About Us

Bahia Aventuras Main OfficeBahia Aventuras is a Costa Rica Tour Operator, specializing in adventure tours, nature tours, boat tours, half day tours, full day tours and more.  The company is owned and operated by Walter Brenes, (1979-2015 ),a local community leader and entrepreneur in Uvita, Bahia Ballena, near the Osa Peninsula.  Brenes started the tour company in 2007 with the help of friend and local Peace Corps volunteer Travis Bays. A year later, Brenes was able to expand by teaming with business partner Daljit Hundle (1955-2015) . Together, sharing their love for education and conservation, the Bahia Aventuras Team has been able to expand to offer the most fun, friendly and safe service in the Uvita area.

  • 20+ years of combined professional boat and nature tour experience with a Pura Vida Spirit!
  • Captains with 10 years local ocean navigation experience from Uvita to the Osa Peninsula.
  • Professional and friendly local bi-lingual staff and tour guides.
  • Modern boats equipped with powerful Suzuki motors.
  • First – rate navigation, sport fishing, surfing and snorkeling equipment.
  • Committed to implementing the best practices for sustainable marine tourism

SERVICE: Our professional and friendly local bi-lingual staff and tour guides work with a Pura Vida spirit that is representative of our country and our goal is to share that spirit with each and every visitor.  Our personateam 2lized service caters to your needs and we strive to meet your demands whether that be an email response, a helping hand while entering and exiting our boats, or teaching you how to snorkel, sport fish or search for whales and dolphins. At Bahia Aventuras we pride ourselves on making sure you leave with a special place in your heart for Uvita-Bahia Ballena, Osa, Costa Rica and the Bahia Aventuras Team!

SAFETY: Our first priority is ensuring our friends a safe experience.  We pride ourselves in having 20+ years of combined professional boat and nature tour experience with trained captains and tour guides. All Bahia Aventuras team members have been trained on proper whale watching and dolphin encounter best practices and have been certified through the National Learning Academy in Costa Rica as tourism guides.  The boats have ring buoy lifesaver and comfortable individual life jackets for each passenger and crew.  Our boats operate on Suzuki, four strokes, fuel injected, 200 HP 300 HP/ 175 HP, with hydraulic direction and receive routine maintenance and upgrades from Suzuki certified mechanics.  Couple all this with Garmin GPS MAP 400 series-sound, fish finder and long reach radio communication and you hav all the right elements to create a powerful experience connecting you with nature.

Ring buoy lifesaver and individual life jackets for each passenger and crew.
Motor: Suzuki, four strokes, fuel injected, 250 HP, with hydraulic direction.
Navigation equipment: Garmin GPS MAP 400 series-sound, fish finder and long reach radio communicationRing buoy lifesaver and individual life jackets for each passenger and crew.

FUN: At Bahia Aventuras we believe that life should be spent smiling.  Our tours are powerful experiences connecting you with nature. With us you will smile, scream, laugh and enjoy! Through these interactions we enhance people-to-people understanding and grow friendships between people of different countries, languages, cultures, religions, socio-ecnomic classes and political outlooks with an emphasis on equality among all humans regardless of personal circumstances.  FUN is a whale watching and dolphin encounter tour, hiking through the wonderful magic of corcovado national park, snorkeling the best of Costa Rica at Cano Island, or surfing the waves of Marino Ballena National Park!  Just take a minute to read some of our client testimonials and you will discover how much FUN you can have on our  tours.