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Address: J.A. Abrahamboulevard 77 | Between Divi Flamingo Resort and Plaza Resort, Kralendijk, Bonaire
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+599 701 7701
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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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Great Shore Dives

We had two great shore dives with VIP diving. They picked us up at the port, we saw all of the south part of the island. I am not that balanced and the rocks getting in and out... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
TravelNaNaNa
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Florida
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14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had two great shore dives with VIP diving. They picked us up at the port, we saw all of the south part of the island. I am not that balanced and the rocks getting in and out seem scary but they hold your hand and I did fine. He even put our fins on in the water - very... More 

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

Hi TravelNaNaNa, That really sounds like the VIP experience: 1 day on Bonaire and making 2 great dives with the extra hand to make you really comfortable. And on top of that you have seen a beautiful part of the island. We are very pleased to read you had a great day. Thank you for this 5 star review! Sunny... More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Daniel, our dive master, was very helpful and fun to be with. The equipment was in great shape, and my overall experience was very positive! I would absolutely recommend them! Just one thing: they do not do boat dives, so if you have trouble getting in from the shore, you should consider another dive service.

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

Hi Anne L, A very positive experience that is what we love to hear: thank you for this great review! The shore diving is indeed different from boat diving, it gives you a lot of flexibility and we can can go with small groups, already with one diver we will go out for a dive and we never take more... More 

Stuart, Florida
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16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been to Bonaire 5 times and rented from different dive places each time. We usually go with the place that is associated with where we are staying. VIP was by far the best we have used. My daughter and I rented the whole kit and my husband just used the unlimited or daily tanks. Their equipment is really... More 

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1 Thank ardens2
VIP_Ilona, Guest Relations Manager at VIP Diving, responded to this review

Hi Ardens2. Great to receive this 5 star review especially for our rental gear and tank service because that is also of course extremely important for safe and fun diving! We try to make things as easy as possible for your guests and having the tanks delivered at your place or standing ready for you at your hotel is good... More 

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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The VIP Diving Experience is truly "top-shelf" They cater to families and small groups and they are really focused on making your experience a fantastic one.

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

Hi Rich S, So true - that is what we focus on: making a fantastic dive experience for all our guests and you cannot make us more happy than by telling us we did! Families, small groups or individuals without a dive buddy everybody is welcome and we cater to all levels of divers in small groups of maximum 4... More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked a 2 tank dive with VIP Diving for our cruise ship stop in Bonaire. Everything was perfect. Our quide, Johnathan, was extremely friendly and knowledgeable. Both my son and I felt very comfortable diving with Jonathan. Both the dives he took us on were excellent and the lunch he provided between dives was very nice. The facilities and... More 

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

Hi 2BigTunas, Seems you made an excellent choice booking your dives with VIP on the one day that you are on Bonaire! We understand completely that when you have only day on the island you want to get the best out of it. That is why we have our tailor made day trip with 2 dives, picnic lunch and a... More 

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21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent an incredible day diving and learning how to keep Bonaire diving pristine. Had wonderful professional lionfish instructor teach and share a real dive experience. Instructor Jonathan was amazing. . This is an all day event and worth every penny! You will learn why culling lionfish is necessary for local species to survive. Ended the day on the shore with... More 

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

Hi Travlerlab 1, All time favorite dives whilst helping to keep the reefs of Bonaire healthy, that is a great combination!!!! Thank you for recommending this so important Lion Fish Hunting course. And it sounds you did an excellent job hunting as you had a fresh lion fish dinner, well done :-) . Thank you for this 5 star review!... More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was on a cruise a few weeks ago and had a stop in Bonaire. Even though the ship did not offer any certified dives, I sought out VIP diving to do a dive in Bonaire. I emailed with Roland who was so wonderful at communicating with me for my visit!! We were greeted by Frank at the Cruise Port... More 

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

Hi Lisa and Garrett, Thank you for this great 5 star review and recommending us! A good start - good communication when booking your trip by email - ended up in a great day of diving, that is wonderful to hear! And you even had an experience of a life time - your first night dive; again a reason for... More 

Galena, Ohio
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46 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

We have been diving for 4 years and have dove over 100 dives. We decided it was time to get our Padi Advanced certification. From the first contact with VIP they helped us find a place to stay (Elegancia del Caribe-beautiful!) and also planned our education and dives for us. We did our e-learning at home so this freed us... More 

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1 Thank Heidi V
VIP_Ilona, Guest Relations Manager at VIP Diving, responded to this review

Hi Heidi, Wooow a 6 star rating, we need to add another green dot :-)! Thank you so much for this great review! It's so nice to read you had such an amazing time with us, and we all had a great time with you guys! And it is wonderful how you describe the full VIP treatment that starts with... More 

Boone, Iowa
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

We had planned a cruise vacation that would include a stop in Bonaire. I am a long ago certified diver and wanted to introduce my family to diving. I first looked to book a Discover Scuba dive with the cruise line but because my son was not 15 at the time I wanted to book the excursion they would not... More 

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

Hi rachelinboone, Your review reads like story and we must say it was quite a story; we all remember this day ....and luckily because we work in such small groups and are so flexible in our operations we can manage last minute schedule changes from the cruise ships. We do not want anyone to miss out the great reefs of... More 

Bonaire, Caribbean
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

This beautiful dive shop is one of a kind. A beautiful and open shop with a very nice staff and great service.

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

Hi CactusBlueBonaire, thank you so much for this 5 star review, a great score on all aspects.... that is very much appreciated! Sunny regards, ilona More 

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