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Dive Review of Toucan Divers/Plaza Resort in
Bonaire

Toucan Divers/Plaza Resort, Sep, 2002,

by Bob Rollin, CA, USA (Reviewer Reviewer 4 reports). Report 210.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 51-100 dives
Where else diving Fiji, Cozumel, Belize
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather dry Seas calm
Water Temp 82 to 84 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 50 to 0 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions [Unspecified]
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

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

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

Accommodations 4 stars Food 3 stars
Service and Attitude 3 stars Environmental Sensitivity N/A
Dive Operation 4 stars Shore Diving 3 stars
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ N/A
Beginners 4 stars
Advanced 4 stars
Comments Very nice accommodations. Staff friendly and efficient. Decent simple lunch at the beach bar after diving. Menus at other resort restaurants not very exciting. Resort is about 20-30 minute walk from town. Two good restaurants very close, Old Inn (Indonesian) and Richards. Enjoyed both twice. Also enjoyed the Garden Cafe (Lebanese) in town.

Boats limited to 12 divers. They added additional boats as needed. Boat dives very reasonably priced. Divemasters friendly and helpful. Mostly went to Klein, perhaps because it was so close. House reef was decent.

My computer died on my first dive and the dive shop loaned me one. I ended up buying a simple Suunto at the Caribe Inn for $200.

Both DCE flights to/from Curacao were on time.
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