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A Top Diving Destination in Bonaire

At Harbour Village Beach Club, unforgettable experiences are enjoyed both above and below the water. Explore one of Bonaire’s 86 well-defined dive sites and discover exactly what’s made us a top diving destination for over 20 years! 

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Video Experience
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Video Experience

Bring home a professional underwater video of your dive or snorkel experience! An experienced team member will guide and capture your excursion on video including all of the amazing marine life you’ll encounter.

Private Diving & Snorkel Charters
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Private Diving & Snorkel Charters

Reserve a private dive or snorkeling boat charter with one of the divemasters from Great Adventures Bonaire! Let our expert guides help design your perfect day of diving or snorkeling the Bonaire Marine Park. Catering available from La Balandra Restaurant.

Personalized Diving Instruction
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Personalized Diving Instruction

Looking to earn your dive certification or specialty course certification with a dive professional from Great Adventures Bonaire? Specialty courses include Underwater Navigator, Night Diver, Rescue Diver, and many more. Be a part of our coral restoration efforts with your PADI Reef Renewal Certification, help maintain our underwater coral nursery, and learn all about the Harbour Village Reef Foundation.

Scheduled Boat Dives & Snorkel Trips
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Scheduled Boat Dives & Snorkel Trips

Discover more than 80 dive and snorkeling sites around the island with our expert dive masters and snorkel guides on a scheduled boat dive or snorkel trip.

Kayaks & Paddleboards
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Kayaks & Paddleboards

Above the surface, visitors can take their pick of watersports, including kayaking or paddleboarding through the island’s intricate mangrove system. Guests of Harbour Village Beach Club enjoy unlimited use of kayaks and paddleboards from Great Adventures Bonaire.

Diver Propulsion Vehicle Tours
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Diver Propulsion Vehicle Tours

Tour the majestic Bonaire coral reefs in a whole new way! Try our new DPV reef tour, guided by an expert dive master, while being propelled by an underwater scooter, available at Great Adventures, our onsite dive and watersports operator.

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Adventure Dives

$80

You can take your Advanced Open Water Diver Course one dive at a time and experience only the specialty areas that interest you. There is no time limit to completed the Advanced Certification.

Advanced Open Water

$350

The course is five dives and little to no classroom time. Core dives are Deep and Navigation. Most Speciality Courses listed below may be chosen for the remaining 3 dives. Each dive counts as the first dive of the related speciality. 

Rescue Diver

$425

This program is three to four days, covering self rescue, problem prevention and rescue techniques. 

Advanced Courses After E-Learning

Complete advanced courses after mastering the theory online. PADI e-learning registration fee not included. Use store number 2372 to register. 

Advanced Open Water $225

Rescue Diver After E-Learning $325

PADI E-Learning

To purchase e-learning, visit www.padi.com/courses, select the desired courses and use store number 2372 for Great Adventures Bonaire. PADI e-learning registration fee not included. 

A La Carte Dives

1 Tank for Shore Diving Air / NITROX

$25

1 Day Unlimited Air / NITROX

$45

1 Tank Boat Dive

$75

1 Tank Night Boat Dive

$95

2 Tank Boat Dive

$125

*subject to availability 

6 Day Packages

Unlimited Shore Dives

$235

Unlimited Shore & 6 Boat Dives

$525

Unlimited Short & 11 Boat Dives

$745

Additional Boat Dives During Package

$60

Discover Scuba Diving*

$125

(Resort/introduction course)

This half-day program includes instruction, a shallow skill session followed by a shore dive to experience the amazing marine life. The minimum age is 10 yrs. (40ft/12m maximum depth)

Additional Discover Dives*

$90

Enjoy a professionally guided dive following your Discover Diving Course (40ft/12m maximum depth).

Scuba Diver Certification**

$375

Following this two and a half day program, you will receive certification which allows you to dive with a professional to a maximum depth of 40ft/12m.

Open Water Diver Certification**

$525

This is a four-to five-day course and includes classroom confined water training and four open water dives. Following this training, students are certified to dive with a buddy to a maximum depth of 60ft/18m.

Open Water Referral (PADI)

$350

If classroom and pool work is completed at home, you can take advantage of our warm and clear waters. For PADI referrals this course includes four dives over two days.

Scuba Diver to Open Water Completion*

$375

Upgrade from your Scuba Diver Certification to an Open Water Diver Certification by completing 2 days of training.

