Dolphin & Whale Watching
Drake Bay is well known throughout the country for incredible sightings of humpback whales, which are passing by nearly all year round. You just have to be lucky to see one… But on this day tour far out on the ocean you may spot different species of dolphins, like the spotted, bottlenose or spinner dolphin. Sometimes we are lucky to follow a school of dolphins, which can be 1000 jumping, playing, chasing around the boat! Also, you are likely to watch turtles, different species of booby birds, and the magnificent frigate bird. We provide water, fruit , lunch and a snacks, just bring sun protection, a hat, your camera and if you have them, binoculars. This 5 hour individual tour leaves at any time and requires a minimum of 4 persons.
Price $ 95 per person.
It’s your choice to leave at 5:30 in the morning or 3:30 in the afternoon to watch different bird species, such as Scarlet Macaw, Toucan, Trogon or Tanager. Your naturalist guide recognizes most birds by the sound and after the tour you might be able to recognize the sound of a laughing falcon or an antbird… On this 2 ½ hour tour you can easily spot around 40 species of birds! Please wear hiking shoes, and so you have, bring binoculars and of course your camera.
Price $45 per person
Costa Rica is famous for its colorful species of frogs, some of them with toxic skin. One Green and Black Poison Dart Frog for example has enough poison in his skin to kill several humans! These tiny, beautiful amphibians are hard to spot and it takes an experienced guide to find them by their sounds. A frog tour is exciting and if you are very lucky, you may see a Red-eyed Tree Frog, a Granular Poison Dart Frog and a Glass Frog on your tour… But you may also spot other animals like snakes, spiders, sleeping birds or nocturnal mammals on this 2 ½ hour tour which you can start any time after dark.
Price $45 per persona
Caño Island: Snorkeling Tour
The reefs and waters around Caño Island are famous for snorkeling and offer diving at its best. On a snorkeling tour, you are likely to see schools of colourful fish, rays, sharks, morays, or turtles. On this daytrip leaving at 7.30 am, you reach the coast of Caño Island after a 45 min. boat ride. You start a 1 hour snorkeling session directly from the boat. Your guide will point out everything he sees down there and give you names and explanations following the session. After a break on the boat they will takes you to another location for the second snorkel. We recommend staying close to your guide, for he sees marine life you may not spot yourself. After a relaxing break on the beach of San Josecito, you’ll have time to swim. You return from this adventure around 1.30 pm, depending on whether you see dolphins or a whale on the way!
Later around 1:30pm you will have lunch in a local restaurant.
The price includes transportation, naturalist guide, marine park entrance, lunch and snorkel equipment.
Price $ 100 per person
Caño Island: Diving Tour
Corcovado: San Pedrillo Station Tour
San Pedrillo is the first station to reach by boat in Corcovado. Leaving for this daytrip at 6 am, a 25 min. boat ride takes you to this beautiful station situated directly on the beach. From there, starts a 3 hour guided hike deep into the forest. There is the possibility to view different species of monkeys (Howler, Spider, Capuchin) as well as Coati, Tapirs, Great Curassow, Agouti, Sloth, Anteater, Crocodile – just to mention a few… them you will start the 1 hour hike up to the waterfall, where you sure like to take a refreshing swim in the river pool. Because this hike follows the river, you may spot a Kingfisher, Heron or Jesus Christ Lizard. When you return to the station, the boat will already be waiting to take you back to Drake Bay. We return at about 1:00 pm- unless we see whales or dolphins on the way. In that case we get back little later…
1:30 pm: We will have lunch in a local restaurant.
Tour include: Transportation both ways, Park Fee for 1 day, Certified Guide and Lunch.
Price: $ 100 p.p.
The price includes transportation, naturalist guide, park entrance and lunch.
Corcovado: Sirena Station Tour
Drake Bay is well known for great sport fishing! You can catch Yellow Tuna, Mahi Mahi, Wahoo and Red Snapper for your dinner. Marlin or Sailfish we catch and release. Our captain is well experienced and knows the ocean inside out. You can decide how many hours you want to go out, most people go for the 5 hour tour or the full day tour…
Mangrove Boat Tour
This boat tour, leaving Drake Bay at 7:00am, leads you into the »Terraba- Sierpe National Humid Forest Reserve«. This mangrove forest and swamps covers about 220 sq km and is the largest protected mangrove area within Central America. While floating through mangrove channels, your naturalist guide will point out wildlife such as crocodiles, caimans, turtles, sloths , monkeys or coatis. Mangroves are also a paradise for bird watchers. In the port-town of Sierpe, you will have the possibility for shop some souvenirs. We return from this adventure around 1 pm.Please bring sun protection and your camera.
Price $ 100 per person and include lunch.
To go on a horseback riding tour, you don’t need to be an experienced rider. Our horses are well-trained and friendly, and you’ll have the chance to view the jungle from a different angle. We offer half-day tours in the morning or in the afternoon. The guide takes you along the beach, up the mountain, through the river or to a waterfall where you can go for a refreshing swim. You’ll see lots of animals, especially birds and explore hidden trails throughout the rainforest. These individual tours leave any time you like. The afternoon one is great for a sunset watching stop!
Price $ 55 for 1 single person or $45 per more that 1person.