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Bonaire boat and shore diving is offered at Bonaire dive shops typically as one of 3 different packages. All include tanks, weights and belts.


  • Unlimited Shore Dive Package – An unlimited tanks and air-fills package for shore diving. This is also included with most boat dive packages. If you buy an unlimited shore dive package, you may book boat dives a la carte with the dive shop (at a discount) once you are on Bonaire.
  • 1-Tank Daily Boat Dive Package – A boat dive package of a 1-tank boat dive per day with unlimited shore diving for the day.
  • 2-Tank Daily Boat Dive Package – A boat dive package with 2 tanks of boat dives per day with unlimited shore diving for the day. These are typically two 1-tank boat trips and operate as a morning boat trip followed by an afternoon boat trip, although some shops offer a 2-tank boat trip.

Unlimited use of tanks and air fills are a part of most multi-day Bonaire dive packages and this ‘unlimited shore diving’ aspect to a Bonaire dive vacation is what sets Bonaire apart in the dive travel world. Most shops offer tanks for shore diving 24 hours a day, with easy drive-up access. NITROX fills are a readily available option.

Bonaire dive operations typically offer daily morning and afternoon boat departures, with night dives scheduled once or twice a week. With so many dive sites within a 15-20 minute boat ride coupled with shore diving’s ease and popularity, it’s no wonder that boat diving on Bonaire is among the least expensive in the Caribbean. Most boat trips are one-tank, although some dive operators offer a two-tank boat trip. Guided shore dive excursions can be arranged at many of the dive shops.



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Buddy Dive Resort

Buddy Dive Resort

Drive and Dive Special

Book a 7 night or longer stay and save on our special package at Buddy Dive with lodging, breakfast, rental truck, diving and more! Choose from studios, 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments.
Travel: Jul 1, 2017 - Dec 22, 2018

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$ 813 per person


Captain Don's Habitat

Captain Don's Habitat

Classic Bonaire Dive Deal

Book our Classic Dive Deal at Captain Don's with your choice of accommodations, breakfast, diving and more. Choose from daily boat dives or shore dive only packages, optional truck rental and more.
Travel: Jan 1, 2017 - Dec 22, 2018

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$ 729 per person


Belmar Apartments

Belmar Apartments

Bonaire Madness - 2nd Diver FREE!

Book a 7 night Drive and Dive package and every 2nd diver gets FREE diving. Parties, events, freebies and more during these special weeks.
Travel: Nov 25, 2017 - Dec 23, 2017

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$ 545 per person




“The place was relaxed and friendly with helpful staff, incredible diving, clean apartment and great food and drinks. Oh, and our nightly sunsets were to die for.”

- JoAnn L.