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Bonaire National Marine Park

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Address: Barcadera z/n, Kralendijk, Bonaire
Phone Number: +599 717 8444
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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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By far the best I've seen and was fortunate enough to spend the morning and snorkel through it the other month. I went out in the early hours of the morning. The water was a... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

By far the best I've seen and was fortunate enough to spend the morning and snorkel through it the other month. I went out in the early hours of the morning. The water was a little icy but once I jumped in and swam around I started to warm up. It was completelyworth it as the reefs are like nothing... More 

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Medford, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Visited while on a cruise in Nov. Very well kept and beautiful, went snorkeling had a great time. Use Sea Cow Snorkeling for the tour!

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Roanoke, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We just got back from our 4th dive trip to Bonaire, the corals and the marine life are so robust. BNMP is a DO NOT MISS location for SCUBA divers!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We've all had "bad" dives but 9 out of 10 here on Bonaire are going to be beautiful. You can dive or snorkel and see a truly amazing underwater world.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was nervous as it was my first time shore diving without a guide but reading tips online was reassuring. Bought about shore diving to figure what sites I wanted to visit and drove to the location, suited up and got in the water. I only did easy dives and the reef runs parallel to the shore so it made... More 

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Hamilton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Bonaire is all about shore diving and its as easy as renting a pickup truck, tossing tanks and gear in the back and driving north or south to the dive site you choose, all are clearly marked. Entries can range from simple to very difficult so it pays to ask for some local knowledge. Every trip I meet great people... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Try the salt docks or 1000 steps, forget Klein Bonaire, it's hammered and more touristy...too many cruise ships!

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Key West, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the diving here is excellent and it is very accessible. best to dive with a buddy as some of the shore dives are a tougher in and out.

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Rescue, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bonaire has taken great steps to protect the marine environment and the healthy fish and reefs show their work has paid off.

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Shelby Township, Michigan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were here in 2007 and the reef colors and life were much better. The reef has suffered from storms and man caused issues. Several of the reefs had large old tires dumped on them and other trash was noted throughout. They charge a $25 fee for the marine park to supposedly protect it but it's just a cash haul... More 

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