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Dive Review of Gooodive /Den Laman in

Gooodive /Den Laman: "Bonaire One Week Group Trip", Oct, 2017,

by Ronald Tiah , FL, USA ( 1 report). Report 10017.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Florida Jupiter, Florida Keys, Trinidad, Tobago, Barbados, Curacao, St. Martin
Closest Airport KRALENDIJK, BONAIRE Getting There We Flew Surinam Airways from POS, Trinidad to Curacao and then via Insel Air to Bonaire

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, dry Seas calm, no currents
Water Temp 27 to 28 Celsius Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 50 to 100 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions You must buy a Marine Park tag ($25 USD) valid for one year, to use the waters, and it is accompanied by a thorough orientation, to help protect the reefs.
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 N/A
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments We did all and only shore dives so we made our own provisions. ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here

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 4 stars
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 4 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments Bonaire is a great dive destination for divers wanting easy dives, best for beginners, shore divers, and macro photographers.
Our group was approx 20, mixed between very advanced and beginners, 90 % were nitrox certified and we all took the nitrox packages.
If you are more advanced divers then you may find Bonaire gets boring very quickly, but the water is a beautiful blue, visibility was quite good and there was ample small marine life, fishes etc.
We flew in from Port of Spain, Trinidad with our group of 28 persons, 20 of whom went diving for 6 days. Surinam Airways was over 4 hours late that day with little or no explanation at POS, when we asked them to advise Insel Air about our delay at our connecting gates in Curacao, they again showed little concern. Upon arrival at Curacao we were v ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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