Scuba Diving on Isla del Caño | Diving Tour from Uvita

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Scuba Diving on Isla del Caño

Scuba diving on Isla del Caño offers a truly remarkable underwater experience. Located off the coast of Costa Rica, Isla del Caño is renowned for its pristine waters, vibrant marine life, and breathtaking coral reefs. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced diver, this captivating destination caters to divers of all levels. Whether you are seeking thrilling drift dives, captivating underwater landscapes, or close encounters with fascinating marine life, Isla del Caño offers it all. Immerse yourself in the wonders of this pristine diving destination and create unforgettable memories beneath the waves.

The most beautiful Island in Costa Rica

Diving enthusiasts highly recommend embarking on a scuba diving tour to Isla del Caño, a renowned destination in Costa Rica. This stunning island is encompassed by a nature reserve, safeguarding its pristine environment both on land and in the surrounding ocean waters. The protected status and limited tourism contribute to the abundance of fascinating marine creatures that inhabit the waters of Isla del Caño. Exploring the underwater realm of Isla del Caño presents a chance to encounter an array of captivating marine life.

From graceful manta rays and playful dolphins to mesmerizing reef sharks, the diverse species that call these waters home offer an unforgettable diving experience. Moreover, during certain seasons, lucky divers may even have the opportunity to witness the majestic presence of whales gracing the area with their presence. Scuba diving on Isla del Caño promises an unparalleled adventure, providing you with remarkable encounters with some of nature’s most extraordinary creatures. Immerse yourself in this underwater paradise and discover the wonders that await beneath the surface.

Scuba Diving on Isla del Caño from Uvita

Uvita serves as the gateway to this magnificent diving destination, known for its pristine waters and remarkable marine biodiversity. Embarking on a scuba diving excursion from Uvita allows you to explore the wonders of Isla del Caño, a secluded island renowned for its rich marine life and vibrant coral reefs. This idyllic island is a protected biological reserve, ensuring the preservation of its natural splendor. Book your scuba diving expedition from Uvita to Isla del Caño and prepare to be immersed in a world of natural beauty. Let the enchanting underwater realm of Isla del Caño captivate your senses and create memories that will last a lifetime.

Embarking on a scuba diving adventure from Uvita offers the perfect opportunity to visit the enchanting Isla del Caño. This captivating island is just a short one-hour trip away from Uvita, making it the ideal choice for reaching this magical destination. Our excursions start from Marino Ballena National Park, allowing you to explore and appreciate the natural treasures of these protected areas.

Why choose Costa Rica Divers?

Our diving trips are meticulously organized, drawing from our wealth of experience in the field. Our utmost priority is to ensure the utmost comfort for our clients, offering personalized attention to make each dive a memorable experience. As the exclusive authorized PADI Dive Center in Uvita, we take pride in our exceptional facilities, including our dedicated training pool and fully equipped dive center. With our commitment to transparency, we guarantee that no additional fees will be added to your diving experience. Join us for an unforgettable journey beneath the waves, where every moment is crafted to exceed your expectations.

CRC 100,000

  • one tank dive
  • equipment included
  • licensed guide

CRC 120,000

  • two tanks dive
  • equipment included
  • licensed guide

CRC 180,000

  • three tanks dive
  • equipment included
  • licensed guide
Scuba Diving on Isla del Caño

Exploring the depths of Isla del Caño is an extraordinary adventure that appeals to divers of all skill levels. Spending a day amidst the breathtaking beauty of this island paradise is an exceptional choice. Waste no more time and embark on our boat, which offers both comfort and safety, for an unforgettable diving expedition. Our Isla del Caño diving tour is a true delight for every diver, promising an experience that will leave you in awe.


Scuba diving on Isla del Caño

The cost of the Isla del Caño diving tour covers the provision of full scuba equipment, two tanks, and the guidance of a knowledgeable instructor. This ensures that your diving experience is not only enjoyable but also safe. Throughout your underwater journey, our experienced guide will accompany you, leading you to the most remarkable dive sites and attractions. It’s important to emphasize that our price is all-inclusive, encompassing local taxes, and we do not impose any additional fees.

Departure & Return Location

Costa Rica Divers

Departure Time

7 AM

Price Includes

  • all necessary equipment
  • PADI guide care
  • entrance fees
  • snacks and drinks
  • boat transport

Price Excludes

  • transport to our center
Scuba Diving on Isla del Caño

What is the trip to Isla del Caño like?

To start off your adventure, we will warmly welcome you with a refreshing bottle of water or a cup of coffee. This will give us an opportunity to have a relaxed discussion about the entire plan and complete any necessary paperwork. We will carefully go over the day’s itinerary, including the destinations we’ll visit, the exciting attractions awaiting us, and the sequence of activities throughout the trip.

Once all the formalities are taken care of, we will assist you in selecting and preparing your diving equipment. Rest assured that we only use reliable and thoroughly tested gear, which undergoes meticulous disinfection and inspection after each use. Once your equipment is packed and ready, we will proceed to our boat, setting the stage for an incredible scuba diving on Isla del Caño experience.

