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Bonaire Dive and Adventure

Den Laman Building, Kralendijk, Bonaire
+599 717 2229
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Ranked #28 of 54 activities in Kralendijk
Type: Water sports
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San Diego, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

For our 7th trip to Bonaire I decided to eschew the package deals and book everything separately. Since we had been diving with BDA many times before, I felt good about anchoring the trip around BDA. This decision was well rewarded! We overslept on the morning of the briefing... no problem! Andre and Katherine cheerfully bundled us with another group... More

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Houston, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Awesome dives! Let's start by saying that Bonaire Dive and Adventure is located just feet from a great pier for diving just feet from the great Bari Reef. Owner Andre offers a great orientation, has a full service equipment room, along with his dive shop managed by the very helpful and sweet Katherine. The pier has a shower, separate tanks... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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151 reviews 151 reviews
17 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Dove here recently and saw both the good and the bad that you read about on these posts: The good - The dock access to Bari Reef is great, easy and a nice place to start/end a trip with. - I had a problem with my regulator and Andre was very helpful in getting it fixed. The bad - staff... More

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Denver, CO
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79 reviews 79 reviews
18 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

May 23rd-June 7th, 2014 Dove with these guys on our last trip in Oct. 2011. Had mixed feelings then. (some staff were great, others were borderline grouchy - rental gear was immaculate). This time was so much better! We loved Andre’s dive orientation and Catherine was so friendly and helpful. They really made us feel welcome and had the best... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

My family and I have been diving here (Bonaire with BDA) for 12 years and when we came back this month we were looking forward to another great trip facilitated by BDA but throughout the week we were continuously disappointed. I was the only one in my family to rent gear and within a couple dives I had to return... More

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Franklinville, New Jersey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Great place in which to dive. Nice dock on probably one of the best reefs in Bonaire. Well equipped, everything you need, including free nitrox. Available 24 hours a day. Excellent, professional staff. Andre was very helpful from the informative orientation, to history and stories of several sites, and restaurant reservations. He even explained how our regulator worked and ensured... More

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Wausau, Wisconsin
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Catherine was great in setting up our needs prior to arrival, Andre is a kind, genuine and interesting man, and Carl provided a great Open Water Referral course. Also, Percy guided us on an enjoyable night dive. The rest of the staff was very accommodating, as well. The convenience of being being next to Sand Dollar condos was incredible for... More

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Asheville, North Carolina
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

This was our 2nd trip renting from BDA. It is convenient to the condo we rent at Sand Dollar and we like the use of the dock for easy entry and exit. The staff is highly professional and everyone seems genuinely happy to help you have the best diving experience possible. They offer boat dives, night dives, classes and a... More

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Moira, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

We used Bonaire Dive & Adventure as our diving base on our trip there in Jan 2014. The whole set-up is extremely professional. On arrival there was a comprehensive orientation briefing. Tanks are always available; kit is stored securely; and help is on hand for advice or tools for adjusting kit etc. Everyone is helpful and knowledgeable and there is... More

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Troy, Michigan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

The operation at Bonaire Dive and Adventure is amazing. I have never experienced a setup that makes diving easier. There are tanks available 24 hours a day, boat dives are simple to sign up for, and the pier on Bari Reef makes entry and exit a breeze. They even have a separate area by the parking lot to make shore... More

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