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
Locations accessible for disabled people also

Dive centers



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

RETAIL stores

Latest news and upcoming events

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Why you should discover scuba diving

If you’re visiting Bonaire, it is almost illegal to leave without experiencing our beautiful underwater world. And yes, of course, you can discover a lot… Read more

Everything you need to know about diving on Bonaire

Dive everywhere with your marine pass Everybody who wants to go diving on Bonaire is required to pay nature fee. The waters around Bonaire and… Read more

PADI Instructor Development Course – May 2021

Every quarter Instructor Candidates travel from their homes to the beautiful blue waters of Bonaire to work with PADI Course Director, Annie O., at Dive… Read more

What our customers say about us

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

  • star rating  I went diving with Dive Friends in November 2022 and Tess provided a winderful trip at 2 different dive sites. The whole island is a marine sanctuary so the... read more

    avatar thumb doug w
    January 21, 2023
  • star rating  I have done 2 dives with Divefriends. First one was a refresh and short dive at Bari reef. That was very relaxed. Second one was a personal dive with Tessa... read more

    avatar thumb martiv2023
    January 15, 2023
  • star rating  We used Dive Friends just for tanks and weights while shore diving on Bonaire. We signed up for the unlimited Nitrox through their Yellow Submarine location right in Kralendijk,... read more

    avatar thumb jason126
    January 9, 2023
  • star rating  Wow! Great customer service and diving. - We came in for the day on a cruise ship, the company we had planned to use couldn’t accommodate our group but sent us to dive friends. So glad they... read more

    L8941YIjennys
    January 8, 2023
  • star rating  5 star dive operation Bonaire - We have been using Dive Friends Bonaire for many years. Helpful friendly knowledgeable staff. Always a delight to do business with. We are even surprised, they remember us.... read more

    4Paradise
    January 8, 2023