Bonaire Things to Do

  • Kralendijk Town Pier
    Kralendijk Town Pier
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    Kralendijk, Bonaire
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    Kralendijk's Kaya Craane
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  • 1. Bonaire National Marine Park

    A great dive to do after Karpata. Hit Karpata early in the morning, you have to take a dirt road to get back on the two way road and this detour spits you out right at Oil Slick. They have a nice...

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  • 2. Visit Kralendijk!!

    Bonaire's capital Kralendijk, which means "coral dike", is a very nice port city on the Central West coast of Bonaire. It has a population of around 3,000...

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  • 3. Bon Tuk electric Island tours

    A great way to discover Bonaire has a lot more to offer than the underwater world only. Via this eco friendly and silent way of transport one can discover the...

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  • 4. Fort Oranje

    I didn't get to go to Fort Oranje but I took photos of the lighthouse from the ship. Fort Oranje was built in 1639 to defend Bonaire's main harbor. The...

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  • 5. Snorkel or Dive

    The main thing to do in Bonaire is dive. But at 75 years old with only 85% lung function and Bob having just had a melanoma removed from his shoulder which...

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  • 6. 1000 Steps

    The 1000 Steps staircase leads from your car to the beach below. The 1000 Steps beach is one of the island's most famous dive sites and offers world-class...

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  • 7. Flamingos at Goto/Gotomeer Lake

    Goto Lake is located in the northwest part of Bonaire. The landscape is quite interesting - a little boggy-ish. The fact that we didn't see any other people the...

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  • 8. Downtown Kralendijk - Bonaire's Capital

    Kralendijk, pronounced KROLL-en-dike, is the capital of Bonaire. The name translates literally to "dyke made from coral". It's a calm, sleepy kind of town. The...

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  • 9. Salt Pans

    If you tour the southern part of the island you will no doubt see the white cone-shaped mounds of salt although they are visible from other points on the...

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  • 10. Fort Oranje

    The fort was likely built at the end of the 1700s. It was the home of the commander of the island until 1837 when his new home was built next door.The fort...

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  • 11. Customs House

    The Customs House is located on Kaya J.N.E. Craane, on the waterfront in Kralendijk. It was built in 1925 and was originally the Island Office. Over the years...

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  • 12. Jibe City Water Sports

    Next door to the ex-naturist resort of Sorobon, you can rent sailboards, kitesurfing equipment and get lessons in all kinds of crazy water sports----gorgeous...

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  • 13. Snorkel on Klein Bonaire

    Or you can dive. I forgot my card..well didn't bring it since Kim is not certified so we went snorkeling. Klein Bonaire is a 15 min water taxi ride from town....

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  • 14. See the island by scooter

    Should also be a transportation tip also but anyway. For about $20 a day -less gas (24 hour period from time of rental or close to it) you can rent a single...

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  • 15. Bonaire's Desert

    Because of its location in the Caribbean, exposure to trade winds and its topography Bonaire has a desert climate and environment. It's definitely worth taking...

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  • 16. The Slave Huts

    The white slave huts are on the Southwestern coast of Bonaire, South of Pink Beach. Keep going South along the coast towards Willemstoren Lighthouse to see the...

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  • 17. Washington Slagbaai National Park Visitor Center

    The Visitor Center at the entrance to the park includes a museum, guide to the hiking trails, library and gift shop where you can get cold drinks. The Kasikunda...

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  • 18. Snorkeling trip with the best!

    Ulf and Dedrie Pedersen captain the Woodwind sailing vessel and know all about the hundreds of different places to dive or snorkel around the Island. I went on...

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  • 19. Washington Slagbaai National Park

    If you want to check anything in the Park, you really need a pickup truck or 4-wheel drive vehicle, because the road is unlevel and very rocky, but it is REALLY...

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  • 20. Snorkel trip with Woodwind

    Woodwind came highly recommended on the Cruise Critic forum, the 1st place I check when planning independent shore excursions. I booked my cruise much later...

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  • 21. Birdwatching

    In addition to the most famous winged resident, the pink flamingo, Bonaire has more than 200 other species of birds that have been spotted there. We saw some...

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  • 22. Salt flats

    The salt flats of Pekelmeer are located at the southern part of the island and are quite something to see, the wind blown white salt foam contrasting with the...

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  • 23. Slave huts

    Located close to the salt flats, you'll find some tiny white huts that look like they couldn't possibly be big enough for a human. These are the slave huts,...

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  • 24. Flamingos at Goto Lake

    I had it in my head that the best place to see flamingos was in the south of Bonaire at the flamingo sanctuary at Lake Pekel near the salt works as that is...

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  • 25. Washington Slagbaai National Park

    Washington Slagbaai National Park is a nature sanctuary established in 1969 to protect and restore, and to otherwise allow humans to continue to enjoy the...

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