Notes: Cocos is a popular destination with limited liveaboard spaces. We recommend you book well in advance to avoid disappointment.
Dive experience: Beginner divers may consider the diving at Cocos Island difficult due to its ruggedness and currents. 50+ logged dives is recommended.
Cruise price per person includes: Cabin accommodation with air-conditioning, breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, drinking water, soft drinks, hot drinks, local wine and beer, land tours, transfers to the boat from some hotels, dives (as detailed in the trips above), experienced English-speaking divemaster, tanks, weights, weightbelt, all taxes.
Cruise price per person excludes (mandatory, unless customer provides own): Scuba equipment (US$ 330 for 10 night trips), dive computer, diving insurance, Cocos Island National Park fee (US$ 490 for 10 night trips, +13% tax - cash only), US$ 30 charge for an Emergency Evacuation Plan. Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival (cash only).
Optional extras: Nitrox fills for enriched air certified divers (US$ 150 for 10 night trips), torches. Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival.
How to get there: The Cocos Island Aggressor departs from Puntarenas. Guests fly into San Jose. For more information see our Costa Rica travel information section. Transfers to Puntarenas by the operator are from the Park Inn by Radisson: It is recommended that guests stay at this hotel. You must have a 1 night stay in San Jose before departure to meet the transfer schedule.
Note: Departure times vary according to the tides. You will be informed in advance of your pick-up time and the cruise departure time. The last dive of the trip will be at around 12 noon on the third last day of the trip. After the 36 hour crossing back to the mainland, you will disembark at 7 am, You can book any flights from San Jose after 12:30 pm.
Non-diver rate: US$ 200 off the full published price (does not apply to specials).
Single supplement (if you do not want to share accommodation): This is optional - single travelers may choose to share a cabin or pay a supplement of 65% of the normal published price for their own cabin.
Dive clubs and group discounts: Pay for 9 guests and 2 extra guests can join the cruise in a 4-bed cabin free of charge (total 11 or more guests).
Whole boat charter rate (per night): Pay for 18 guests and 4 extra guests can join the cruise free of charge (total 22 guests).