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Address: Kaya Playa Lechi #24, Kralendijk, Bonaire
Phone Number: 599-717-2929
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Description: We're a PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Center on the island of Bonaire...
We're a PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Center on the island of Bonaire - "Diver's Paradise!" With 8 locations around the island, you won't have to travel far to pick up or drop off tanks, get advice about good shore dive sites, sign up for dive training, shop for cool new gear or just relax with a cold drink and meet some new dive buddies.
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First time in Bonaire. My Wife and I stayed at the Sand Dollar and had a weekly dive package with Dive Friends. They have a great set up with tank stations around the island, free... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

First time in Bonaire. My Wife and I stayed at the Sand Dollar and had a weekly dive package with Dive Friends. They have a great set up with tank stations around the island, free nitrox and great staff. the staff really came through for me after my second dive on our first full day on the island. I am... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Thanks to Michiel, Sanne, Bjorn, Melissa, Patrick, Kevin and Ann-marie for making my diving days on Bonaire a fantastic event! They are outstanding and I can recommend anyone to go diving with them.

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Houston, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Bonaire ranks #1 in reef quality in the Caribbean! Dive Friends Bonaire-Yellow Submarine location really outperformed any expectations we had and the bar was set high. We will definitely use them again!

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Long Beach, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This was my second time to Bonaire and my second time using Dive Friends Bonaire to take care of my diving needs on the island. My group stayed in condos with rented cars so we just needed tanks and weights and it was great to work with a shop that had so many locations to get full tanks (5 locations).... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This dive operation is one of the best my husband and I have experienced in our 7 years of diving. And that's saying alot as we have been on more than 10 dive trips in the Carribean Sea and Pacific Ocean completing nearly 300 dives. We stayed at Sand Dollar Condos, so we used the Dive Friend facility at Sand... More 

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El Cajon, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

My daughter (14) and I took our open water portion of our scuba certification at Yellow Submarine with Instructor Linda. She was patient, funny! and very professional all in one. Carolyn and Ilsa took great care of us from prior to arrival to the final paying of our bill. We could get tanks at any of their 5 locations. All... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

We stayed in Bonaire for a week in early December 2014 and used Dive Friends for our supply of tanks. Since we tend to dive a lot, there six day package of unlimited nitrox tanks was a pretty reasonable deal. Moreover, the customer service was excellent. With multiple locations throughout the western part of the island it made tank exchanges... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

I hadn't dived for 4 years so signed up for a refresher course with Dive Friends. I was very fortunate that there was no-one else on the course on that day so I had 1:1 instruction with Bjorn. He was excellent! He was extremely thorough and covered basic theory (after which there was a short test), reminded me how to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

I just got back from Bonaire and dove with Dive Friends. They have 5 locations which makes it very convenient to pick up or drop off tanks. Christina at the front desk was very helpful. I did a nice night dive with Michael in front of one of their locations. Also the guy with the braided beard (can't remember his... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 via mobile

My family has been coming to the Bonaire for 10 years now. We've used almost every dive shop available and Dive Friends is the best by far. Their fills ate consistently perfect and the staff is phenomenal (very personable and knowledgeable). Not to mention they have locations all over so you're never far from new tanks. The only negative is... More 

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Address: Kaya Playa Lechi #24, Kralendijk, Bonaire
Phone Number: 599-717-2929
Location: Caribbean  >  Bonaire  >  Kralendijk

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