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Dive Review of Black Durgon Inn in
Bonaire

Black Durgon Inn, Apr, 2008,

by Annette Lohman, CA, United States (Reviewer Reviewer 5 reports). Report 4136.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving Cozumel, Playa del Carmen, Philippines, Fiji, Hawaii
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, dry Seas
Water Temp 79 to 80 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 60 to 100 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions [Unspecified]
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles None Whales None
Corals 5 stars Tropical Fish 4 stars
Small Critters 3 stars Large Fish 2 stars
Large Pelagics 1 stars

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter 2 stars Boat Facilities N/A
Overall rating for UWP's 4 stars Shore Facilities 3 stars
UW Photo Comments

Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations 3 stars Food 3 stars
Service and Attitude 3 stars Environmental Sensitivity N/A
Dive Operation 3 stars Shore Diving 3 stars
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ N/A
Beginners 5 stars
Advanced 4 stars
Comments Several questions above don't apply. Black Durgon is a great place to go to just hang out. The accommodations are simple but clean and more than adequate. Al does a great job.

I wish, however, that I had known more about some of the other car rental companies not just the one he promotes (AB Carrental). It cost me a lot more to rent a vehicle than it needed to because my credit card doesn't cover the CWD insurance on trucks. I really did not need a full-blown truck set up -- although a lot of people like them for the shore diving.
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