Overview of Lighthouse Point

Lighthouse Point

Bonaire South
ABC Islands

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Lighthouse Point is a little difficult to find, but worth the drive. The reef is a bit more varied than other locations due to its being situated on a point.

Directions: 2 km South of the airport, look for the landmark below.


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08/22/2012 Willis Chung (Avg: 2.64 Review) - The site is no longer accessible due to development of buildings in that area. We spent 1/2 hour driving around and could not find the site. Talking to our dive shop at Buddy's they confirmed that the site is no longer available.

11/26/2007 Andrew Miller 2 (Avg: 4.58 Review) - We actually stayed at the Lighthouse Beach Resort in a condo. I highly recommend doing that since you have a dive site on premises to go whenever you want. I did not experience any of the conditions mentioned here previously. It was very easy to enter with not much current. I guess it depends on when you visit the site. It is one of the few places that actually has a beach on the whole island of Bonaire so that was nice for the wife to enjoy while I dove. The site is typical of the southern sites in that you can dive them in the afternoon whereas the northern sites tend to get a little blown out.

05/17/2004 Anonymous (Avg: 3.90 Review) - Because of the current a very nice but very rough site. Large and much soft coral (not seen any other dive site at Bonaire). Hard to get in, fast current while diving, dangerous to get out.


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Entrance

 Map     Sat
GPS: SB0301
N1206.8462'
W06817.6349'

 

Entrance at Lighthouse Point 

Looking South, watch for the land marks. Turn right down the dirt road.

Entrance

 Map     Sat
GPS: SB0302
N1206.8582'
W06817.6759'

 

Entrance at Lighthouse Point 

Watch for where the road bears to the right, then continue forward down the one-lane coral road.

Parking

 Map     Sat
GPS: SB0303
N1206.8485'
W06817.6911'

 

Parking at Lighthouse Point 

Parking is ample above the beach.

Entry

 Map     Sat
GPS: SB0304
N1206.8552'
W06817.5122'

 

Entry at Lighthouse Point 

The entry is sand and coral.

Overview

 

 

Overview at Lighthouse Point 

A view toward the North.

Aerial

 

 

Aerial at Lighthouse Point 
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Watch your current and depth, and enjoy a great dive!

Last Verification: February, 2001  

 

Diver Averages for  Lighthouse Point  (1=worst, 5=best)


Average Site Condition

Ease of Shore Entry:  2.00
Bottom Conditions:  3.33
Reef Conditions:  4.33
Animal Life:  4.33
Plant Life:  4.00
Facilities:  3.00
Solitude 4.33
Roads:  3.67
*Site Average:  3.71
   

Average Enjoyment Level

Snorkel:  2.67
Beginner Scuba:  3.00
Intermediate Scuba:  3.00
Advanced Scuba:  4.33
Night diving Scuba:  3.00

Number of reviews for this site: 3

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