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Address: Bahia Ballena, Uvita 1005, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 506-2743-8362
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Description: Bahía Aventuras, located in Uvita-Bahia Ballena, Osa, is a family-friend...
Bahía Aventuras, located in Uvita-Bahia Ballena, Osa, is a family-friend owned and managed boat and nature tour operator with the mission to responsibly share with national and international visitors their love for and knowledge of marine ecosystems as well as educate and promote the conservation of the priceless natural resources that are found in the Marino Ballena National Park, Mangroves Wetlands Refuge of Terraba-Sierpe, Cano Island Biologic Reserve and the Osa peninsula through fun, friendly and safe boat tour excursions.
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best snorkeling trip ever

We took a Cano Island snorkel trip with BA, and it was the best snorkeling we have ever done. It was only our family and one more couple. The crew of the boat was professional... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 13, 2015
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Carlsbad, California
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Carlsbad, California
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63 reviews 63 reviews
35 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

We took a Cano Island snorkel trip with BA, and it was the best snorkeling we have ever done. It was only our family and one more couple. The crew of the boat was professional and friendly. Marko, our guide, was extremely knowledgeable. We snorkeled in several locations and saw a reef shark, a spotted eagle ray, a smaller ray,... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Wayner was an incredible guide! The number and variety of plants and animals that we saw on our day trip to Corcovado was extraordinary. And even though Wayner explained that we were very, very lucky to see so many types of animals (sloths, many monkeys, tapir, crocodiles, and more) his joyful attitude and extensive knowledge made our adventure most memorable.... More 

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Namur, Belgium
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33 reviews 33 reviews
11 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

The 1° day we did their Combo Tour which includes snorkeling, a hike on a far off beach, and whale spotting was amazing. We enjoyed very much the boat tour itself and the snorkeling. That day we did not see whales but spotted nice dolphins jumping out of the water. The hike on the beach was wonderfull too specially with... More 

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Ajo, Arizona
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

After a 11/2 hour boat ride we were treated to a hike along the beach and in the forest. Our guides were friendly and knowledgeable and we were able to see a wide variety of critters. Lunch was provided and was delicious. We then hiked up to a waterfall where we were able to take a brief and refreshing swim.... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Reiner, Jose and captain "Pineapple" were excellent tour guides with Bahia Aventura with a keen eye for wildlife. They made excellent arrangements for lunch and were very pleasant all round.

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BahiaAventuras, General Manager at Bahia Aventuras, responded to this review

Dear customer Thanks for taking the time to evaluate our service We are glad to know that you had a great time with our professional crew. They always make their best effort to make our customers happy and satisfied. Many thanks for appreciate our company and our team More 

Swansea, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Had a great morning out at sea with Dean and Captain Pineapple, within 20 minutes of casting off we weRe joined by two freindly dolphins for a further 20 minutes then of fir some good snorkelling nearby and then to see the Hawksbill turtle at a nearby feeding bay, nice miring out boating just the four of us

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BahiaAventuras, General Manager at Bahia Aventuras, responded to this review

Dear Customer Thanks for sharing your satisfaction with our services. Our team is always looking forward to do the best and make our customers satisfied and happy. We are glad to know that you had a great time with our team and with the natural beauties of our national park. Thanks and we look forward to see you again More 

Streamwood, Illinois
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Fishing in a protected area was allowed by this company! Beware when using this company as they willingly broke the law and also threated others after being caught.

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BahiaAventuras, General Manager at Bahia Aventuras, responded to this review

Dear Sir This site you mentioned is effectively under regulation and our company is always aware of the regulations established by the authorities. Some areas surrounding this place are allowed for fishing and other activities as diving which is regulated as well. Our company is taking corrective actions as well as an investigation with the aim of knowing the site... More 

Aurora, Colorado
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

We utilized Bahia Aventuras for 3 separate tours. We spent our first day deep sea fishing with Jovino. We weren't really sure what to expect, but needless to say this is something that we highly recommend. We each caught a red snapper. They helped us hook them and reel them in. So fun and exhilarating!!! Our tour ended at 3pm... More 

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BahiaAventuras, General Manager at Bahia Aventuras, responded to this review

Dear Customer Thanks for your comment which is really important for us Our team is always looking forward to do the best and make our customers satisfied and happy. We are happy to know that the fishing day was successful and that you had a good time with our professional team. We are also glad to know that the snorkeling... More 

Detroit, Michigan
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Alejandro was our guide and he was extremely knowledgeable about local wildlife. He and the other 2 crew members made sure that we saw as many fish as possible. We traveled with our 8 year old son and did the 2.5 hour tour in the morning. It was just the right amount of time for his attention span. We can't... More 

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Fullerton, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Aharel, our host, recommended Bahia Aventuras to us as the leading tour company in the area. He was right. Wayne, our humorous tour guide, Jose, the excellent driver, and Henry (Spanky), the helpful and able ship mate, made our trip safe, enjoyable, and informative. We loved the snorkeling, only wishing for more time. We spotted dolphins and a sea turtle... More 

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