Caño Island

Come explore some of the most beautiful scuba diving in Costa Rica.

A full day trip where you can either scuba dive or snorkel in the amazing Isla del Caño marine reserve.

Come scuba dive Caño island

Thought by many to be the most beautiful diving and snorkeling in Costa Rica, Isla del Caño is situated in Drake Bay about 2 hours to the south of Quepos by boat.

The trip is a full day trip and the boat departs from a nearby village. At this current time we are not running boat trips directly from Quepos. The village is located around 1 hour south of Quepos and we can either arrange transport there for you, or you can make your own way there. 

From there you will travel approximately 1 – 1 ½ hours by boat to the island where you will either dive or snorkel 2 different sites as well as have lunch.

On your boat trip to the island you can spot Pan Tropical Dolphins and Sea Turtles.  During season you can also spot Humpback whales. When you arrive, abundant resident sea life surround you, giant schools of pelagic fish, Barracuda, Trevally Jacks and Pompano, white tip reef sharks and rays,. Visibility in this area often exceeds 80 feet.

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Did you know ?

You can combine your Caño island trip with with your Open water course or Discover Scuba Course, and take your first breaths underwater at Isla del Caño.

During the trip you will all accompanied by  professional bilingual guides. 

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General Trip information

Regular trips leave from Uvita at 7am in the morning. This is approximately a 1 hour drive south from Manuel Antonio/Quepos area. Transport to Uvita is not provided and can either be arranged through us for an additional cost or you can find you own way there. Maps are provided.
Equipment, snacks, lunch and guides are provided.

Private trips and group tours can be also be arranged including transport depending on the time of year and availability of the boat.

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Come scuba dive with the sharks at Caño