PADI Instruction

Carib Inn offers a wide menu of PADI instructional courses, with online courses available as well.  Choose an introductory course, or extend your knowledge with continuing education programs.

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Discover Scuba Diving ⇒ 1/2 day or
Full day including boat dive, Introduction to diving (all included *)
Scuba Review ⇒ 1/2 day                                                                 full day including boat dive
Open Water Certification ⇒ (4 to 5 days) Classroom, confined water, open water, final exam (all included *)
Open Water Online Option ⇒ (3 to 4 days) Confined and open water (all included *) Learn more about PADI E-Learning.


Open Water Referral ⇒ (2 days) Complete your certification. 4 open water dives – based on prior completion of all academic and confined water skills – PADI only. (all included *)
Advanced Open Water ⇒ (2-1/2 days) Supervised introduction to specialized diving activities: five dives -navigation, deep, plus three elective dives
Advanced Open Water Online Option ⇒ (2 1/2 days) Learn more about PADI E-Learning.


Rescue Online Option ⇒ (2 days) Techniques for assists through full rescue. Confined water, open water. (Prerequisites: Academics online through PADI, AOW, current CPR and First Aid) Learn more about PADI E-Learning.


Divemaster ⇒ Please email us for special arrangements
Specialties ⇒ (2 to 4 dives) Deep, Night, Wreck, Drift, Navigation, Fish ID, Search and Recovery, Naturalist, Boat, Peak Performance Buoyancy, Lionfish Hunter, Self Reliant
$165 to $275
PADI Medical Form in PDF ⇒ Required for all courses Free Download
Doctor Statement In PDF ⇒ Download this if you need a doctor’s approval Free Download

*  Includes equipment and course materials. All courses include tanks, air, and weights, as well as government taxes.

Instruction should be scheduled in advance, so please let us know by email. All prices are in US Dollars and are subject to change. There are no service charges.

Click here to download our rate sheet in PDF format.

Sign Up for the PADI Courses Online

Remember to use  Bruce Bowker’s Carib Inn as your sign up location. If asked for a city use Kralendijk

A Bonaire Marine Park tag ($45 for diving or $25 for all other users – payable by Mastercard or VISA only) is required for all diving. The park tag is not included in the prices listed above. Park tags can also be done online through the STINAPA website.

Dive Gloves

Bonaire National Marine Park Orientation Dive