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VIP Diving

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Kralendijk, Bonaire
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About VIP Diving
VIP Diving is the top PADI 5-star IDC dive center on Bonaire. We have everything you can imagine for diving. The moment you walk through our doors, you will feel the passion that our whole team has for showing you the best time possible. We provide the highest quality Air and Nitrox, analyzed to the strictest standards. Drive thru tank service 365 days a year, 24hrs a day access to our gear storage room, high-quality rental gear, tanks in various sizes (DIN and Yoke). All our guided dives and courses are in groups of no more than 4 divers per guide or instructor. We don’t just offer diving, we create memories.
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VIP Diving is the top PADI 5-star IDC dive center on Bonaire. We have everything you can imagine for diving. The moment you walk through our doors, you will feel the passion that our whole team has for showing you the best time possible.
We provide the highest quality Air and Nitrox, analyzed to the strictest standards. Drive thru tank service 365 days a year, 24hrs a day access to our gear storage room, high-quality rental gear, tanks in various sizes (DIN and Yoke).
All our guided dives and courses are in groups of no more than 4 divers per guide or instructor.
We don’t just offer diving, we create memories.
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

VIP Diving...try to book with Aaron...the best dive experience in a long time...he goes beyond what you expect...next time on Bonaire he is the only one I will dive with...I am a solo diver and need a dive buddy

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank caribta
Carolyn M, Guest Relations Manager at VIP Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Caribta, Thank you for sharing your experience with us and for recommending VIP and Aaron to others! We're glad you found a buddy who you really enjoyed diving with and for your five-star review!! Sunny wishes, VIP Diving and the dive butlers

Reviewed 1 week ago

What can I say? I've heard so much about Bonaire that my expectations were high, but VIP blew it way beyond that. A friend of mine suggested I come to Bonaire as I'm not huge on long boat rides to dive sites. While here, she...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Carolyn M, Guest Relations Manager at VIP Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Elsa, A love note to you: Thank you for being an attentive, curious and courageous student! I'm so proud of you for getting this certification and thrilled that you had such a great time!! Thanks for the rave review and for highlighting so much...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first trip to Bonaire and experiencing the "drive through" fill stations was great. VIP Diving was very easy to work with, both getting our initial weights and tanks, and daily fills. We were always met with a friendly greeting and the staff...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Carolyn M, Guest Relations Manager at VIP Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Cobra, Thank you for sharing your positive experience with us and for telling others about the easy convenience of our drive through! We're glad you enjoyed interacting with our friendly staff and that you found the shop to be well organized. We look forward...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I did 2 stunning dives with Aaron as our guide. We were cruise ship passengers and he made sure we were back to the port in plenty of time. Aaron was very experienced and friendly. He took us to Vista Blue and...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Carolyn M, Guest Relations Manager at VIP Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Goutesaw, Thanks for sharing your amazing experience with others and for telling us about what a great job Aaron did diving with you and your husband! We appreciate you recommending us to others and your compliments about our pricing and service. Masha Danki! Sunny...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

VIP diving is the best for rentals and dive excursions! This is our second year back to Bonaire. VIP always treats you like family, and makes sure your diving experience is superb. We rented tanks and weights from VIP for our entire stay on Bonaire....More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Carolyn M, Guest Relations Manager at VIP Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Salhugs, Thank you for sharing!!! We love knowing that our instructors have such a wonderful impact on our guests and that you were able to reconnect with an instructor you know and trust. Jurgen IS awesome!!! We appreciate your compliments regarding our shop, staff,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The first time we went to VIP some misunderstanding happened and we were not happy at all with them. After making the only bad reviews on this platform for them.(sorry) The owner apologize for the misunderstanding ect... So we give them a second chance ......More

Date of experience: July 2019
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VSanne, Guest Relations Manager at VIP Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Lou, We're grateful that you gave us the opportunity to show you the true VIP experience and it sounds like we were able to do just that, that's great! Yes, misunderstandings do happen but we're glad you gave us another chance. We appreciate your...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Check-in - no hassle. Tank exchange - no hassle. Turn in wts and settle up - no hassle. And, they knew me by name, not just a number.More

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Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank diver081550
VSanne, Guest Relations Manager at VIP Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Diver, At VIP Diving YOU are the VIP and we are the dive butlers. We're so glad you found everything to be hassle-free and personalized. You are a person and a diver, not just a number, isn't it nice to be treated like this...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

VIP diving provided our air and Nitrox and everything went very smoothly. The staff is friendly and attentive and helpful. Altogether a great experience, will use VIP in future trips.More

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Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank Gerard C
VSanne, Guest Relations Manager at VIP Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Gerard, Thank you for sharing your smooth VIP experience with us! We love knowing that guests find our staff to be friendly, attentive and helpful! We try our best, especially as we've been getting busier and busier as the word gets out about personally...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very good diving school. Kind, good Price and the have DIN. Dive friends haven’t😳 Being able to pack your diving gear 24/7 also new bottlesMore

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Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank erwinvanDslfsen
VSanne, Guest Relations Manager at VIP Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Erwin, Thank you for highlighting some of the benefits of diving with VIP Diving! You're right, we cater to both DIN and yolk users 24/7 by offering tank pick-up and drop-off in our secure, security monitored storage available to all VIP diving guests!! We're...More

Reviewed July 10, 2019

Matt and Caroline were truly awesome. They were knowledgeable, conversational and friendly, as was the office staff. Would recommend 10/10More

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Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank Tim N
Carolyn M, Guest Relations Manager at VIP Diving, responded to this reviewResponded July 12, 2019

Hi Tim, Thanks very much for your five-star review and for recommending us so highly! We're glad you enjoyed interacting with our instructors and thanks for telling us how awesome they are!! :-) We hope to see you again!!! Sunny wishes from VIP Diving, The...More

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kahlebd
July 1, 2018|
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Response from basvip | Property representative |
Hello Bob, We could make this work but I would recommend for the 8 snorkelers to book a snorkeling tour and the divers a dive tour. A combination tour will always be sub par for one or the other group. We do not have... More
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S4418OYsarah
March 16, 2018|
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Response from basbonaire | Property representative |
Hello Sara. 1. As long as your boyfriend is in good health, we have no height/weight limit. 2. There are indeed options for non certified divers. You can do a DSD (Discover Scuba Dive). Best would be to contact VIP via... More
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August 12, 2016|
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Response from Maaike_BdD | Property representative |
Hi Galena, thank you for your question. Would you mind send us a short email to our general email address (which unfortunately I I may not type here ;-) with reference to your question on trip advisor. This way we are 100... More
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