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Address: Kralendijk, Bonaire
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Great place to spot exotic sealife.

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Beautiful Vista and Spectacular Dive Spot

This was our first visit to Bonaire, and it will not be our last. Bari Reef is a beautiful area for swimming, snorkeling, eating and most important for us, diving. The reef is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Jim705
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New York
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New York
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63 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was our first visit to Bonaire, and it will not be our last. Bari Reef is a beautiful area for swimming, snorkeling, eating and most important for us, diving. The reef is amazingly beautiful, with an array of coral and sea life unlike anything we have ever seen. Truly a fantastic place to visit.

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Jersey City, New Jersey
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Sand Dollar and Bari Reef was the house reef. We snorkeled or dove this reef at least once a day.

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Lisbon, Portugal
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70 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really nice, easy entry spot for shore diving. Did 3 dives there. Other dive sites were harder for so I kept repeating this one as you always see something new... Until I found Pink Beach... Wow! Just try both and enjoy Bonaire!

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DeLand, Florida
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20 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Gorgeous coral formations right near shore where the wall drops off - turtles, eels and even a shallow shipwreck make this a great area for divers & snorkelers alike.

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Venice, Fl
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We snorkeled 5 times at Bari in one week. North to Captain Don's and south through Harbour Village. Incredible number of different fish. A great 3 hour snorkel. Hope to be back very soon.

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Cartagena, Colombia
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bari reef has amazing diversity for a place that's so close to several great places to stay on the island and is easily accessible. Typically log about 100 different fish species on a single shallow dive here.

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Thank Carolyn L
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

We started at Front Porch and dove north on Bari. Soft and Hard Corals plus tons of fish! Don't forget to save a little air for the old concrete pier, you never know what you will see there.

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Warrenton, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

Easy entry from Sand Dollar Resort and a great site to dive. Lots of sea life as you would expect. Dive Friends Bonaire is the dive shop on site which offers a experienced and friendly staff to assist you.

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Ithaca, New York, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

This was a fine place to snorkel, as there were a good number of fish in the shallow areas near the shore. There were a lot of divers here, as the depth increases pretty significantly pretty quickly. We saw a green sea turtle in about the deepest area before the large drop-off to where I imagine it gets very deep.... More 

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San Diego, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Two frog fishes, a seahorse, and a turtle.....on top of all of the usual great tropical fishes, colorful corals and sponges, and large tarpon. Very easy to navigate.

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