Program Details

Want to earn your PADI Advanced Open Water and Rescue Diver Certifications on 16 dives in just 12 days? Welcome to Bonaire, home to one of the most highly-regarded marine parks in the Caribbean and some of the best diving in the world.
Location:
Kralendijk, Bonaire
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
High School
Term:
Summer

Program Overview

Program Description:

In less than two weeks, go on 16 dives, expand your dive knowledge and prowess and have a blast doing it on this accelerated PADI Advanced Open Water and Rescue Diver course. Live in a beach house with a small group of students just as passionate about the underwater world as you are and dive this island every which way, earning your Night Diver, Deep Diver and Peak Performance Buoyancy Diver specialties. In addition to diving, you’ll hike in Washington-Slagbaai National Park where you’ll spot colorful parrots, countless flamingos, iguanas and exotic plants.

Want to earn your PADI Advanced Open Water and Rescue Diver Certifications on 16 dives in just 12 days? Welcome to Bonaire, home to one of the most highly-regarded marine parks in the Caribbean, where you’ll live steps from some of the best diving in the world. On this whirlwind adventure, try your hand at windsurfing, visit Bonaire’s famed Donkey Sanctuary, earn community service hours and, of course, dive your heart out. Feast your eyes on blue tang, spotted drum, sea turtles, spiny lobster, goatfish and so much more as you build your diving resume with multiple PADI advanced certifications & specialties and return home an even more accomplished diver.

Our programs are unrivaled because of Broadreach's unique blend of meaningful community service, cultural exploration and hands-on learning in truly spectacular destinations. Community service is an integral part of every Broadreach adventure, complementing and interwoven into the academic and cultural focus of the program. While making a real contribution to the communities we visit, service work provides rich opportunities for learning, personal growth, leadership development and cultural understanding, offering our students remarkable perspectives on other people and places, as well as their role in the world.

Setting Description:
Bonaire: its fringing reefs and world-class Marine Park have made it the ultimate dive destination. Experience the incredible biodiversity and pristine reefs that come with being one of the best marine parks in the Caribbean dedicated to preserving their delicate yet thriving ecosystem. This jewel of an island is nicknamed “Diver’s Paradise”, the reasons for which will be readily apparent after just one dive. While not in the water, chat with locals and explore Kralendijk, the island’s charming capital and explore Washington Slagbaai National Park, Bonaire’s terrestrial pride and joy.
Cost:
Please visit the Broadreach website for program pricing information

Program Reviews

Overall Rating

5.0

Based on 1 Reviews

  • Amazing trip!
    5.0
    10/18/18
    This was my favourite Broadreach programme I went on, I learned many new skills and am now only a few dives away from becoming a master diver! The counsellors were amazing, and so was the house! It was a super fun trip.
    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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