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Day Trip to Tortuga Island from Jaco

  • Enjoy the 90-minute ride to Tortuga Island on a luxury catamaran
  • Snorkel and take a banana boat ride while visiting the island
  • Includes a traditional Costa Rican breakfast and lunch with table service
Day Trip to Tortuga Island from Jaco
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Day Trip to Tortuga Island from Jaco
Hop on a catamaran to Tortuga Island from Jaco on this guided all-day tour. Cross the Gulf of Nicoya, headed towards the Costa Rican island, which is known for its beaches and wildlife refuges. There, snorkel and go on a banana boat ride. The tour includes a hot breakfast, lunch, and round-trip transportation.
What to Expect
After being picked up at your hotel in an air-conditioned bus, head to a private dock where you'll enjoy a traditional Costa Rican breakfast before boarding a catamaran, which will take you across the Gulf of Nicoya towards Tortuga Island.

During your stay on the Costa Rican island, have the chance to snorkel and ride a banana boat. In addition, beach chairs, hammocks, a volleyball court, and more will be set up for use on the island. Plus, lunch will be served with live music and unlimited soft drinks and fruit juice (alcoholic drinks are available for purchase).

Following that, tour of some of the protected islands in the gulf, including Cedros Island, Jesusita Island, Guayabo Island’s bird sanctuary, Sugarloaf Island, Gypsy Island, and San Lucas Island, which had served as a maximum security prison. At tour’s end, get dropped off at your hotel.
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Reviewed May 10, 2018

We started with a filling breakfast while enjoying a live band which really set the tone of the day before going on the boat. The boat was clean and roomy; there were large net areas to relax in, 2 mini pools to enjoy, one family...More

Thank julieabcede
CALYPSO-ISLA-TORTUGA, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Calypso Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded May 10, 2018

Hello julieabcede On behalf of Calypso Cruises and all the staff, we thank you for taking the time to send us your comments and observations about our Isla Tortuga tour. Feedback is extremely important to us, as it helps us to know how we are...More

Reviewed May 4, 2018 via mobile

We were so excited for this tour and it didn't disappoint! It was first class service from the time we were picked up from our hotel till we were dropped back off! We did the snorkeling and the banana boat ride. Both were lots of...More

Thank Heather2929
Reviewed April 24, 2018
I thought it was pretty awesome

I had a wonderful time and believe it was worth it. The one regret my entire trip is not bringing my own snorkel gear for the snorkeling , and wished we had more time for it. I asked for a long island ice tea, and...More

Thank kratier2
Reviewed April 17, 2018
Fantastic boat ride, lunch

This is about 1 hour bus ride from Jaco to the marina in Puntarenas, but it is worth it. It is a full day, with pickup at 7 am and arriving back in Jaco about 7 pm. First you have a very nice breakfast at...More

Thank Karen M
Reviewed April 10, 2018 via mobile
Tortuga island

I had a wonderful time. The breakfast and lunch was wonderful. The crew was friendly, pleasant and accommodating. I would certainly use this company again!

Thank terrins2013
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Leah C
July 16, 2018|
Response from sheryl475 | Reviewed this property |
No, we stayed in another area, at Forest Hills Suites (Herredura) which is not a hotel but more like a private mansion turned bed and breakfast. Quiet and set apart, we enjoyed our stay there. Enjoy your trip!
Jessica F
June 27, 2018|
Response from Karen M | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I am not sure about that, I didn’t see anyone who did bring equipment on board. They do have snorkelling and banana boat rides while you are there though. I think if you go to Calypso Cruises website and email them... More
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