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COOPERS BARGE

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David Carsauw

12-3-18

Deep dive on the waterboat, swim from the big buoy to the wreck, go back to Cliffs via the …

25 m Visibility
26 °C - m

Coopers Barge lies right in front of Bonaire's Water factory. The wreck is barely covered and right-angled to the reef. It can be found halfway between the two major chains in front of the Water Factory. Coopers Barge was a tug boat, used for the transportation of drinking water from Curacao. The ship sank in 1972.

Particulars

Clients of Dive Friends can park in front of Hamlet Oasis Resort. From there it's about 30 meters to the entry point. Enter the water from the small jetty.

Warnings

Don't enter the wreck.

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COOPERS BARGE Features

Nicknames
Coopers Barge
Address
Hamlet Oasis Resort / Divefriends
Parking
Sufficient parking for clients Divefriends and Hamlet Oasis Resort
Distance
30 m.
Suitable for
Wreck divers
Permit
Bonaire Nature Tag
Access
Nature fee
Facilities
Dive center , hospitality , sinks and other facilities hamlet oasis en divefriends
Water
Salt
Kind of dive
Shore dive / boat dive / wreck dive
Current
Medium / strong
Visibility
10 - 30 m.
Average visibility
20 m.
Depth
45 m.
Bottom
sand
Life
Grouper, eel, moray, barracuda, trigger fish, sergeant major or pintano, sand eel or sandeel
Other recreation
None
Emergency
912

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