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Bonaire Cruise


Bonaire’s cruise tourism is growing rapidly. Providing employment opportunities for hundreds of locals. Cruise tourism and makes a significant contribution to the economic development of Bonaire. It contributes with regional growth by diversification, job opportunity, encourages cultural exchange, foreign earnings and strengthening of intercultural understanding and tolerance for both the visitors and the local community. It supports integrity of local cultures by integrating within the cultural aspects. The cruise passengers are granted an opportunity to experience the island as a visitor and should be encouraged to return and become our friend.


Every person that will be working in the cruise area must be registered through the website. Must submit the necessary information. Once the information is submitted, you will receive a confirmation e-mail. The documents will be reviewed by the cruise task force and you will receive a confirmation through each respective association.

Cruise Area

BEA: Register Here

TAXI / AB: Register Here

BACA: Register Here

Tour Operators Certification: Register Here

Cruise Schedule: 2017

Rules & Regulations: Open File

Tour Guide Statistics

Cruise lines keep monthly scores on each port; this is an indication on how the visitors have perceived the island.

The Dutch Caribbean in figures 2015
The Dutch Caribbean in figures 2016

Latest News feed
50th anniversary cruise industry
Dec. 05

The month of November TCB and stakeholders celebrated the cruise month. This cruise month was to create awareness and inform the local community of the ins and outs of the cruise industry of Bonaire.

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TCB honors Mr. Toon Abraham
Dec. 05

TCB has honored Mr. Toon Abraham, for his job well done in the tourism sector for Bonaire, especially in the cruise tourism.

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Bonaire welcomed the Mein Schiff 3 Cruise ship
Dec. 05

On Monday November 27, Bonaire welcomed for the first time the Mein Schiff 3 cruise ship. This cruise ship is from the line TUI Cruises, and is a fairly new ship in their fleet of cruise ships.

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