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

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

Latest news and upcoming events


Ostracod Night DIve

   June 8th and 9th

Quarterly CLean Up DIve

   August 1st


   November 20th 

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


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

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

What our customers say about us

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

  •   During the CVID-19-pandemia, I was stuck on this wonderful island of Bonaire for several months. The best thing I could do was to go diving every day and improving my... read more

  •   My wife and I have been going to Bonaire for 30 years. We returned last month when she surprised me with a belated 40th birthday present. We have dove with... read more

  •   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

  •   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

  •   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

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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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