Local Guides for Birding Excursions on Bonaire

Local birding guides know the best bird-watching locations.

Saffron Finch

Saffron Finch

If you are visiting as a stay-over guest, or visiting in port on a cruise ship, and would like to spend a few hours birding, there are some local experts who can assist you with finding the best bird-watching locations on Bonaire.

It’s recommended you make arrangements with your guide prior to your arrival to insure their availability.

Local GuideTelephoneEmailSpecialties
Elsmarie Beukenboom
786-6016ebeukenboom@hotmail.com; also available via Facebook Messenger or WhatsAp.With her local knowledge, Elsmarie can guide those interested in birding sites, and also, while traveling, impart information about the nature, culture, and history of Bonaire.

Languages: English, Dutch, and Spanish
Christie Dovale780-8941christiedovale@gmail.comBorn and raised in the Dutch Caribbean, Christie has been leading tours for 30 years. Her specialties are flora and fauna, culture, and history.

Languages: English, Dutch, Papiamentu, and some Spanish.

STINAPA also hosts a variety of birding excursions, see the Bonaire Calendar of Events for upcoming birding events.

 

For information on dialing a Bonaire phone number from off-island, see the Telephone page.

 

 

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