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Amazing experiences with an expert guide: Highly recommended!

My husband and I spent two days on guided tours with Hans, caving and kayaking on the first day and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
DxRLR
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Saba
Amazing afternoon in the caves

I just went with five other members of my family, including three children (15, 12, 10), on a tour... read more

Reviewed July 22, 2018
MarianSD2016
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Rancho San Minguel # 100 | Bara di Carta, Kralendijk, Bonaire
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I spent two days on guided tours with Hans, caving and kayaking on the first day and hiking and rock climbing on the second. We got to see parts of Bonaire off the beaten track, all the while being led by an...More

Thank DxRLR
hansoutdoor, Owner at Outdoor Bonaire, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks a lot for this very extensive review Rachel. This is so nice to hear ! I was more than happy to help you with the climbing and doing the tours for 2 days totally ¨custom made¨was a joy. The explanation about the cruise ship...More

Reviewed July 22, 2018

I just went with five other members of my family, including three children (15, 12, 10), on a tour of the dry and wet caves. The caves were beautiful and Dirk was an incredible tour guide -- knowledgeable, funny, and patient (especially with the very...More

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Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

Taking a kayak tour with Hans is highly recommended. This was the second time I went kayaking with Outdoor Bonaire. There were only 4 of us, Hans will make sure that the tours are never overcrowded and doesn’t allow cruiseship passengers to join due to...More

Thank CK1603
hansoutdoor, Owner at Outdoor Bonaire, responded to this reviewResponded June 27, 2018

Hi Chantal Thanks for the great review and nice to see you back again. Always very pleasant to read people like the tour and my cruise boat policy. I hope you enjoyed Bonaire again. Hans

Reviewed June 21, 2018

Kayaking with Hans at Outdoor Bonaire was easily one of the highlights of our trip. We spent a few hours kayaking through the lovely mangroves around Lac Bay and got to snorkel in pristine water. There were just four of us total, which allowed for...More

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hansoutdoor, Owner at Outdoor Bonaire, responded to this reviewResponded June 22, 2018

Thank you for your review. I am also happy to read you like my "no cruise ship tourists policy". When people like you appreciate it , I know I am doing the right thing and I am not the only one thinking this. Thanks

Reviewed March 11, 2018

Hans was a very good guide and the wet cave was really something. No really going under water, though he did and we watched with our mask and snorkel. Entrance to the wet cave is a little tricky but we had a 70+ year old...More

Thank Wayne Kimberly E
hansoutdoor, Owner at Outdoor Bonaire, responded to this reviewResponded March 19, 2018

Thank you for your review. It was nice to have you and your family at my lodge. Hope to see you again !

Reviewed February 3, 2018

Our family of four (two young children) loved the kayaking tour through one of the most amazing mangrove system we've seen. Guide Hans is exceptional! His love, respect, and concern for the wellbeing of the environment in general and the mangroves specifically show in his...More

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hansoutdoor, Owner at Outdoor Bonaire, responded to this reviewResponded February 6, 2018

Thanks a lot for your great review. Needless to say I am looking forward to do another trip in the mangroves with you ! Maybe a night kayak tour is something for you ? Taking your time to write a review is always appreciated !

Reviewed January 24, 2018

We spent a New Year's vacation week morning with Hans, a lovely, knowledgeable, gentle man who listened closley to what we were interested in and made sure that he spent our time wisely looking (successfully!) for just that. We are birders and although he confessed...More

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hansoutdoor, Owner at Outdoor Bonaire, responded to this reviewResponded January 26, 2018

Thank you Jennifer for your wonderful review ! We also had a great talk afterwards about who we carry on our left shoulder ! Interesting ! Thank you

Reviewed October 15, 2017

My husband and I recently did the 1/2 day cave tour with Hans. There was another young couple on the excursion as well. Hans was right on time to meet us and get started. We visited the wet cave first, which required a short rappel...More

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hansoutdoor, Owner at Outdoor Bonaire, responded to this reviewResponded October 17, 2017

Hi Jason and kelli Thanks for a great review. It was great caving with you and having fun at the same time. Looking forward seeing you again ! Hans

Reviewed June 14, 2017

We felt very fortunate to have found Hans and experienced his tour. We saw a side of Bonaire that most don't know exist, let alone get immersed (literally) in. The wet cave section was definitely something most will never get to experience. The dry cave...More

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hansoutdoor, Owner at Outdoor Bonaire, responded to this reviewResponded June 16, 2017

Thanks lisia for your time to write this review. It was great to work with you and your family. I surely hope you will find out what that fossil is that we found in the cave ! Thank you. Hans

Reviewed May 26, 2017

My boyfriend and I are lucky enough to consider ourselves "frequent" visitors to Bonaire. We have been 4 times in the last 4 years, 3 times we have booked either 1/2 or full day with Hans. We have gone caving and kayaking as both the...More

Thank andrie2017
hansoutdoor, Owner at Outdoor Bonaire, responded to this reviewResponded May 28, 2017

Hi Andrie and John Thanks for a great review. I feel honered you came back 3 times and still like the tours. Of course this also means you love and respect nature yourself ! Thank you Hans

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