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Dive Review of Bonaire Dive and Adventures/Sand Dollar in
Bonaire

March, 2006, an Instant Reader Report by GORDON MATULONIS, FL, USA
Report Number 2533
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
101-250 dives
Where else diving
Southeast Florida, and the Florida Keys. Cozumel, Caymans, Belize, Aruba,
and Curacao while on cruises.
Closest Airport
Getting There

		

Dive Conditions

Weather
cloudy  
Seas
noCurrents  
Water Temp
77   to 79    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
3
Water Visibility
80   to 100    Feet  
 
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
yes  
 
Enforced diving restrictions  
We only went shore diving.  
Liveaboard?
no 
Nitrox Available?
N/A 
What I saw
Sharks
None 
Mantas
None 
Dolphins
None 
Whale Sharks
None 
Turtles
> 2 
Whales
None 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Corals
  5 stars
Tropical Fish
5 stars  
Small Critters
  5 stars
Large Fish
3 stars  
Large Pelagics
  2 stars
 
 
Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
4 stars  
Boat Facilities
N/A
Overall rating for UWP's  
4 stars  
Shore Facilities  
4 stars  
Comments
 
Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Accommodations
5 stars
Food
5 stars
Service and Attitude
5 stars
Environmental Sensitivity  
N/A
Dive Operation
4 stars  
Shore Diving  
5 stars  
Snorkeling
N/A  
 
 

Overall Rating

Value for $$
N/A    
Beginners
5 stars   
Advanced
5 stars    
Comments  
The week was fantastic.  We just did the shore diving. Every dive was first
rate and were never disappointed. Alice in Wonderland, The Hilma Hooker,
and The Town Pier at night were my favorites. The house reef was Bari which
is loaded with fish of all kinds. The Sand Dollar was clean, responsive to
our needs, and plenty comfortable. Washinton Slagbaii National Park, and
The Donkey Sanctuary are must see attractions.  All the restaurants we went
to were fine. The travel to and from is a pain but well worth the effort.  
Do not let the car rental company give you less than the agreed upon
vehicle. They tried to stick with one of the ultra mini minivans and
finally gave us the pick up truck which you really need for the week. 
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