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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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The Best Dive Shop in Bonaire.!!!

Impeccable service and the nicest dive shop I have ever been in.!!! Had Jonathan all week for our group for an EPIC week of Lionfish Hunting.!!! In 5 dives we cleaned out over 75... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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Santa Cruz, California
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Santa Cruz, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Impeccable service and the nicest dive shop I have ever been in.!!! Had Jonathan all week for our group for an EPIC week of Lionfish Hunting.!!! In 5 dives we cleaned out over 75 Lionfish .!! I will always be a VIP Diving customer for life.!! See you guys soon.!! Aquaman

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

My wife had serious anxiety about going under water, but really wanted to go diving. We went to VIP Diving for a one-on-one course. Frank taught and coached her expertly and empathically and made her conquer her fears. Fantastic instructor and a great guy to spend the day with. This is by far the best dive-outfit I have come across... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

My experience with VIP Diving was excellent from start to finish. Making my initial arrangements by phone was very easy and Bas answered all of my questions before arriving on Bonaire. Once I arrived I could see that VIP Diving is not your usual island dive shop - Their new location is the nicest dive shop I have ever visited!... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015 via mobile

VIP diving is absolutely fantastic. Small group op instructors who are big in service and hospitality. The overall atmosphere is happy relaxt, very caribbean-style! I didn't want to dive at first, but Jonathan took me and my brother on a Discovery Scuba Dive, to get the experience and explore the desire to take it to the next level. Jonathan was... More 

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

Hi Sophie, we can only be happy with such enthusiastic divers like you! From no desire for diving to a couple of dives makes us proud and happy! Great to hear you had such a good experience and thanking for sharing this here. Just let us know when you come back and we start with the Open Water course, which... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

VIP Diving worked with my girlfriend to complete her Open Water certification, during our last trip to Bonaire. Thus I had the opportunity to visit VIP's new facility. The shop's swimming pool for confined dive training is located at the back of the facility, in an inviting and relaxing setting. The shop itself was designed and equipped to optimize the... More 

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Bas_Noij, Owner at VIP Diving, responded to this review

Hi Leo. As a return guest to Bonaire and to VIP diving your opinion is extremely important to us. Even though you have a long standing relationship with another dive shop you insisted that your girlfriend would do her open water course with VIP diving. That is high praise since I know that you live by very high standards and... More 

Wootton Bassett, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

I just got back from my first and what will be the only visit to Bonaire (I plan to retire from diving next year). I had booked with VIP Diving based on their reputation and the ratings here but despite high expectations, I was even more impressed with the outfit. The are very professional, friendly, well organised and efficient. They... More 

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Bas_Noij, Owner at VIP Diving, responded to this review

It was our great pleasure to help make your one and only trip to Bonaire a memorable one. With your long list of top notch dive destinations in your logbook it's an honor to get such a glowing review. It makes us a bit sad that we just had you as our guest for one trip only but the fact... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

From the first email through the final equipment return, this was an excellent experience. Bonaire was a relatively last-minute travel decision, and VIP was exceptionally accommodating. I did my "classroom" training on line and my live training with VIP, and just a few days after I arrived, I was certified for open water diving. The instructor, Eric, was calm, patient,... More 

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

Hi Sarah, What a wonderful review, thank you so much for taking the time for writing this! It is really important to us that students divers get certified as very well trained, safe and confident divers to enjoy the diving after the course. We get a lot of positive feedback on the fact that already during the Open Water course... More 

Lufkin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Went to Bonaire for a diving vacation May 16-23. Our group went with VIP diving and I was very impressed. Drive through tank pick up. They always had tanks available air or enriched air ready to go. Although I did not use a higher blend, If you wanted to get a higher blend than 32% O2 all you had to... More 

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Bas_Noij, Owner at VIP Diving, responded to this review

Hi Daniel. It was our pleasure serving you! Serving your diving needs and of course the not to be missed coffee!!! I'm glad you had such a good time and that we were able to impress you with our service and facilities. I have to correct one small thing. We do indeed fill our Nitrox tanks to 32% exactly (with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015 via mobile

Excellent service, perfect training, good instructor with good knowledge and a lot of fun!!! I received my PADI open water, but more important: I ad a very nice time!!!

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

Great review Femke! You could not have been more clear! Definitely learning to dive and having fun go hand in hand at VIP. Add safety, service and quality and you will be a great Open Water Diver. We hope you have a lot of opportunity to dive! No need to say....always welcome here :-)! Thank you for this 5 star... More 

Brentwood, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

While Steve (our dive instructor) was not thrilled with the idea of having 3 guys with all different expectations, 1 snorkeler, 1 OWD certification candidate, and 1 guy just wanting to dive, but all three wanting to do these things 'together', he made it happen! We took it slow and enjoyed two dives that day. He also took us for... More 

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

Hi NIto, You guys surely challenged us but.... in a positive way! Because this is what we do! Making a day of fun diving (and snorkeling) for a group of friends no matter the differences in level or experience. Important is to chose the right dive sites and give the right guidance. We are very pleased to hear you guys... More 

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Address: Address: J.A. Abrahamboulevard 77 | Between Divi Flamingo Resort and Plaza Resort, Kralendijk, Bonaire
Phone Number: +599 701 7701
Location: Caribbean  >  Bonaire  >  Kralendijk

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