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Dive Friends Bonaire

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Kaya Playa Lechi #24, Kralendijk, Bonaire
+599 780 2572
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Super Helmer !!

my husband and I took the open water cours with the instructor Helmer H. What a super guy that... read more

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Karoline d
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De Haan, Belgium
Great staff, great prices

Yellow Submarine Location-Did one 2 tank boat dive and week long unlimited Nitrox tank package... read more

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Ray D
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Louisville, Kentucky
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We're a PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Center on the island of Bonaire - "Diver's Paradise!" With 7 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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  • Average2%
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Kaya Playa Lechi #24, Kralendijk, Bonaire
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Reviewed yesterday

my husband and I took the open water cours with the instructor Helmer H. What a super guy that is , always friendly and very calm in and out the water. Keep explaining . He gave me the trust that I needed to stay in...More

Thank Karoline d
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Reviewed yesterday

Yellow Submarine Location-Did one 2 tank boat dive and week long unlimited Nitrox tank package. Boat dive to Klein Bonaire was good but only complaint is that boat was small and you had to enter water off the side of boat (gunwhale). I am used...More

Thank Ray D
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Reviewed 2 days ago

There are not enough great things to say about dive friends, with several locations on the island, it is incredibly easy to pick up tanks. Our home base was the Sand Dollar location but we visited almost all locations to swap out tanks and enjoy...More

Thank Barbie E
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We honeymooned to Bonaire and stopped in at Dive Friends - Yellow Sub to finish our PADI Certification. We did our confined dives back home, did some open water dives in Florida and Aruba, and then finished our certification with Maria at Yellow Sub, so...More

Thank Matt C
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We based out of Yellow Sub for two weeks of diving on Bonaire. The staff were always friendly, knowledgeable and helpful when planning dives, picking up tanks and/or taking classes. My 14 year old has tried the Open Water course on a past visit and...More

Thank mamacoy
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The people where very Nice especially Luke Thompson. Everithing was Nice and good i would defenitly recommend it.

Thank Nikki R
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Used DFB againthis trip. Service is consistently great. Thank you Jason Bourne and Peter and the rest of the crew at DFB at Bari Reef. Theis was our home reef for the week.

Thank Christina S
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Ilsa B, Guest Relations Manager at Dive Friends Bonaire, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We love when people return and feel that they are "home". The Sanddollar Crew say hi and they look forward to the next visit!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time diving with dive friends and there were no real issues diving with them for a week of shore diving. The only thing I encountered were bad fills on more than one tank that started to bother me towards the end of the week....More

Thank Chitown962
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Ilsa B, Guest Relations Manager at Dive Friends Bonaire, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for taking the time to share your experiences with Dive Friends on Trip Advisor. We're so pleased you had a great time and it was our pleasure to facilitate your scuba vacation!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

very clean, nice looking operation. Great boat. great shops. Nitrox available all the time. Will use their services the next time we are in Bonaire

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Ilsa B, Guest Relations Manager at Dive Friends Bonaire, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

And we will be here waiting for your return! Thanks for the kind words. We are so pleased to have played our part in providing you with a wonderful vacation. Take care and we'll see you next time.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the PADI OWD course at Dive Friends Bonaire - Yellow Sub. With the help of our instructor Maria we obtained the PADI license in 3 days after having completed the theoretical part prior to the holiday. Maria is a friendly and very capable...More

Thank Arian v
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Ilsa B, Guest Relations Manager at Dive Friends Bonaire, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Safety and fun...that's what we're all about. As you say, Bonaire is a great place for learning and we're so pleased to have assisted you in this achievement. Congratulations!

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wildbillll
March 30, 2017|
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Response from Mike45992 | Reviewed this property |
I spent a week diving Bonaire in January. Only shore dove. It is so easy and comfortable to shore dive that I would only consider boat dives if you wanted to go to dive sites inaccessible from the shore and those are on the... More
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William L
October 24, 2016|
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Response from Christopher L | Reviewed this property |
Bellafonte on EEG Boulevard in Belnam is very nice. VIP Divers has a tank exchange program with them. They should have 1br condos with two beds, however, no bar or restaurant. Kitchens are nice, but the grocery store is a 5... More
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n2deepTampa_Florida
October 7, 2016|
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Response from Carolyn L | Reviewed this property |
Hi Dina, I actually don't work for DFB. You should contact them directly (which you can do via email - check out their website by googling Dive Friends Bonaire). They do have a location in Port Bonaire right across from the... More
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