Snorkeling at Cano Island

Explore gorgeous coral reefs and virgin blue waters at CaDCIM100MEDIADJI_0025.JPGno Island Full Day Boat Tour. With turquoise blue waters and colorful coral reefs, Cano Island, located near the Osa Peninsula is one of the best Costa Rican snorkeling and scuba diving destinations. Join this magical boat tour and explore with detail the mysteries of the underwater world . (The island is a biological reserve, snorkel and scuba diving numbers are regulated, and reservations fill up quickly.)

RATE: $140.00 per person ($85 children under 10 years old)/ DURATION: Full Day – Book this tour now!

Costa Rica’s Best Snorkeling

Cano Island is an amazing marine biological reserve with virgin blue waters making it the perfect tropical paradise for snorkelers and divers. It is home to and spectacular variety of stunning marine flora and fauna and is famous for having Costa Rica’s largest concentration of coral-building organisms along the Pacific Ocean. Visitors have rated Cano Island as having the best snorkeling and diving in Costa Rica! With fantastic underwater visibility, you have opportunity to observe and swim alongside sea turtles, dolphins, stingrays, manta rays, moray eels, barracudas, tuna, snapper, parrot fish, puffers and more. This forever-changing panorama is a powerful experience for those who venture below the surface to investigate the variety of marine life found near the coral reefs. Marine life is also abundant in the general outliers of the island and you can see white tipped reef sharks, silky sharks, bull sharks and occasionally whale sharks and humpback whales.

Snorkeling Cano Island Day Tour Departing from Uvita beach

This tour combines two magnificent jewels of Costa Rica: Caño Island Biological Reserve and violines island Please be at the Bahia Aventuras office at 7:00am. The tour departs from Punta Uvita at 7:30 AM and arrives at Caño Island approximately 1 ½ hours later. It is a magical trip where you can observe whales, experience dolphin encounters, and observe other marine animals such as sea turtles and marine birds. Arriving at the island you will be able to appreciate the healthiest coral reefs on this Costa Rica snorkeling adventure and observe a great variety of marine species, many of which are in danger of extinction. After this, you will head by boat to VIOLINES ISLAND (30 minutes) arriving to the north side of the this beautiful small Island with lush vegetation . Upon arrival the guides will prepare a picnic lunch. Then the rest of the time will be spent on the beach or swimming on its safe bay and hiking on the beach. During your stay at Violines Island you might see a lot of birds and a wonderful tropical vegetation. The boat will head back to UTour a la Reserva Biologica Isla del Caño, Pacifico Sur, Costa Rica Agosto 2016 Photo Ana Lucia Rodriguez Tinoco analucia.rodrigueztinoco@gmail.comvita beach at 2.30-3.00 pm surrounding the coast were you will be able to see from the boat the largest Mangrove forest under protection in Central America ; Terraba Mangrove Forest. The boat will arrive to Uvita around 4.00 pm.

This tour is not recommended for people with serious health problems as I.B.S (irritable bowel syndrome) or urinary incontinence due to lack of restrooms on the boat and Cano Island. Restrooms are available at a private resort in Violines Island.

RATE: $140.00 per person ($85 children under 10 years old) / DURATION: Full Day – 

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Private tour available for family groups & couples


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