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



Cameras, lights & strobes.
Customized Courses.
‘Try before you buy’

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 Dives

   October 18th & 19th

Quarterly
clean up dive

   October 19th

Coral Spawning
Night Dives

   October 20th, 21st & 22nd

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. 

  •   I did a refresher dive since it had been a while with Sarah which was great to get back in the water. Dive instructor was great. The next... read more

    Wesley M
    10/19/2019
  •   7 locations allover the island but we only used the one located by Sand Dollar condos. Tanks had good fills, NITROX right at 32% every time, O rings in good... read more

    wildbillll
    10/05/2019
  •   Great experience shopping there. Sam was super honest and helpful in helping us track down the right wet suits. Can have dive computers repaired there as well. Would return... read more

    gr8smiles1
    9/29/2019
  •   We did a couple of dives with Dive Friends followed by the advanced open water course. We had a very nice time and it always felt like we were in... read more

    Nico H
    9/29/2019
  •   Jeanine Is a terrific instructor and very patient! Justin, Vanessa and Kimberly were also great. Janneke and Bart in the office were really accommodating and flexible with my unusual... read more

    Jbelkin1
    9/28/2019

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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