Advance your scuba certification

You already have your scuba certification, now it’s time to continue your diving education and learn new skills. Improve your buoyancy, dive to 100 feet/30 meter, learn how to navigate, explore a wreck or meet the creatures that come out at night. It’s all possible with advanced scuba certification courses at Dive Friends Bonaire.

Adventure Diver

Gain dive experience and learn new dive skills!

Under the supervision of an instructor, you can choose to have a variety of Adventure Dives, such as: Peak Performance Buoyancy, Underwater Naturalist, Fish ID, Search & Recovery, Navigation, Deep, *Night, Wreck, Boat, and Photography.

Each adventure dive is the first dive of a specialty course introducing you to different aspects of diving.


Minimum Age: 10 (Junior for ages 10-14)

Number of Dives: 3
Approximate Time: 1 day
Prerequisites: Open Water Certification or Junior Open Water Certification
Price per person: $221 *With night dive: $256

Advanced Open Water Diver

Expand your dive horizons!

This certification will allow you to go to a maximum depth of 100 feet/30 meter (Junior certifications 70 feet/21 meter) and teach you about how to navigate underwater for two of your adventure dives.

For your other three Adventure dives, you can choose with your Instructor from the following: Peak Performance Buoyancy, *Night, Underwater Naturalist, Fish ID, Search & Recovery, Wreck, Boat, and Photography (Deep & Navigation Adventure Dives are required).


Minimum Age: 12 (Junior for ages 12-14)
Number of Dives: 5
Approximate Time: 1.5 days
Prerequisites: Open Water Certification or Junior Open Water
Price per person: $325 *With night dive: $257

All prices listed include tax, PADI materials and certification fees. Excludes dive equipment, tanks and the $45 Bonaire Marine Park nature fee that will need to be paid by card on your first day.

Advanced Courses
Adventure Diver (3 Dives)$221
Adventure Diver inc. night dive (3 Dives)$256
Advanced Open Water (5 Dives)$325
Advanced Open Water after eLearning (5 dives)$257
Advanced Open Water inc. night dive (5 Dives)$360

Rental Equipment *
Full rental one day (does not include light or tanks)$50
BCD (per day)$13
Regulator (per day)$13
Mask & Snorkel $8
Dive computer (per day)$13
Digital Under Water Camera (including SD card)$35
Dive Light (per day)$13
Wetsuit (per day)$13
Open heel fins (per day)$8
Aria Full Face Snorkel Mask Rental$15
DIN Adapter$4
* 10% discount on equipment listed above if rented for 6 days or more!


Current prices are valid until December 2023. All prices are subject to change.