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Bari Reef

Kralendijk, Bonaire
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Ranked #3 of 9 Attractions in Kralendijk
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Reefs, Outdoors
Activities: Scuba diving
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Owner description: Great place to spot exotic sealife.
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Overland Park, Kansas
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60 reviews 60 reviews
20 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

We stayed at Den Laman so we could easy dive off of their pier. For shore divers, there is easy and fairly flat access to the shore - always a plus with heavy gear on your back. The reef is quiet healthy and fun to dive. As with many Bonaire dive sites, there is little to no current and lots... More

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Fredericksburg, VA
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68 reviews 68 reviews
18 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

I loved this dive and snorkel it was a short walk to the beach and the fish were huge and abundant from our first step out. I love it. We spotted a huge green moray eel 8’ from the shore it was swimming under the reef. The actual dive spot had so many schools of fish I really can’t say... More

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Kittredge, Colorado
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53 reviews 53 reviews
16 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We asked a few folks what the best reef was on the island. They all said Bari Reef, but we assumed that was because they were all conveniently located, either by accommodations or business to it. After diving north to south, we both felt that it truly is the best reef. Don't miss it! Both early morning and late evening/sunset... More

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Plano, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I liked huge tarpoon would brush by your body at night as they followed your light. We never got lost considering the island is a huge reef.

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Puyallup, Washington
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We found this site to be a very easy entery, We entered to the south of Bari just at the edge of the pavment. we parked at the end space so the truck was level and easy to gear up. You can see the path to the water. the rock is a little un even just slide your feet to... More

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Newmarket, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Between Buddy Dive Resort and Eden Beach hotel Bark's Reef is an easy entry relaxing snorkelling experience.

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Fort Mohave, Arizona
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Sponges spawning! Bucket list item. I always wanted to see this! It was incredible. I felt like Jaquie Cousteau.

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UK
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82 reviews 82 reviews
27 attraction reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Easy to enter the water for shore diving and a great selection of marine life including a seahorse, a frogfish, turtle, tarpon plus a Ll the usual reef fish. This was our favourite dive site on Bonaire

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Surrey
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53 reviews 53 reviews
16 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Ok, we were given directions on where to find the seahorse, but finding an iguana on the seabed was even more unusual.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

we dove and snorkeled this location both were excellent and very enjoyable. saw things there we didn't see anywhere else

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