The island is located about 1 hour from Drake Bay. 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 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, and occasionally whale sharks. In humpback whales migration season, is common to observe them on the way round from Middle July to October, and from December to March.
Tour includes transportation, tour guide, lunch, entrance tickets to the island and snorkeling equipment.
Recommendations: Small bags to safeguard personal belongings, sun block, shorts, bathing suit and towel, sandals or flip flops.
Price $80 per person and kids older than 12 years, for group up to 10 people.