Does Bonaire have good diving?

Does Bonaire have good diving?

Famed as one of the best Caribbean dive destinations, Bonaire hosts amazing coral reefs and long forgotten shipwrecks. Because the island’s dive sites are protected from any currents, this is one of the best places in the world to gain a new certification. Visitors to Bonaire can choose between boat and shore diving.

How is the diving in Bonaire?

The sea is remarkably calm, and conditions are superb for both scuba diving and snorkeling. On average, while diving on Bonaire, the visibility exceeds 100 feet (30 meters) and our average water temperature is 80 degrees Fahrenheit (28c).

Are there whale sharks in Bonaire?

A few times per year a whale shark is spotted off the coast of Bonaire…and one arrived Wednesday, just in time for Shark Week! They are the largest fish in the world! Whale sharks can grow up to 40 feet (12…

Where is the best diving in Bonaire?

7 Must Dive Sites of Bonaire

  • One Thousand Steps. One of Bonaire’s most popular dive locations, this site is well worth taking the numerous steps down to the beach (not anywhere near 1,000).
  • Alice in Wonderland.
  • Andrea 1 & 2.
  • Bari Reef.
  • Salt Pier.

Is diving in Bonaire better than Curacao?

Both have there good dive sites and there bad. Yes the logistical part of curaçao is different than bonaire, but curaçao makes up for that with a lot more things to offer. Bonaire is for diving. Curacao is for diving and having the option to do more.

What is the best time to dive in Bonaire?

Best Time to Dive in Bonaire May through August is the windy season and November through January is the rainy season, where divers will experience daily, light showers. No matter when you plan your trip, the “best time” is really as soon as you can get there. Any chance you can, Bonaire is a trip worth making.

Are there manta rays in Bonaire?

Recently, Caribbean manta rays from Bonaire were named Caicai (reported by Bas Tol) and Ari (reported by Arinae Scharpenberg).

Is Bonaire safe?

Bonaire has a reputation for being one of the safest islands in the Caribbean. As of this writing in early 2021, Bonaire is considered safe for travellers, per the US and Canadian International Travel guidelines.

Which one is better Bonaire or Curacao?

Curacao has over 35 bays and smaller beaches. Bonaire offers far a tinier number of beaches and also less accessible beaches. Bonaire does offer a more pristine beach with beautiful pebbles and petrified coral, but offers fewer facilities (no umbrellas, chairs, toilets and/or beach bars & restaurants).