Mangrove Kayaking at Isla Damas

Activity: Sea Kayaking
Duration of the activity (hours): 1/2 day, around 4hours depend on the season - Daily at 8:00 am and 2:00 pm.
Duration of the activity (days): half day, 9 km
Geographical position of the activity or program: Manuel Antonio is located in the Pacific Slope; you are going to enjoy all his natural beauty combined with the beauty of the jungle and the incredible beaches.

Season: All year
Number of participants with minimum and maximum: 2 clients without maximum.
Minimum age: 8 years

Trip details:
Paddle through the smooth inland waterways of the Damas Island Estuary, one of the most unusual types of vegetation on the planet, and learn the importance of this delicate ecosystem. Mangroves thrive where the salt waters of the ocean meet the fresh waters of tropical rivers creating a periodically submerged forest of interlacing aerial roots.

You will be given paddling instructions at the beginning of the tour. Your bilingual guide will show you the wealth of animal and bird life that lives in this unique habitat, such as mangrove wrens, swallows and an abundance of shore birds. On the banks of the estuary, you’ll see the main protagonists of the mangrove ecosystem; the Sally light foot crab, as well as boa constrictors tangled in the aerial roots, silky ant eaters and monkeys in the upper branches and crocodiles slipping in and out of the water.

Means of transport by land and nautical: sea kayaks
Lodging: N/A
Meals included: snack (fruit, juices, water, cookies) during the tour.
Other services included: Transportation from Manuel Antonio and Quepos

***Transfers from Jacó or any other location can be arranged***

Recommended Gear:

• Rubber-soled shoes that can get wet (Tevas, tennis shoes, booties or similar) • Swimsuit / swim trunks; t-shirt and shorts of a quick-drying material • Waterproof sunscreen lotion (SPF 15 or higher) • Sun hat or bandana • Croakies or straps to secure glasses• Clothing Change including shoes for after your Rafting Tour • Binoculars • Water bottle.


Mangrove Kayaking at Isla Damas
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