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Things to do in Bonaire

Discussion in 'Invade Bonaire, 2013' started by ROXANNE, Jan 1, 2013.

  1. ROXANNE

    ROXANNE Artist

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  2. Scuba_Dad

    Scuba_Dad Master Instructor

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    There are several excellent excursions to go on in Bonaire. When Tamsey and I were there in 2006, we went on the cave snorkeling tour. It was an awesome 1/2 day adventure. Not for the faint at heart, though. The guide throws a rope in a hole, and you learn how to climb down a 15-20' wall. No safety harness... no hardhat... it's just a rope. The only light you have is your dive light. You do go through areas where you are diving through holes. Shut off the lights? It gets real dark. Well worth the trip, though. It was definitely memorable.

    The Kayak/Snorkel adventure through the mangroves? It was a pleasant easy adventure. A lot of interesting wildlife in the mangroves. Well worth it.

    Dining - You have to get some steak! Awesome! I think we went to Casablanca... The food there was great! We had plenty of leftovers to take back to the room. It was also well priced.

    Lots to do while we're not diving...
     
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  3. ROXANNE

    ROXANNE Artist

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    Did you know Bonaire is 24 miles long by 3-7 miles wide (112 square miles), has NO traffic lights!
     
  4. drrich2

    drrich2 Solo Diver

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    Take an apple. While driving through park up north one day, look for some lizards, park, get out and go squat or sit with bite up the apple finely, then hold our your hand to the ground and wait. You may be surprised at the number of Bonaire Whip-tail Lizards that'll come climb onto your hand to eat. An iguana may also come. We learned this from watching other tourists.

    Richard.
     
  5. jlevine

    jlevine Instructor, Scuba

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    Take some time to go through towns like Rincon.
     
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  6. uncfnp

    uncfnp Solo Diver

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    Probably not the healthiest thing for them but they will also fight over cheez-its
     
  7. ROXANNE

    ROXANNE Artist

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    Yes, we have had our fun of feeding the locals too! :D
     
  8. ROXANNE

    ROXANNE Artist

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    Did you know that since Bonaire is just north of the equator, it has 12 hours of sun light all year round! [​IMG]
     
  9. uncfnp

    uncfnp Solo Diver

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    But also keep in mind they are on Atlantic Standard Time and do not participate in Daylight Savings Time
     
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    diversteve Technical Admin

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