Multi Day Tour: Corcovado & Caño Island At Sirena Biological Station
OSA PENINSULA – CORCOVADO PARK & CAÑO ISLAND
Just picture it.. experience the 2 jewels of the Southern Pacific coast in one trip!
Snorkeling, amazing hikes, spectacular views and great variety of wildlife- this is what our tour of the Osa Peninsula offers you. The complexity and logistics of reaching this remote part of Costa Rica prevents most but a few lucky people from experiencing what National Geographic calls “the most biologically diverse and intense place on Earth.” We will take care of everything – just come and enjoy it all!
Caño Island is by far the best place to snorkel in Costa Rica and Corcovado National Park is recognized as the 3rd Best National Park in the world. National Geographic calls Corcavado “the most biologically diverse and intense place on Earth.” Do you really need more incentive to come see it? The Sirena Biological Station in the national park is host to over 100 species of mammals (Including Jaguars and Tapir), 375 species of birds, and more than 117 species of reptiles. Many scientist come to Sirena Biological Station to study and research. It truly is a spectacular and amazing place. And we`ll even have a good chance of seeing dolphins and/or whales on the boat ride out.
“The ultimate Costa Rica expedition”
Departing early in the morning we leave from Sierpe, an easy highway drive, 1 – 1½ hour south of Dominical. After we board the boat taxi, we travel down the Sierpe river, through dense mangrove swamps. You can spot all kinds of wildlife including reptiles, birds and monkeys. We head out to open waters towards Drake Bay, look for dolphins along the way and stay overnight on Drake Bay. Upon arrival in Drake Bay, you’ll have a welcome lunch waiting for you including snacks and beverages. Later, relax on the beach, go kayaking ($5/hr), book a tour, or take a self-guided hike to Rio Claro for some amazing snorkeling – gear included. Enjoy a delicious dinner & free time.
Night hikes are available, where you can see many nocturnal wildlife ($35 – $50 per person).
6am the next morning we head out after breakfast to Corcovado Serena Station. After a morning hike, enjoy lunch & relax. We have another afternoon hike available and then dinner. We camp in tents or *dorm rooms may be available with limited space. The next day at 4am we have a early morning hike (for those who can get up) and go on the hunt to spot pumas and other wildlife. After breakfast, a morning hike till noon, lunch, and head back to Drake then Sierpe.
Departure Time: 11:30am from Sierpe
Return Time: 3 days later
Tour Cost: $650.00** (min 2 persons)
* Dormitory accommodations are limited and only available with prior reservation $32 per person
**Transportation available from Dominical, Manuel Antonio and surrounding areas. Fees may apply. Please specify pickup location for quote. Departure from Puerto Jimenez and other locations available.
What to Bring: Comfortable clothing and bathing suit, strap sandals and hiking shoes, mosquito repellent and net, sunblock, sunglasses, raincoat or poncho, binoculars, camera and extra film, plastic bags, extra water bottles, 4 sets of extra clothes including a towel, set of sheets (twin size), and powerbars or something similar. Don`t forget your prescribed medicine if you take any.
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