For numerous years, Bonaire has led the Caribbean in conserving its marine resources. Since 1979, all the waters off the island’s coast have been declared a marine park, which has led us to the enviable position of being ranked as one of the finest scuba diving and snorkeling destinations in the world.
Visitors to Bonaire will soon find that not all the activities are confined to just under or in the sea. We have many more water-related activities that are being discovered by today’s active travelers. As a windsurfing location, the island is well known for our steady tradewinds and protected areas with onshore winds. Our other water sports include kayaking, kiteboarding, sailing, and fishing.
In recent years, a number of opportunities have evolved which provide a unique glimpse into the Bonaire lifestyle. Be sure to include at least one of these unique tours on your holiday.
As you browse our pages we are sure you will find what you are looking for in the way of a destination. Above all, Bonaire is one place that takes its responsibility to the environment seriously and has pledged to keep that trust.
Enjoying Bonaire’s Topside Activities
Harness the wind and fly across the terrain on Bonaire’s rugged east coast when you try your hand at landsailing!
Other topside activities that are being enjoyed by visitors are hiking, cycling and nature tours through the “kunuku” or outback. Book a sightseeing tour to show you around the island and don’t forget shopping!
A trip to the Washington-Slagbaai National Park will present visitors with starkly beautiful vistas filled with many varieties of cacti, divi-divi trees, unbelievable landscapes, and our wildlife, including semi-tame iguanas.
Book a professional photography session on land or beneath the surface
The stunning landscape on Bonaire is the perfect backdrop for both individual and family photographs, captured by professional photographers. Whether you prefer a classic on-land photoshoot or something a bit more unique such as underwater photography, there are endless possibilities.
Relax during your vacation.
Don’t forget to take care of yourself while on Bonaire. Whether you choose a relaxing Yoga class, SUP Yoga in the water, or a spa treatment. you will surely be relaxed. Visit the spa and wellness page for recommendations and find fitness classes on our weekly events page.
Reserve beach rental equipment.
When planning your vacation, be sure to consider renting beach equipment in advance. Our beaches are rocky in most places, By renting a few items such as beach chairs, umbrellas for shade, a cooler and even a BBQ can make your beach vacation more comfortable and convenient with delivery and pickup from your accommodation. Check out the recommended beach rental companies and reserve your items in advance.
Bonaire Activities and Tourist Attractions
Video by Skyworks Caribbean.