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Unique diving spot!

First, make sure the boats are due. Your dive shop can tell you. This place is soo much fun... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ryan H
Geocaching while on vacation

Seeing the set up used to bring the salt from the flats to the ships is one long straight conveyor... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
wolfkr88
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Beaumont, Texas
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Dive site that requires a local divemaster with Harbor Master's permission.
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  • Average3%
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Reviewed 1 week ago

First, make sure the boats are due. Your dive shop can tell you. This place is soo much fun. Lots of life swimming around, interesting things to see.

Thank Ryan H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Seeing the set up used to bring the salt from the flats to the ships is one long straight conveyor system. Enjoyed learning about the history of this location. Was not able to dive here this time around, but I'll be back.

Thank wolfkr88
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What else can I say, Salt Pier is an outstanding dive site. The entry is not terribly difficult and there is always something to see. We typically dive this site multiple times during our week on the island. This is also a great site for...More

Thank Barrett J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is soooo beautiful and actually very surreal looking. All of the sand surrounding this area is red/pink.

Thank katiecruiser007
Reviewed 17 October 2017

As snorkelers - this was on our Bonaire bucket list but taking that bucket and making sand castles might have been more enjoyable - when you're on vacation, you act like a kid, right? I will say this - the bottom structure of this site...More

Thank Dave B
Reviewed 10 October 2017

This was one of dive site sites our group visited (shore diving) on a recent trip to Bonaire. It had really interesting coral and other ocean life to see.

Thank SandyDM72
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Relatively easy shore entry, and the seperate clusters of pylons comprising the pier make for multiple little protected areas ensuring that the dive areas not crowded or stressing the wildlife. Wide diversity of fish life - great Barracudas to blennies, goat fish, various snapper types,...More

1  Thank CzGw
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We visited the salt flats and the salt pier while driving around the island. The huge mounds of salt were an awesome and beautiful sight.

Thank Linda J
Reviewed 1 October 2017

You can only dive here when the cargo ship is not in. Don't even try if it is or you could be arrested as well as park privileges taken away. This is a fantastic dive anytime of the day or night. A nice easy entry...More

Thank James C
Reviewed 21 September 2017

There is are interesting things to see onshore with the salt works and slave cabins (more like doghouses) nearby. Almost a moonscape. Site is only available when there is no ship at the pier. Access and parking are easy, good for cars and pickups right...More

Thank kitancat
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Roadrunner0826
24 February 2017|
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Response from TreasureByTheSea | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can snorkel at Salt Pier when a ship is not in. You'll want to have dive boots and open heeled fins so you can walk over the coral rocks into the ocean since it's not a sandy entry. The pilings are loaded with... More
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