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CORCOVADO NATIONAL PARK HIKING TOUR

Natural

Famous for being the Amazon of Costa Rica, the Corcovado National Park is the largest stronghold of primary forest on a Pacific coastline, and is famous for being “the most biologically intense place on Earth”. Be prepared for a thrilling tour as you explore some of Mother Natures most amazing works of art. The area holds thousands of species of flora and fauna, many unique to the area and others which have disappeared from other regions, or are in danger of extinction. Approximately, 6,000 insects (including the 123 different butterflies discovered so far), 500 trees (a fourth of all the tree species that exist in Costa Rica), 367 birds, 140 mammals, 117 amphibian and reptiles, and 40 freshwater fish species live here in coexistence. Immerse yourself in life’s wonders with the BEST Costa Rica Nature Tour. Hike lush rain forests, howl with howler monkeys, relax with a sloth, sing with birds, and investigate millions of insects during your tour of Corcovado National Park in the Osa Peninsula! Corcovado National Park is famous for holding 3% of the biodiversity on this side of the planet. The Corcovado National Park is one of Costa Rica’s best nature spots for eco-tourism! The number of visitors allowed per day is regulated and a previous reservation is needed.

Includes:

- Bilingual naturalist guide
- Bottled water
- Picnic lunch
- Entrance fees to the protected areas
- Important: suitable for most fitness levels
- Minimum number of people: 6 people during green season / 2 people during high season

Price: $

130.00

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SNORKELING TOUR AT ISLA DEL CAÑO

Explore gorgeous coral reefs and virgin blue waters at Caño Island Full Day Boat Tour. With turquoise blue waters and colorful coral reefs, Caño Island, located near the Osa Peninsula is one of the best Costa Rican snorkelling 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). Caño 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 Caño Island as having the best snorkelling 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.

Includes:

- Bilingual naturalist guide
- Bottled water
- Picnic lunch
- Entrance fees to the protected areas
- Snorkelling equipment
- Important: 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.

Price: $

130.00

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WHALES AND DOLPHINS OBSERVATION TOUR

Animals

Eco-tourists and wildlife enthusiasts will be blown away in this exhilarating Whale watching and Dolphin encounter tour. The Marino Ballena National Park is home to one of the most biologically diverse marine habitats in Costa Rica. From observing large pods of  bottle nose, spotted, common or spinner dolphins performing acrobatics to witnessing a Humpback Whale teach its baby to breach, this tour is for everyone to enjoy. Snorkel Isla Ballena – Whale Island and Punta Uvita “Whale tail” to explore the marine life of Marino Ballena National Park! Later, visit to the gigantic natural sea caves of Playa Ventanas as your captain carefully approach to the caves, giving you an awesome  perspective of this wonderful place of Uvita Bahia Ballena.  Come join us on the most FAMOUS Bahia Aventuras Costa Rica boat tour & best whale watching in Costa Rica , where you can combine your five senses to create a powerful experience connecting you with nature! When granted the opportunity  you might see and hear the song of  the Humpback Whales and maybe observe the acrobatic displays of the dolphins making this trip the best Whale watching tour of Costa Rica. Others species that are seeing occasionally during this are: Bryde’s Whales, Pilot whales, False Killer whales and other marine life.

Important: The Humpback whales visit the waters of Costa Rica and the Ballena marine national park between mid-July to October late (Southern Humpback Whales), and again in mid-December through late February (Northern Humpback Whales)  as they migrate to and from feeding and mating grounds. The snorkelling is good only during the dry months (November late through June) due to visibility. The Bottle Nosed Dolphins and Pacific spotted Dolphins are regularly seeing year round in the waters of the Ballena Marine Park. During the months with no whales the tour includes Dolphin encounter, snorkelling, bird watching, visit to the sea caves and one stop to a beautiful beach for relaxing an explore.

Includes:

- Bilingual naturalist guide
- Bottled water
- Box with tropical fruits
- Entrance fee to Ballena National Park
- Snorkelling equipment

Price: $

85.00

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SNORKELING AT MARINO BALLENA NATIONAL PARK

Snorkel the ocean floor and observe parrot fish, sea turtles, coral reef and more during your Costa Rica Snorkelling Tour to the Marino Ballena National Park, Punta Uvita better known as Whale’s Tail, Isla Ballena and Tres Hermanas. Marino Ballena National Park is second to Cano Island with great coral reef and fish diversity along the South Pacific Coast of Costa Rica.  Join us on this half day Snorkelling Tour, as we depart from Punta Uvita and visit the best snorkelling treasures of the Marino Ballena National Park: reefs of Ballena Island, Tres Hermanas Islets and the Punta Uvita Whale tale.  Discover underwater treasures such as, parrotfish, butterfly fish, blue surgeonfish, and a great number of starfish at a depth that ranges from 1 to 3 meters. Observe the land formations of Ballena Island and Tres Hermanas Islets and their local inhabitants, the brown booby and green iguana. During the tour you might observe whales, dolphins, turtles, marine birds and fantastic views of the southern pacific Osa coastline.  The Marino Ballena Snorkel tour is available between the  months of December and July as our coastal waters become crystal clear opportunities to observe life’s mysteries down below the ocean surface.

Price: $

72.00

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TERRABA SIERPE MAGROVES TOUR

Natural

Explore some of Mother Natures most interesting flora and fauna and immerse yourself into the intricate Terraba Sierpe mangroves ecosystem.  The Terraba Sierpe mangrove is one of Costa Rica’s largest mangrove forest and plays an important role in the protection of the Osa Peninsula. Nationally designated as a Forest Reserve in 1977 and registered as a Wetlands International RAMSAR site in 1995, the Sierpe Terraba Mangroves National Wetlands are located near the Osa Peninsula approximately 45 minutes south of Uvita – Bahia Ballena and encompass 30,654 ha. The site is entirely state-owned and managed by the Ministry for the Environment and Energy. The wetland reserve is a bird and nature tour attraction and host an important habitat of many species of birds, fish (55 species), shellfish (10 commercially exploited species), mammals and reptiles. Resident and migratory bird species often found in Terraba Sierpe include Herons, Egrets, Cotingas, and Pandion haliaetus.  Common mammals include Agouti paca and Lutra annectens; and reptiles Caiman crocodilus, Crocodylus acutus and Tree Boas. Many of these species depend on this ecosystem for their complete life cycle; reproduction, growth and feeding.

Includes:

- Bilingual naturalist guide
- Bottled water
- Fruit snack
- Entrance fees to the Marino Ballena National Park

Price: $

80.00

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