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The Bowalie is a luxurious and comfortable cabin sail boat. It's a 12,40m Gibsea 402 Master. This gorgeous sail boat was built by Gibert Marine. The boat's fast, very well equipped and fitted with many conveniences. There's a swimming deck with...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Kaya Gobernador N. Debrot No. 67, Kralendijk, Bonaire
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Reviewed February 19, 2018

We were picked up on the quay from our cruise ship and take in a minibus the short distance to a delightful small marina where we boarded Bowalie. We then started our three hour cruise on this good sized 12 metre yacht. We first went...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed May 29, 2017

This was our first time to Bonaire off the cruise ship. We like sailing so with the positive reviews we booked with BlueBayBonaire. We shared the morning with Capt. Walter, first mate/spouse Liezeth, and a family from the Netherlands who are friends with Walter and...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank David L
Reviewed March 6, 2017

We booked this through our cruise line and it was a terrific day sailing. There were 8 of us plus 2 crew on board. The crew were friendly and informative. The sailing was so fun! Actual sailing--not like what you get on a catamaran. We...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Sharon R
Reviewed February 19, 2017

Booked this tour through the cruise line. It was advertised as a VIP tour on a ~40' sailboat. We sailed with three other couples plus the captain and first mate. Sailed about 45 minutes down the Bonaire coast then anchored to do about an hour...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank FX01
Reviewed February 12, 2017

We love sailing on the Bowalie! We have done the two hour sunset sail three years in a row and each time was wonderful. Walter and Liezeth are expert sailors and charming hosts. They only take maximum 8 passengers which makes for a very enjoyable...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed December 18, 2016

This was a great way to travel to a coral reef to snorkel. This was my first time sailing and found it very enjoyable. The crew was skillful and made sure that we had a good time. I would do this excursion again.

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed December 9, 2016

If you get a chance to go to Bonaire, be sure to look up these wonderful folks who have a couple of fabulous sailboats. Fewer guests on board increases the quality, and the owner and Captain were warm, full of interesting information, efficient and endearing....More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank ProsandCons995
Reviewed December 7, 2016

Had a lovely cruise, viewing Kralendijk from the water. Beautiful sunset, Easy arrangements made online. Will do it again on next visit..

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Nancylbc
Reviewed November 27, 2016 via mobile

We booked this excursion through the Princess Cruise line well in advance before departure from Ft. Lauderdale. Bonaire was one of our Caribbean island stops. There was a small group of 8 on board which was perfect for this size boat. It allowed some room...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Islandlvr50
Reviewed November 20, 2016

Everyone wants "The Best" Sailing adventure... well Bowalie is the Best ! This 42' yacht is meant to take you to the best snorkeling on the island... in luxury. The beauty is the owners & crew have great knowledge, along with engaging personalities that allow...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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