Captain Don's Reef Dive site
Captain Don's Reef  Dive site

Captain Don's Reef Dive site

A guide to scuba diving at Captain Don's Reef

Dive site: Captain Don's Reef

Location: Bonaire, Klein Bonaire

Dive type: Boat dive, reef dive

Skill level: Beginner

Visibility: The average visibility at Captain Don's Reef is 100 ft / 30 m, but under water visibility up to 150 ft / 55 m is not at all exceptional here.

Depth: Captain Don's Reef is a 20 – 100 ft / 6 - 30 m dive site.

Water temperature: The water temperatures at Captain Don's Reef are nice and warm year round. They generally stay in the 78 - 84° F / 26 - 29° C spectrum.

Dive site information: Captain Don's Reef can be found south of Klein Bonaire. The current is mild, which makes it a suitable dive for novice scuba divers. The dive site is named after Don Stewart, a devoted scuba diver who dedicated him self to preserve the reefs and all the rest of the marine life around Bonaire and Klein Bonaire.

Marine life: Captain Don's Reef is very well preserved and is home to a large variety of fish. Star coral dominates the drop-off zone. Animal life includes all the reef species common to Klein Bonair and if you are lucky, you might see more rare animals such as turtle, tarpon and frogfish.

Captain Don's Reef Dive site