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!


November 24 - December 3 2014


2015 Dates



Preparation Course - Feb 5th and 6th 
PADI Instructor Development Course - Feb 7th to 16th 
PADI Instructor Examination - Feb 17th and 18th


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 13th and 14th 
PADI Instructor Development Course - Aug 15th to 24th 
PADI Instructor Examination - Aug 25th and 26th


Preparation Course - Nov 25th and 26th 
PADI Instructor Development Course - Nov 26th to Dec 4th 
PADI Instructor Examination - Dec 5th and 6th

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