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this is by far the best snorkel spot we visit. shallow water so everybody can enjoy. many types of... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Chambly, Canada
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Diving a healthy reef is like being in a giant aquarium. The colors are beautiful and the marine... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Kralendijk, Bonaire
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Reviewed 5 days ago

this is by far the best snorkel spot we visit. shallow water so everybody can enjoy. many types of fish. just when we were heading to the beach, we saw the biggest fish ever, bigger than a human. incredible!

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Diving a healthy reef is like being in a giant aquarium. The colors are beautiful and the marine wildlife provides entertainment for as long as you've got air.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 16, 2019

Local house dive site. Known by many. Great site to do checkout dives or just get wet. Easy entry by way of giant stride in or beach, and exit via beach or by way of set of stairs on side of dock.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ana c
Reviewed February 10, 2019

Bari Reef is not what it use to be. Go north or south there are much better dive sites. This one is currently i a construction zone. Lots of sand runoff and junk in the water

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank sedorj
Reviewed January 28, 2019 via mobile

We walked off the ship, turned right on the first street, walked down about 15 minutes to the Divi Flamingo and paid a $10 entry fee. We got a couple of chaises out on the rocky peninsula. The snorkeling was incredible. More fish than I’ve...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 1, 2019

We dove this a couple of times working on some macro photography. Great topography and lots of sea life. Very easy entry from Coco Beach and a bonus is you can use their restroom before and after!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

Unless you are staying at the Sand Dollar or the adjacent property between them and Front Porch reef, you cannot dive here. I cannot recommend it, nor a stay at their lodgings. There is better on Bonaire.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Gerald W
Reviewed November 30, 2018

Best place we found for safe and easy snorkeling with NO waves or current. Pay a $10 fee for a day pass and you can use all their facilities, which are many: Big, beautiful pool, comfy lounge chairs with plenty of shade, beautiful grounds, 2...More

Date of experience: November 2018
4  Thank MaureenS768
Reviewed November 1, 2018

Our first trip to Bonaire, and we are smitten! Bari Reef was literally right outside our door, but its convenience is not what drew us back to Bari Reef over and over during our two weeks' stay. The beauty is captivating, the ease of entry...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank aballan227
Reviewed September 10, 2018

Second year in a row visiting the site. Shore entry is pretty easy. Bari Reef is well known for having a great diversity of marine species. We used it as a drift dive down to Eden Beach.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Bobbie G
December 14, 2017|
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Response from CzGw | Reviewed this property |
Bobbi, while the main town of Kralendijk also hosts the cruise terminnal, penetration beyond downtown is minimal. As Dolfinns2 says, Rincon is worth a visit. The distillery caters to travellers and tourists, returning... More
November 30, 2017|
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Response from CzGw | Reviewed this property |
KS, well it's a challenge: walk across the road, stroll to the water, climb in :-) Truly, it's that easy. My two cents, contact one of the multiple Dive Friends locations, they can help. if you're staying across the road... More
January 24, 2017|
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Response from Trull P | Reviewed this property |
Yes, folks snorkel there all the time. In fact, while we were there a snokeler saw a sea ray in the sand that we divers missed! There are also other sites that are known just for snorkeling. The island is small but the... More