South Pacific - Dominical
Snorkeling Caño Island Biological Reserve

With turquoise blue waters and colorful coral reefs, Caño Island Biological Reserve is one of the best places for snorkeling in the South Pacific. This tour combines two magnificent jewels of Costa Rica: Caño Island Biological Reserve and Violines Island. The Cano Island tour departs from Punta Uvita at 7:30am and arrives at Cano Island 1.5 hours later. It is a magical trip and when fortunate you can watch whales, dolphins, and other marine animals while in transit to and from the island. 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 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 wonderful tropical vegetation. The boat will head back to Uvita beach at 2.30-3.00 pm surrounding the coast were you will be able to see from the boat the largest Magrove forest under protection in Central America ; Terraba Mangrove Forest. The boat will arrive to Uvita around 4.00 pm.



Included

Bilingual naturalist guide, entrance fees, snorkeling equipment, and flotation device for snorkeling.



Duration

8 hours.



What to bring

Shorts, bathing suit, towel, extra change of clothes, sandals or flip flops, rain coat or poncho, plastic bags to safeguard personal belongings, and sun block.



Food

Bottled water and Picnic lunch

Dates   Rates
From: 01 SEP 17 To: 31 DEC 18
Private Tour Adult N/A
Children N/A
Private $1200
Private child N/A
From: 01 DEC 17 To: 31 DEC 18
Rates Adult $145
Children $90
Private N/A
Private child N/A

The REGULAR Tour operates with a minimum of 6 passengers

- Round trip transportation is not included on the tour rates.

- Until December 30th, 2017: The extra fee for transportation will be as follows:

* Cuna del Angel, Cristal Ballena, La Cusinga, Whales & Dolphins: $34 from 1-4 pax round trip.

* Oxygen Villas, Kura Villas, Rancho Pacífico, Villas Gaia & Lookout: $64 from 1-4 pax

* Hotels in Dominical, Villas Río Mar and Hacienda Baru: $64 from 1-4 pax round trip.

-From Dec 31th, 2017 to Dec 30th, 2018: The extra fee for transportation will be as follows:

*Cuna del Angel, Cristal Ballena, La Cusinga, Whales & Dolphins: $42 from 1-10 pax round trip.

*Oxygen Villas, Kura Villas, Rancho Pacífico, Villas Gaia & Lookout: $69 from 1-10 pax.

*Hotels in Dominical, Villas Río Mar and Hacienda Baru: $69 from 1-10 pax round trip. Hotels in *Manuel Antonio & Quepos: $195 from 1-10 pax round trip.

CHILDREN AGE UNDER 10 YEARS OLD

PRIVATE TOURS: Prices valid from September 01th, 2017 until December 31st, 2018 Price per boat, maximum 5 passengers, aditional pax $110 ***IMPORTANT NOTES: The PRIVATE tour doesn't includes entrances fee and meals. Please add $20 per person for entrances fee and $15 per meal per person.

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