Our Credentials + Commitments

Looking for a dive center committed to quality, safety, ocean protection, sustainability and fun? You’re in the right place.

Our commitments to you: quality and safety

The Dive Bus Crew

The Dive Bus Dive Crew are insured, renewed PADI professional divers, with a great attitude and bucket-loads of enthusiasm. We’re all here to ensure you have a great time and get the most out of every dive you make.

Safety Policy

Safety of our divers is our top priority so feel comfortable joining us for fun, safe, enjoyable diving.

PADI 5 Star Dive Center ("Resort")

PADI 5-star center curacao

We meet and follow the strict safety and quality standards for PADI 5 Star dive centers and pay annual membership fees.

All Dive Bus Crew members are current, renewed and insured PADI professional instructors, or “retired” PADI Pros.

Curacao Tourist Board approved Dive Operator


We’re a Curacao Tourist Board approved Dive Operator, meeting the independently-audited quality standards required to be a member of the CHATA Curacao Dive Task Force.

Our commitments to taking care and giving back

The first dive center to offer this unique PADI AWARE Advanced Open Water Diver course

Enthusiastically supported by our buddies at PADI AWARE and PADI (“An amazing initiative!”), The Dive Bus PADI AWARE Advanced Open Water Diver course is perfect for families or friends wanting to get more from every dive, by improving their dive skills and confidence, while discovering simple ways to take care of our reefs and oceans, every day.

And … it’s a LOT of fun!

Curacao's first 100% PADI AWARE Dive Center (formerly Project AWARE)

In 2016, we took our efforts to supporting Project AWARE, now PADI AWARE to protect, preserve and respect our beautiful, fragile underwater environment to a new level.

By making a donation to Project AWARE on behalf of each PADI dive course student we certify, we help create AWARE Ambassadors for the oceans.

Curacao's first PADI Green Star Dive Center


In 2016, we earned the PADI Green Star™ Dive Center Award for “demonstrating dedication to the environment and conservation – sustainable tourism – across a range of business functions.” We do this by focusing on “Reduce, Re-use, Recycle” and making it easy for our divers to do the same.

Curacao's first dive center to 'Adopt A Dive Site'

In June 2016, we adopted our house reef through Project AWARE’s Adopt a Dive Site program, now PADI AWARE’s Adopt the Blue and run FREE dive site clean up dives with divers just like you.

Together, we keep the reef as clean and healthy as possible, so you’ll enjoy diving ‘our back yard’ as much as we do 🙂

Sustainability at The Dive Bus

Check out a bunch MORE ways we’re working to protect our reefs and oceans – and a bunch of ways that you can make a difference too, without even getting wet…

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