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Dive Review of Captain Don's Habitat in
Bonaire

Captain Don's Habitat: "Basic Level Dive Resort With Poor Service With A Few Exceptions", Nov, 2019,

by Rik Pavlescak, FL, US (Sr. Reviewer Sr. Reviewer 11 reports with 3 Helpful votes). Report 11324.

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

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 2 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 2 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments I admit it, I've been spoiled by "valet diving" and dive guides who go out of their way to assure that I have a great diving experience when at their resort. Having heard about how great Bonaire is for years, I was really looking forward to this trip, and for some reason I just expected the service I encountered would be similar to other places I've visited. I was wrong.

Check-in was a breeze. My room, a junior ocean suite was fine, with basic furnishings, and a balcony looking out to the ocean.

When we arrived for the mandatory orientation on Sunday morning the white bearded gentleman (who didn't give a name) started speaking to a group of about 30 people. With the surf nearby it was difficult to hear and on more than one occasion we asked him to speak up. He was standin ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
Websites Captain Don's Habitat   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving Costa Brava, Roatan, Key West, Cozumel, Key Largo, West Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Grand Cayman, Little Cayman, Cayman Brac, Bonaire, Philippines, Bali, North Sulawesi
Closest Airport Bonaire Getting There Easy, direct flight from Miami.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp -°F / -°C Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility - Ft/ - M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions [Unspecified]
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 2 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments Boats had small water tubs for cameras which were overcrowded. Similar tubs on land for rinsing cameras. No specific dry tables, n ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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