Overview of Angel City

Angel City

Angel City
Bonaire South
ABC Islands


Site Review by
 Bill K
Date: 12/28/2009


Site Condition
(1=worst, 5=best)

Name:  Bill K Entry:    3.00
Email:   Click Here Bottom:    4.00
City:   Dover Reef:    5.00
State:   Delaware Animal:    5.00
Country:   United States Plant:    3.00
Diving:   30 years Facilities:    3.00
 Dives:   500 Solitude   5.00
    Roads:    5.00


*Average:    4.17
We returned to one of our favorite sites for a two-dive morning. This entry is always interesting, since you have to cross a series of flat rocks full of holes. The surf was up a bit this year, and my wife slipped in knee-high surf and took us both down. The swim out to the drop-off is not terribly long. We headed straight out to the outer reef on our first dive. It is covered with large brain and star corals and tube sponges, with many large fish. You can then cross back over to the inner reef on the return. We like this site since the two reefs are close together and there is a large coral pillar by the mooring that is easy to recognize for your return. Just use your compass to return to the exit point. We swam north on the inner reef during our second dive until we could see the outline of the Hilma Hooker. The inner reef has good corals and lots of fish also. We probably saw our largest queen angelfish here.    

Enjoyment Level

Snorkel:    3.00
Beginner:    4.00
Intermediate:    5.00
Advanced:    5.00
Night diving:    2.00

Seasonal Information

Season:    Winter
Year:    2009
Visibility:    4.00
Current:    3.00
Surf:    2.00

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