Day Tours

Popular Southern Pacific Coast & Osa Peninsula Tourist Area

Day Tours
Hiking Tour In Corcovado National Park Kayaking In The Waves And Caves Of Marino Ballena
Snorkeling At Caño Island Biological Reserve Whale And Dolphin Watching Tour
Terraba Crocodile Night Safari Kayaking The Hatillo Mangrove Swamps
Snorkeling & Kayaking At Marino Ballena Scuba Diving at Caño Island Biological Reserve

Hiking Tour In CorcovadoHiking Tour In Corcovado National Park - Depart early in the morning in our comfortable van from Dominical, taking the Costanera Highway along the Pacific Ocean for about 75 minutes to Sierpe. We will stop there to have breakfast (not included).

We will then take a comfortable 75 minute boat ride through the largest area of mangrove swamps in Central America to Caño Island. The mangroves are inhabited by crocodiles, snakes, four species of monkeys, and a great variety of birds. Once through the Sierpe River mouth we'll boat past two of the most scenic areas in the country, Drake Bay and the Marenco Biological Reserve. We will hope to see Humpback, Pilot and Killer Whales along the way.

When we get to the park our bilingual naturalist guide will lead you on a 3 hour walking tour of a pristine primary forest. The hike ends at the rangers station where we will provide a delicious picnic lunch surrounded by rich natural atmosphere.

Duration:
Full Day!!
Departure: 6:00 am.
Return: 5:30 pm.
Wear or Bring:
Comfortable clothing, hiking shoes, mosquito repellent, sunblock, sunglasses, raincoat or poncho on rainy season, binoculars, camera, plastic bags, extra water bottle, set of extra clothes,  a towel. And don’t forget your prescribed medicine if you take any.
Included:
Transportation to and from Dominical, professional bilingual guide, lunch, access to the park and boat transfer.

RATE : Adults - US $ 125.00

Snorkeling At Caño IslandSnorkeling At Caño Island Biological Reserve - We depart early in the morning in our comfortable van from Dominical, taking the Costanera Highway along the Pacific Ocean for about 75 minutes to Sierpe. We will stop there to have breakfast at the Oleaje Sereno Restaurant (not included). Please bring money for the breakfast as it is not provided as part of the tour.

We will then take a comfortable 75 minute boat ride through the largest area of mangrove swamps in Central America to Caño Island. The Mangroves are inhabited by crocodiles, snakes, four species of monkeys, and a great variety of birds. Once through the Sierpe River Mouth we`ll boat past two of the most scenic areas in the country, Drake Bay and the Marenco Biological Reserve. Along the beautiful coast we`ll keep an eye out for Dolphins as well as Humpback, Pilot and Killer Whales.

After arriving at the island we will snorkel for an hour in the crystal clear waters, followed by a tasty picnic lunch. We offer several options for the second part of the trip: 1) Snorkeling time for one hour. 2) Stay on beach; as you prefer. Finally, we’ll start heading back to Dominical, returning you to your hotel.

Duration: Full Day!!.
Departure: 6:00 am.
Return:
5:30 pm.
Wear or Bring:
Comfortable clothing, strap sandals, hiking or sneakers shoes, mosquito repellent, sunblock, sunglasses, raincoat or poncho, binoculars, camera, plastic bags, extra water bottle, dry clothes to change into, and a towel. And don’t forget your prescribed medicine if you take any.
Included:
Transportation from & to Dominical and Bilingual naturalist guide.

RATE : Adults - US $ 125.00

Crocodile TourTerraba Crocodile Night Safari - Leaving from Dominical late in the afternoon for to the town of Coronado, about a 45 minute drive.

We’ll board the boat and ride through the mangroves swamps, which is part of the most important conservation area of it’s type in Central America. The mangroves also border the Marino Ballena National Marine Park. We'll spend the next 2 hours in search of the wide variety of wildlife that there is to be seen in the area. Meanwhile, your tour guide will enhance this interesting expedition by teaching you all about the animals, birds, reptiles, plants and trees in this interesting environment. We'll even provide a tasty luch of sandwiches and drinks before we start to get back to Dominical.

Duration: Full Day!!.
Departure: 5:00 pm.
Return:
9:30 pm.
Wear or Bring:
Comfortable clothing, strap sandals, hiking or sneakers shoes, mosquito repellent, sunblock, sunglasses, raincoat or poncho, binoculars, camera, plastic bags, extra water bottle, set of extra clothes, and a towel. And don’t forget your prescribed medicine if you take any.
Included:
Transportation from & to Dominical, bilingual naturalist guide and boat transportation.

RATE : Adults - US $ 65.00

Snorkeling At Marino Ballena National ParkSnorkeling & Kayaking At Marino Ballena National Park - We will launch our kayaks at Playa Piñuelas, a short 30 minute drive from Dominical in our comfortable van. Along the way we may stop to watch birds, monkeys, sloths, etc. Aside from exuberant flora and fauna you will also see breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean. At the put-in, our bilingual guides will tell you all about the park's history and teach you important safety techniques. We do our best to make sure that you get what you expect from the tour and will provide you the safest equipment available.

An easy 1½ hour paddle brings us to Ballena Island where a lunch of fruit and cold drinks in tropical style will be provided. We will then snorkel around the island, observing the richest marine fauna in the area. Or, if you prefer, you may choose to simply relax on the island and explore the numerous caves. After an adventurous day we'll paddle back to Playa Piñuelas and return you to your hotel.

Duration: Half Day!!.
Departure: 7:30 am.
Return:
1:30 pm.
Wear or Bring:
Comfortable clothing, strap sandals, sunblock, sunglasses, Water proof camera, plastic bags, extra water bottle, dry clothes to change into, and a towel. And don’t forget your prescribed medicine if you take any.
Included:
Transportation from & to Dominical, bilingual naturalist guide, park entrance fee, fruits and drinks, snorkeling and kayak equipment.

