Toucan Diving Bonaire Joins “Malicious Delicious”

TDB Malicious Delicious 4Toucan Diving Bonaire and Stinapa join forces during the Lionfish derby

Since many years Lionfish have been an invasive species to the Caribbean waters and threatening the juvenile fish population. On Saturday April 9th Toucan Diving Bonaire donated a boat and crew to be apart of Malicious Delicious. An event hosted by STINAPA (Bonaire National Parks Foundation) to keep the fish population balanced by hunting the Lionfish.

TDB Malicious Delicious 2     TDB Malicious Delicious 1Despite the gorgeous looks, the Lionfish is a major threat to the beautiful reefs of Bonaire. The Toucan Diving Bonaire crew partnered up with STINAPA by giving them a hand to hunt the Lionfish during their daily trip in the marine reserves. Toucan Diving Bonaire provided the ‘Golden Eye’ boat during the event and accommodated a total of sixteen divers during the derby. All divers did a 2 tank boat dive at the Playa Frans Reserve and shot a total of 110 Lionfish.

About Toucan Diving Bonaire
Whether you never dived before or whether you are an experienced diver, you will feel right at home with the professional diving instructors of Toucan Diving Bonaire. Toucan Diving Bonaire is a five star PADI dive center and offers several attractive shore and boat diving packages. Toucan Diving Bonaire is the first diving school on Bonaire which has been certified by the Dutch Union for Underwater sports and is part of Plaza Beach Resort, Bonaire’s one and only all-inclusive resort.

About Plaza Beach Resort Bonaire
Toucan Diving Bonaire is located at the Plaza Beach Resort in Bonaire. Enjoyment without any limits, that is an all-inclusive vacation at Plaza Beach Resort Bonaire. The resort facilitates 126 spacious air conditioned Suites, Junior Suites and Grand Suites (59 m2) either next to the Caribbean Sea or next to the marina laguna. Everything is taken care of: from a delicious breakfast, lunch and dinner buffet in our restaurant with sea view to water sport activities, a diving school and a cozy beach bar. Add the best beach of Bonaire and a beautiful swimming pool; there is nothing that will stop you from having a vacation to always remember.

For more details on Toucan Diving Bonaire or to book a trip to Bonaire, visit, call 1-855-242-899 or email Find us on Facebook: /toucandivingbonaire

About Gene Muchanski

Executive Director at Dive Industry Association. Board Member at Dive Industry Foundation. Marketing Consultant to the Diving Industry. I have been a certified Scuba Diver since I was 15 years old and have been a passionate waterman for as long as I can remember.
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