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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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Professional, personalized service, friendly, excellent staff !!

VIP diving is rated #1 in Bonaire for diving which is evident by their professionalism and friendly service. Friends recommended VIP based on their experience diving with VIP. My... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

VIP diving is rated #1 in Bonaire for diving which is evident by their professionalism and friendly service. Friends recommended VIP based on their experience diving with VIP. My husband and I (60 +), familiar with Bonaire and experienced snorkelers contacted VIP about the possibility of arranging 1:1 guide for snorkeling since we needed some extra assistance. We had a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

With my son I have been diving with VIP diving over the last week. The guides are great fun and we have done wonderful trips with them. My son loves to hunt lion fish and so every dive we asked them to take the harpoons with them. Like this we were able to clean up the ocean and have beautiful... More 

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Pijnacker, The Netherlands
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Well organized, nice & tidy office, friendly personel. They give you the personal touch and really treat you as a VIP. I would heartily recommend this diving school.

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Juul H, Guest Relations Manager at VIP Diving, responded to this review

Hi Sander, thank you for your recommendations and 5 star review! I must admit we ourselves are also very proud of our ‘nice and tidy office’. Our new facility has everything that you can imagine to make diving more convenient and fun! A drive thru tank service, 24hrs a day access to the gear room, brand new compressors, tanks in... More 

Raleigh NC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Very friendly, and slightly disorganized like a dive shop should be. Ilona, John, Josh, Brian and Frank answered all our questions and really made the dives better. Did first dive Sunday and later in the week a guided night dive. divemaster had Josh drive a replacemtn regulator to dive site when we discoverd I had forgotten mine. Will certainly use... More 

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Rio Claro, SP
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We just rented unlimited tanks and weights with VIP, and it was Ok. The facilities and way to leave empty tanks and get new ones are easy and they always had available full tanks just to pick up. We just thought that they could have given us a better briefing and explanation about the diving in Bonaire.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I did my Padi with VIP. Eric was a very patient instuctor, he did a perfect job. VIP has also the best coffee on the island! On the first day Pierre, a Belgian instructor, went diving with us. It was really VIP with two of those great dive instructors!

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Juul H, Guest Relations Manager at VIP Diving, responded to this review

Hi Pieter, Thank you for your review and sharing your pictures! As we only dive in small groups of maximum 4 people, our instructors have plenty of time to explain what we are going to do and make sure every diver feels like a true VIP :) Again: congratulations on becoming a certified diver. We wish you many more beautiful... More 

Rotterdam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Visited Bonaire for diving and chose VIP diving after visiting their shop. The place is spotless, the equipment in very good condition and the staff super accommodating. I was lucky enough to dive with Jonathan and he was simply awesome. Very thorough with all the checks and pre-dive briefing, full of interesting stories about the island, he took us diving... More 

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Juul H, Guest Relations Manager at VIP Diving, responded to this review

Hi Marianthi! Thanks a lot for your review and for choosing us for your dive holiday! We take our guests to the most beautiful divesites of the island: from the most famous ones to the ones off the beaten track. As we drive from one divesite to the other we are able to show you some great spots on the... More 

Whitefish, Montana
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We Traveled to Bonaire for a month with the idea of making friends, adventuring the island, and doing as much diving and snorkeling as we could. With no experience in the dive field we set out to find our diving hosts. We went to one shop and weren't overly impressed, so we walked down the road and found VIP Diving... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Great experience in getting my kids there open water dive training, for 12 and 13 year old. Great gear. Great training and subsequent dives. Professional. Will always use VIP diving on Bonaire.

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Juul H, Guest Relations Manager at VIP Diving, responded to this review

Hi Jason, Thank you for your review and kind words! We must say: Jake and Rei were great students and absolutely natural divers. We enjoyed having you and your family around. Sunny regards, especially from Ilona and Sue, The entire VIP team More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Absolutly great and something special! Thanks for the great diveexperience! Thank you to Frank for our first Dive on Bonaire Thank you to Rieck for the Night Dive

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Juul H, Guest Relations Manager at VIP Diving, responded to this review

Hi Michael and Michele, Thanks for your 5-star review and for diving with us! Sunny regards, Eric, Frank and the rest of the VIP Team More 

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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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