RATE : Adults - US $ 75.00

Caño Negro Wildlife RefugeKayaking In The Waves And Caves Of Marino Ballena Park - Starting with 30 minutes drive from Dominical to the put in section in Ventanas Beach. During this 23 kilometer road trip, we will stop, if we get to spot some of the wildlife such as: birds, monkeys, sloth's etc. You will see all this, along the most beautiful scenery of the Pacific Ocean and the exuberant vegetation of the coast.

At the put in section we provide you the most professional and safe equipment a safety speech
by a professional and bilingual tour guide. After that, the guide will illustrate the 1 hour ease paddling to where the caves are, with natural history of the park, than you will witness one of the most scenic place in the area, over 30 different caves and 2 of them are accessible -depending on the oceans condition- by kayak. After that we will go to one of the most beautiful beaches of the area, Playa Ventanas, where we will set you up on a tropical way, with fruits and drinks. Steps away from our fruit stop, there are 2 caves for you to explore hiking through during the low tide, you can also enjoy and have fun surfing the waves at this beach on your kayak. After all this, we start to paddle back to our take out point at Playa Piñuelas and drive back to your hotel.

Duration: Half Day!!.
Departure: 7:30 am.
Return:
12:30 pm.
Wear or Bring:
Comfortable clothing, strap sandals, sunblock, sunglasses, water proof camera, plastic bags, extra water bottle, set of extra clothes, and a towel. And don’t forget your prescribed medicine if you take any.
Included:
Transportation from & to Dominical, bilingual naturalist guide, park entrance fee, kayaking equipment, fruits and drinks.

RATE : Adults - US $ 75.00

Whale And Dolphin Watching TourWhale And Dolphin Watching Tour - Departing early in the morning in our comfortable van we'll drive down the Costanera Highway and along the Pacific Ocean for about 1 ½ hour to the town of Sierpe . There, we`ll stop for 30 minutes to eat a tasty breakfast (not included). After breakfast we will board our cozy boat and cruise for 45 minutes down the Sierpe River through the largest Mangrove swamp in Central America , watching the abundant wildlife along the shores.

Once through the Sierpe River mouth and into the Pacific Ocean we will start our search for some of the 5 species of Dolphins, Whales and/or possibly the Sea Turtles that inhabit these waters. Your guide will illustrate the trip with interesting facts about these fascinating mammals and their Natural History. The spectacular views of Drakes Bay , Caño Island and Violines Island will amaze you. When you get hungry we will prepare a delicious picnic lunch and then get back to Dolphins and Whales watching. Around 3:00 p.m. will start to head back to Sierpe and to Dominical.

Duration: Full Day!!.
Departure: 6:00 am.
Return:
4:30 pm.
Wear or Bring:
Comfortable clothing, strap sandals, hiking or sneakers shoes, mosquito repellent, sunblock, sunglasses, raincoat or poncho, binoculars, camera, plastic bags, extra water bottle, dry clothes to change into, and a towel. And don’t forget your prescribed medicine if you take any.
Included:
Transportation from & to Dominical, bilingual naturalist guide, lunch, boat transportation.

RATE : Adults - US $ 110.00

Kayaking The Hatillo Mangrove SwampsKayaking The Hatillo Mangrove Swamps - Departing from Dominical, heading north for about 7 kilometers on the Costanera Highway we will arrive at the Hatillo Mangrove Swamps next to Guapil Beach. We may stop along the way to view sloths, toucans or monkeys. At the put-in spot your guide will give safety instructions and will explain to you the grand significance of this environment. We will then introduce you to an easy, 3 hour paddle through the canals discovering the beauty and the great variety of fauna that this estuary offers. The tour`s departure time depends upon the tide. Please contact us for exact times.

Duration: Half Day!!.
Departure: Upon high tide schedule.
Wear or Bring:
Comfortable clothing, strap sandals, hiking or sneakers shoes, mosquito repellent, sunblock, sunglasses, raincoat or poncho, binoculars, camera, plastic bags, extra water bottle, set of extra clothes, and a towel. And don’t forget your prescribed medicine if you take any.
Included:
Ground Transportation, bilingual naturalist guide, safety equipment.

RATE : Adults - US $ 65.00

Scuba DivingScuba Diving at Caño Island Biological Reserve - Departing early in the morning in our comfortable van, through the Costanera Highway, along the Pacific Ocean for about 1 ½ hour, up to the town of Sierpe. There, we'll stop for 30 minutes to get Breakfast (Not Included). After that, aboard a cozy & cover boat that will take us for the first 45 minutes, on Sierpe River, through the major concentration of Mangrove Swamps of Central America, meanwhile we maybe able to see some of the wildlife on the river sides, later, we get to the open ocean.

When we get to the diving spots our professional Dive Master will briefly go over with the first dive itinerary and some instructions to make your dive even more enjoyable. After the first dive is done, we'll be dropped off on the island for a delicious Picnic Lunch, than will take you out for the last dive always hoping that the second one will be better that the first one. After this second part of the tour, we'll head back to Dominical.

Duration: Full Day!!.
Departure: 6:00 am.
Return:
5:30 pm.
Wear or Bring:
Comfortable clothing, strap sandals, sunblock, sunglasses, raincoat or poncho,  camera, money for breackfast, plastic bags, extra water bottle, set of extra clothes, a towel. And don’t forget your prescribed medicine if you take any.
Included:
Transportation from & to Dominical, bilingual naturalist guide, lunch, park entrance fee, boat transportation, diving equipment, instructor, two time dive, dive permition.

RATE : Adults - US $ 150.00