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Address: Kralendijk, Bonaire
Activities: Scuba diving
Description: Great place to spot exotic sealife.

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Sand Dollar's golden gem

We stayed at Sand Dollar Resort and Bari Reef is right out front. It is a great snorkel spot. Loads of fish and coral.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
double-d1225
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Traverse City, Michigan
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Traverse City, Michigan
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

We stayed at Sand Dollar Resort and Bari Reef is right out front. It is a great snorkel spot. Loads of fish and coral.

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Pittsburgh, PA
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94 reviews 94 reviews
32 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Not quite sure why Bari, of all the dive sites on Bonaire, is listed as an "attraction." Possibly because it is famed for having more species than any other site in the Caribbean, but that may be because it has more divers out looking for species than any other site in the Caribbean. None-the-less, it is a very nice dive... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

We choose Bari Reef for our first snorkeling spot on Bonaire based on reviews here in TripAdvisor. We are not experience with snorkeling and therefore we do not have much to compare with BUT... We loved the spot strait after facing down first time :) It was amazing experience and so easily to access.

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Fort Collins, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Supposedly this reef has cataloged more species of underwater life than anywhere else in the Caribbean. I believe it. I saw the Seahorse, but never found the frog fish. Oh dear, guess I've got to go back!!

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Mirabel, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Night diving is cool there. We do several dive there. There is so many fish species. Like it. We are going back in march 2015 at Sand Dollar

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Lorton, Virginia
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105 reviews 105 reviews
15 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

This dive site is excellent - you will really enjoy the variety of fish that are here. It is an easy entry to get into the water Worth a visit if you are in the area.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Of all the dives, this one was the best and we kept coming back. Great viz, min current, easy entry/exit. And best of all most diversity of species and most quantity of species.

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pobox609
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

This is one of my favorite spots to snorkel anywhere. In Feb saw an octopus, sea horse and large green moray eel amongst the thousands of other creatures. Some gorgeous coral and an area called the "aquarium" that lives up to its name. Trumpet fish galore along with scorpion fish and so much more. A must!

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WarksUK
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

It stands to reason it is good as why else would Sand Dollar, Buddy, Habitat and Captain Don's all pick this stretch! We saw lots here. Dived it 5 times and it should have been more. Also makes a good last or dusk dive.

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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46 reviews 46 reviews
12 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

We have been to Bari Reef many times dating back to 1998. In November 1999, much of the shallow coral was destroyed by a storm surge so, it lost the "wonderland" factor but still a great dive. I have seen everything here from Snook and Tarpons cruising within arm reach on night dives to frogfish, sea horses, and anomie shrimp.... More 

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