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Bonaire National Marine Park

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Address: Barcadera z/n, Kralendijk, Bonaire
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Popular area that boasts countless dive sites, many reachable from shore,...

Popular area that boasts countless dive sites, many reachable from shore, and more than 70 sites with boat moorings.

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Bonaire Shore Excursion: National Marine Park Sail and Snorkel Tour
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Good from the boat, not as good shore diving as in the past

Went out of my way to rent a pickup and take some friends diving. We all found it rough entry and exit at all sights. This experience has changed since the last time I dove due... read more

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63 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Went out of my way to rent a pickup and take some friends diving. We all found it rough entry and exit at all sights. This experience has changed since the last time I dove due to loss of sand from hurricanes. Be forewarned and be careful. You no longer can find the book with the dive sight info and... More 

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Thank Raymond P
Cornelius, Nc
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

What a wonderful experience to dive in the Bonaire National Marine Park! The diversity of marine life, coral, animals and fish was astounding. Each dive had it's own characteristics and interests. Highly recommend for shore diving!

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Craig
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

lots of hikes, super hot. many cacti. Got to see while parrots and flamingos Great picnic spot! There are places to snorkel, dive, swim and just relax.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Accessible shore diving, though can be an adventure entering and exiting. Boat dives are useful, but wouldn't pay for a package of more than 6 on a week stay. More than enough shore diving if have a truck rental.

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Thank Bruce M
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

As a group of three with different levels of experience in snorkelling, we all found excellent places for snorkelling around Bonaire. Would definitely return here for more!

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Thank 2012kk
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A beautiful marine park with well marked shore accessible dive sites. The park is very involved with reef preservation

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Thank David B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You won't be disappointed. I saw tons of wildlife! Eels, donkeys, barracuda, sea turtles, squids, tarpan, tuna, angel fish, and more!

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Thank Maloree A
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bonaire offers the healthiest, most beautiful reefs in the Carribbean. Even diving three times a day, you can never get enough of the beauty.

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Thank Shawna L
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having dove every island in the Caribbean except three, Bonaire is without a doubt the top dive destination. Marine life is plentiful and reefs are healthy, Most dives need not exceed 60 feet with many being shallower. There are some lionfish but not to the extent of other Caribbean islands. Shore dive locations are plentiful but boat dives to Klein... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pristine, varied around the island, so easy to find a site and dive from shore. Also night diving is also easy

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