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Shekhinah Tours

Kralendijk, Bonaire
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About Shekhinah Tours
Shekhinah Tours established in March 2005, as a family business. Because we are family business, we want our guests to feel a warm welcome and feel part of the family when on Bonaire. We are flexible and want our guests to be willing to choose and feel comfortable with their own schedule when booking with us. Therefor we have a lot of activities and rentals to provide services to our loyal and new customers. Shekhinah Tours specialises in quality native guided tours to one and all across this beautiful island Bonaire. We also offer high quality transfers and activities for both individuals and in groups. With our extensive knowledge, large network and cooperation with the best suppliers on the island, we can meet every demand to make every holiday unforgettable. Shekhinah Tours always perform continuous quality improvements. It is part of our commitment to keep maintaining and improving our services, customer satisfaction and customer confidence.
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North & South Tour with Local Guide

See the highlights of Bonaire on a half-day, small group tour. If you look at the itinerary you will see the start till we reach 1000 step (Don’t worry, it’s actually only 74 steps.) Then it‘s on to the Flamingo Sanctuary, Salt Pier, and finally, the slave huts to view the living quarters of workers forced to labor in the nearby salt mines during the 1800s.
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3 hours
from $70.00

Cave Tour with Local Guide

While vacationing or a short visit by cruise ship on Bonaire, visitors will want to take advantage of the opportunity to discover the island’s cave, consisting of an estimated 400 caves. Since their formation, the caves have played an important role in the island’s overall ecosystem. Some caves are open for guided tours.  Explore ancient formations of stalactites and stalagmites that took thousands of years to form. While adventuring through select caves, continue through the cavern and find a small opening of water where visitors can snorkel. Climb through the opening with your flashlight, mask and snorkel, and snorkel through crystal clear water that is a mix of fresh and salt. It is important that when visiting the cave it should be with a Certified cave guide & operator.

You will be visiting 3 of the awesome caves here on the island together with a Native or Local tour guide. We will be picking you up at the port where the ship is or at your hotel or apartment. Transportation from and to your accommodation is cover

The caves are located on the North side of the Island. One at the entrance of Santa Barbara and one just down the road at a place called Hill Top we will stop at the second cave. Around this areas is rich in caves.

The first Cave we will be visiting have a ladder that you will have to climb down to get into the Cave. When you are in the cave there will be bats and a lot of special rocks.

When you are in the cave you will see a lot of type of lime stones as you can see on the pictures and some of the rocks look like they have gliders on them because when you shine your light or flashlight on it they start shining.

If you like cliff jumping, we will be visiting a small and low cliff jumping after the cave tour. It is very fun!!!! :) The cliff is not high at all and every one can jump from it :)
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3 hours
from $71.80

Airport Transfer Return Included

Book your Airport Transfer with us and we will be there to welcome you at Bonaire’s International Airport to make sure your arrival is smooth!
After a long day of travel, let our drivers handle your luggage and get you to your accommodation safely.
Your driver will have a welcome package for you with local information, a Bonaire map and other activities of what you can do on the island.
Ask your driver any questions you may have about Bonaire, he will be happy to answer! Our drivers are local and they know a lot and love to share their knowledge about the island with our guests.
If you want to make the most of your stay on Bonaire by using our book tours & excursions website or rent a car, or let us know what you are looking for and we will be more then happy to share with you about what we have. We want to provide you with all the information you might need to make your stay on the island just perfect!
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15 minutes
from $16.67

North Tour with Local Guide

This is a Unique Small Group Tour guided by a knowledgeable, Local Bonaire resident who Loves the Island!

Why Shekhinah Tours is Different: Unlike other tours offered, this is not a big bus experience with long wait times and impersonal guides. We want you to feel welcome to the island the moment you step off the ship and we’re excited to share with you our knowledge of the history, culture, economy and food on Bonaire!

You will be greeted personally and shown to your vehicle
There is a maximum of 7 guests per vehicle so you will have personal interaction with your guide throughout
You will see all the major sites and highlights.
Because of the small group nature of this tour you will be able to ask questions and make custom requests if there’s something in particular you want to see. Time allowing, we’ll do all we can to make this trip special for you and your group!

We Guarantee we'll have you back at your ship 1 hour before the ship departure time.
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2 hours
from $57.70

Your Guide Private Tour (Local Native Guide)

This is a Unique Small Group Tour guided by a knowledgeable, Local Bonaire resident who Loves the Island!

Why Shekhinah Tours is Different: Unlike other tours offered, this is not a big bus experience with long wait times and impersonal guides. We want you to feel welcome to the island the moment you step off the ship and we’re excited to share with you our knowledge of the history, culture, economy and food on Bonaire!

*You will be greeted personally and shown to your vehicle

*There is a minimum of 2 up to 7 guests per vehicle so you will have personal interaction with your guide throughout.

*You will see all the major sites and highlights.

*Because of the small group nature of this tour you will be able to ask questions and make custom requests if there’s something in particular you want to see. Time allowing, we’ll do all we can to make this trip special for you and your group!

*We Guarantee we'll have you back at your ship 1 hour before the ship departure time.
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2 hours
from $117.00
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josie122003 wrote a review Apr 2021
Washington DC, District of Columbia124 contributions15 helpful votes
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My husband and I had an absolutely lovely time touring Bonaire with our local guide, Elgin. He was knowledgeable and friendly. We had a wonderful morning with him. Amazing discoveries- salt flats, lake, 1000 steps, Rincon, flamingos, flamingos and flamingos. Truly impressed with our tour guide and the island.
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Ellie K wrote a review Oct 2020
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Who would have thought Bonaire has so many caves the explore! We visited 3 caves and each of them was unique. We even snorkeled in one of the caves! How amazing is that! Our guide Craig was very relaxed and friendly and taught us how to use a rope climbing up and down one of the caves (never done that before and it was awesome). Great experience! Highly recommend this tour!
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Ellie K wrote a review Oct 2020
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Ephraim was very knowledgeable, polite and friendly. The driver was also very friendly and fun to be around. We had booked a private tour and there was plenty of time to stop for photos and of course to ask questions and engage in interesting discussions. We managed to see many landmarks, beautiful nature, try a tasty local snack, and even spotted quite some flamingos! Ephraim also helped us and brought us to the pharmacy to buy a bug spray. In summary - amazing tour and we highly recommend it! Bonaire is a lovely island! We are certainly coming back one day.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Danny wrote a review Mar 2020
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We went to 3 different cave formation sites with our guide Ephraim and we got a great view of the caves. He was very friendly, helpful and knew a lot about the island and the cave systems. He was also very helpful with my 9 year old, and really took his time showing us the caves. I would surely advice anyone who's on vacation here to try this tour. Thank you and we'll do it again soon, Danny
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Leah C wrote a review Mar 2020
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Ephraim was an amazing tour guide! He was very enthusiastic and friendly. Right from the beginning he was full of information about the island. We customized our tour to our liking and Ephraim was great at communicating via email to build our tour. He was so much fun to hang out with. Unfortunately, our port stop was short and we would have liked to have spent more time on the island. In the 4 hours we spent on the island, we were able see about 80% of the island and saw all the highlights that we wanted to see.
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