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.

For this trip we offer a full day itinerary. where we work with a partner dive center further south. To start the trip you will at first leave Quepos and head south for about one hour before boarding your boat at a nearby village. You can arrange this trip with either the transport to the neighboring village included or you can make your own way.

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

Oceans Unlimited is the only local tour operator in the Manuel Antonio area, offering this unique trip to what has been described as a mini Cocos Island. Along your way you can spot Pan Tropical Dolphins and Sea Turtles. When you arrive, abundant resident sea life surround you, giant schools of pelagic fish, Barracuda, Trevelly Jacks and Pompano, white tip reef sharks and rays,. Visibility in this area often exceeds 80 feet.

Prices start at $175 for scuba and $135 for snorkeling

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.

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During the trip you will all accompanied by  professional bilingual guides. After checking out the local marine inhabitants you will have a fantastic picnic lunch onboard the boat before heading back and homeward bound.

Come scuba dive with the sharks at Caño

General Trip Information

All trips leave from Uvita at 6.45am 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.