How do you get from Uvita to Cano Island?

All snorkeling excursions departing from Uvita embark from Marino Ballena National Park, providing a unique opportunity to explore two national parks in a single day. The price of the snorkeling tour already includes all necessary park fees, ensuring a hassle-free experience.

To reach the captivating Isla del Caño, you will embark on a thrilling 50-minute journey by fast boat from the beach in Uvita. This is the only means of transportation to access the island, making the adventure even more exclusive and exciting.

Isla del Caño

Scuba Diving on Isla del Caño

Upon reaching the island, you will embark on an extraordinary diving experience, immersing yourself in the breathtaking underwater world. Throughout the day, there will be a designated break for you to enjoy snacks and unwind on the pristine beaches of this paradise destination.

As the day draws to a close, we will return to the Costa Rica Divers office, providing an opportunity to reflect on our scuba diving adventure and the remarkable Isla del Caño experience. This is the perfect time to share our diving stories and memories, further enhancing the camaraderie of our journey.

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Scuba Diving on Isla del Caño
Frequently Asked Questions

We recognize that you may have inquiries about our scuba diving on Isla del Caño tour. To provide assistance, we have assembled a list of commonly asked questions along with their respective answers. If you have any additional queries or require further clarification, please feel free to contact us directly. We are here to ensure that all your concerns are addressed and that you have the necessary information to make the most of your diving experience.

What is the duration of the tour?

The dive trip to Isla del Cano starts at 7 AM from our dive center. The return time is scheduled for 2-3 PM, depending on the ocean conditions.

Is the tour guided?

Absolutely, every diving excursion to Isla del Caño is accompanied by a certified guide and experienced diver. This arrangement ensures the utmost comfort and safety for our clients, in addition to complying with the regulations and guidelines set by the national park. Our dedicated team of professionals will provide expert guidance throughout the dive, ensuring a memorable and secure experience for all participants.

What can I see while diving?

While scuba diving on Isla del Caño, you can expect to see a diverse array of marine life and captivating underwater landscapes. The waters surrounding the island are teeming with vibrant coral reefs, offering a stunning backdrop for your dives. You may encounter an abundance of marine species, including tropical fish, reef sharks, manta rays, dolphins, and even the magnificent whales. The rich biodiversity of Isla del Caño makes each dive a unique and exciting experience.

What kind of boat will we use?

Our scuba diving excursions to Isla del Caño commence from the beach located within the national park in Uvita. We embark on fast and comfortable motor boats, allowing us to reach our destination in approximately one hour. This efficient transportation ensures that you spend less time commuting and more time enjoying the incredible diving experience awaiting you at Isla del Caño.

Is diving on Isla del Caño suitable for beginners?

Definitely! There are numerous dive sites around the island, offering a range of complexities and maximum depths. Many of these dive sites are well-suited for beginners, which is why our Discover Diving on Isla del Caño service is highly popular. Whether you’re new to diving or an experienced diver, we have options available that cater to your skill level, ensuring an enjoyable and rewarding underwater experience at Isla del Caño.

Do I need to bring my own diving equipment?

We provide all the necessary standard recreational diving equipment for the entire dive at Isla del Caño. You don’t have to worry about bringing your own equipment, as we will provide everything you need. However, if you have your own dive equipment and prefer to use it during the course, you can do so. Our main goal is to make you comfortable and convenient throughout your training, allowing you to fully enjoy your diving adventure. If you wish to rent additional equipment, such as a GoPro camera, dive computer, or SMB buoy, you can also do so for an additional fee.

What is the cancellation policy?

We understand that sometimes plans can change and you will be forced to cancel your reservation. However, remember that we operate in a national park and this requires more effort in organizing each scuba diving on Isla del Caño. Therefore, please read the detailed cancellation policy here: Cancellation Policy

Can non-divers accompany me?

Yes. If you’re traveling with friends or family who don’t dive, they can still enjoy a trip to Isla del Caño. In that case, they can take part in snorkeling on Isla del Caño while you are underwater. Contact us for details.

How many divers will be in my group?

We make an effort to keep our diving groups small and composed of divers with similar levels of experience. It’s important to note that trips for scuba diving on Isla del Caño are conducted in a group setting. If you would like a guide just for yourself, we also have such a service. Each dive guide accompanies a maximum of 7 divers, but typically our groups consist of no more than 5 clients. This allows for personalized attention and ensures a safe and enjoyable diving experience for all participants.

What if I have more questions?

If you have any additional questions or require further information about our scuba diving on Isla del Caño, please do not hesitate to contact us. We are here to assist you and ensure that all of your inquiries are promptly addressed. Our dedicated team is committed to providing you with all the necessary details to make your diving experience truly exceptional. Feel free to reach out to us at any time, and we will be more than happy to assist you.

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Scuba diving on Isla del Caño is considered the best scuba diving in Costa Rica. We believe you will rate our services 5 stars.

1 June 2022