A third dive is possible for an additional $20
ENTRANCE FEE TO COIBA NATIONAL PARK:
$20 for foreigners per day
$5 for Panamanians and residents per day
(Must be paid in cash upon arrival. Please remember that there is no ATM in Santa Catalina)
The prices include: the boat ride, the equipment, the guide/instructor, a small lunch (sandwich and fruit) and water.
Getting to Santa Catalina from Panama City:
If you are not driving yourself, the best way is to the take a bus from Albrook Bus Terminal to Sona (5.30 hours, $9.50) and another one from there to Santa Catalina (1.30 hours, $4.50). The bus will drop you right in front of our dive shop. We can also organize private transport for you. Just let us know!
Accommodation in Santa Catalina:
We do not organize accommodation, but there are many hotels and hostels to choose from: Santa Catalina Surf Point (www.santacatalinasurfpoint.com), La Buena Vida (www.labuenavida.biz), Cabañas Rolo (www.rolocabins.net), Oasis (www.oasissurfcamp.com), Hibiscus Garden (www.hibiscusgarden.com) and Sherlley Cabins (www.sherlleycabins.com). If you need a few more suggestions, there is a more extensive list on our page.