Bonaire, the eastern most of the three Dutch Leeward Antilles, is an island of austere beauty formed from ancient fossilized coral reefs and sits on the lip of a deep ocean trench that separates it from the South American mainland.

Turks Cap Cactus

(Melocactus azureus)

Photo by: © Christian Koning

Nature Park Management
Partner Organization

Stichting Nationale Parken Bonaire (STINAPA Bonaire) is a non-governmental, not for profit foundation commissioned by the island government to manage the two protected areas of Bonaire: the Bonaire National Marine Park (BNMP) and the Washington Slagbaai National Park (WSNP).

Contact information
For general questions


Phone: (+599) 717 – 8444

Visiting address
Barcadera 10, Kralendijk,
Bonaire, Dutch Caribbean

Visiting hours
Mon-Fri 08:00-16:00

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Bonaire Key Species & Ecosystems

Caribbean Flamingo

Photo credit: © Alexes Photos

Queen Conch

(Lobatus gigas)

Photo credit: © Mark Vermeij

Green Iguana

Photo credit: © Aline Dassel

Red mangroves

(Rhizophora mangle)

Photo credit:  © Christian König (SHAPE/DCNA)

Blue-tailed Emerald Hummingbird

(Chlorostilbon mellisugus)

Photo credit: © Rostislav Stach

Hawksbill turtle

(Eretmochelys imbricata)

Photo credit:  © Brenda Kirkby

Pair of yellow-shouldered amazon

(Amazona barbadensis)

Photo credit:  © Rudy van Gelderen

Divi Divi

(Caesalpinia coriaria)

Photo credit:  ©

Photo credit: Henkjan Kevit (SHAPE/DCNA)

Northern crested caracara

(Caracara cheriway)

Photo credit:  © Marjolijn Lopes Cardozo (SHAPE/DCNA)

Blue Parrotfish

(Scarus coeruleus)

Photo credit:  ©

Kibrahacha tree

(Tabebuia billbergii)

Photo credit:  © Diego Marquez

American kestrel

(Falco sparverius)

Photo credit:  © Diego Marquez

Spinner dolphins

(Stenella longirostris)

Photo credit:  © Mark Vermeij

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