Local Connections: Mangrove Eco-Cruise by Kayak & Lac Bay with Expert Guides

3 hours | Bonaire | B O N - 8 8 0
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Min. age: 10 years | Max. weight: 225 lbs. (See special notes)
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Points of Interest

  • Lac Bay
Strenuous activity

Description

Be sure to read the Special Notes further down this page for important requirements and restriction.

What you will visit:
Kayak Adventure:
Explore the beauty and wonder of Lac Bay National Park from the seat of your sit-on-top kayak with backrest, an up-close and personal way to take in the spectacular flora and fauna. A knowledgeable guide will accompany you along the way.

Lac Bay National Park
A sheltered, shallow, inland bay located on the southeastern shore of Bonaire,
Lac Bay is home to three distinct species of mangrove tree and one of the Caribbean's best preserved mangrove forests. Lac Bay National Park, RAMSAR site, boasts one of the island's only sandy beaches, and the wild sea grass that grows here is an important habitat for queen conchs, rays, seahorses and lobsters. The area is home to wetland birds, wildlife grazing at watering holes and pretty pink flamingos that can be found wading in this lush, tropical setting. Visit the Mangrove Info Centre and receive information about the area.


What you will see along the way:

A 20-minute drive from port brings you to Lac Bay National Park to the Mangrove Info Center. The southern section of the island is flat with tropical lush mangroves and salt ponds.

Snack:
A complimentary beverage is offered.

Special Notes:

This active excursion is suitable only for passengers in good physical condition. Minimum age to participate is 10 years old. Maximum weight limit is 225 pounds. Wear a swimsuit and bring adequate sun protection. Supplied safety vest must be worn while kayaking. Certain medical conditions may prevent your participation. This tour is not recommended for pregnant women or those with heart conditions, asthma, walking difficulties, leg injuries and/or those recovering from surgery.

Child Price:

12 & under reduced

Medical Restriction:

No participants with heart conditions, asthma, walking disabilities, leg injuries, chest injuries and/or recovering from surgery. No pregnant women.

Tour timeline may vary to avoid overcrowding, etc.

Meet your guide on the pier and transfer by van to mangrove area in Lac Bay National Park

Transport type:
Van
Transport Capacity:
14
Travel time:
00:20
Air conditioned:
Yes
Walking distance:
30
Steps:
1
Wheelchair accessible:
No
Restroom available:
No
Photo/video opportunity:
Yes

Visit Mangrove Info Center and receive Orientation briefing and Instructions

Time at site:
00:20
Inside visit:
Yes
Walking distance:
30
Steps:
6
Wheelchair accessible:
No
Restroom available:
Yes
Shopping available:
Yes

Kayak through mangroves with a guide

Transport type:
Other
Transport Capacity:
2
Travel time:
01:45
Wheelchair accessible:
No
Restroom available:
No

Relax and have a beverage at the center

Transport type:
Walking
Transport Capacity:
14
Travel time:
00:15
Free time at site:
15
Inside visit:
Yes
Wheelchair accessible:
No
Restroom available:
Yes

Return to ship

Transport type:
Van
Transport Capacity:
14
Travel time:
00:20
Inside visit:
Yes
Air conditioned:
Yes
Steps:
1
Wheelchair accessible:
No
Shopping available:
Yes
Photo/video opportunity:
Yes