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Fantastic fish, sharks, turtles, giant shoals of beautiful fish. The snorkelling is only allowed for guided parties, and you have to use a flotation device / buoyancy aid which is provided by the tour operators. There is quite a lot of swell and the buoyancy...More
Took a snorkeling tour to Cano Island in a group of 7 (4 adults, 2 x 9 year olds and a 12 year old). We were lucky and saw approx 8 - 10 whales including a mother and a calf that was breaching. Apparently this...More
We started early in the morning at 7 by boat. Saw first delfines and whales after
45 minutes. Then went for 1 hour great snorkeling (rays, turtles, parrot fish, small shark). Afterwards 45 minutes break on the island followed by another hour of great snorkeling....More
In all fairness, July is the rainy season so you must be prepared to encounter rough seas (waves 2m high) and murky waters especially after a massive thunderstorm the previous night. That said, the guides looked very well after us, always making sure that the...More
While Cano Island doesn't have the variety of birds and mammals that Corcovado does, the highlight is the marine ecology! We saw thousands of fish, a white tipped reef shark, and 2 different species of turtle! Our first snorkel had crystal clear water, however it...More
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We went in the wet/green season (August) and never had the rain stop us from doing anything we wanted. It always rained late in the day. The best strategy is to get up early when it is cooler. (The early sunrise and... More
We went in the wet/green season (August) and never had the rain stop us from doing anything we wanted. It always rained late in the day. The best strategy is to get up early when it is cooler. (The early sunrise and howler monkeys encourage an early wake up anyway.) You can aim to be back to your accommodation and relaxing by mid-afternoon when it is at the hottest. These comments apply generally, but we found our August snorkelling experience to be superb and unforgettable.