The team

A driven team

The AB-Dive team consists of scuba diving professionals who are ready to take care of your needs during your holiday. They will help you plan your dives, load your truck with tanks and take you to the most beautiful sites of the island. They are all very driven, which shines through in their professional way of teaching and the personal attention they offer each of our divers.

Luite

Luite

General Manager and PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer
Luite or LT (for the non-Dutch) is the General Manager of AB-Dive and AB Car Rental. He loves to go diving with his wife on Sundays to one of his favorite dive sites in the south.  

Specialties
Enriched Air Diver Instructor   -   Deep Diver Instructor
Wreck Diver Instructor   -   Lionfish Hunter Instructor
Fish Identification Instructor   -   Drift Diver Instructor
Shore Diver Instructor   -  Self Reliant Diver Instructor
Project Aware Instructor   -   AWARE Coral Reef Instructor
Emergency First Response Instructor   -   Gas Blender
SDI/TDI Visual Inspector  -  Peak Performance Buoyancy Instructor

Eric

Eric

Operations Manager and PADI Master Instructor
Eric is an experienced instructor and he is also the Operations Manager of AB-Dive. With his extensive knowledge of the all the reefs of Bonaire, you can ask him everything about local circumstances, cool finds and beautiful dive sites. Want to climb the PADI ladder? Ask Eric to teach you more specialties!

Specialties
Boat Diver Instructor   -   Deep Diver Instructor
Drift Diver Instructor -  Full Face Mask Instructor
(UV) / Night Diver Instructor   -   Self Reliant Diver Instructor
Search & Recovery Diver Instructor  -  UW Navigator Instructor
Fish Identification Instructor -  Emergency Oxygen Providor Instructor 
Emergency First Response Instructor ... and many more ...

Rory

Rory

PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer
Rory came from the Netherlands to dive in warm tropical waters. He loves to be able to dive with only a 2.5 mm wetsuit instead of the cold waters back home. Go and explore our gentle sloping reefs with Rory or take a Discovery Dive!  

Specialties
Deep Diver Instructor  -  Wreck Diver Instructor
Lionfish Hunter Instructor  -  Underwater Navigator Instructor
Enriched Air Nitrox Instructor  -  Peak Performance Buoyancy Instructor
Project Aware Instructor
AWARE Coral Reef Instructor
Emergency First Response Instructor
 

 

Marijke

Marijke

PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor
After working on a liveaboard in Indonesia and many diving adventures in Australia, it became time for Marijke to discover the reefs of Bonaire. She really enjoys the magnificent beauty of the marine live surrounding Bonaire. Are you interested in getting your PADI Open Water? Ask Marijke to teach you the skills!  

Specialties
Peak Performance Buoyancy Instructor
Project Aware Instructor
AWARE Coral Reef Instructor
Emergency First Response Instructor
 

 

Hiske

Hiske

PADI Divemaster
Hiske is a huge dive fanatic. And despite her young age she dove numerous dives sites of Bonaire. She can guide you to the coolest dive sites of the island. Her favorites.... Baby Beach and Red Slave!

Book a clean-up dive with Hiske and help her to clean the ocean near Red Slave from plastics and fishing lines.

Willem

Willem

Divemaster
Willem is a former PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor, who recently started to work back into his former profession. Expect a lot of enthousiasm and energy. With over 3000+ dives on Bonaire he loves to show you the best places to dive. His favorites? Go east! 

Specialties
Wreck Diver
Deep Diver
Lionfish Hunter
 

Sjoukje

Sjoukje

PADI Divemaster
Being from the nothern part of the Netherlands, Sjoukje loves to dive in cold waters. However her love for high visability diving in a tropical climate attracted her to Bonaire.

Specialties
RNLI Sea Survival
Dry Suit Diver
PADI DSD Leader
Enriched Air Nitrox

 

Marloes

Marloes

PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor
Marloes lived on Bonaire before returning to the Netherlands. After 3 years however she missed Bonaire so much she decided to come back to the Dutch Caribbean. She loves the healthy reefs of the North West coast of Bonaire. Dive with her from La Dania's Leap to Karpata en she'll show you the best spots and marine life. 

Specialties
Enriched Air Diver Instructor
Peak Performance Buoyancy Instructor
Project Aware Instructor
AWARE Coral Reef Instructor
Emergency First Response Instructor

 

José

José

Reservations Agent and Rescue Diver
José works as Reservation Agent and takes care of all incoming emails and phone calls. She used to dive quite a lot on Bonaire, but nowadays she loves to take care of all the bookings for our beloved guests.