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Dive Review of Divi Flamingo in
Bonaire/West side and Klein Bonaire

Divi Flamingo: "Diventures Thanksgiving trip to Divi Dive Bonaire.", Nov, 2022,

by Bill Schlegel, MO, US (Contributor Contributor 18 reports with 17 Helpful votes). Report 12291.

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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 Went with a dive club and 28 travelers. 6th time in Bonaire and 4th at Divi spread over 30 years of visits. The main reasons for return are a well organized boat diving operation (/Rick - dive shop manager) using 5 Newton dive boats of various sizes AND a very healthy coral reef system packed with tropical reef fish and small critters. They also offer shore diving with pickup trucks and a drive through refill statin near the hotel lobby. Our dive masters were Marco and Laurel. Both were enthusiastic, attentive and very competent and also des ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
Websites Divi Flamingo   [same)

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving About everywhere. This trip to Divi Dive in Bonaire left me at about 1630 dives. Been contributing to Undercurrent for over 25 years.
Closest Airport Bonaire Getting There Used American Airlines and no problems this time. Also, United and others go there.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas currents
Water Temp 82-83°F / 28-28°C Wetsuit Thickness 2
Water Visibility 70-100 Ft/ 21-30 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions General instructions were be back on the boat in 1 hour as a courtesy to others. No planned decompression diving. Have a buddy.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 5 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 Photographic subject matter is rated 4 stars for small subjects and macro. ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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