Cruise ships dock at the Port of Kralendijk in the capital of Bonaire.
Bonaire is one of the world’s top destinations for diving and snorkeling, with dozens of dive sites accessible right from shore.
Harborside Mall—easy walking distance from the cruise pier—is home to the guaranteed stores.
Bonaire’s capital is a quaint pedestrian-friendly town with some excellent shops.
Protected by an offshore reef, this natural treasure boasts warm, shallow waters and cooling trade winds that make it a haven for sunbathers and windsurfers alike.
Washington Slagbaai National Park
Hiking trails wind through the former land plantations and nature preserve, home to parrots, parakeets, iguanas, and the island’s signature pink flamingos.
Bonaire Marine Park
Bonaire is fringed by an unbroken ring of coral reefs, part of an unspoiled underwater ecosystem that offers 86 unique dive sites.
Board a hand-carved Samur—a 56-foot Siamese junk sailboat—to the reefs. Snorkel the pristine waters or take a Zodiac to the outer edge of Ebo’s reef. Afterwards, enjoy rum punch cocktails and tropical fruit platters.
Discover Bonaire’s incredible scenery and culture on a relaxing drive that focuses on key historic and natural sights. See the salt flats once worked by slaves, and a Lake Goto Meer, flamingo flocking grounds. Delight in the expansive vistas of Kralendijk harbor and the little island of Klein Bonaire.