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Caño Island from Sierpe - Snorkeling full day tour

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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. Even during the boat ride to the island (60 min), you will be able to see a great variety of marine life, like dolphins, turtles, and humpback whales (from July to October). Keep on reading for more information on your perfect underwater adventure!

Departure: 8:00 am

Estimated time: 8 hours (8:00 am to 4:00 pm)

Meeting point: Leaving from Sierpe (1hr. driving south from Uvita) 
Requirements: Must know how to swim.
Includes: Bilingual guide, boat transportation, park entrance fee, equipment, bottled water and lunch.
Price: From Sierpe: $100.

Optional: Ground transportation for additional U$20 roundtrip from Dominical, Uvita, or Ojochal

COVID  regulations: visitor are not allowed to stay at the beach, either use the trails, only snorkel/dive from the boat as usual, there is alternative beach for lunch and facilities.

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The boat leaves from Sierpe at 8:00 am. From there the boat passes through the mangrove channels to reach the sea and the island, which will last approximately 45 minutes. The guide chooses two places to snorkel from the boat and you will snorkel for about 45 minutes in each place, depending on the weather conditions.

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

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

  • Best snorkeling in the southern pacific zone
  • Turquoise waters, pristine corals and rock reefs with a great variety of marine wildlife.
  • You may see turtles, dolphins, humpback whales (from July to October), parrot fish, king angels, barracudas, eels, reef sharks, and stingrays.
  • The boat passes through the Terraba mangrove channels, beautiful spot for wildlife 
Ideal tour for sea lovers and all family members!


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