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Address: J.A. Abrahamboulevard 77 | Between Divi Flamingo Resort and Plaza Resort, Kralendijk, Bonaire
Phone Number: +599 701 7701
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Description: The Dive Butlers are here...at your service! Come and experience how...
The Dive Butlers are here...at your service! Come and experience how different, relaxing and refreshing shore diving on Bonaire can be with 100% personal attention. VIP Diving offers personalized dive tours to the best reefs on Bonaire. We can take care of all your diving needs. From air and nitrox (even delivered daily to your place of stay if you want) to high quality rental gear to the best personalized guided dives and dive courses. We are your dive butlers on Bonaire! Let us show you diving on Bonaire like you've never seen it before!
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Frank was our dive instructor and took us all around the island to beautiful and different dive spots. My boyfriend and I absolutely loved it. Highly recommend if you like a more... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 13, 2015
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Fort Worth, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Frank was our dive instructor and took us all around the island to beautiful and different dive spots. My boyfriend and I absolutely loved it. Highly recommend if you like a more personal dive experience.

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Willemstad, Curacao
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Just two of us. If we were in a hurry, or whether we had some time to leisurely enjoy our two dives? Yes, we had the time - so everything could be done at Bonairian pace. Superb! Second dive was 78 minutes long, my longest dive ever. With lots of Tarpons, always in pairs, at the Zout pier. Definitely deserving... More 

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New York, New York, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

I've been going to Bonaire for the past 3 years, and VIP Diving has consistently provided extraordinary service, excellent equipment, and overall a great time! VIP makes you feel like a VIP because they understand that on vacation, you want no hassle, no worries, and to be amazed by the local environment without feeling like a huge carbon imprint tourist.... More 

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VIP_Ilona, Guest Relations Manager at VIP Diving, responded to this review

Hi Janece, What a great review, thank you so much!!! You can imagine the guys here were all very pleased reading your comments :-) And of course the fact that for 3 years in a row VIP has constantly delivered the service and diving experience you are looking means a lot to us. Its a nice butlers motto: no hassle... More 

Bridgewater, New Jersey
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

I cannot say enough about this dive operation. My family and i just returned home from an amazing trip to Bonaire (We will be back for sure!). My husband is a seasoned diver and i am not. VIP catered to both of us with expertise and excellence. My husband got in some amazing advanced dives (thanks Steve, you will not... More 

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VIP_Ilona, Guest Relations Manager at VIP Diving, responded to this review

Hi AidieLee, Indulging in the VIP service, wonderful isn't it:-)! No matter what dive experience you have, we make sure all divers will have a great and comfortable dive. Thank you for writing this great review and we love to welcome you back! Sunny regards, Ilona More 

Annapolis, Maryland
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We returned to VIP diving in Bonaire, hoping our memories of a fabulous time could happen again. It again exceeded our expectations! VIP moved to a wonderful new site, the shop is lovely and the location convenient but the best thing was the staff, and dive masters were fabulous again. Frank took us to places we had never seen in... More 

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VIP_Ilona, Guest Relations Manager at VIP Diving, responded to this review

Hello Eliza, Thank you so much for this top review! We are proud to read that we managed to exceed your expectations :-). We love to see our divers come back and we are very well aware of the challenge to maintain our high standards on all fronts every time again.Finding new sites and taking you to sites were you... More 

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39 reviews 39 reviews
13 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

My partner and I went for one dive with VIP dive in Bonaire. They picked us up and dropped us back, and were very accommodating to our limited time frame. The dive shop is lovely, neat and clean. The staff are all friendly and quick to assist. The equipment we rented was in a very good condition. We had coffee... More 

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VIP_Ilona, Guest Relations Manager at VIP Diving, responded to this review

Hello Charmaine, Happy to read you had such a wonderful time with us! Divers with a limited time frame on the island shouldn't miss our tailor made tour for them. As you mention, you combine great diving and get a chance to see some nice spots from the island. Thank you for taking the time for writing this review. We... More 

Morrison, Colorado
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

The experience with VIP was second to none. We were on a cruise thru the Caribbean and VIP was hands down the most professional and attentive dive shop I have experienced. Not only was the dive experience unbelievable, but the tour and exposure to Bonaire made the experience exceptional. Do not dive with anyone else!!!

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VIP_Ilona, Guest Relations Manager at VIP Diving, responded to this review

Hello Coloradonative99, We are happy to hear you had such a great time with us. We understand that guests from the cruise ships have limited time on island. Therefore we combine great diving with a tour on the island. So need to choose: diving or exploring the island....with VIP you can do both and we are glad you enjoyed this!... More 

Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Skilled and Friendly Crew offering great customized professional service. Daughter-in-law received deep water certification...Son and I took the Lion Fish Hunting course with great success...Wife enjoyed the dive butler concept to help with some shore entries, while daughter and future son-in-law enjoyed the variety of dives offered. Understand this week VIP was recognized for being a 5 Star PADI facility.... More 

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Bas_Noij, Owner at VIP Diving, responded to this review

Hello TLSJEFF. Thank you on behalf of the whole VIP team for your kind words and great 5-star review! We had a blast diving with you and your family. It was great to be able to offer you a whole range of dive butler services (Private training, private guide, tank delivery, chartered boat dives, VIP gear rental) and I'm very... More 

Heiloo
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

They moved to a new accommodation , wow ! No other way to describe it , best dive shop I have ever seen . Besides that a great day , great dive master and two great dives . Hope to return soon .

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VIP_Ilona, Guest Relations Manager at VIP Diving, responded to this review

Hello 1968roger, Nice to hear you like our new accommodation! We believe things are in the right balance now: excellent service, a top noch dive center and above all ....great diving ! Thank you for your great review. We look forward welcoming you again. Sunny regards from the VIP dive team. Ilona More 

Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

I just returned from my second trip to Bonaire, which also marked my second experience with VIP Diving. I would not have thought the first experience could be improved upon, but the team at VIP just keeps getting better and better! From the very first contact, you are treated as a friend, and they are absolutely committed to making your... More 

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VIP_Ilona, Guest Relations Manager at VIP Diving, responded to this review

Niverren......you made us speechless with this detailled 5 star review......! No need to say we are extremely happy with this. Thank you for taking the time for writing. Same as you we are also already looking forward to your next visit; you are considered as part of the family :-). Please send our regards to your partner. A big hug... More 

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