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Bonaire Dive and Adventure

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Den Laman Building, Kralendijk, Bonaire
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Great dock, sorry to see Andre go

We have used BDA on several occasions. The dock was great. I never really had a chance to sit... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2017
christopher C
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Houston, Texas
Good By to Bonaire Dive and Adventure

My wife and myself had used Bonaire Dive and Adventure since 2000. 19 dive trips. I was always... read more

Reviewed 13 January 2017
Timothy W
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“bari reef”(35 reviews)
“great dock”(5 reviews)
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Reviewed 18 March 2017

We have used BDA on several occasions. The dock was great. I never really had a chance to sit down and talk to Andre until this last trip before he retired. I wish I had done that much earlier. He is really an interesting guy...More

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Reviewed 13 January 2017

My wife and myself had used Bonaire Dive and Adventure since 2000. 19 dive trips. I was always satisfied. Unfortunately Andre has retired effective January 1 2017. This operation is now in the hands of Dive Friends Bonaire. I am not aware of any problems...More

1  Thank Timothy W
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Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Return for diving at BDA. As always, Catherine and Andre were great hosts. Shore diving on Bari reef is easy and it is easy also to do a drift dive to Coco Beach. Four boat dives, two of which were to Klein Bonaire, with ET...More

Thank Ted T
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Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

The boat crew was fine, but the shore crew was surly and not very accommodating (except for the local lady in the dive shop--she was great). The tank service, dock and gear storage room were convenient. But, you had to repeatedly request that they change...More

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Reviewed 17 September 2016

Top of the list dive shop!!! Andre and Katherine do excellent job running an efficient and easy going dive shop. The service is with a smile, always ready to help and very good for self reliant divers. Tanks are always available (during and after hours),...More

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Reviewed 4 September 2016

I'm an experienced diver but travelled with some who are just starting out on their diving journey . All the staff were helpful and knowledgeable and the centre was very relaxed. The briefing we received answer all questioned asked. We spent most of our time...More

Thank degsy7
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Reviewed 22 August 2016

We had a great time doing shore dives here. The staff were efficient and professional. The dive masters were knowledgeable and friendly.

Thank Viajante-gigante
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Reviewed 24 July 2016

This was our 14th time at BDA. Other reviews have called it a laid back operation. That is exactly why we like it. One of the few dive operations that has a big gear room instead of small lockers where in 3 days of diving...More

Thank SalesLegend
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Reviewed 30 June 2016

I am an experienced dive Pro who has taken my family of novice divers to Bonaire a number of times, this was our fourth outing with BD&A. The operation offers an excellent location and infrastructure (24/7 tank access, securing gear, solid dock access to Bari...More

Thank DS410
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Reviewed 28 June 2016

This was our second time diving with BDA and it is consistently great. Laid back but attentive service. Dive guides were thoughtful and catered to diverse needs of those who were diving. Great Lionfish course. Killed a few and then had them prepared / ate...More

Thank ahollis
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