Discover Bonaire with this island tour. This is a relaxed way to see all the scenic and historic highlights of the lovely island of Bonaire in a half day. First in the south of Bonaire, view the salt pans, the slave huts and learn about Bonaire’s history and culture. Later in the north discover the rest of Bonaire, an island of contrasts, with the rustic northern coastline, including 1000 Steps, Rincon and Goto Lake, a natural salt-water lake and one of the most beautiful places of Bonaire where you can spot flamingos.
Take this Bonaire Island Tour for an intimate journey through the island’s nature, history & culture!Starting the Island tour in Kralendijk, the capital of Bonaire, you will see many historical buildings and landmarks such as the Government House and the Old Fort. Your local tour guides have years of stories to tell you about these landmarks!Continuing south, Discover Bonaire’s CARGILL Salt Company, which is also the protected nesting ground of the flamingos, followed by the stone Slave Huts (ca. 1850) that served as shelters for the slaves working the salt-pans. During this tour you will learn all about Bonaire’s history.The vibrant colors of Bonaire’s Caribbean Sea are set against pink colored salt-pans, snow-white salt mounds and brilliant blue skies which you will discover while touring around the South of Bonaire. A real live postcard!Bonaire is an island of contrasts. In this Bonaire tour you will also discover the rustic northern coastline, an impressive assortment of dramatic scenery including 1000 Steps and Devil’s Mouth that opens up to show Goto Lake, a natural salt-water lake and one of the most beautiful places on the island where the shy flamingos can often be spotted as well as shore birds, and lizards.Next, head to Rincon Village, built by Spanish discoverers and is the first settlement of Bonaire, as well as the oldest settlement of the Netherlands Antilles still in existence (ca. 14th century).When you take this island tour you will enjoy a 30-minute stop at the entrance of Washington Slagbaai National Park for a bit of history and culture in a natural setting. Visit the Natural Museum and the open-air Cultural Center, or enjoy the island breezes while having a refreshing drink.You will then wind down the tour at Seru Largo with a spectacular view over Klein Bonaire (‘little’ Bonaire) and a panoramic East-West-South view of the island. Discover beautiful Bonaire on this sightseeing tour!