SNORKELING IN CAHUITA NATIONAL PARK
Ciudad: Puerto Viejo
We will pick you up from your hotel and drive you in a microbus to the village of Cahuita.There you will meet your captain and guide who will take you by boat to the coral reef where you will go snorkeling for two hours at two different points in the Cahuita National Park.
Afterwards you will go to the beach to rest and have a snack of tropical fruit.
Next you will start a 1½ hour guided hike through the National Park. This National Park is a combination of beautiful beaches, coral reefs, and a tropical rainforest where you can easily observe many species of monkeys, sloths, frogs, butterflies and more.
The coral reef of this park includes about 240 natural habitats. There are 123 different species of fishes, 44 species of crustaceans, 140 shellfish and 1281 various algae that have been identified so far. You also can observe 35 different coral species such as fire coral, and the red and black coral which is unique to this area.
At the end of the hike, the car will take you back to your hotel in Puerto Viejo.
Duration: 6 hours approximately.
Departure: 08:00 a.m. approximately.
Pick up place: Your hotel in Puerto Viejo or Cahuita.
Level: Easy / Moderate.
Includes: Transportation, native guide, tropical fruit, snorkeling equipment, guided hike through the national park, entrance fee and insurance.
What to bring: Swim suit, towel, sunscreen, bottled water, insect repellent (if you don't have a natural one, we will provide you), dry clothes and comfortable shoes.
Donation for park rangers (suggested amount: 1000 colones)
Minimum: 2 persons
PRICE: $ 55 p.p.
Children 4 to 11 pay 50%.