Dolphins and Whales Tour
Delight your senses with the sights and sounds of nature in this one of a kind marine wildlife tour.
Departure from: South Pacific
Delight your ears with the sound of nature as you hear Humpback whales sing love songs to one another as you observe these gigantic mammals that weight more than 40 tons, jumps out of the water and splashes with their gigantic tails. Also, snorkel and observe dolphins, turtles, bi-color parrot fish and many other sea creatures. This beach hopping tour visits Punta Uvita Whale Tale, Ballena Island, Tres Hermanas Islets and Ventana Sea Caves, assuring the opportunity to visit coral and rock reefs and discover the wonderful marine life as seen from a boat, where you will also enjoy the scenic beauty of the coastline. Because nature does not have a fixed agenda, the recommended dates to take the tour are between mid-July and October, and again in December through March as the whales migrate to and from feeding and mating grounds. If you want to experience a show given by nature, this is definitely the tour for you.
- Roundtrip transportation
- Bilingual Guide
- Bottled water and fruits
- Snorkeling equipment
- Life vest
Pick up time 8:30 a.m. or 1:30 p.m.
Listen to Humpback whales sing love songs to one another and feel the great sensation of watching a mammal that weights more than 40 tons, jumps out of the water and splashes with its gigantic tail.
Snorkel and observe dolphins turtles, bi-color parrot fish and more. This tour is the best option to see the best of Marino Ballena National Park. The tour departs from Punta Uvita Beach and visits the famous Punta Uvita Whale Tale, Ballena Island, Tres Hermanas Islets and Ventana Sea Caves. During the tour we search for Humpback and Pilot whales as well as the three different species of resident dolphins. When granted the opportunity, you might see and hear the Humpback whales and or observe the acrobatic displays of the dolphins. We also visit the coral and rock reefs to snorkel and discover the wonderful marine wildlife.
While cruising in the boat enjoy the scenic beauty of the coastline of Costa Ballena; observe the diversity of pelagic birds in the Islets and the amazing caverns of Ventanas Beach (conditions permitting, our experienced captain will navigate the boat through these wonderful natural water passages to give you a spectacular view!) The Humpback whales regularly pass through Costa Ballena’s Pacific Ocean between mid-July and October, and again in December through March as they migrate to and from feeding and mating grounds.
Small plastic bags to safeguard personal belongings, sun block, shorts, bathing suit, towel and sandals.