bonaire diving

Bonaire diving

Bonaire diving

Bonaire diving counts among the most famous destinations. This is due the fact that the waters around Bonaire are an official marine park since long..., Bonaire diving is like diving the Caribbean the way it used to be. Bonaire's fish population is the most diverse in the Caribbean and ranks among the best in the world.

Climate:
Average air temperature during the year: 28°C
Average water temperature: 78-84°F (26-29°C), with visibility often averaging over 100ft (30m), and up to 150ft (55m).

Coldest time: December and January
Warmest time: July and August

Possible to dive all year round
Best time to dive: Spring till Autumn
Worst time to dive: There is really no bad time but in winter visibility can be lower. 

Diving Highlights: Visibility averages 100' and Bonaire's reefs enjoy the highest diversity of reef fish in the Caribbean. In addition to over 350 different species of reef fish you may see hawksbill and green sea turtles, rays, tarpon, reef sharks, seahorses, frogfish, and even the occasional whaleshark. Bonaire's extensive reef system also hosts a prolific number of both soft and hard corals and sponges.


LOCATION: The most eastern of the Leeward Islands, Bonaire is located 50 miles north of Venezuela and 38 miles east of Curacao.

ENVIRONMENT: Bonaire has demonstrated a longstanding commitment to preserving and protecting the environment both above and below the water and was the first Netherlands Antilles island to establish a national park, Washington-Slagbaai National Park, in 1969. Just ten years later, in 1979, the Bonaire Marine Park was established and in 2000 became Bonaire's second National Park. 
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