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“not so good for snorkeling” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Cano Island

Cano Island
Drake Bay, Costa Rica
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Ranked #6 of 17 Attractions in Drake Bay
Type: Islands, Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
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“not so good for snorkeling”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

on the way to cano island you can see some dolphins and wales, that was very nice. but the main part of the trip is about snorkeling and that was quite boring.

Visited August 2013
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Charlottesville, Virginia
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“Scuba diving”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

Lots of fun. Amazing few days. well worth the effort. Again not the first time I've been and hopefully not the last

Visited March 2013
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Elkhart, Indiana
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“Scuba Fun”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

My husband and I did 5 days of scuba diving at Cano Island and had an absolute blast! The visibility during the August rainy season was only about 25 feet, but the abundance of white tip reef shark, sea turtle, octopus, lobster, rays, and fish made up for the silty water.
The island was preserved and untouched, which kept it beautiful and natural. The beach was full of hermit crabs, which gave us a fun past time in between dives.

Visited August 2013
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San Francisco, California
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“ok snorkeling with whales yay! and jellyfish”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

I enjoyed the trip to Cano Island but the snorkeling there is not that great. However the trip out was great, we saw two whales including a new baby, turtles, birds, and a shark. You don't get to see the island much, you don't get off there.

Visited July 2013
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“AMAZING DIVE SPOT!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

My first time diving and wow the waters are amazing. Great visibility even with a cloudy overcast. Wide range of fishes, sting rays, manta rays, and tons of very friendly sharks. If you are lucky you can also spot humpback whales and dolphins.

Visited August 2013
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