Diving Coiba Island

Coiba Marine Park is a top Panama diving spot, an incredible experience that draws beginners and experienced divers alike from around the world. The marine park is a remote marine preserve 14 miles off Panama’s southern coast. 

Coiba Diving Marine Life

Coiba is teeming with a diverse range of unique marine wildlife. With over 760 species of fish, 33 types of sharks, 20 species of whales and dolphins, and more coral reefs than Panama’s neighbors in the eastern Caribbean, Coiba is one of the most unique diving locations on Earth.  

This diversity of marine wildlife exists in this region due to the Humboldt Current which delivers cold, nutrient-rich water toward the surface that makes it possible to sustain the rich biodiversity. On a single dive, you can see: 

  • Coral reefs
  • Humpback whales
  • Pilot whales
  • Killer whales
  • Manta rays
  • Marlins
  • Dolphins
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Why Scuba Coiba

Diving in Panama is one of the few locations in the world where both northern and southern humpback whales migrate to give birth and teach their calves to swim and dive. It’s not only whales, however, who understand that this area is a safe refuge.

Other marine animals such as hammerhead sharks and giant manta rays can often be spotted in season within the safety of the reserve area.

Best Dive Resort in the Region 

Panama Nautical Club operates the best Coiba Island diving expeditions from our base on the island of Boca Brava. With a host of modern first-rate benefits and amenities, we can provide you with the thrilling Coiba diving experience you seek. We offer the most convenient Panama scuba diving vacation packages in the region, as well as a host of other exciting activities that the whole family can enjoy. 

If you have any questions about our Coiba Island diving expeditions, please contact us.  

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