Instructor Development Course (IDC) Bonaire

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Dear Perspective Instructor Candidate,

Thanks for your interest in Buddy Dive Academy which is located at Buddy Dive Resort on the lovely island of Bonaire, Divers Paradise. We offer a wide variety of Instructor Development Courses (IDC) so if you are just about to start your recreational diving adventure or chasing your dream to become a dive professional, we are sure we can help you achieve your goal!


August 17 - 27 2014
November 24 - December 3 2014



Preparation Course - Feb 7th and 8th
PADI Instructor Development Course - Feb 9th to 18th
PADI Instructor Examination - Feb 19th and 20th

Preparation Course - April 30th and May 1st
PADI Instructor Development Course - May 2nd to 11th
PADI Instructor Examination - May 12th and 13th

Preparation Course - Aug 15th and 16th
PADI Instructor Development Course - Aug 17th to 26th
PADI Instructor Examination - Aug 27th and 28th

Preparation Course -Nov 25th and 26th
PADI Instructor Development Course -Nov 27th to Dec 5th
PADI Instructor Examination -Dec 6th and 7th

Please click here for a complete schedule of all IDC Bonaire courses

IDC course Bonaire Instructor Development Course Bonaire

Our fully equipped dive operation features 6 boats, a retail shop, a digital photo center and the only drive thru air fill station in the world. For many years, Bonaire has been awarded with the prestigious Reader’s Choice Destination by Sport Diving Magazine. But, of all of the assets at Buddy Dive, there is no doubt that it is our incredible dive team that makes the difference at Buddy Dive. They go out of their way to make every course or dive a safe and enjoyable experience you won’t forget. It’s this friendly, personal service that has been the trademark of Buddy Dive for over 30 years! Buddy Dive Academy is the #1 place to get your Instructor Development Course (IDC) in Bonaire.

Kind Regards,

Pepe Mastropaolo

Course Director, Buddy Dive Academy