Costa Rica’s diverse, tropical coastlines will inspire you to dive beneath the waves. We can offer diving lessons for people with little experience, as well as dives that are tailored to more advanced divers. With its Pacific and Caribbean coasts, as well as nearly untouched destinations like the Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica offers an intense variety of diving opportunities.
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Take an adventurous, all-inclusive tour of the gorgeous coast of the Nicoya Peninsula. Along the way, you’ll have ample opportunity for spotting wildlife as well as relaxing in the natural beauty of Tortuga Island. This is an all-day tour—your boat departs at 9 AM from Montezuma and returns at 4 PM.
7 hrsFrom $67
This tour leaves departs from Drake Bay at 7:00 AM and includes two dives off of Caño Island. Your guide will take you to some of the most popular dive sites in the area, where you can see a ton of pelagic fish as well as manta rays. Divers treasure this site because it’s so beautifully preserved – no one is allowed to fish or collect shells in a 3-mile radius surrounding the island.
6 hrsFrom $93
Visit the pristine beach at Playa Ocotal for an easygoing scuba diving experience. This dive takes place just off the coast, so it won’t take long to boat to your dive site. These dives call for 1 to 3 tanks, and each immersion usually takes about 45 minutes.
4 hrsFrom $98
Centrally located on Costa Rica's Pacific coast, Manuel Antonio is a premier destination for experiencing all of the country's charms in just one place. Flaunting first rate beaches, Costa Rica's most visited national park, a diverse array of wildlife and lush tropical forests, there is little that Manuel Antonio doesn't offer. The crystalline waters of the Pacific, bustling with marine wildlife, are no exception.
5 hrsFrom $112
Your vacation is all about fun, sun, and adventure. Learn how to scuba dive in the tropical waters of Costa Rica with this beginner's scuba diving certification course. It's a great way get your feet wet and see if you want to go for your full diver's certification. This entry-level course will take you to a maximum depth of 40 feet .
15 hrsFrom $364
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