Snorkeling in Cahuita National Park

Snorkel around One of the Most Attractive Coral Reefs in Costa Rica


Rate per person $55

Cahuita is a popular expat town with strong ties to Caribbean culture, and also has a coral reef that is one of the biggest attractions of the country. On this tour, you will be exploring the beauty of Cahuita National Park by snorkeling and hiking.

Get a morning ride to this lively town to access the park. You’ll meet your captain and guide and will start your tour at one of the two different snorkeling locations within Cahuita National Park. In these waters, there are 35+ species of coral (including the unique red and black coral of the region), 500+ species of fish, green turtles, lobsters, manta rays, three species of shark and more.

Hear intriguing stories about the two sunken ships found on the ocean floor, and witness why people come from all over the world to go snorkeling and diving here. After two hours of snorkeling, you’ll head to the beach to snack on fruit before you start a 1.5 hour guided hike through the Park’s wild forest. Rainforest, littoral woodland and swamp forest: these trails let you easily spot monkeys, sloths, frogs, butterflies, iguanas, agouti and several species of birds. At the end of the hike, you will be taken back to your hotel.

This tour is considered easy to moderate level of difficulty and is recommended for families and individuals who can swim and enjoy the water as well as the forest. There is a suggested donation for park rangers of 1000 colones. At the park entrance,there are showers and changing rooms.

Your tour includes: transportation from/to hotel, boat, local bilingual guide, guided hike, snorkeling equipment, insurance, fruit.

What to bring: insect repellent, towel, sunglasses, water, camera. Wear swimsuit and comfortable shoes.

*Prices reflect current low season rates and are subject to change. The price you are quoted by our sales representatives will be 100% accurate based on the exact time of your inquiry. Price is per person, double occupancy accommodation and includes: all taxes, domestic transportation, tours and hotels. Price does not include international airfare, optional travel insurance, or credit card payment service fee.