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What to Expect
This guided tour starts early in the morning in Puerto Jimenez. Includes a visit to the mangrove forest in Preciosa Platanares Wildlife Refuge, a nice boat trip along Golfo Dulce and an exploration of Saladero  reef that hosts lots of marine life.

Dolphins are always a big possibility in Golfo Dulce. Snorkeling and kayak gear is provided.

You will  discover a different side of the Osa Peninsula that few ever see; pristine tropical waters of Golfo Dulce are waiting for you, the stunning sea-life, reefs and colorful panorama are here just waiting to be discovered.

The excursion includes 2 hours reef exploration and 2 hours mangrove exploration. The order of the tour activities depends on the tide.

Then if it is high tide you will start with the mangrove exploration, this is a visit to  Preciosa Platanares Wildlife Refuge mangrove section.

After the visit to  mangrove forest, you will enjoy a tropical fruit snack, including a demonstration on how to open coconuts local style.

Then you will take the boat to cross the gulf until reaching Saladero reef. Once you get there you will  explore underwater world. 

Before or after the snorkeling you will enjoy a beach picnic lunch, with seasonal fresh fruits, ice tea, fresh vegetables sandwich,cheese, jam, beans and sauces.

If lunch comes before snorkeling, a resting time is needed before going to the water.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Aventuras Tropicales Golfo Dulce (Puerto Jimenez)
Departure Time
8:00 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Local guide
  • Small-group tour (maximun 8 plus guide)
  • Snacks (seasonal fruit)
  • Water to refill your personal recipient
  • Kayak and snorkeling gear
  • Snacks
  • Transportation to/from attractions
  • Mosquito repellent
  • Tips
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Transport is wheelchair accessible however be prepared for uneven surfaces at the sites visited which may be difficult for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair, please advice.
  • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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