Your BuddiesUltimate boat diving experience

Boat Diving on Bonaire offers divers a great experience to dive sites close to shore and on Klein Bonaire. Boat diving with Buddy Dive lets the diver explore the beautiful underwater world under the guidance of one of our experienced dive staff members. Buddy Dive Resort guests can enjoy morning, afternoon and evening boat trips one of our six boats. Our boats are all fully equipped for a trip of boat diving Bonaire.

If you would like to have a private boat, Buddy Dive offers you the possibility to charter one of the boats. No matter what size your group is, we can take you wherever you want to go. You charter a boat including captain and a dive-master. Please contact us for the possibilities.

Our boats

The perfect size to bring all your buddiesBig Buddy

The Big Buddy can accommodate up to 40 divers and crew on a 2-tank dive. It has enough space to enjoy the breeze upstairs on the Captains Fly Bridge or stay cool in the shade on deck. A dedicated camera table, dry storage area, fresh water shower, and a large rinse bucket add to diver comfort.

Thanks to its two powerful engines we offer half day trips to the Washington Slagbaai National Park in the North of Bonaire. These tours include valet service, fresh fruit, snacks, drinks, towels and tanks (air/Nitrox).

Your buddy isMy Buddy

This Newton 36’ (11 meters) can easily accommodate 16 divers and crew on a 2-tank boat dive and offers a dedicated camera table, dry storage, freshwater shower and large rinse bucket.

From one reef to the next with yourReef Buddy

Is a Newton 36′ Dive Special that can easily accommodate 24 divers and crew on a 2-tank. The deck area is roomy for divers to stow all their equipment without compromising space. A dedicated camera table, dry storage area, fresh water shower and a large rinse bucket add to diver comfort. There is no better place to enjoy the view of the islands than from the Captains Fly Bridge.

Explore the beauty of the underwater world with ourCoral Buddy

Is a newton 36′ that can easily accommodate 24 divers and crew on a 2-tank trip with a spacious deck, dedicated camera table, dry storage, fresh water shower, and large rinse bucket.

We will take you anywhereAny Buddy

Is a 32′ Island Hopper Dive boat with a swimming platform for easy entries and exits and plenty of space to move about. Permanent tank racks are installed which will enable her to take 14 divers comfortably on a 2 tank dive. She also has dry storage area, camera rinse tank and a fresh water shower, and of course all of our boats have an ample supply of cold drinking water as well as fresh fruit, a perfect post-dive thirst quencher!

Little boat, big funLittle Buddy

Out Little Buddy is also a custom built Newton 30′ Dive Special, and is ideal for smaller groups of 10 or fewer looking for personal 2 tank dives or 12 divers on a one-tank dive. She also has dry storage, camera rinse tank, a fresh water shower, and a sun roof.

For your safety, all of our boats are equipped with first aid kits and O2, two way radios and appropriate rescue equipment. And there will always be two crew members on each trip, who are trained in Medic First Aid and either PADI certified Dive Masters or Instructors: the boat captain will remain on-board to assist you into and out of the water and monitor your underwater progress, and the dive guide who will accompany you on the dive to ensure your enjoyment and your in-water safety.