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Bari Reef

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

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Easy dive site

Accessed the dive site from Buddy Dive pier which is well marked for navigation. A lot of varieties of fish.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Bedford, Indiana
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Accessed the dive site from Buddy Dive pier which is well marked for navigation. A lot of varieties of fish.

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Klein, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Lots to see handy access and it's free. One diver told us there is as much to see near the pier snorkeling as they saw diving from a boat!

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north carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Bari Reef is the house reef for Sand Dollar Condos, Buddy Dive and Captain Don's. It is one of the richest wildlife areas on Bonaire. Frog fish, seahorses and a cloud of moon jellies on a full moon night dive are just a sampling of what we saw the first week of June, 2015.

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NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

I have more dives on this reef then any other. As we usually stay at Sand Dollar this is our house reef and diving it using BDA's dock is simple and safe. Always lots of fish, soft and hard corals and few divers after the morning make it a favorite. Always swim into the usually light current and drift back... More 

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State College, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

We stayed at Sand Dollar and this was right outside our door. We decided to take the plunge one afternoon after a couple of boat dives and it was better than out boat dives! There were more fish on this reef than we saw anywhere else and we also spotted a turtle. Look forward to more dives here.

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Saint John, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We have been spending a lot of time in Bonaire over the past 4 years and have done a lot of diving and snorkeling there . Bari Reef is a great spot for seeing a great variety of fish and really you can see just as much with just a snorkel and mask without having to put all the dive... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

No current, high viz, lots of marine life, easy navigation, excellent entry/exit. What's NOT to like?

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houston
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Bari Reef was a very nice dive. The best part was the easy entry (which is not always the case on Bonaire). The reef doesn't have anything particularly outstanding, It's just a very pretty wall dive with lots of fish and healthy coral.

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Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Bari Reef is not one of the top-tier snorkeling sites on Bonaire, but if you have the time and particularly if you’re staying at one of the hotels or resorts near the traffic circle, it’s worth checking out. If you’re driving north from town, it’s off the third exit (what would be ~9 o’clock from your perspective). If you’re driving... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

This is the reef right out back of the Den Laman condominiums. This is a perfect reef for new and experienced snorkelers alike. CLOUDS of fish of dozens of species! The coral isn't as great as some other Bonaire locations (lots of past storm damage) but is pretty nice just the same.

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Address: Address: Kralendijk, Bonaire
Location: Caribbean  >  Bonaire  >  Kralendijk

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