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A very fascinating dive site

One of the must-do dive sites on Bonaire. Many people know it, so it might get crowded. If you... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Nils H
More a stripper than a hooker

Diving the Hilma Hooker is a nice experience, easy to dive it is totally strip of everything... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Pasdepanik
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“wreck dive” (37 reviews)
“great wreck” (10 reviews)
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Reviewed yesterday

One of the must-do dive sites on Bonaire. Many people know it, so it might get crowded. If you wanna get out of this, go early or late. If you don't like it you may give it another try, other day, other time. Visibility may...More

Thank Nils H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Diving the Hilma Hooker is a nice experience, easy to dive it is totally strip of everything, laying on the flank this recent wreck give a nice feeling of height, and you may have the chance to dive with a Shoal of tarpon one of...More

Thank Pasdepanik
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The wreck was an OK part of the dive. Very little sea life except for a green moray and a school of tarpon. Minimal coral growth on the ship. The second, deeper reef was better. Tagged along with three juvenile spotted rays.

Thank R K
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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Dove this wreck several times. We have always had good vis. We aim for the center bouy to drop down. 8 Big tarpons on our last dive. And a geo cache! Doesn't get much better than that! Wreck is great dive even for newer divers....More

Thank travlerlab1
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Reviewed 1 February 2018

We knew nothing of the wreck, we just happened to see a couple of divers emerge from the water who told us about it. Being a snorkeler i was told i might just see it, but to be fair the day was overcast, the wind...More

Thank Peter B
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Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Park 15' from the water. Easy swim to a 60-100' deep wreck. No current to speak of and fairly good visibility. Tarpon, moray eel, puffer, and barracuda highlighted the long list of sightings. Winds make it easier to navigate underwater, but I wouldn't waste the...More

Thank clayton r
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Reviewed 13 January 2018

We went here 2 times on our trip. The wreck is really cool, but the reef down to it is really beautiful as well. The swim out is a little bit far, but if you take your time and aren't too excited to get to...More

1  Thank KRiSTeN R
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Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Long way to paddle from the shore, average visibility. Cannot really go inside BUT nice corals on the wreck and vivid life around it, can see big tatpons, eels and murenas if you are lucky. Less known fact is that to the deep side of...More

Thank Windy_Al
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Reviewed 27 November 2017

Diving in Bonaire is easy as all the sites are marked with a yellow stone and its name. This wreck is easy to find and not too deep so suitable for most divers.

Thank Girl-Friday56
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

The Hilma Hooker is a great wreck diving site on Bonaire. Entry can be a little difficult, but further left (near the entry exit rock) worked best for us. When you swim through the cargo bay, keep an eye out for spiny lobsters as well....More

Thank Barrett J
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