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Posted by on Friday, September 25, 2015 in Tours | 0 comments

Caño Island Snorkeling & Diving tour

This tour takes place in Drake bay. Drake is located 1 and a half hours away from Puerto Jimenez (Matapalo is 40 minutes away from Puerto Jimenez). You’ll be taken on a boat ride from Drake to Caño island for about 45 minutes. Once at Caño Island you will be taken to the different snorkeling / diving spots (depending on the activity of fish and other boats the spots are different). The diving tour includes 2 immersions. The snorkeling tour takes you to about 3 different spots. After the snorkeling / diving is finished you are taken to the Caño Island for lunch and to relax on the beach.

Quick Facts:P5180158

  • The tour starts at 7:30 in Drake. You get back to Drake at around 2:00pm.
  • The cost for snorkeling is $80.00 per person and diving is $130.00 per person.  Snorkeling and diving equipment included.
  • Divers must be certified by PADI or MAUI. You can become dive certified in Drake bay; however, the course takes 3 days so we recommend a short term stay in Drake for certification prior to the tour.
  • Transportation for this tour is expensive (especially if you’re coming from Matapalo); however, the tour is worth it! In order to make it to Drake on time, you will need to leave Matapalo no later than 4:30am. The roundtrip cost for the taxi is $320.00, and your driver will wait for you until you return from the tour.