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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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Activities: Scuba diving, Snorkeling
Description: 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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Beautiful diving

This was our second trip to Bonaire and, once again, the island delivered. The entire underwater area is part of the Bonaire National Marine Park and the country is doing their... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
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Chicago, IL
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Chicago, IL
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

This was our second trip to Bonaire and, once again, the island delivered. The entire underwater area is part of the Bonaire National Marine Park and the country is doing their part in keeping the natural marine habitat in tact. Everyone who uses the park is required to pay a fee (snorkelers and divers) and the fee goes straight to... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Fifth time on the island.Roads are better, food in shops is of higher quality. thing appear to be better than every still having lionfish problems but not as bad as some of the other islands

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

This is a must visit place for any diver. Beautiful coral and abundant fish with easy access to any where on the island.

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Columbia, South Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

This is our second trip to Bonaire in 5 years. We've visted other Caribbean locations for diving, but Bonaire is still our favorite.

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Richmond, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

This was a great outing for my family! The guides were great at telling us what was all around us. I recommend this outing if you want to learn more about your surroundings.

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Recco, Italy
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11 reviews 11 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

is a really fantastic park. Is possible make 2 round..the long one, complete, about 25 km in 4-5 hours...really nice. The short one...directly to the beach, famous beach and at the final restaurant. is possible see flamingos and iguanas..

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Midland Michigan
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10 reviews 10 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Bonaire very wisely created this island-round park many years ago to protect it's beautiful reefs. We've been snorkeling here ten years and see something new each year. We've snorkeled a number of other places and this is the best for variety and number of fish, coral and sponges. Dive/snorkel spots are well-marked along the road. Sometimes it's a challenge to... More 

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San Diego, CA
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Every dive site seemed to have something new; many sites are suitable for novice divers. Visibility is great. STINAPA seems to really care about their marine environment.

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Duncan, Oklahoma
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

The entire area is great diving with amazing numbers and size of fish. Shore diving was a s good as boat dives. One of the best dive areas I have ever seen!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

The diving was beautiful. We had high winds the week we were there. The shore diving was not as easy as it looks. All sites were rocky entries and with the wind it made it hard to see your footing.

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