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Dive Review of Toucan Diving/Plaza Resort in
Bonaire

Toucan Diving/Plaza Resort, May, 2006,

by Bradford L. Atkinson, Texas, United States . Report 2797.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 101-250 dives
Where else diving [Unspecified]
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp 0 to 0 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 0 to 0 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Check out dive and instructions to not touch anything
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 5 stars Tropical Fish 4 stars
Small Critters 5 stars Large Fish 2 stars
Large Pelagics 2 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 4 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 Get to the airport very early when leaving and remember that there is a fee to be paid before going through security gates and it must be paid in cash. Return the rental car the day before departure to return home to avoid the wait at the airport for personnel to arrive and check your car in. Rent a car for sure. Do the shore diving. If with a non-diver or someone who wants to take off time from diving, do a 2-tank dive in the morning and regroup after you finish your dive in the morning. Allows the other to sleep in and the dive takes you directly from hotel. Consider booking a 1-tank per day dive prior to arriving so that the boats don't fill up. I think you could add a dive in the morning if you wanted to get to a 2-tank morning boat dive. The shore diving is much more fun and should not be missed. Do not book a bone fishing trip on this island. It is not worth the money.
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