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Dive Review of Toucan Diving/Plaza Beach Resort in
Bonaire

Toucan Diving/Plaza Beach Resort: "Started good, finished bad due to injury", Jan, 2022,

by Frederick R. Turoff, PA, US (Top Contributor Top Contributor 30 reports with 13 Helpful votes). Report 11945.

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

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 5 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 4 stars
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Comments At the start of my trip, I learned that bad New England weather had prevented my dive buddy from making the trip (along with several others) so I wound up with a room to myself. Our group had a briefing on the day we arrived, and all was set for a fine week of Caribbean diving. We dove Bonaire sites on our side of the island and nearby Klein Bonaire. We generally scheduled 2 boat dives in the morning and a beach dive in the afternoon. Despite relatively calm conditions, wave action made entry and exit difficult for me when we did beach dives, as I'm small, light and I c ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
Websites Toucan Diving   Plaza Beach Resort

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving USVI, BVI, lesser Antilles, Bonaire, all three Caymans , Coco Island,
Revillagigedos, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Indonesia, Philippines,
Micronesia, Red Sea
Closest Airport Getting There fly from MIA directly to Bonaire

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm, choppy
Water Temp 78-81°F / 26-27°C Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 60-80 Ft/ 18-24 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions when diving from boat, keep with group; when beach diving, no restrictions but your own
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins 1 or 2 Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 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 2 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments There were rinse tanks on the boat but more or larger were needed. C ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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