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!

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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



Divemaster Internships
Instructor Development Course
Master Scuba Diver Trainer

Become a professional



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

Latest news and upcoming events

#DiveFriendsBonaire

Adjusted opening hours due to COVID-19
 COVID-19 updates.

Quarterly CLean Up DIve

   October 17th

BECOME AN INSTRUCTOR

   November 20th 

Quarterly Clean Up Dive – August 1st 2020

Team up to clean up, that’s our slogan for the Quarterly Clean Up Dive! We had our third quarterly cleanup for 2020 on August 1st.… Read more

Green Star Award

We are very happy to announce that we have been awarded with the PADI Green Star Award! Read how you can join us here. The… Read more

COVID-19

Read and/or download our COVID-19 procedures here (PDF).   Dive Friends Bonaire Updates & Alerts: Please don’t hesitate to contact us with any questions or… Read more

What our customers say about us

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

  •   I completed my wreck diving certification today with Dive Friends, and could not be happier with it. The PADI wreck diving book could be improved by being a bit more... read more

    filbert78
    10/04/2020
  •   One of the friendliest place I have ever been to. They always helped us a lot, even during hard corona-times they were always a good help. Thanks a lot to... read more

    doratonka
    10/03/2020
  •   Cheerful and very professional team. Always ready to help you about giving tips on where to dive, which gear to use or whatever you ask. 🙂 They have great offers... read more

    gergokutu
    10/03/2020
  •   Rented the equipement via the shop at Delfins Beach Resort. First dive was guided as it was a combination of the check up and guided shore dive to get some... read more

    Tamara B
    9/25/2020
  •   3 family members did a open water course. Great teaching Janine. We joined a boat tour organised by five friends to klein Bonaire. Great boot, well arranged, friendly but always... read more

    NLreiziger01
    8/30/2020

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.

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