Under the sea: Bonaire Dive Festival set for June

KRALENDIJK, Bonaire -- The sixth annual Bonaire Dive Festival is set for June 15 to 22.

Protection of coral reefs and marine ecosystems is the focus of the event.

Seven-night land packages start at $697 per person, double, at Buddy Dive Resort, Captain Don's Habitat or Divi Flamingo Beach Resort.

Included are six boat dives, unlimited shore diving, daily breakfast, transfers, taxes and service charges. The $100 festival registration fee is extra.

For package information, contact Caradonna Caribbean Tours at (800) 328-2288; Caribbean Adventures at (800) 433-3483; and Maduro Dive Fanta-Seas at (800) 327-6709.

For Bonaire information, call (800) BONAIRE or visit www.infobonaire.com. Details on the Bonaire Dive Festival can be found at www.scubadiving.com/bonairefest.

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