Buddy Dive Resort KSC weeks for 2018

July 7th to14th 

(Thanksgiving) November 17th to 24th

Bonaire, Buddy Dive, Ocean, Family Dive vacations


Logo-BDRThe week: 7 nights, 6 days of diving, sunset cruise, three meals daily, live entertainment, unlimited shore diving, and three dive package options for adults. Longer stays, additional nights and additional dive days and courses are available to add on to your Kids Sea Camp week.

Call for 803-4129-2556 for more info.

Options included for Kids Sea Camp Bonaire 2018:

Adult Package 1: 6 boat dives with unlimited shore dives(free rental truck)
Adult Package 2: 11 boat dives with unlimited shore dives
Adult Package 3: Unlimited shore diving & non-diver rate (free rental truck for the week included).
Kids: Adventure Diver Cert or Coral restoration (Kids that are certified to dive and are 10-11 years old)
SASY kids age 5-7 or Seal Team for kids age 8 & 9,

Jr. Advanced Open Water Cert: (Kids that are certified to dive and are ages 10-14)
Jr. Rescue Diver Cert: Kids that are 12 and older, are currently Jr. Advanced or Advanced Open Water certified.

Adult & kids age 18+  Intro to Tech, and Tech40 option available call margo for specifics.

Participants must have their EFR / First Aid current within 24 months and must complete the PADI E: learning with this course before arrival. PADI Rescue and Jr. Rescue will be offered to both adults and kids. Please call 1-803-419-2556 us for more information. For Elearning, please make sure to click on Kids Sea Camp as your PADI store; additional information is on our reservations page in the forms section.

All you need to know about Bonaire

Coral Restoration Certification: This is new with Buddy Dive Resort: For all kids 10 and older, are certified to dive and already have their Adventure Diver or, Advanced Diver and would like to gain another eco–friendly certification.
For adults and kids age 12 and up, gain your Nitrox PADI certification at Buddy Dive this summer and dive with Nitrox all week Elearning required for Nitrox course, and must be completed prior to arrival.  (Elearning not included)
FREE! log books, JOW ERDP, Sasy, Seal team. PADI diving Society membership,  All the dive gear is included for kids.

There are private dive boats and private resort weeks just for Kids Sea Camp. There’s also a donkey safari, slack line, tubing, and poetry contest. Sponsor giveaways and discounts: Scubapro, SeaLife and PADI.

All courses are Elearning with PADI, log onto click on Elearning and select Kids Sea Camp as your store, click on your course and you are on your way. We will offer a FREE Nitrox course to anyone over the age of 12 who does the Elearning portion as well (Elearning costs not included in package)

Book Buddy Dive Bonaire with Family Dive Adventures and receive an additional 5% off your reservations that are not Kids Sea Camp family weeks.

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Margo Peyton at Kids Sea Camp, Bonaire.

Margo loves the donkey safari during Kids Sea Camp at Bonaire.

Buddy Dive is a charming, very family friendly resort.

It’s simplicity at its finest.
by Margo Peyton

If I don’t feel like getting on a boat with other divers first thing in the morning, I can hang back and enjoy a late breakfast and coffee by the sea. Then, at my leisure, I can jump off the dock with another parent or even my own kids and have a dive that’s just as good as those on the boat. I can go at my own pace every day. No hustle, no deadlines, and no worries. Buddy Dive is a perfect place for adults that have always wanted to start diving or try diving to awaken the dream. We will arrange a discover scuba dive or provide full certification for adults who want to learn. Just give me a call and let’s get you diving.

I love Bonaire because it’s easy diving for all family divers. Wrecks, reefs, and a mini wall are just a jump off the dock and tanks are available 24/7 with a full-service dive store.  The entire staff is family focused, ready and willing to please. The foods consist of a variety of freshly baked bread and full dinner buffets that include salads, meat, fresh fish, and fruits daily. As well as, fresh baked goodies for the sweet tooth.  Frozen cappuccinos, delightful drinks, no one leaves hungry or thirsty. I have yet to experience ocean front dining as pleasurable, as dining in front of a sunset view at Buddy Dive.

I love the home-away-from-home feeling I have with the one, two and three bedroom villas. My husband and I have our own privacy and the kids enjoy their own space too.

Kids Sea Camp, at Buddy Dive, has something for all ages, Adults go diving in the morning, kids have a host of activities to choose from, including tubing, diving, snorkeling, photography, painting, kayaking, slack line and a treasure hunt. The non-divers can relax and read a book, paint with a KSC guest artist, kayak, bird watch, shop or take an island tour to see the history and culture of Bonaire.

The weather in Bonaire is 99% sunny and beautiful above and below the surface. Jump off the dock or off a boat and it’s mostly calm, clear and beautiful. With Kids Sea Camp, we have pizza and movie night under the big thatched roof pool bar, live music on Friday nights and a host of slide presentations by SeaLife.

Afternoons are at your leisure and allow you time to enjoy some amazing shore diving with your kids. Evenings are full of new friends, laughter and family time. The Kids Sea Camp group enjoys private boats, instructors, and guides. The kids enjoy the same, with a little more fun and activities added to that stated above.

I chose Buddy Dive because it’s family owned, family operated and family focused! Buddy Dive Resort is a PADI Career Development Center. The staff is kid friendly and both trained and experienced in teaching and diving with kids.

Michelle and Paul Coolen make up the GM team, and also have two beautiful little girls, Nordja and Pleun, who will hopefully join us soon in our Sasy program.

Packages booked online are subject to availability. You will be contacted by a booking agent upon completion of your booking. We are not responsible for errors in typesetting on forms.

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