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



Customized Courses
Photo and Video shoots
Retail and Rental

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!

OSTRACOD NIGHT DIVE

   April 11th and 12th

BECOME AN INSTRUCTOR

   April 24th 

Book a photo shoot!

   During your dive!

Whats new at Dive Friends Bonaire

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

Plastic Fantastic

Look around you, probably 90% of the objects are made of plastic or have some plastic in them. Plastic was invented at the start of… Read more

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

What our customers say about us

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

  •   Finished open-water certification with awesome instructor Kimberly Betz in Bonaire March 2020 with Dive Friends. Kimberly was fantastic - calm, patient, encouraging, knowledgeable, an all-around great instructor! If I go... read more

    annwS5181GE
    3/28/2020
  •   In planning my trip to Bonaire, I knew I needed to complete my open water dives to finish my certification- Dive Friends Bonaire was the perfect group for this! I... read more

    sagemadisonp
    3/18/2020
  •   I took the Open Water Diving certification course and was extremely happy with the training and the overall experience. The instructors for both the theory and skills training were... read more

    Albert S
    3/14/2020
  •   The hamlet shop went out of their way to make sure everything was good. Had a great trip thank again

    Traveler611718
    3/10/2020
  •   A friend and I spent two wonderful half days finishing our PADI open water certification with the very patient Kimberly. We also had a fun afternoon doing two guided dives... read more

    P2156NKbillm
    3/08/2020

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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