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Address: Drake Bay, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 0050687200925
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Two-Tank Dive at Caño Island
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Snorkeling

Beautiful island! Amazing snorkeling trip. Nice boat ride to the island. Lunch was good and we saw some monkeys

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful island! Amazing snorkeling trip. Nice boat ride to the island. Lunch was good and we saw some monkeys

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots of fish. You are guaranteed to see sharks. There are also rays and more eels. It is a 45 minute boat ride from Drake Bay. We saw dolphins on our return trip.

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Danville, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took a boat from Drake Bay with our guides, Julian and Ian, from Natura Seekers. They were wonderful guides and kept our 9 8th graders and 3 adults safe in the water. The water was a little murky but we were still able to see lots of different fish and I saw a small shark. It is a national... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing place and snorkelling with Danny. Saw dolphins, turtles and many many fish! We organised the trip through Drake bay Backpackers. Danny provided a lovely healthy lunch.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

If you go to Drake Bay you definitely should go to Caño Island. We saw so many fish, turtles, reef sharks and sting rays and a mother humpback and her calf! We went with our guide Matra and he was amazing. He was very knowledgable and would go down to point out stuff that was hard to see because of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

My wife and I are divers, and we used to live in Hawaii. We've also been diving in Fiji, Thailand, and California, so we had high expectations for our kids' first "real" snorkeling trip, and Caño island met and exceeded our expectations by a wide margin! For one thing, we came in September (whale season) hoping to see whales and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

I recommend to take a day trip to this island. We saw over 10 whales and several dolphins, did some snorkling and spent a wonderful day

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

If you are in Drake Bay to see nature, Cano Island offers wonderful snorkeling. We saw a multitude of beautiful fish, sea urchins, sting rays, sea turtles, and a shark. Awesome place!

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

Great snorkeling and wildlife. You can't explore the island too much but we went there for the sealife. There were so many brightly colored fish. It seemed like a longish boat ride but then again I get seasick so all boat rides seem long.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Great location for snorkeling. We also several whales in the area on our tour ride from Drake Bay. The island is completely protected with one hiking trail.

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