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Address: Kaya Rotterdam 13, Kralendijk, Bonaire
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+599 717 8830
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With 20 years of experience of diving on the East Coast from shore. Bas Tol...

With 20 years of experience of diving on the East Coast from shore. Bas Tol is the guide to use if you want to explore diving on the East Coast. With the East Coast being the more undived side from Bonaire the reefs and fishlife you find over there is not comparable with the West Coast. If you done it once you want to do it again!

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Bas Diving April 2017

Bas is local guide in Bonaire specializing in East Coast, windward side diving. I arranged dives with Bas to add something new to my usual great Bonaire experience. We did two... read more

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Bas is local guide in Bonaire specializing in East Coast, windward side diving. I arranged dives with Bas to add something new to my usual great Bonaire experience. We did two sites. The first was Cai - a unique out and back drift dive - turtles, eagle rays, tarpon. The second a long (98 minute) drift dive on the east... More 

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I met Bas first in 2004 and I never met a better organised or more friendly dive guide since. Though I am an instructor myself he taught me several new things as difficult entries and finding eagle rays, sting rays etc. He does it all. He is the real expert on the advanced East Coast spots, and will almost guarantee... More 

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NY
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Reviewed 2 March 2017

We were fortunate to dive the wild east side of Bonaire with Bas. He is incredibly informative with such an amazing chill vibe. It is amazing to spend time with someone so kind and respectful to the environment. He knows I am fascinated with octopuses and delivered five times over for me. Truly unforgettable.

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Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Booked a trip with Bas to dive the East Coast. He arrived on time, and we travelled out to Cai. He knows the East coast dive sites like the back of his hand. He explained the dive plan thoroughly and we went out onto the reef, saw many turtles, tarpon sting ray and Eagle ray amongst many other varieties of... More 

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Blue Hill Falls, Maine
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Reviewed 20 January 2017

I have been diving Bonaire and Aruba for nearly 43 years and the experiences that I have had diving with Bas Tol have exceeded my wildest expectations. He is a professional that you can bank on. He knows his stuff and will make certain that you are treated well from start to finish. Baby Beach was my fifth dive with... More 

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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Bas was awesome, hooked us up with Epic Tours to do a snorkel outting. Knowledgeable, friendly, funny: good times were had by all.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

I'm sure there are other great wildside operators, but BAS would be hard to beat. Knowledgeable, safety-oriented, personalized, and affordable. The wife and I just did Lac Cai today and I can assure you we'll be back with BAS on future trips. Try them for one Dive and you'll be hooked.

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Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

First let me say that as far as dive masters go Bos Tol is a master of his craft, and I've been a lot of places with a lot of different dive masters. Before you dive with him he will give you a briefing which will paint a picture in your mind of the dive your about to do. And... More 

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Guelph, Canada
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Reviewed 24 November 2016

While planing the dive for the vacation I had received several recommendations to go diving with Bas Tol on the East Coast of the Island. The dive exceeded my expectations and I would highly recommend spending some time to dive with Bas. He is full of information and knows the dive sites so very well.The sites on the East Coast... More 

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San Diego, California
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Reviewed 10 October 2016

Dove with Bas in 2013 and we came back this year in September and dove with him again. His love of the ocean and sharing it with his guests is great. He is always concerned about giving you a great experience. He points out animals that I would never see AND I even got to see the Thing, which is... More 

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