Caño Island Snorkeling full day tour - Leaving from Sierpe

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Highlights

Turquoise waters, pristine corals and rock reefs with a great variety of marine wildlife. You may run into turtles, dolphins, Humpback whales (from July to October), parrot fishes, king angels, barracudas, eels, reef sharks, and stingrays it’s a one in a lifetime experience.

Description 

Caño Island National Park is the most exciting and beautiful place of the South Pacific Coast of Costa Rica for scuba diving and snorkeling. It offers five dive sites some with rock pinnacles and arches. The island also has a trail to a small burial site and to a nice lookout with an awesome view of the island. During the boat ride to the island (90 min), you will be able to see a great variety of marine life dolphins, turtles, and Humpback whales (from July to October). At least two different spots are sightseen for snorkeling with an experienced guide.

Estimated time: From 8 am to 4 pm.

Includes: Bilingual guide, boat transportation, park entrance fee, equipment, bottled water, and lunch.

Leaving from Sierpe (1hr. driving south from Uvita) 

The boat will pass thought the mangrove channels toward the ocean, beautiful spot to see wildlife; macaws, monkeys, and crocodiles among others. 

Optional: Ground transportation for additional U$15 roundtrip from Dominical, Uvita, or Ojochal

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The boat leaves from Sierpe at 8:00 am, from there the boat passes through the channels of the mangrove to reach the sea and the island, lasts approximately 45 minutes. The guide chooses two places to snorkel from the boat, generously lasts 45 minutes in each place depending on the weather conditions.

If the group agrees, you can go down on the island to go to the lookout and enjoy the beautiful view.

After the snorkeling the boat is heading to a nearby beach to serve you picnic lunch and the option to use the bathroom if necessary. Later it returns to Sierpe arriving approximately at 4 in the afternoon

  • Best snorkeling in the southern pacific zone 
  • Chances to see dolphins and whales ( in season) during the boat ride
  • The boat passes through the Terraba mangrove channels , beautiful spot for wildlife 

 

Route

  1. Osa Peninsula (CR)