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Address: Kralendijk, Bonaire

Great place to spot exotic sealife.

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Best Reef on Bonaire

Always a great dive. Highest fish count of any reef in the Caribbean. Easy entry and exit either off the dock or to the south via shore entry.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Timothy W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Always a great dive. Highest fish count of any reef in the Caribbean. Easy entry and exit either off the dock or to the south via shore entry.

Thank Timothy W
Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We actually dove at Bari Reef twice. It was very colorful with lots of fish. The coral wasn't as colorful as I would have liked. It was a very easy entry and exit.

Thank Kathy S
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is an ok reef right in town. Easy to get in and out...There are some nice fish to see...It is a bit dirty before you get to the reef...I saw an octopus, several tropical fish, green turtle, spotted more eel... etc. I like more something special reef near by...

Thank celadeira
Little Rock
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

I don't know what it is that attracts all the fish, but it's overwhelming how many there are. Advice, the swim out is absolutely beat to hell. lots of dead coral and trash. It sucks. Don't let it deter you. Get out to the break over for the wall, and enjoy a great reef with tons of fish life. Hit... More 

Thank Dustin C
Guelph, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

Great dive site. Easy entry and exit.Saw so many things at this reef - octopus, eels (moray, spotted, goldentail, sharp-tail, goldspotted, chain), Bleeny’s galore – (redlip, sailfin, saddled, spinyhead, secretary, plus more), Eagle ray, tarpons, scorpionfish, spotted drums, turtles, shrimp, spotted spiny lobster, yellow headed jawfish, puffers, burrfish, trunk and cowfish, juvenile razorfish, margates, a bait ball …the list goes... More 

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Citrus Heights, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Either way you dive on this sight is wonderful, we had a chance to dive both directions a few times and always saw something different and special.

Thank Judy M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

We were once told that Bari has more identified fish than any other location on the Atlantic seaboard. Not sure how factual that is but we had daily dives there and saw new things every dive. We really didn't need a car since there was not much reason to have to go anywhere else.

Thank Andy A
Camden, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

This is our "go to" reef. Easy entry, little current. Even if the wind has the surf churning, Bari is always an easy dive. It is our favorite night dive spot. The tarpons never fail to show up and entertain.

Thank Ken S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

I had the opportunity to dive this site twice in the last week. Very easy shore access and excellent diversity of marine life. An amazing 1st dive experience in Bonaire and one I'll come back to do again.

Thank noahsebastian
Antigua, Guatemala
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

We dove here once and it was a great experience underwater. Great visibility and easy entry. There is not a lot to see here but the reef is beautiful and healthy!

Thank FinsToSpurs

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