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“Perfect snorkeling trip!”

Woodwind Sailing & Guided Snorkel
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Useful Information: Activities for older children
Reviewed June 5, 2014

Had the most wonderful trip with Dee. We had a group of women who had minimal snorkeling experience. From the start of our outing, where she met us on the dock with mango juice and ice water, to the end of our trip where we enjoyed delicious noodles with sautéed vegetables and pork, we were tended to and made to feel very relaxed and comfortable. But the best part was the snorkeling! After some really solid "how to" instruction on snorkeling and a history of the island, she outfitted us with the things we needed to enjoy the morning, and then proceeded to amaze us with beautiful sea life. Dee swam with us looking for things we wouldn't have spotted on our own, and then swam down to point them out! We saw lots of sea turtles, along with many colorful fish. We loved it so much we are going back this week to do the sunset snorkel trip. Although we brought gear along to use, the Woodwind is equipped with everything you need-from different types of fins, masks with different powers of lenses to allow you to shed your glasses, to UV guard tops to cover up after you have had enough sun. I personally gained a level of comfort in snorkeling that I have not had before. First class outfitters!

Thank Cindy E
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Reviewed June 2, 2014

Four of my friends and I took the morning guided snorkel tour with lunch and were pleasantly surprised! The crew was very professional, courteous and safety oriented. We saw many things that the divers did not see that day, 15 turtles to the divers 0. Many things were pointed out to us by our free diving host that could stay under water for 4 minutes. The food and beverages were plentiful and tasty. I would recommend this to anyone that enjoys snorkeling!

1  Thank Missy H
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Reviewed May 28, 2014

What a fantastic experience. A wonderful sail on the very stable Woodwind. Two great snorkelling sessions guided by Dee who was absolutely fabulous. We are both in our sixties and beginners at snorkelling - Dee and the crew of the Woodwind made the experience one we will always remember and laugh about. Viewed 3 turtles and some fantastic coral and tropical fish. A great lunch and a super sail back. Many thanks to all the crew and to the Captain who did a brilliant job. Thanks also once again for retrieving my hat.

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Reviewed May 28, 2014

What can you expect when you are welcoming by such a great hostess.
Diddy, enchanting woman with her excelent knowlegde of the site you are snorkeling where you can see turtles and all kind of coral reefs. I recommend this snorkeling trip dearly, you will have an amazing time. My best wishes of the for the whole crew and hope to enjoy another trip soon!

Thank kushina
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Reviewed May 21, 2014

We just took our thrid trip on the Woodwind and they just keep improving! We opted for van pick up at our resort, which was really appreciated. As we waited on the dock for the boat to be ready, we were offered juice/water as well as when we were on board. We had a full boat this trip, however, with three guides, the groups stayed at 8-9 people and we were spread out so it was no problem. Dee, the owner, gave a nice informational talk/instruction before the first stop and we always learn new things from her. The groups are based on experience and it amazes me how well Dee accomodates newbies and veterans with not a beat missed. Everything is available to use including corrective masks, fins, wetsuits. The snorkeling is guided and we got to see a seahorse, frogfish, pink flamingo tongue snail, several turtles, and many varieties of fish, coral and sponges. Between stops we were offered beverages and snacks. After our third snorkel, each about 45 minutes, we sailed off for a wonderful mixed plate lunch with a fabulous brownie dessert. This is a must do when visiting Bonaire, even if you also dive.

Thank Lovtorun
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