanks
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Agojo - 4/23/2014 2:25 PM
I like this one: panamacitydiving.com
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SeaGoat - 4/23/2014 3:56 PM
Panama City Diving is good. I also like Dive Locker. I usually choose one over the other depending on who has room for my friends and me on the days we want to dive. Otherwise, they both have good boats, captains and dive masters.
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SaintsReturn - 4/23/2014 8:39 PM
I second what she said! ^^^^
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BillParker - 4/23/2014 9:20 PM
I liked panamacitydiving.com/ the best.
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Greg - 4/24/2014 7:04 AM
There are four listed in that area on DiveBuddy...check them out on our Scuba Earth page:

divebuddy.com/scuba_earth.aspx?Location=Panama%20...ity%2C%20FL%2C%20USA

Dive Locker seems to be the closest to PCB.
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BillParker - 4/24/2014 7:25 AM
All the PCB dive shops are easy to get to. And the their boats aren’t docked anywhere near their retail store front anyway. But they still aren’t far. PCB is a small town. You can get anywhere in a few minutes.
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redwing19 - 4/24/2014 8:10 AM
PANAMA CITY DIVE CHARTERS!!! They are the best in my opinion. The crew is fun, safe, and laid back. No ego tripping like I’ve seen with some other crews. I dive with these guys every time I go to the gulf.
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Nitediver - 4/24/2014 12:54 PM
Thanks Greg I looked there first now just trying to get a feel for one over the other. All seem to point to just the one
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btw2459 - 4/24/2014 3:19 PM
Since no one has mentioned Divers Den, I will. I live and dive in the local area and my first choice has always been and will always be for DD. The boat captains are all knowledgeable about the places they drop divers. They are always helpful and accommodating to the needs of their divers. The regular DM, Carlos is one of the best I’ve had the pleasure to dive and associate with. He helps with each diver as the get ready to enter the water. He always does a check of the dive site once he’s tighed the boat in and gives a great brief on what to expect when we hit the site.