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Dive Review of Divi Flamingo in
Bonaire

June, 2003, an Instant Reader Report by David Smedley, CA, USA
Report Number 646
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
Over 1000 dives
Where else diving
Caymans, Bahamas, St. Croix, Flordia Keys, Calif coast, Aruba
Closest Airport
Getting There

		

Dive Conditions

Weather
sunny, windy, dry  
Seas
calm, noCurrents  
Water Temp
82   to 83    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
0
Water Visibility
70   to 100    Feet  
 
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
yes  
 
Enforced diving restrictions  
Shore diving, us your own judgement.  
Liveaboard?
no 
Nitrox Available?
N/A 
What I saw
Sharks
1 or 2 
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
  3 stars
 
 
Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
5 stars  
Boat Facilities
N/A
Overall rating for UWP's  
5 stars  
Shore Facilities  
3 stars  
Comments
Sometimes a little bit of a hassle to take your camera gear when shore
diving. Can't leave anything in vehicle because of theft.
Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Accommodations
4 stars
Food
3 stars
Service and Attitude
4 stars
Environmental Sensitivity  
N/A
Dive Operation
3 stars  
Shore Diving  
5 stars  
Snorkeling
N/A  
 
 

Overall Rating

Value for $$
N/A    
Beginners
5 stars   
Advanced
5 stars    
Comments  
Lots of good places to eat in walking distance to town. Resort is re-doing
eating facilities and should be completed by now. A lot of theft from
vehicles and newest thing is the punks cut your gas line to steal your gas,
because of locking gas cap. Recommend removing the lock gas cap. Cheaper to
buy gas then pay for cut gas line (which ins. doesn't cover). But have been
going there for more then 10 years and will go back in '04. New General
Manager, Fritz, is great. 
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