Bart was born and raised in the Netherlands. He started diving in 1998 in Zeeland and quickly decided that his love for the ocean and his curiosity could be rewarded through diving. He followed all the recreational courses and became a dive professional in 2000. Through his training he realized that he enjoyed Deep diving and became a Tec Diver and later a Tec Instructor. He enjoys teaching people how to dive from the beginner level all the way up to Tec 50, Divemaster and Assistant Instructor.
“I enjoyed every step of my journey in diving. As an Instructor I share my experiences with my students and enjoy helping them discover their own journey in diving.”
Boy was born in the Netherlands. He had always been fascinated with the underwater world and would learn through t.v and Discovery Channel, but wanted to really experience it for himself. He started diving in 2015 in the Netherlands as a way to satisfy these interests and to try something new. Later that same year he was certified as a Dive Master and moved to Bonaire in 2016 to pursue this career further. Boy enjoys drift diving, wrecks and the technical side of diving, as well as being active in Coral Restoration.
Esther was born and raised in the Netherlands. While traveling to Bonaire on vacation in 1999, she decided to try out diving for something fun to experience with her friends while on vacation. She immediately fell in love with being underwater and the peacefulness of diving. She became a Dive Professional in 2006 and enjoys passing on her passion for diving with her students. She especially loves night diving and Coral Restoration.
Janneke was born in the Netherlands. She traveled to South-East Asia for 6 months in 2010, and while there learned to dive. She became a professional diver in 2012 after realizing that she could teach diving, be involved in tourism and still continue to enjoy her traveling as well. She loves the combination of training, teaching, and having fun with divers. She enjoys hunting Lion Fish, Macro Life and Coral Restoration.
“I was looking for a new experience, to expand my skills and challenge myself. Diving was the perfect way to do that. I was inspired and changed the moment I went underwater and saw all the beautiful fish and marine life.”
Lucia was born in the USA. She started diving in 2014 in the Turks & Caicos to satisfy her adventurous side and to learn more about the ocean and its marine life. She was immediately hooked, especially enjoying the freedom of diving and the feeling of being weightless. She was certified as a professional diver in 2016. She enjoys sharing her love for diving as well as her belief in the importance of ocean protection and Coral Restoration.
“There is nothing better than to have the ocean for your office. I want to show people how to enjoy the ocean as well as how to protect it.”
Matthew was born and raised in England. His enjoyment of snorkeling led him to diving and he became certified in England in 2000. He decided to become a dive professional in 2004 as a way to give something back to his local dive club and to keep his own skills up to date. He truly enjoys passing on his diving knowledge and seeing it result in making his students stronger and more capable divers. He enjoys Wreck diving, Deep diving and Sidemount diving.
Menno was born and raised in the Netherlands. While on vacation in Bonaire in 1999, he took his certification course and following that decided to move to Bonaire. He became a Dive Professional in 2002 and opened a bed and breakfast in 2003 on Bonaire where he would teach the guests that came to stay. In 2015 as he realized he wanted to have a full dive retail/service operation on Bonaire and opened GOOODive Bonaire. He enjoys Lionfish hunting and underwater videography.
Pauline was born and raised in France. Her studies in marine biology lead her to diving, as she wanted to see what was underwater. She started diving in 2015, completing her certification in Slovenia. She became a Dive Master in 2017 to be able to dive more and develop and perfect her own diving skills. She enjoys drift dives, night dives and anything to do with protecting and preserving the underwater environment.
Tina was born and raised in the USA. She grew up in the dive industry as her parents were both Dive Instructors and owned a dive shop. In 1994 she completed her scuba certification while on vacation in Bonaire. She became a Dive Professional in 2000 and enjoys teaching people how to develop their skills and confidence underwater. She enjoys underwater photography, Fish Behaviors and Fish ID as well as Coral Restoration.
“Great Dive Shop”
“Great service, nice shop and merchandise with good prices. The service and advice were so good, we decided to take our advanced diver and nitrox courses. Instructor was excellent with lots of very useful advice and tips. Shop staff were very friendly and helpful. This is the best dive shop, not only on the island but in the Caribbean.”
Leo Pavliv – Nashville, USA
We’re here to assist you in having a ‘goood’ time on Bonaire. We can:
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- Guide you around the best dive sites on the island and show you the best underwater creatures Bonaire has to offer.
- Equip you with ‘goood’ dive equipment that is right for you.
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