Guanacaste – Bat Island, Costa Rica
Escape to this beautiful area of Costa Rica; Guanacaste and the Bat Islands. Guanacaste is a province located on the pacific side of Costa Rica in the northwest part of the country. The Bat Islands are located in a protected Marine Park inside the Guanacaste conservation area. It is one of the most beautiful island chains in Costa Rica and home to a diverse dry tropical forest.The Okeanos Aggressor II, focuses on the areas of The Santa Rosa National Park and its marine sector called Islas Murcielago (Bat Islands); this area offers incredible beauty both above and below the surface. This beautiful Conservation Area earned a place in UNESCO’s World Heritage Site in 1999.
The trip includes three main geographical areas in the North Pacific of Guanacaste: Bahia Culebra and Catalina Islands Area, Cuajiniquil and El Jobo Area, and Bat Islands in Santa Rosa National Park. These areas are very diverse with an opportunity to dive with lots of species of rays, mantas, turtles, sharks, large schools of tropical fish, frogfish and other macro life. Large pelagics such as Humpback Whales, dolphin and other shcarks are seen. Guests will dive up to 4 dives a day including 3 night dives.
♦ Large schools of fish, Sharks, Manta Rays, Turtles, Eels, Mobula Rays, Frogfish, Sea Horses and more.
♦ All dives from tenders.
♦ Water temperature: 78 – 84F with cooler thermoclines
♦ 3 – 5 mm wet suit recommended
Included in Price:
♦ First night in hotel, Holiday Inn Express Forum with breakfast
♦ Transportation from San Jose airport to hotel on arrival
♦ Transportation from the Yatch to San Jose airport on departure
$2975 pp plus airfare
Deposit at booking $1250, June 26 final payment.
Optional Side Tour
Canopy tour at Adventure Park Costa Rica: Feel the adrenaline rush of soaring over treetops and waterfalls on this small-group canopy tour. Enjoy breathtaking views over the ocean, mountains and rainforest on 25 zip line cables, the longest in Costa Rica. Led by a professional guide, this tour emphasizes safety and provides all the necessary equipment. Upon arrival, a professional guide will meet and greet, offering advice to get the most out of this thrilling experience; it’s a unique and energizing canopy tour that zooms over 11 waterfalls, making it the longest zip wire in Costa Rica and one of the oldest in the world. This tour features a trek across 25 zip lines — including two rappelling maneuvers and a swing over a hanging bridge. Breathe deep and enjoy the fresh air and spectacular views of Nicoya Gulf from above the rainforest canopy and a delicious Costa Rican lunch afterward. Transfer to San Jose Hotel after the tour and from the hotel to the airport the next morning.