Nature tags 2018-09-03T18:56:47+00:00
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GET YOUR TAG ON!

The fee – It’s a drop in the sea…

The sea around Bonaire and Klein Bonaire – the Bonaire National Marine Park (BNMP) – is protected and managed by STINAPA.  The Marine Park surrounds the entire island from the high water mark to the depth of 60 meters (200 ft).  All activities in the Bonaire National Marine Park are subject to payment, including SCUBA diving and other water activities.  Payment can be made at all dive shops, the Tourism Office in Kralendijk, at all STINAPA offices, or the activity desk of most hotels.
Please see the chart below to understand the fees for different activities and the proof of payment that you will need to provide to STINAPA rangers and personnel on request.
NON-RESIDENTS
Activity
Cost
Proof of payment required
SCUBA Diving – one calendar year pass
$25
Round dive tag (visibly attached to dive equipment)
SCUBA Diving – single day pass
$10
Paper receipt
All other water activities – one calendar year
$10
Diamond nature tag
Note: Children under 12, passengers of cruise ships, and crews of commercial vessels do not pay for non-SCUBA water activities.  However, if diving, they also pay the fees listed above and are required to provide proof of payment on request.
RESIDENTS
Activity
Cost
Proof of payment required
SCUBA Diving – one calendar year pass
$25
Round dive tag
All other water activities
No cost
Not applicable
                
 

And while you’re in Bonaire, make sure to visit Washington Slagbaai National Park.

 
Washington Slagbaai National Park is a nature sanctuary located in the northwest part of the island.  Originally inhabited by native South Americans, and comprised of two of the largest plantations on the island during the colonial period, the park is also rich in historical and cultural heritage. Enjoy the many activities available at WSNP, including car touring, hiking, mountain biking, SCUBA diving, kayaking, snorkeling, swimming, bird watching and nature study.  Please see the chart below for an explanation of the entrance fees.
NON-RESIDENTS – $25, valid for one calendar year
If you’ve paid for your round nature tag for a calendar year of SCUBA diving, there is no additional fee.  However, on entering the park, you must show the written receipt of purchase of your round dive tag plus a photo ID.  The photo ID can be your C-card, driver’s licence, etc.  Photocopies are accepted.
If you’ve paid for your diamond nature tag for a calendar year of other water activities, access to WSNP costs an additional $15 and is valid for one calendar year.  However, to benefit from the reduced price, you must show the written receipt of your diamond nature tag plus a photo ID.  The photo ID can be your C-card, driver’s licence, etc.  Photocopies are accepted.
RESIDENTS – $15 for a calendar year pass or $3 for a day pass
If you’ve paid for your round nature tag for a calendar year of SCUBA diving, there is no additional fee.  However, on entering the park, you must show the written receipt of purchase of your round dive tag plus a photo ID.  The photo ID can be your C-card, driver’s licence, etc.  Photocopies are accepted.