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“Snorkeling in the sun” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Cano Island

Cano Island
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$2,900*
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8 Day Costa Rica Natural Wonders Adventure
Ranked #1 of 24 things to do in Drake Bay
Certificate of Excellence
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5 reviews
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“Snorkeling in the sun”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

It was worth the trip just to see the island. There were several dolphins along the way and the boat stopped and they came right up to us. Very cool! The snorkeling was good but not great. We were swimming around enormous rocks in the open ocean which left several of us dizzy and woozy, especially in the hot sun. Was glad for my long sleeved SPF rash guard. Went to a beach on mainland for delicious picnic on way back.

Visited March 2013
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Innsbruck, Austria
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19 reviews
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“Good snorkeling spot”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

We took the snorkeling trip to Cano Island, and got the same as offered on the whale watching trip. Dolphins, Turtels, Sharks and amazing Fishes. Really can recommend a trip to Cano Island

Visited February 2013
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Naples, Florida, United States
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12 reviews
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“Poor diving”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

Not the best scuba dive I have been on. Poor visibility and not much to look at.I would not reccomend the scuba at Cano Island.

Visited February 2013
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Sherbrooke, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 443 helpful votes
“Saw a whale shark!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

We went for a scuba diving trip next to the island. We are novice divers, so, not too picky. Besides the whale shark, we also saw white tip sharks, a huge grouper, and some stingrays and barracudas.
According to more experienced divers at our hotel, they would not have gone there if they had known the conditions. Poor visibility (too "dusty") no reef and strong currents.

Visited March 2013
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Midland, Canada
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“Scuba Diving”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

Saw many fish, manta rays, eels. Small jelly fish in the water to watch out for. Seems you can negotiate price - cash preferred

Visited March 2013
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