Bonaire in 100 photos – Wreck diving

15 September 2023 by Casper Douma - Reading time: 2 minutes

Wreck diving on Bonaire offers an adventurous diving experience. The famous Hilma Hooker wreck, covered in colorful coral and inhabited by diverse marine life, lies at a depth of 30 meters and is a must-visit for both novice and experienced wreck divers.

Wreck diving off the coast of Bonaire.

Wreck diving on Bonaire offers a unique look into the underwater world and history. Surrounded by crystal clear waters, the island is home to several fascinating shipwrecks. This attracts divers from all over the world. One of the most famous wrecks is the Hilma Hooker, a ship that sank in 1984. It now rests on a sandy bottom about 30 meters deep. This wreck, now an artificial reef, is covered with colorful corals and inhabited by a variety of marine life. Divers can explore the entire structure, from the crew quarters to the huge engine room. The adventurous trip to the wreck and the chance to participate in a piece of living history make wreck diving on Bonaire a must-do activity for both novice and experienced divers.

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“Bon dia tur hende i bon bini na dushi Boneiru!”
My name is Casper Douma and I am a photographer. Since 2014 I’ve been living on this beautiful island, surrounded by a fringing reef. At first glance, you may see mostly cacti and drought, but Bonaire is a little gem if you get to know it better. I would like to take you on one of my photography tours to show you all the special places of Bonaire. In small groups of maximum 4 people I give you a unique look at the beauty of Bonaire. Became curious? Take a look at my website! I wish you a lot of fun on beautiful Bonaire.

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