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Dive Friends Bonaire

Address: Kaya Playa Lechi #24, Kralendijk, Bonaire
Phone Number: 599-717-2929
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Ranked #4 of 62 Activities in Kralendijk
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Owner description: We're a PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Center on the island of Bonaire - "Diver's Paradise...
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Owner description: 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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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Being the type of spoiled divers who have not put our own equipment together since certification, we were intimidated by Bonaire diving. Dive Friends to the rescue! While they did not do it for us, they gave us detailed refreshers and assistance without making us feel like idiots. Having multiple locations, we were able to do varied guided dives with... More 

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Carriacou Island, Grenada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

We are in Bonaire, staying on our sailboat, for three months. Our dive shop of choice is Dive Friends Bonaire. While we visited all their locations and purchased equipment at their “downtown” Kralendijk store (thank you Claire for your expert advice), we are in their Yellow Submarine shop daily renting tanks, seeking information, purchasing equipment or taking classes. We appreciate... More 

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

We used Dive Friends Bonaire for during our 2 week scuba diving trip to Bonaire last November. Awesome service and staff!! We rented equipment and used their various facilities and were delighted with the service, the facilities, and the easy diving available from their facilities. Especially, we enjoyed the services of Ilsa and Suus at the Sanddollar facility. They were... More 

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Huntsville, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Alex went out of his way to make sure everything was perfect and gave us great pointers on dive sights. Equipment and concern for safety is top notch. 5 different sites around the island to change out tanks so no matter where you are it is an easy switch. They even dug an urchin spine from my foot after one... More 

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Canmore AB
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Stayed at Sand dollar and used DFB. Good friendly staff--Elsa and Sue, were helpful and always willing to look at more pictures of parrot fish! Cheers Dave

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Morrison
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

We had another terrific experience diving with Dive Friends working primarily out of the Sand Dollar, but visiting other locations, too. Again, their multiple locations, ease of getting tanks, rinsing equipment and help/pointers from their staff were key components to our wonderful dive trip. Asko saved the ease of the trip for me for me by repairing a leak in... More 

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College Station, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

We visited Bonaire Jan. 4-11 for our first dive trip as a family. As inexperienced divers we were very pleased with the knowledgeable, helpful, and friendly staff at Dive Friends. Although we had a Bonaire dive book that told about the different dive sites and levels of difficulty, we truly appreciated Ilsa spending time going over the map with us... More 

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Piershil, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

An excellent diveschool & crew. Enjoyed a guided dive, 2 boatdives, a nightdive and just rented equipment from Dive Friends. Nice & relaxed people. Enjoyed it very much thanks to Robert, Patrick, Lars, Linda and all the others. Thanks!

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Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We started with a different dive shop that did not have the service we needed so we switched to Dive Friends and they were perfect. Ilsa at the Sand dollar location was awesome, she gave us advice on where to dive for the days conditions and let us know where to find Frog Fish and sea horses. She helped us... More 

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Brookfield, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

5 Great Locations on the west side of the island for shore dives, tank pickups and boat diving. Great Team that love diving! Gift, Osco,Tim, Alexandra, Patrick, Keith to name a few for a cold one!

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