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Costa Rica Diving Packages - Caño Island

Daily Dive Trips from Uvita

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2-tank dive daytrips can be booked to the following dive destination from Uvita, Costa Rica, all year round:

Caño Island - US$ 175
(Snorkellers US$ 130)
[Marino Bellena: US$ 105, snorkeller - US$ 85] Every day.

Caño day trip prices normally include: drinking water, fruits and cookies, lunch, dives, full set of scuba or snorkel equipment, professionally qualified divemaster, national park fees, all taxes.
Prices exclude (mandatory, unless customer provides own): none.
Optional extras: hotel transfers to and from the Uvita departure port, dive insurance. Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival. Note: prices of items purchased onboard are subject to change.

The dive sites here range in depth from 10-30m / 30-100 ft. Currents are generally mild to moderate, making most of the sites suitable for divers of all experience levels. At Bajo del Diablo, currents can be strong with surge, therefore that site is for advanced divers only.

How your day unfolds:

For Cano Island charters, guests gather at 07:00 hrs at the dive center in Uvita, on the Costa Rican Pacific coast. The travel time to Cano is approximately 1 hour and 20 mins. The dive boat leaves directly from Uvita beachfront at the dive center as soon after 08:00 hrs as possible. There are 2 dives at different sites with approximately 45 minutes surface interval.

Chilled water, fruits, cookies and lunch are served on board. During the surface interval you will have the opportunity to go ashore for 10 minutes and use the island restaurant's bathroom. You may bring your own refreshments along too if you wish. It is recommended you bring your own dive computer, towel, sunscreen and your own drinking water container. After the 2 dives you will return to Uvita at approximately 15:00 hrs.

What makes this Costa Rican diving tour unique?

Caño Island is simply one of the best dive destinations in Costa Rica. Some of the best liveaboards visit here on week long trips, but you don't have to spend large sums to dive here. There are few day trips in the world that promise encounters with marine megafauna such as giant manta rays, eagle rays, whitetip sharks and reef sharks. Dolphins are frequently sighted, namely the common, bottlenose and spotted varieties. If you are really in luck, you may even see a whale shark or a humpback whale!

La Reserva Biologica de la Isla del Caño protects 800 acres of land and 14,000 marine acres. It is often referred to as a "Mini Cocos Island" due to the often excellent visibility and stunning underwater fauna. You can take day trips almost every day from the lively southern Costa Rican town of Uvita. The best time of the year is from December to May, although great conditions can be enjoyed throughout the year. The operator runs up to 3 daily dive boats that are fast, comfortable and shaded. 2 boats take up to 8 guests, and another takes up to 15 guests.

Your Additional Needs: through our partners we can also help you with hotel bookings and travel & diving insurance.

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