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Dive Review of Bruce Bowker's Carib Inn in
Bonaire

Bruce Bowker's Carib Inn: "Great trip!!", Sep, 2018,

by Joe Hamernick, MN, US (Reviewer Reviewer 4 reports with 2 Helpful votes). Report 10708 has 1 Helpful vote.

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

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 5 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling 4 stars
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 5 stars
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Comments We've been to Bonaire many times and have always enjoyed it. We hadn't been back in 5 years and were pleasantly surprised. This was our first time at Bruce Bowker's Carib Inn. We rented the two houses which worked out great for our group. Bruce is a hands on guy and is always available if you need anything tended to. There is no central AC at most places on Bonaire. We had AC in the bedrooms and ceiling fans in all rooms which works out fine. Carib Inn has two boats, however one was down for maintenance while we were there. There were 7 in our group so we had the boat to ourselves. Two in our group are fairly new divers so they took a refresher course with Lucia. She did an incredible job getting them up to speed. They couldn't th ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Fiji, Palau, Truk, Australia, all the main Hawaiian islands, Florida Keys, all over the Caribbean...all three Cayman islands, St. Lucia, St. Vincent, Bonaire, Roatan.....
Closest Airport Bonaire Flamingo Airport Getting There Some in our party took American Airlines MIA to BON. Others took Delta from ATL to BON.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, dry Seas calm
Water Temp 82 to Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 50 to 100 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions We were treated like adults and expected to dive accordingly.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? no

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 4 stars Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
Small Critters For Subscribers Only Large Fish For Subscribers Only
Large Pelagics For Subscribers Only

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

Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities 1 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments The boats at Carib Inn have no rinse tank on them. But, most of the time after one dive you go back to the dock where you can rinse t ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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