Open Water Diver After E-Learning

$400

Complete the open water course after mastering the theory online. PADI e-learning registration fee not included. Use store number 2372 to register.

Additional Information

*All equipment included.

**All equipment and books included.

Prepaid package are nonrefundable and not transferable. 

Prices are subject to change without notice.

Buoyancy Compensator Device

$18

Regulator with Gauges & Alternate

$18

BC and Regulators Combo

$32

Dive Computer

$18

Wet Suit Shortie

$16

Mask, Snorkel & Fins

$15

Mask & Snorkel

$9

Fins

$9

Dive Light

$14

Full Gear Set

$54

BCD, regulator, wetsuit, mask, fins & snorkel. Dive computer not included

Private Dive & Snorkel Boat Charters

Reser a private dive or snorkel charter and discover the Bonaire Marine Park. 

Snorkel Charter: $220/hr. 

Dive Charter: $300/hr. 

*Max 4 people. Includes dive master or snorkel guide. Rental gear & equipment not included. Concierge dive service, ice water, fresh fruit & towels provided on all charters. 

Catering available from La Balandra Restaurant. 

Video Experience

  • Bring home a professional underwater video of your dive or snorkel experience! A team member will guide and capture your excursion on video including all of the amazing marine life you’ll encounter.
    • 1 tank video experience: $115
    • 2 tank video experience: $195
    • 1.5 hour snorkel video service:      $90
    • Discover dive video service:          $95
    • *additional services may be available per request/consultation.

Dive Propulsion Vehicle Tours

  • Tour the majestic coral reefs in a whole new way! Led by an expert dive master, while being propelled by a scooter, you will experience the underwater landscape like never before.
    • DPV Tour: $175 per person
    • Max 2 people. Includes dive master, briefing on the use of the DPV, and tank. Rental gear & equipment not included.

Private Dive & Snorkel Guides for GAB Boat Dives or Shore Diving

Discover more than 80 dive and snorkeling sites around the island with our expert dive masters and snorkel guides.

Private Dive Master: $85/hr.

Private Snorkel Guide: $65/hr.

Min. 2, max. 4 people. Inquire at the dive shop for pricing and availability.

Rental gear, car & equipment not included.

 

Private Dive & Snorkel Charters

Reserve a private dive charter and discover the Bonaire Marine Park.

Dive Charter: $300/hr.

Snorkel Charter: $220/hr.

Max 4 people. Includes dive master or snorkel guide. Rental gear &

equipment not included. Concierge dive service, ice water, fresh fruit

& towels provided on all charters.

Catering available from La Balandra Restaurant.

Snorkel Boat Trips

Join one of Great Adventures’ scheduled boat trips and enjoy fish ID of the different Caribbean species at two different snorkel sites with an expert guide.

Snorkel Boat Trip: $115 per person

  • Includes snorkel guide. Rental gear & equipment not included. Ice water, fresh fruit & towels provided.

What is the dive concierge service?

The dive concierge service is complimentary. Our staff will take care of moving, storing, and cleaning all guest equipment. The service is available for boat and shore diving during normal business hours.  

For those who sign up for boat diving, equipment will be labeled and on the boat prior to the divers' arrival. Once on the boat, divers attach their BCD and regulator to their cylinder, and they are ready to go. At the end of the trip divers leave their equipment on the boat and our staff takes care of rinsing and storing guest equipment. 

There is a drive through station at the entrance of the resort to pick up tanks for those who choose to shore dive off property. 

Should dive courses be booked prior to arrival?

All dive courses should be booked before arrival at the resort to ensure that desired classes can be accommodated, and all required paperwork and medical forms are complete. Courses are all taught using PADI e-learning to minimize classroom time. To purchase e-learning, visit www.padi.com/courses, select the desired courses and use store number 2372 for Great Adventures Bonaire.

Can I pre-book my individual boat dives at Harbour Village?

Dive boat trips can be booked upon arrival. We suggest pre-booking during high occupancy periods.

Can I prepay for diving?

Diving or diving packages may be purchased with or without accommodation. The diving and accommodation packages include 6 or 11 boat dives, taken over 6 days, both with unlimited shore diving. Dive packages can be booked in advance or after arriving at the resort.

Should I be medically fit to dive?

