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. 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 for snorkeling with an experienced guide. Keep on reading for more information on your perfect underwater adventure!
Departure: 7:30 am
Estimated time: 9 hours (7:00 am to 4:00 pm)
Meeting point: Leaving from Uvita (1,5 hr Boat drive)
Requirements: Must know how to swim.
Includes: Bilingual guide, boat transportation, park entrance fee, snorkeling equipment, bottled water and lunch.
Price: From Uvita: $140 , U$75 kids under 10 years old
The boat leaves from Uvita at 7:30 am, from there the boat passes through the Marino Ballena Park to reach the island. The boat ride lasts approximately 90 minutes. The guide chooses two places to snorkel from the boat, lasting 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 will head to a nearby beach to serve you a picnic lunch and give you the option to use the bathroom if needed. It returns to Uvita at approximately 3-4 in the afternoon.