Notes: Cocos is a popular destination with limited liveaboard spaces. We recommend you book well in advance to avoid disappointment.
Dive experience: 50 logged dives and advanced open water is the bare minimum experience required to safely dive around Cocos Island. More experience is better and all scuba divers should have good buoyancy skills. The use of Enriched Air Nitrox (and an EANx certification) is mandatory.
Cruise price per person includes: Cabin accommodation, breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, drinking water, soft drinks, hot drinks, round trip transfers from San Jose Airport, dives (as detailed in the trips above), experienced English-speaking divemasters (1 guide for 7 scuba divers), standard tanks, weights and weight belts, CD of photos/video at the end of the tour, Nautilus Lifeline marine rescue GPS, Dive Alert, SMB safety sausage, torch, tank beacon, state taxes.
Cruise price per person excludes (mandatory, unless customer provides own): 5% cruise tax, scuba equipment (US$ 215 per week), nitrox fills for enriched air certified divers (US$ 120), diving insurance, Cocos Island National Park fee (US$ 120 per day plus 13% VAT). Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid in advance.
Optional extras: Alcoholic drinks, steel and specialized tanks. Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival.
How to get there: Nautilus Under Sea departs from Punta Arenas, Costa Rica. Guests fly into San Jose International Airport (SJO). For more information see our Costa Rica travel information section. You will be transferred by road (90 minutes) from the airport to a resort near the marina, in time for boarding and port departure at 7:30 pm. After a 36-hour return journey from Cocos Island back to the mainland, you will disembark a8 8:30 am and use a shuttle back to San Jose Airport or nearby hotel.
Non-diver rate: None.
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 25% of the Double stateroom published price.
Dive clubs and group discounts: Pay for 11 guests and 1 extra person can join the cruise in a Triple stateroom free of charge (total 12 guests).
Whole boat charter rate (per night): Pay for 16 guests and 2 extra people can join the cruise in a Triple stateroom free of charge (total 18 guests).