As a PADI 5 Star PADI IDC Dive Center, we cater to divers of every skill level, from Bubblemakers to Instructors and everything in between. With our eight locations and four retail stores, you’re just a door-step away to your ultimate Bonaire diving adventure!



Complete dive freedom.
50+ dive sites accessible.
Swap tanks at 8 locations.

shore diving



1 and 2 tank boat dives
Klein Bonaire and/or northern sites
Only sites not accessible by shore

boat diving



Start when you want.
Smaller class sizes.
Taught in 4 languages.

DIVE courses



Cameras, lights & strobes.
Customized Courses.
‘Try before you buy’

photography services



8 locations.
Use the nearest to you.
Always close by.

Dive centers



Dive equipment & accessories.
Dive equipment repair & service
Footwear, Sport & Surf apparel 

RETAIL stores

Upcoming events at Dive Friends Bonaire

We regularly have exciting events happening that you can be part of. Come join the fun!

Dive Friends Bonaire
AWARE Week

   September 16th

Coral Spawning
Night Dives

   September & October

Quarterly
clean up dive

   October 29th

Whats new at Dive Friends Bonaire

Find out what’s been happening recently, our latest activities and blog articles.

Clean Up Dive July 2019

  Team up to clean up! Another successful Dive Friends Bonaire Quarterly Clean Up Dive at North Pier Saturday, July 27th. The North (or town)… Read more

News Splash July 2019

Welcome to the Dive Friends Bonaire quarterly news update! Read about recent events and get a sneak peak in our future plans. Excited to go… Read more

Clean Up Dive April 2019

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What our customers say about us

We pride ourselves on making all our guests feel like they are visiting with friends. 

  •   My son and I had a fantastic time at Delphins Beach and had some great dives there and at Yellow Sub. Special thanks to Monique, Maaike, Luke, Guus and Jason. Enjoy the drinks! Paul & Paul jr.

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    9/13/2019
  •   Dive Friends Bonaire really lives by their motto "without blue there is no green". They generously donated tanks to support our research teams investigation on the importance of parrotfish on coral reefs. The general manager Bart also worked with me to launch a citizen science project so that guests can help monitor Bonaire's parrotfish populations- the crew have been incredibly supportive in this as well. I was frankly floored by how supportive the shop is to supporting our research and protecting Bonaire's reefs in general.

    Thank you all for your dedication to reef conservation!! A particular thanks out to Caitlyn and Roos for helping organize a public talk, Steve for logistical support, and to Jason for helping out with monitoring! More

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    9/11/2019
  •   We've been to Sand Dollar 8+ time and have dove with Andre's Bonaire Dive & Adventure and loved it. Since they closed, Dive Friends have taken over the dive operation at Bari Reef. They are fine, but not outstanding. Lot more regimented and concerned about liability, seems like. It's a large operation with multiple shops, so staff seems less personable. BDA would send a boat if you showed up at the dock on time, even if you were the only diver, Friends will only go with minimum of 4 divers. During our more recent stay with Friends, we noticed that the equipment on the dock is not as well maintained. We had one day where nearly all the tanks had bad o-rings. We've also had issues with the Nitrox checkout station. We miss Andre's personal connection. More

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    9/08/2019
  •   Did my nitrox certification check with Kimberly and then a guided dive at Bari reef. It was an extremely smooth process and Kimberly was a great diving guide. She also gave us ton of tips for our next dives. Would definitely go again.

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    9/02/2019
  •   This is our dive operation of choice. We visit Bonaire several times a year, and Dive Friends makes getting tanks painless. With there multiple locations, your never far from full tanks.

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    9/01/2019

Why we’re called Dive Friends Bonaire!

We’re the friendliest dive center on the island! If it’s your first visit to Bonaire, we invite you to stop for a cup of coffee anytime at any location, we’d be delighted to show you around.

#DIVEFRIENDSBONAIRE

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