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Boca Slagbaai

Address: Washington-Slagbaai National Park, Bonaire
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Type: Beaches, Outdoors
Activities: Swimming, Scuba diving
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Owner description: Located on the western coast, this beach features has bright yellow 19th-century buildings and good swimming.
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Fort Myers, Florida
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220 reviews 220 reviews
76 attraction reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

This site is in the actual marine park. It is a serious drive through the marine park. The roads are terrible but the scenery is cool. We hit this dive while there. Not too bad getting in and out. Lots of marine life to see.

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Willemstad, Curacao
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Boka Slagbaai is beautiful place where you can drive thtough with a 4WheelDrive. Just look at the flamingos, enjoy the view, have a swim ,snorkel and most of all go diving! Use a car with good A/C though

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Polkowice, Poland
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

One of the most beautiful dive sites in Bonaire with very easy access and all necessary facilities at the beach.

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Trenton, New Jersey
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55 reviews 55 reviews
20 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

While in Bonaire we wanted to jump off the cliff in the park. We decided to make the trek and do some diving as well at the park. Once we arrived we checked out the cliff, and felt a bit u-easy about the depth of the water we were going to jump into. Did our dives (which were ok) and... More

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Willemstad, Curacao
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

If you haven't seen tha national park you haven't seen Bonaire. We drove through the park with a very small car, I would recommend a pick up. Beautiful diverse scenery

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British Columbia, Canada
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80 reviews 80 reviews
16 attraction reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

We arrived at 2pm, knowing they didn't let visitors in the park after 2:45. The guard at the gate was nasty, and clearly doesn't like people to arrive late in the day. He said it would take us an hour to drive to Boka SlagBaai to snorkel, and we have to leave by 4 to be out of the park... More

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13 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

A lovely stretch of beach with restroom facilities (a rarity at snorkel sites). The briny lake behind the beach was filled with flamingoes both times we visited. Facing the ocean, there is a great overhanging cliff the children enticed me to jump from. This site is part of the national park tour, accessible only by the park road.

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8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

We had a day on Bonaire where we couldn't dive for 24 hrs before our departure, so decided to see the rest of the island. The National Park was a huge disappointment and regret. There's nothing to see inside the park that you don't see everywhere around you on the drive (on paved roads) to get there. Once inside the... More

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Lelystad, The Netherlands
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77 reviews 77 reviews
4 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

I must have visited this NP at least 10 times in the past 4 years. Not only is this a very interesting geological area, with ancient lava and coral formations and dense vegetation alternated with bare sections and cacti fields but there are also many species of birds to be seen. The park can be toured by 4-wheel drive, but... More

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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38 reviews 38 reviews
10 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

Organised by Tropical Travel, a six hour trip, picked up fro hotel. Only two other tourists were in the 'group'. The van was driven by the guide, a charming woman who drove very well, and who could tell us a huge amount of interesting info. It was very clear that she loved the island, and wanted to share this with... More

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