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Address: Drake Bay, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 0050687200925
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Great boat trip to Cano Island

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Barbaix W
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Ghent, Belgium
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Ghent, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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Thank Barbaix W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Thank CorneliusClouseau
Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Austin, Texas, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went on a snorkel tour that included lunch. The snorkeling was average to above average- it was a cloudy day and that makes it a bit harder to see everything, but if you're a veteran snorkeler and take your time you'll see a lot. Good for singles, couples or families. After the snorkel we saw a Humpback whale breach -... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

WE took a day trip out to go snorkeling and stopped at the beach. It was wonderful and we saw a ton of sea life.

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Maastricht
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing island! Unfortunately we stayed not for long enough to better explore it. The water was a little rough that day, so not so clean, but we were able to see a lot of fishes and a shark.

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Thank Giulicri
Oshawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

We won't on a tour from Sierpe that took us to Cano Island. The snorkeling was great. We also saw humpback whales and dolphins on the tour.

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Thank Peter W
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

Good diving, lots of life, reef sharks especially but the seascape of volcanic rock not as interesting as a coral reef. At $150 for a 2 tank dive including 'entrance fee' to the national park, it's not cheap either. But seeing humpback whales with their newborn on the way back made it a special day.

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016

The best part about our visit to Cano Island was the beautiful scenery and wildness of the place. The tall, lush, unbroken stretch of trees and vegetation along the shoreline with crashing waves was fantastic. The water visibility was only fair, which probably was influenced by it being the rainy season. There were quite a few fish. We snorkeled off... More 

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