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Fort Oranje

Fort Oranjestraat, Kralendijk, Bonaire
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Disappointing

There is really nothing here to see, you cannot tour the Fort and the cannnons were from a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
the4taals
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Owen Sound, Canada
Colorful

Hard to miss as it's across from the terminal but worth walking around to see the colors... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2017
James M
,
Poquoson, Virginia
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A nineteenth-century fort (now serving as the Harbor Office) featuring an adjacent stone lighthouse.
  • Excellent16%
  • Very good35%
  • Average39%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
9 Dec 2017
“Colorful”
8 Apr 2017
“Quick Walk Though”
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Fort Oranjestraat, Kralendijk, Bonaire
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There is really nothing here to see, you cannot tour the Fort and the cannnons were from a shipwreck, not the Fort. I would have expected more, maybe in the future this can be expanded.

Thank the4taals
Reviewed 10 December 2017

Hard to miss as it's across from the terminal but worth walking around to see the colors & architecture.

Thank James M
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

The fort is directly across from the cruise ship docks. There isn't a formal tour but it's worth walking around and reading the plaques. The grounds are well maintained and the color of the buildings make it stand out.

1  Thank WorldTrvlr13
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Recommended as one of the few things we could do from our cruise ship docked off Kralendijk. While I have to admire the Bonairians for not catering to tourists in keeping attractions like this open on Sundays or holidays just because cruise ships are in...More

Thank charlesthebarles
Reviewed 2 March 2017

You'll have to check the Internet to find out anything about the fort. The gate was open, so I entered and walked around to see what I could find out about it. Saw the cannons and the view..

Thank MilwaukeeSunseeker2
Reviewed 13 February 2017

From a docked ship, the walk to this site is about a minute, roughly straight in front of you. The fort is tiny. Not much to it I'm afraid.

Thank Scott D
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

From the cruise ship it looked like a kids park. Up close, it's a small fort. Quiet inside. Not much to see. Views aren't the best with the freight ships loading and unloading.

Thank lakwatsera2014
Reviewed 2 July 2016

We were all excited to go visit "the fort" but there's really nothing to see inside - just the walls - though we did see some pretty parakeets in the tree!

Thank Scrabblequeen825
Reviewed 28 June 2016

While you are in town, go by and see the fort and the light house. I love history so I just couldn't pass this.

Thank Duckygirl2012
Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

This fort stands proud at the port where all cruise ships dock. It is Just another one of the well kept building in the capital and let's you know you are at the main port of Bonaire. Not not more about it really.

Thank Coryy20
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