Diving in Bonaire

Bonaire, a cozy small island municipality of the Netherlands, is located in the southern Caribbean, on the coast of Venezuela. This paradise was voted the number one shore diving destination in the Caribbean. It’s considered a divers paradise because of its abundant coral reef only a few feet from shore, and its beautiful underwater world. Beyond the colorful underwater world, you will find a desert-like landscape filled with cacti, Washington Slagbaai National Park, which is an ecological reserve, and a flamingo sanctuary. You can also enjoy many other activities in Bonaire, like mountain biking, kayaking, kite surfing, windsurfing, and of course snorkeling.

Bonaire is a true divers paradise and world-famous destination. This island has many accessible shore dives with colorful coral reefs only a few feet away from the shore. Dive into the crystal-clear, calm and warm waters of the Bonaire National Marine Park, which is open 24/7, 365 days a year; your next dive site is never far away since this marine park has over 60 dive sites, reachable from shore or by boat. You will be amazed by pristine underwater life with more than 350 species of fish and 50 species of hard and soft coral. Your Bonaire underwater adventure awaits.

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