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Washington-Slagbaai National Park, Bonaire
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All reviewsmake surenational parktake your timedive sitesday tripbring plenty of waterper personpickup truckflora and faunaentrance feesmall museuman adventurewell worth the visitfew hoursscenic routebird watchingbumpy ride
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You'll love this Park. Leading through it is a very rugged, one-way road shaded by tall cactus which shadow over shorter cactus and ground-hugging scrub cactus. You'll lose that island feeling and believe you're in the southwestern US. It is best to use a pickup...More

Thank 10-FT-STOP
Reviewed 15 May 2018

We found this park to be truly worth the effort to see. Reminiscent of the American Southwest, but accompanied by a picturesque turquoise blue ocean. We really enjoyed stopping at the two bird watching areas with their watering holes. We watched a goat and an...More

Thank Chuck D
Reviewed 12 May 2018

Have a look inside the small museum at Washington slagbaai National Park and learn about some of the natural products that used to be farmed on the island. A drive through the park offers visitors a glimpse into what the island looked like a few...More

Thank Quinten K
Reviewed 2 May 2018

The visitor center provides an nice introduction to the national park. Be sure to see the signs on the men's and ladies' room doors. The park itself is a must see, with a diverse landscape that is quite rugged and peaceful.

Thank Robert D
Reviewed 16 April 2018

This was our second time back, the old slaughter house has the best beach in bonaire, it is beautiful, quiet, and perfect for picnic, snorkeling and cliff jumping.

Thank islandseeker5
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

You haven't been to Bonaire if you haven't been to the Washington Slagbaai Park. It is a beatiful conserved piece of Bonarian nature. Even the roads are as basic as it can get. This is the reason that the best way to travel in the...More

Thank ArieDiepen
Reviewed 8 March 2018

If you are diving in the Marine Park and paid for the Marine Park Tag, your paper receipt will get you into the National Park for free and if you paid to snorkel you only pay $15 otherwise it is $25.00 per person not per...More

Thank Ron26067
Reviewed 26 February 2018

We were unable to enter the park without a Jeep or truck. All dirt roads, so be prepared. Looks like it would be an excellent all day road trip in the right vehicle - be sure to take food and water! We did visit the...More

Thank Diane R
Reviewed 20 February 2018

This trip was amazing! Lots to see and make sure to plan on spending a whole day! Be sure and take a picnic lunch! We wish we had stopped by KFC and even gotten a bucket of chicken! You will see wild goats, donkey, flamingos...More

Thank Sandra_Wayne_Dew
Reviewed 19 February 2018

The skeleton of the whale was a whale ran down by a cruise ship. The museum isn't large but has a comprehensive overview of the island through the ages, with flora and fauna, geology and people included. The toilets have amusing cactus signs outside so...More

Thank Sue P
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Response from colbox | Reviewed this property |
The only thing we heard was that you can only enter the park if you have a Jeep, or other SUV. The roads are not paved and not suitable for a car.
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