Cano Island, Drake Bay

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Head out to Cano Island, an island rich in wildlife and history. Located 16 km (10 mi) west of mainland Costa Rica, the island was inhabited in pre-Columbian times, with evidence of a community here including mysterious, hand-carved stone spheres. Take a boat out into the surrounding marine environment to catch sights of breaching whales and dolphins. The coral reefs that surround the island have become known for their biodiversity; you can take a dive into the blue to see manta rays, sea turtles, and white-tipped reef sharks. Take a look at our Drake Bay tour itinerary website to schedule your visit to Cano Island and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • A stunning tour and that it's worth much. You can do scuba diving and snorkeling, and the truth is that it is one of the best places in Costa Rica to do so. Much of its forests still virgins give us an option to admire nature at its maximum splendor can get much more tourist information on my personal blog of travel unachicatrotamundos.com during the trip it is possible to observe whales and dolphins quite easily if you visit the place at the time of whaling. If you are traveling during the months of July, August and September you can be lucky and see humpback whales. The tours range from $ 85 and $ 100 depends on if you want half-day or full day excursion.
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  • A 45 minute boat ride from Drakes Bay lands you at diving and snorkeling Mecca, Isla de Cano. Whales and dolphins will likely make guest appearances to the regular spectacular show of sea turtles, rai...  more »
  • The trip to the island of Cano is an experience not to be missed, primarily for the ability to spot whales on the path, then to do snorkelling activities and enjoy the backdrops populated by numerous varieties of fish. Even the stop on the island is a real pleasure.
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