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Dive Review of Tropical Divers Bonaire in

Tropical Divers Bonaire: "Three Weeks for our Third Trip is Long Enough", Nov, 2022,

by Ryan M Neely, MN, US ( 1 report with 1 Helpful vote). Report 12794 has 1 Helpful vote.

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

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food N/A
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling 5 stars
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 5 stars
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Comments This was our third trip to Bonaire and our second time diving with Tropical Divers. It was our first time staying with Tropical Divers, however. In the past, we rented a private villa at an ecoresort on the island.

We don't have enough great things to say about Tropical Divers. Their resort is close to the airport (it's literally on the other side of the marina that includes the Marriott and the Ocean Breeze Apartments), so getting to the resort from the airport was fast and easy.

What surprised me quite a bit was that we never noticed the sound of planes coming or going. This could ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
Websites Tropical Divers Bonaire   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 101-250 dives
Where else diving Vancouver Island, Northern Minnesota
Closest Airport Bonaire International Airport Getting There We've been to Bonaire three times in five years. I think the only times we didn't have problems getting there was when we flew Delta during our first trip. We flew United our second time and American our third and ended up being routed all over the U.S. for multiple connections due to flight changes. Once we reached the final hub for the international flight, it's easy. One simple flight from Atlanta or where to the island is pretty straightforward.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, rainy Seas surge, no currents
Water Temp 82-83°F / 28-28°C Wetsuit Thickness 5
Water Visibility 100-200 Ft/ 30-61 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions No restrictions. We merely needed to complete a checkout dive to prove we were properly weighted and that we wouldn't destroy the coral.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas 1 or 2
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 N/A
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments I don't know if there is anything specific to Underwater Photographers to report. I shoot with a SeaLife Micro 3.0 (because I have yet to master or be able to afford a housing ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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