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

#DiveFriendsBonaire

   November 20th, 2021

BECOME AN INSTRUCTOR

   October 23th, 2021

Quarterly CLean Up DIve

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

The right BCD for you?

Finding the right BCD starts with knowing a little bit about the different options available to you. There are many different models of BCD on… Read more

Quarterly Clean Up – January 2021

Happy New Year, welcome in 2021! Good resolutions and time to start the year with a thorough clean up of the town’s center. The town… 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  Awesome Group to rent dive equipment while on Bonaire. Recommend Delfina Beach location if you are staying on southern end of the island. Be sure to say Hello... read more

    kdbauder
    October 1, 2021
  • star rating  Four wonen from Utah express gratitude and admiration for Tess and Alex for giving us a great week of diving out of Dive Friends in the Sand Dollar resort, Bonaire.... read more

    travelandtrain
    September 1, 2021
  • star rating  I really had a great time diving with Dive Friends. Mostly on yellow submarine, the staff is so friendly and very skilled too. Boat trips are great and I would... read more

    Ellis de Greef
    September 1, 2021
  • star rating  Was on Bonaire 15-22 September and dove three trips with Dive Friends, an absolutely top shelf operation. We dove two trips with Alex and Tess who were friendly, accommodating,... read more

    Carl H
    September 1, 2021
  • star rating  Professional staff and doof team. Booking went very quick and easy! Did a very nice morning boatdive, for which I have to thank Duncan and Jason, it was good fun... read more

    Eric D
    September 1, 2021