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

   June 11th, 2021

BECOME AN INSTRUCTOR

   July 24th, 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  Did my Advanced open water here. From the course Director Annie and all the staff I interacted with, every one was incredibly welcoming. Peter was my instructor and he was... read more

    OwenR_11
    3/05/2021
  • star rating  Where better to experience suba diving than on the island Bonaire. Dive Friends Bonaire offers a whole range of possibilities. I did a discovery dive. The dive instructor, Martijn, was... read more

    jeroenb537
    12/21/2020
  • star rating  I had the open water course at Yellow Submarine with Pieter end of Nov 2020. All the staffs whom I met were super nice and helpful. Thanks for introducing me... read more

    piapia25
    12/05/2020
  • star rating  Very helpfull, friendly and professional staff! A big thanks to Pieter and Gwen for their patience in taking their time to teach me the Open Water course!

    akM7735ID
    11/25/2020
  • star rating  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