DESCRIPTION: The Diving and Snorkeling Guide to Bonaire, with its informative and colorful descriptions of some of the best dive sites found anywhere, will lure you to the tropical paradise that so many divers have already discovered.
Dividing Bonaire into four sections- South, Klein Bonaire (a small island just off the coast of Bonaire), North, and Washington Park- this helpful guide, illustrated with 81 full color photos, details 40 individual dive sites. Within each section, the dives are discussed in depth, with specific information on:
- Type of Dive
- Approximate Depth
- Presence and Strength of Currents
- Required Diving Expertise
- Type of Bottom Terrain
- Typical Marine Life Encountered
- Special Points of Interest
Maps help the reader pinpoint specific dive sites, and facts on Bonaire’s full-service dive hotels, fine restaurants and shops, and interesting history enable you to easily plan your next dive vacation.
Safety tips and emergency information, including Bonaire’s own recompression facility and DAN, the Divers Alert Network, make the Diving and Snorkeling Guide to Bonaire a complete reference for divers of all levels. Whether you’re after incredible underwater photography, or just the chance to explore a beautiful reef or sunken wreck, this handy guide will help you find it in Bonaire.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR(S): Jerry Schnabel and Susan L. Swygert are the owners of Photo Tours NV in Bonaire, a full service underwater photography shop. They specialize in teaching underwater photography and leading photo expeditions to exotic diving locations worldwide. Publication credits include Nikonos Techniques, Ocean Realm Magazine, Skin Diver Magazine, and the book Bonaire.