Main Menu
Join Undercurrent on Facebook

The Private, Exclusive Guide for Serious Divers Since 1975 | |
For Divers since 1975
The Private, Exclusive Guide for Serious Divers Since 1975
"Best of the Web: scuba tips no other
source dares to publish" -- Forbes

Dive Review of Divi Divers/Divi Flamingo in

Divi Divers/Divi Flamingo, Nov, 2003,

by James Reilly and Fran Klass, PA, USA . Report 849.

No photos available at this time

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

Accommodations 3 stars Food 4 stars
Service and Attitude 3 stars Environmental Sensitivity N/A
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving 5 stars
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ N/A
Beginners 5 stars
Advanced 5 stars
Comments This was our first trip to Bonaire. We flew Air Jamaica and were pleased with the flight, although the days of post 9-11 empty seats appears to history. We stayed at the Divi Flamingo, which was comfortable but not luxurious. We found the food served at the resort to be reasonably priced and well prepared. Several restaurants in town, an easy walk on a shorefront boulevard, were superb - especially "It Rains Fishes" and "Mai Mai".

Mostly we did shore dives from the Divi Diver's dock. Wonderful being able to dive whenever you want and free to go where you want. Very easy diving on a decent house reef. We also did a boat dive and enjoyed it a lot. Again, very few rules other than be back on the boat in 45 minutes - which, if the truth be known, is not an unreasonable request. We ended our dives with over 1000 lbs, but many folks had less. The dive boat staff was very professional, fun and laid back. They were attentive but not pushy or overly cautious. We think Divi Divers is a very hard working, very professional and well run operation.

The resort was fully booked when we were there and the dive operation and the resort staff worked very hard to insure that our stay was relaxing. they took very good care of a large group AND took very good care of non-group guests also. Note: the boats did not have marine heads.

We found the diving very relaxing overall. Bonaire is a great place for beginners and just a relaxing place for more experienced divers. We cannot wait to return.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 101-250 dives
Where else diving Curacao, Bahamas, Caymans, Cozumel, Turks and Caicos, New Jersey
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather cloudy Seas calm, noCurrents
Water Temp 84-86°F / 29-30°C Wetsuit Thickness 0
Water Visibility 40-60 Ft/ 12-18 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Boat dives limited to 45 minutes
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles None Whales None
Corals 5 stars Tropical Fish 4 stars
Small Critters 2 stars Large Fish 1 stars
Large Pelagics 1 stars

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

Subject Matter N/A Boat Facilities N/A
Overall rating for UWP's N/A Shore Facilities N/A
UW Photo Comments [None]
Was this report helpful to you?
Leave a comment (Subscribers only -- 200 words max)
Subscribers can comment here

Subscribe Now
Subscribers can post comments, ask the reviewer questions, as well as getting immediate and complete access to ALL 576 dive reviews of Bonaire and all other dive destinations. Complete access to all issues and Chapbooks is also included.

Featured Links from Our Sponsors
Interested in becoming a sponsor?
Reef & Rainforest, Let our experience be your guide -- Reef and Rainforest
Reef & Rainforest, Dive & Adventure Travel
A full service dive travel agency that specializes in Bonaire. We know the best Caribbean and Pacific diving

Want to assemble your own collection of Bonaire reports in one place?
Use the Mini Chapbook Facility to create your personalized collection.

Note: The information here was reported by the author above, but has NOT been reviewed nor edited by Undercurrent prior to posting on our website. Please report any major problems by writing to us and referencing the report number above.

Undercurrent Home

Get more dive info like these and other important scuba updates sent monthly to your email.
And a FREE Recent Issue of Undercurrent

Free Undercurrent Issue
Get a free
monthly email and
a sample issue!

Find in  

| Home | Online Members Area | My Account | Login | Join |
| Travel Index | Dive Resort & Liveaboard Reviews | Featured Reports | Recent Issues | Back Issues |
| Dive Gear Index | Health/Safety Index | Environment & Misc. Index | Seasonal Planner | Blogs | Free Articles | Book Picks | News |
| Special Offers | RSS | FAQ | About Us | Contact Us | Links |

Copyright © 1996-2023 Undercurrent (
3020 Bridgeway, Ste 102, Sausalito, Ca 94965
All rights reserved.

Page computed and displayed in 0.11 seconds