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 vacation. 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 - Emergency Oxygen Provider
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 ...

Job

Job

PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor
Job did a lot of diving on Bonaire for many years during his vacations. Since 2019 he lives on Bonaire and he is a diving ethousiast and an instructor with a lot of patience and attention for his students. Go and explore our gentle sloping reefs with Job or take a Discovery Dive!  

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

Ivo

Ivo

PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer
After a working career in the Netherlands, Ivo decided to make a career switch and become a PADI Scuba Instructor on Bonaire. He is enjoying the island life and he is a calm and relaxed person to hang around with. Are you interested in getting your PADI Open Water? Ask Ivo to teach you the skills!  

Specialties
Deep Diver Instructor - Digital Underwater Photographer Instructor
Drift Diver Instructor - Enriched Air Nitrox Diver Instructor
Fish Identification Instructor - Peak Performance Buoyancy Instructor
Night Diver Instructor - Search & recovery Diver Instructor
Wreck Diver Instructor - Project Aware Instructor - AWARE Coral Reef Instructor
Emergency First Response Instructor - Emergency Oxygen Provider Instructor

Fenna

Fenna

PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer
Fenna lives on Bonaire since 2017 and she loves to be in the water. She knows the various reefs of Bonaire like the back of her hand and she's also a passionate Scuba Instructor. Do you want to learn more on marine life on Bonaire or become a Self Reliant Diver? Ask Fenna to teach you one of the specialties!

Specialties
Deep Diver Instructor - Enriched Air Diver Instructor
Fish Identification Instructor - Lion Fish Hunter Instructor
Peak Performance Buoyancy Instructor - Self Reliant Diver Instructor
Underwater Naturalist Instructor - Wreck Diver 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! 

Dewi

Dewi

PADI Divemaster
Dewi started a divemaster internship in March 2019 and after the succesful competion of her training she became a PADI Divemaster. She loves to show you the best reefs of Bonaire and take you to hidden dive sites and spot rare marine life. Do you want to explore the coral and fish on Bonaire's best reefs? Book some Guided Dives with Dewi and she'll take you there!

Specialties
Enriched Air Nitrox
Emergency Oxygen Provider

Melvin

Melvin

Divemaster Intern

Melvin a.k.a. "Santa" is the current Divemaster Intern at AB-Dive. He is a restaurant chef from profession, but we wants to learn something new. Instead of cooking a delicious meal with Red Snapper or Tuna, he now likes to show you these species in their natural habitat. 

 

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.