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“Great wreck dive”
Review of Hilma Hooker

Ranked #21 of 106 things to do in Bonaire
Certificate of Excellence
Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States
Level 4 Contributor
37 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Great wreck dive”
Reviewed August 4, 2012

I have to admit we cheated and dove this site from a boat but it was still a great dive site with lots of photo opportunities!

Visited July 2012
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L.A.
Level 5 Contributor
44 reviews
18 attraction reviews
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“Quick Dive worth the Time”
Reviewed July 10, 2012

This is THE wreck dive in Bonaire. It is worth the time, but it is a deep dive so it's quick. There are usually several large tarpon hanging around the ship and places you can swim through. A diver recently sighted a manta ray at Hilma Hooker. You can see their video on BonaireTalk.

Visited January 2012
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Houston, Texas
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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“Wreck Dive”
Reviewed June 26, 2012

Easy dive, well marked, can see the ship well without going beyond recreational dive depths of 60 feet. While swimming around it, look down and see the tarpon hanging out at the bottom.

Visited June 2012
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franklin, MA
Level 4 Contributor
28 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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“Nice dive”
Reviewed June 25, 2012

Big tarpon, lots of interesting sights on this wreck. Old drug ship that was sunk for divers

Visited June 2012
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Marietta, Georgia, USA
Level 4 Contributor
33 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“A Must Dive”
Reviewed June 15, 2012

Love all the fish and exploring the ship. It's a little longer than usual swim to the site, and getting out of the water can be challenging. Since there are usually a lot of divers here, you'll probably get offers of help to step up on the ledges to get out. Take advantage of those offers!! (Or not, if you enjoy being the turtle on your back for everyone to watch.)

Visited June 2012
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