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Dive Review of Buddy Dive Resort in
Bonaire

Buddy Dive Resort: "Great time shore diving", Jul, 2021,

by Mark Berger, CA, US (Reviewer Reviewer 5 reports). Report 11610.

No photos available at this time

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

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 4 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling 3 stars
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 4 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments We have made multiple trips to Buddy Dive and enjoy the facility and the security. It looks like they have been keeping up with the maintenance and the vehicle fleet is in good shape. The drive thru air is great with rinse tanks and another locker area. They also had various size Nitrox tanks from 60 cf to 100 cf. We shore dived at Buddy Dive Reef and many other sites and enjoyed the walls, ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
Websites Buddy Dive Resort   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Palau, Boreno, Sea of Cortez, Bonair, California, Bahia,
Closest Airport only one Getting There Expensive covid testing both coming and going. Flight home necessitated an overnight in Atlanta.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy, dry Seas calm, no currents
Water Temp 80-81°F / 27-27°C Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 50-75 Ft/ 15-23 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions On the boat dives yes 60 minutes and follow the guide. So less time on the walls, Because of this we only did one boat dive all week. Mostly shore diving without unwanted supervision .
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles None 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 boat we were on did not have rinse tank or small bucket for UWP. When I asked why they said because of covid. I said no one breat ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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