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Dive Review of Captain Don's Habitat in
Bonaire

July, 2015, an Instant Reader Report by Linda Cober, PA, US (1 report)
"Great Bonaire Trip"
Report Number 8695
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
Over 1000 dives
Where else diving
Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac, Little Cayman, Florida Keys
Closest Airport
Bonaire
Getting There
United direct flight through
Houston

Dive Conditions

Weather
sunny, dry  
Seas
calm, no currents  
Water Temp
82   to 83    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
3
Water Visibility
50   to 80    Feet  
 
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
yes  
 
Enforced diving restrictions  
Habitat suggests maximum depths but lets divers plan their own dive
profiles. The only dive where we were told to observe time limits was the
Hilma Hooker wreck dive. Those who were using dive tables rather than
meters were limited to 20 minutes since the depth on the sand was 100 feet.  
Liveaboard?
no 
Nitrox Available?
yes 
What I saw
Sharks
None 
Mantas
None 
Dolphins
None 
Whale Sharks
None 
Turtles
> 2 
Whales
None 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Corals
  4 stars
Tropical Fish
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Small Critters
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Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
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Boat Facilities
4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's  
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Shore Facilities  
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Comments
Boats all had space for camera rigs as well as big water tubs for dipping
cameras. There was also a cameras only tub on the dock. I was using a GoPro
and ...
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Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
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Food
4 stars
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Snorkeling
5 stars  
 
 

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Beginners
5 stars   
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Comments  
Very good dive operation with friendly, knowledgeable divemasters who were
always ready to lend a hand if needed. Nitrox was readily available. Good
diving and snorkeling right in front of Habitat as well as to the south
toward Bari Reef or north toward Cliff. There is no need to go on a boat
for night diving ...
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