Diving on Caño Island – Scuba Diving Trip from Uvita

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Diving around Caño Island is one of the most recommended diving trips in Costa Rica. Caño Island is a nature reserve that covers the entire surface of the island and the surrounding ocean waters. Thanks to the full protection of this area and the limited tourist traffic, many interesting marine animals can be found in the waters surrounding the island. Diving in Caño Island is an amazing opportunity to meet live manta rays, dolphins, whale sharks and even whales. The Isla del Cano nature reserve is often referred to as one of the best diving sites in Costa Rica. There are many water sports around Cano Island, such as scuba diving, snorkeling and whale watching. The area of the island and the amazing biodiversity of this area have been protected as a biological reserve since 1978. The area is famous for good visibility and warm water, which makes it a very good place for diving. Diving on Caño Island will be an amazing adventure for experienced divers and for those who are just starting their adventure with diving. Book your trip now and enjoy a diving trip on the island of Caño!

Tour Details

Diving on Caño Island is considered one of the best you can have in Costa Rica. Rich marine life and high visibility is what you are looking for in diving. That’s all you’ll find during your trip to the Caño Island. Our diving trips always take place under the supervision of a licensed diving instructor and a local guide who knows the area of the island very well. This is a guarantee of successful diving on Isla del Cano.


If you don’t have a completed course, check this tour:
Caño Island Try Dive – for the first time underwater

Departure & Return Location

Costa Rica Divers

Departure Time

7 AM

Price Includes

  • two dives (2 tanks per person)
  • all necessary equipment
  • PADI instructor care
  • entrance fees
  • snacks and drinks

Price Excludes

  • transport to our center
What to Expect

At the beginning we will welcome you with a bottle of water, so that we can calmly discuss the entire plan and complete the necessary documents. We will show you on the map where we will go, what attractions await us there and what will be the order of individual actions during this day.

After this short break and the necessary formalities, we will select and pack your equipment. We use only proven and fully tested scuba diving equipment, which is sanitized and checked after each use. After packing the equipment we will go to our boat.

After arriving at the first dive site, we will go underwater in a pre-determined order and perform the dive. Its length depends on the air consumption , but it usually lasts around 40 minutes.

After the first dive, we will do “surface break” and at the same time move to a second dive site, according to the previously agreed plan. During this break there will be time for snacks, drinks and exchange of experiences.

At the end of the day, we will return to the base where we will complete your log books so that this diving on Caño Island stays with you forever.



We are convinced that diving on Caño Island will be an unforgettable experience and a great adventure for you. So that you can enjoy this adventure to the fullest, we have put together a few frequently asked questions that are answered below.

How much does diving cost around Caño Island in Costa Rica?

All prices for our diving trips are listed on this website. Prices for diving trips to Caño Island start from as low as $ 179 per person. The price includes all the necessary equipment, the care of a guide, refreshments, drinks, boat transport and a ticket to the national park. Prices may vary depending on the season and additional customer wishes. If you need to rent a private boat, please contact us so that we can prepare the best possible offer for you.

Do I need to be an experienced diver to dive around Caño Island?

The simple answer is no. You don’t have to be an experienced diver, although having a diver’s license gives us more possibilities and allows you to dive in places inaccessible to beginners. However, to dive on Caño Island you don’t need to have any previous experience. Our instructors will show you all the basics and will be close to you throughout the dive. Such activities are called Discover Scuba Diving and this is where you can start your diving adventure in Costa Rica. You can read more about DSD here: Caño Island Try Dive

When is the best time for scuba diving around Caño Island?

The diving season in Costa Rica begins in December and lasts until June. Therefore, it is the best time for a diving trip. During this time, conditions for diving are ideal and the water temperature remains between 24-29 ° C (75-84 ° F). Visibility under water reaches up to 30m (100ft.) During the rainy season conditions change and the water temperature drops. However, during this period you can see many interesting animals, so the diving season around Caño Island lasts virtually all year round.

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9 June 2020