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Caño Island Snorkeling tour

from $150.00

 Caño Island Tour Details:

This is a full day tour from 07:30 am to 2:30 pm approximately. Leaving Uvita towards Isla del Caño in a boat ride that takes approximately 1 hour and a half, there is a great opportunity to see whales during the season, dolphins, sea turtles and marine birds. once we arrive to Caño Island, 2 snorkeling are carried out, which are guided with a duration of approximately 40 to 50 minutes each, between the snorkeling sessions there is a snack and after the snack you go down to the beach for about 15 minutes with access to the bathrooms and viewpoint of the Island (if the waves conditions are good to go down), after this we do the the second snorkeling, once the snorkeling is finished we proceed to a picnic-style lunch, on a beach in the area, at the end of lunch we return to the starting point of the Dolphin Tour office, ending activity.

Caño Island Snorkel:

Caño Island has virgin waters, is one of the bluest in the country, and has a spectacular variety of marine life as well as some glorious coral reefs named one of the best diving spots in the world.

The great wealth that this island has is under the blue waters around the island, and the great biodiversity of fish and coral reefs make this island a natural paradise

The coral reefs that surround the island grow up to a depth of 15 meters hosting a number of small and large species that give life to this beautiful, natural and scenic island, the common schools of mackerel that surround the island some sharks, stingrays make one of the favorite places in Costa Rica for recreational diving and deep diving, because this sites have been identified suitable for those activity.

Caño Island is also home to a variety of fish, whales and sharks.

Caño Island Biological Reserve

The island has an archaeological value since it was used as a cemetery and permanent pre-Columbian settlements, it is still possible to observe some remains of ceramics and small stone spheres made by the natives, it is a place rich in vegetation and which serves as a rest for migratory birds .

It is located on the Pacific continental shelf of Costa Rica, 16 km northwest of the Osa Peninsula in the province of Puntarenas.

Caño Island has 320 terrestrial hectares and 5,800 marine hectares. These waters have one of the most extensive coral reef formations and in the best state of the Pacific coast of Costa Rica.

There are five coral reefs (or low reefs) with extensions ranging from 0.8 to 4.2 hectares.

The beaches are from sand and stone. The upper zone contains a wet tropical forest and there are secondary forests of different ages. In the forest, 158 plant species have been identified.



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  • Vacation Style Holiday Type
    Animal Watching, Family, Guided Tours
  • Activity Level Fairly Easy
  • Group Size Medium Group
    6 +
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To make this tour, a minimum of 6  adults is required. Check availability at whatssAp +506 8854-3022


Please contact us if your group is smaller than 6 people, as we may be able to combine you with another group.



Terms & Conditions

The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
  • Snack of coffee, juice, pastries and bananas before the activity
  • Lunch (Indicate if there are allergies or some type of special food, for example, vegetarians).
  • Tickets to biological reserve
  • Life vests
  • Parking
  • Insurance
  • Snorkeling equipment
  • Bilingual crew
  • Fruit
  • Water
  • Cookies
  • Certified General Guide.



What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
  • Liquors and beers
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    Package Confirmed Dates Trip Status Trip Status Price (PP) Excluding Flights Price (PP) Including Flights  
    1 December, 2017 - 31 December, 2024
    Adult rack
    1 December, 2017 - 31 December, 2024
    Rack children (4 to 11 years)