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“Fantastic snorkeling experience!”

Sea Cow Snorkeling Trips
Ranked #1 of 68 Tours in Kralendijk
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Owner description: Sea Cow Bonaire, the best guided snorkeltrip there is on Bonaire. An white and black Venezuelan Fruit vessel with wonderful hosts and a great service!
Reviewed July 21, 2013

We had the pleasure to spend a fantastic afternoon on the Sea Cow with the two lovely host Henk & Gea. It was our first time snorkeling, and our first time on Bonaire. But Gea & Henk gave us a thorougly introduction plus guidance to snorkeling and to marine life around us. We all felt completely safe and had a fantastic day and experince. There were literally thousands of fish as well as plenty coral reef, and Henk was in water showing all of them to us.

2  Thank Joachim R
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Reviewed June 30, 2013

If you are visiting the island of Bonaire I HIGHLY,HIGHLY, HIGHLY recommend you book a charter snorking trip on the Sea Cow, operated by Henk nd Gea. Another couple, my wife and I booked the double dip excursion leaving at 2:00PM. Henk and Gea immediately made us feel very comfortable and in a short time we felt as if we had known them for years.

We had our own equipment,. but my wife was having trouble with her one ankle she had broken several years ago. Gea very patiently fit my wife with a pair of flippers she had onboard. Once we made our way to Klein Bonaire, Gea helped us all into the water and Henk led us on a very enjoyable and informative tour of the reefs, explaining the reef system, various plants and pointed out and telling us the names of many different and beautiful fish. We saw Sea Cucumbers, Midnight Parret fish, turtles and eels to name a few. On the ride home Gea served us drinks and cheese and ham wraps which were delicious. This was such an enjoyable, safe, friendly and informative excursion we booked the night snorkling excursion for thee nights later.

Once again on the night trip, Henk and Gea made us feel like old friends and made us all feel very safe. This was the first night snorkling any of us had ever done. Henk and Gea calmed many of our fears by explaining what we would be doing and what to expect. They told us if any of us wanted to get back on the boat at any time just tell them. (No one wanted to quit early, it was too much fun. Once any again Henk guided us in the water. His professionalism and attention to safety put us all at ease. Back on the boat, Gea awaited us with drinks and the best soup (she said vegetable soup, but I tasted many meat balls) you would ever want to eat.

These two trips were the highlight of our wonderful vacation to Bonaire and any trip to Bonaire would not be complete without a trip on the Sea Cow with Henk and Gea.

Tom and Cheryl

2  Thank thomas k
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Reviewed June 26, 2013

We inquired at our hotel's front desk about snorkeling tours. They arranged a tour with Sea Cow. Sometimes things just fall the right way. We could not have been more pleased. It made a superb Bonaire vacation complete.

We travelled with another couple. The four of us were the only patrons on this tour. The operators, Henk and Gea, are fantastic! Meeting them was worth the price tour itself. They provided a two-stop guided snorkeling tour at Klein Bonaire. Gea manned the boat while Henk took us on an engaging tour of the waters. He was quick to point out the sea life and educate us along the way. From turtles to fire coral, from midnight parrot fish to tube sponges and eels, we were able to view a large selection of the marine life around Klein Bonaire.

Between the two sessions, Gea served two different kinds of breads that provided the needed energy boosts for the second tour. After the second session, we were treated to lunch and drinks as we motored back to the harbor. Great rum punch and sandwiches!

We enjoyed ourselves and Henk and Gia's company so much that we scheduled a night snorkeling tour with them a couple days later. What a great time that was. Anyone who has never snorkeled at night should definitely do this. You are in good hands with Henk and Gea.

We have gone on snorkeling tours throughout the islands and we can say that Sea Cow has been by far the best overall tour we have been on. Plus, you get to meet two very nice people.

3  Thank Robert W
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Reviewed June 17, 2013

We went on a tour when my family was over from the Netherlands. Henk en Gea always make the best of it. Always smiling as they do!! Great expierence!! Because of the nice colours of Bonaire's sea, and the awesome under water life at klein Bonaire!!

I can only recommend to do this tour, because you will never forget!!

1  Thank MaikelSpoelstra
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Reviewed June 2, 2013

Henk and Gea show you snorkel area's which you cannot reach by car or watertaxi and are therefore quite unique! I really loved the coral "wall" near Klein Bonaire. The trip is relaxing and Henk and Gea can tell a lot of the underwater wonders of Bonaire. You can really take your time while snorkelling which makes is a relaxing morning or afternoon on board of the Seacow... Refreshing drinks and snacks included and delicious!

Have fun, I did!

1  Thank Jane B
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