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Dive Review of Dive Friends Bonaire in
Bonaire

Dive Friends Bonaire: "Courtyard Marriott/Dive Friends", Oct, 2018,

by Bob Pennal, CA, US ( 1 report). Report 10571.

No photos available at this time

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

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 3 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling 5 stars
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 3 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments [In 2016 I attended the SCUBA Show in Long Beach, Ca. The Courtyard Marriott Resort (CM) had recently opened in Bonaire, I spoke with their representative and decided to book a trip for 2018. I had always heard of Bonaire famous shore diving and finally decided to go, also I booked my lodging with Marriott reward points.

We flew San Francisco-Houston-Bonaire, United, easy flights. Rente ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Truk Lagoon, Palau, Fiji, Cayman Islands, Turk and Caicos along with the entire west coast of California
Closest Airport Fresno FAT Getting There San Francisco to Houston, Houston to Bonaire

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp 82 to 86 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 75 to 100 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Entire trip my wife and I did shore dives,we dived our own profiles. Set up a boat dive with CM Dive Friends for Klein Bonaire, short boat ride nice dive sites, boat limited dives to 60 minutes, divemaster guided however you could dive your own profile within the time limit.[Unspecified
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles 1 or 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 3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments Only used my GoPro ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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