From Openwaterpedia

Jump to: navigation, search

Bonaire is an island in the Caribbean Sea owned by the Netherlands. It is site of the Bonaire EcoSwim.

Bonaire EcoSwim

The Bonaire EcoSwim is an open water swimming competition that is one of the World's Top 100 Open Water Swims.

• Location: Dutch Caribbean Island of Bonaire in the Netherland Antilles, 50 miles north of Venezuela, 30 miles from Curacao and 86 miles east of Aruba, outside of the hurricane belt
• Course: start and finish at Captain Don's Habitat dock, along the coast of Bonaire. Water stops are available for the 5 km and 10 km races
• Distance: Kid’s pier-to-pier swim, 1 km (with and without fins), 2 km x 2-person relay, 3 km (with and without fins), 5 km, 10 km swims
• Date: December
• Description: Swim over pristine coral reefs amid beautiful marine life in crystal-clear warm waters
• Additional Information: Scuba Diving Magazine (January 2008 issue) rated Bonaire #1 as the world’s Top Dive Destination and Top Marine Life
• Website: Bonaire EcoSwim

External links

Personal tools
Annual Recognition
Insurance and Sanctions
OWS Conferences
Race Calendar
Travel & Vacations
Education Programs
About OWP
Courtesy of