All divers must monitor their own fitness levels and determine, with their physicians, if they are fit to dive. Those taking dive courses are required to complete a medical questionnaire in advance of the trip that can be requested by emailing divemanager@harbourvillage.com. If any of the answers on the medical form are a “YES”, this form must be signed by a physician on Page 2 stating that the diver is fit to dive. We do have the ability to schedule appointments with a local dive physician on Bonaire, but this will lead to a delay in the start of the course.

Is storage available for dive gear?

There are gear lockers next to the dive shop that are open from 8am until 5pm and a small number of private lockers for access to gear outside of business hours.

Does Great Adventures supply Nitrox?

Nitrox is available at 32%. A valid certification card must be shown to use it. There is no additional charge for Nitrox.

Does Great Adventures rent equipment?

Rentals available include BCDs, regulators, masks & snorkels, full foot fins, open heel fins and wet suits. Sizes may be sent in advance to reserve rental equipment for use upon arrival. 

Are two tank morning dives available?

Yes. Participating in the 8:30 AM and 10:30 AM boat dives back-to-back is considered a 2-tank boat dive. The dive boat returns to the dock between the 8:30am and 10:30am dive to pick up divers for the 10:30am dive. Those divers not participating in the 10:30am dive disembark, which takes no more than 15 minutes. There are nearby restrooms available for divers participating in the 2-tank boat dive (8:30am and 10:30am back-to-back).

Is it possible to shore dive from the resort?

There is a wonderful shore dive right from our beach with the wreck “Our Confidence” sitting at 18m / 60ft. Our coral restoration projects are accessible from shore as well as the dive site “Something Special” a short swim away.

How many and at what times are the daily dive boat trips?

Typically, there are three boat dives daily at 8:30am, 10:30am and 2pm. This schedule may change depending upon resort occupancy.

Junior Open Water After E-Learning*

$400

This course is an easy introduction for children to experience scuba diving and explore the underwater world. Minimum age 10yrs. 

Junior Open Water Certification**

$525

This course is an easy introduction for children to experience scuba diving and explore the underwater world. Minimum age is 10yrs.

PADI Seal Team Program

$250

This course is an introduction to the principle of diving, comprised of 5 aqua missions, conducted by a certified PADI instructor in our swimming pool.

Junior Discover Scuba Diving

$125

This half-day program includes instruction, a shallow skill session followed by a shore dive. Min. age 10yrs. 40ft/12m maximum depth. 

Bubblemaker*

$125

This course is an easy introduction for children to experience scuba diving and explore the underwater world. Minimum age is 8yrs. 

Additional Information

Proof of age required for all juniors 10-15 years of age. Private lessons available at an extra charge.

*All equipment included.

**All equipment and books included.

Prepaid packages are nonrefundable and not transferable. 

Prices are subject to change without notice.

Private Dive & Snorkel Boat Charters

Reserve a private dive or snorkel chatter and discover the Bonaire Marine Park.

Snorkel Charter

$220/hr

Dive Charter

$300/hr

Max 4 people. Includes dive master or snorkel guide. Rental gear & equipment not included. Concierge dive service, ice water, fresh fruit & towels provided on all charters. 

Catering available from La Balandra Restaurant 

Private Dive & Snorkel Guides for GAB Boat Dives or Shore Diving

Discover more than 80 dive and snorkeling sites around the island with our expert dive masters and snorkel guides.

Private Dive Master

$85/hr

Private Snorkel Guide

$65/hr

Min. 2, max. 4 people. Inquire at the dive shop for pricing and availability. Rental gear, car & equipment not included. Prices subject to change without notice. 

Boat Snorkeling Trip

$115 *Per Person

Discover two beautiful snorkeling sites along Klein Bonaire and Fish ID with a snorkel guide.

*Snorkeling trips subject to weather and dive site availability. Complimentary ice water, fresh fruit, towels and dive concierge service on all boat dives. Complimentary NITROX certified divers. 

AWARE Fish Identification - 2 Dives

$185

Deep Diver - 4 Dives

$325

Drift Diver - 2 Dives

$185

Lion Fish Hunter - 2 Dives, use of ELF included

$185

Night Diver - 3 Dives

$275

Enriched Air - NITROX tanks not included

$150

Enriched Air after E-Learning

$60

Peak Performance Buoyancy - 2 Dives

$185

Reactivate

$125

Underwater Navigator - 3 Dives

$275

Wreck Diver - 4 Dives

$325

Discover Reef Renewal Diver - 1 Dive

$80

Reef Renewal Diver Distinctive Specialty - 3 Dives

$275

Emergency First Response

$185

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