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#561
Bonaire Advice?
mammothbuck - 5/12/2014 4:02 PM
Category: General
Replies: 8

We are leaving for Bonaire on June 5th 2014, for 10 days. Staying at Sand Dollar. Got any recommendations or advice?
Thanks
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alhorn78 - 5/13/2014 2:18 PM
Love Sand Dollar and Bonaire! Best dives though are on Kline Bonaire, which you an see from Sand Dollar. The dive is OK and you can get as deep as 105. If you have an chance to night dive the town pier it is worth every penny!!! Underwater photography is great there due to the brilliant colors and different marine life. Look for the frog fish they are so cute!
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SeaGoat - 5/13/2014 8:18 PM
When I went a few years ago, all the rental trucks were manual transmission. Make sure you are comfortable driving stick. They will also tell you to leave the vehicle’s doors unlocked and bring only what you will take diving. Theft is very common. However, it’s okay to leave the keys under the mat.
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mammothbuck - 5/19/2014 12:42 AM
Thank you!
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Brian_V - 5/20/2014 6:41 AM
If you like steaks, try Patagonia’s. Argentinian grass fed beef, the filet mignon was the best I’ve EVER had! We ate there TWICE because it was so good!
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mikey1077 - 5/28/2014 4:38 PM
Bonaire is awesome fantastic vacation, we had a kitchen where we stayed so we didn’t eat out too much. we bought a book "Bonaire Shore Diving Made easy" it gives driving directions to all the dive sites, gives the easiest entry and exit points and the degree of difficulty and whether or not it is a good snorkeling site. Don’t miss out on 1,000 steps the view from the top is enough to make you hang out there for a little while
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mammothbuck - 10/08/2014 4:17 AM
Did 20 dives there
Favorite sites were
Karpata
Helma Hooker
Carl’s Hill (on Klien)
Thousand Steps
Oil Slick Leap
Alice in Wonderland

Favorite Dinner;
Wil’s
Sebastian’s
Patagonia

Best Lunch;
Between Two Buns
Cactus Blue (Lion Fish Burger)