Experience the best of Bonaire with our informative shore excursion around the Island. We will cover charming nature, history, and cultural highlights with a local professional guide. We start at the music booth at Cruise Market Place in Plasa Wilhemina, situated in the capital of the Island Kralendijk. From here we head to some of the Islands best landmarks like Goto Lake and Seru Largu. Our air conditioned vehicle gives you the comfort to take in the beautiful views this Island has to offer.
Kralendijk will show you the 19th century City Hall, the Fort, and the island's first protestant church, built in 1847. Cruise along Bonaire's famous coastline and enjoy the breathtaking ocean view. The area's rustic landscape is home to iguanas, goats, wild donkeys, and unique birds such as the lora, a parrot found only in Bonaire.
Your next destination is Goto Lake, is a saltwater lagoon near the island's northern end and it is a flamingo hangout. Bonaire is one of the few places in the world where pink flamingos nest. The shy, spindly-leg creatures, affectionately called "pink clouds", are magnificent birds to observe. Travel through tree-lined country lanes to Rincon Village, Rincon Village is the oldest village on Bonaire. Additionally, it is the oldest in continual existence within the Netherlands Antilles and Aruba. We then visit Washington National Park covers one-fifth of the island's surface and is a vitally important and protected part of the island's ecosystem.
Crashing waves and abundant greens welcome your drive through Seru Largu. From a hilltop, enjoy stunning panoramic views showing off the island. We then head across to Bonaire's southern region, home to a salt factory. The Island has long history of salt battles and produces some of the purest salt in the world.
The salt factory will teach the modern and historical process of Bonaire's salt manufacturing. See and touch history at the Slave Huts, where you can observe original huts used by salt mining slaves in the 17th century. Afterward, enjoy a scenic drive back to port.
Book this shore excursion today for an amazing way to see this wonderful Island in all its glory. This tour does book up early due to the the smaller groups and price saving compared to the cruise lines.