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This is a Steep Climb!

It is recommended that you climb this Mountain before noon in order to make it back through the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
chair75
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Appleton, Wisconsin
Great hike for experienced hikers

Don't go here on your flip flops, you will not make it to the summit and the walk will be... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2018
MvdK01
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Heemstede, The Netherlands
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Near the northwestern shore, the peak is a good place to take in the sweep of the island and the curve of the Caribbean horizon.
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Washington-Slagbaai National Park, Bonaire
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Reviewed 3 days ago

It is recommended that you climb this Mountain before noon in order to make it back through the park. It's along the long road. We started out at 11:55 am. We used walking sticks and were glad we did. It's a rough and steep climb...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank chair75
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Don't go here on your flip flops, you will not make it to the summit and the walk will be dangerous. The walk is sometimes steep, take care of the sharp cactus pins on the way and you have to be in a good condition....More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank MvdK01
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Nice hike to the top. Make sure you wear sensible footwear (no flip flops) as other people have mentioned the last bit is quite rough.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Paul G
Reviewed 29 July 2016

This was a lot of fun but it wasn't a hike at all. The first part of the trail is along the road. That's about as close to a hike as you get. Once you start to climb up the mountain, there is no trail...More

Date of experience: July 2016
6  Thank CookFamilyTravelers
Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

Didn't really plan the shoes for this walk, and one of the teenage daughters had flipflop which didn't work out and we had to return when the climb got really steep. But the views were magnificent where we were anyhow!

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank 971maritk
Reviewed 30 March 2016

This is a great hike, but it is not for the faint of heart! The trail does start off relatively easy. Obviously, since you are going up a mountain, it gets steeper as you go. I expected that, of course. What I did not expect...More

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank chester110105
Reviewed 28 March 2016

This is the highest point on Bonaire. The hike is about 4 miles round trip. Most of the trail is easy walking but the last 1/4 mile involves some scrambling. Adequate foot wear is a must. Don't do this in sandals. Go early in the...More

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank Climb14ers
Reviewed 27 March 2016

Brandaris was an excellent climb! At the beginning the path meanders over some lower hills through the desert landscape and then you pass you a gate which keeps the goats out and you begin the real hike. The last part of the climb is over...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Kris Sean F
Reviewed 14 January 2016

We have been coming to Bonaire for 17 years and have never hiked Brandaris. A lot of people that we know that have lived on the island haven't either. Well, it was pretty easy at first but as you get to the bottom of the...More

Date of experience: December 2015
2  Thank PokerCPA
Reviewed 5 January 2016

We were not able to actually hike at the park because, although we arrived before 14:00 (2pm) knowing that they wouldn't let cars go into the park after that hour, we were after 12:00, which is apparently the cut-off if you want to drive in...More

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank adrie_enne
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