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“Scuba Still Excellent”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Cano Island

Cano Island
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$2,066.25*
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8-Day Costa Rica Natural Wonders Adventure Hike
Ranked #1 of 25 things to do in Drake Bay
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Forest Park, Illinois
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“Scuba Still Excellent”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 9, 2013

We were recently diving at Cano Island and had a great time. There may not be a ton of dive sites, but the ones we dove were never dull. From the largest Goliath Grouper I've seen, through squadrons of Mobula Rays, to Turtles, Morays and White Tips, we were always entertained. We were disappointed not to see a Manta, but the number of Souther Rays more than made up for it. It's pacific diving so vis comes and goes, and it can be colder than all get out, but the schooling fish, large pelagics and macro life is pretty darn intense.

Visited February 2013
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“Beautiful diving”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 3, 2013

The water was clear and warm, and the diving was good. Our DM sort of sucked, but luckily my husband is an instructor, and he pointed out all the great wildlife for me :o)

Visited January 2013
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Denver
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“Snorkeling and dive trip”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 28, 2013

My wife snorkeled and I scuba. We both saw alot off sealife and had a great time. Jinettes was very professional and felt completely safe at all times.

Visited February 2013
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Los Angeles, California
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“Great snorkeling tour”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 27, 2013

This is a great snorkeling tour to see lots of beautiful fish, white tip reef sharks, turtles, sting rays, and more. We also saw dolphins and whales on the way! We booked the tour through our hotel, Aguila de Osa and our tour guide (Gabriela) and crew were really great.

Visited February 2013
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“Amazing Place to Visit”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 25, 2013

My wife and I have taken two tours to Cano Island. One from Uvita, and the other from Drake's Bay. Visits to the interior of this island were not allowed when we visited in 2012, but there are some very interesting archaelogical sites on the island. During each trip, we saw many dolphins. During our trip from Uvita, we saw several Brudes Whales, and in 2012 we saw several humpback whales accompanying their babies. Snorkeling on the ocean facing side of the island is AMAZING. Literally thousands and thousands of colorful fish surrounding you. We also saw a sea turtle swimming underwater.

Visited July 2012
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