Tamarindo, Guanacaste
6 Hours
English, Spanish
All Year Availability

Enjoy some of the best snorkeling Costa Rica has to offer on this half day snorkeling tour off the coast of Tamarindo. Join divers and other adventure goers on a boat trip from Tamarindo beach to the incredible Catalina Islands (Las Islas Catalinas): a massive underwater archipelago that is teaming with hundreds of fish species and an array of marine animals including turtles, eagle rays, eels, dolphins, pufferfish and more. If you’re lucky, you may even see a giant Whale Shark or majestic Manta Ray swimming by. There will be two snorkeling spots in Las Islas Catalinas (or Cabo Velas depending on sea condition) each with its own unique eco system which heightens your chances of seeing some special. On board, you will be provided with snorkeling equipment, floaties and some fruit and drinks to enjoy during designated breaks. The staff will also be sure to give a briefing on potential hazards during your swim and where the best spots to snorkel are. With both snorkeling spots complete, it will be time to board your vessel for the return boat trip back to Tamarindo where your snorkeling adventure will conclude.

END TIME 12.00pm
BRING Swimsuit, change of clothes, sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, repellent, camera.
All snorkeling equipment Bilingual guide
Fruit, snacks, and soft drinks. Hotel pick-up from Tamarindo/Langosta (if required)
Tour guide gratuity (optional)

All gear is provided on this activity. If you are prone to seasickness, it is recommended taking a motion sickness tablet about 30 minutes to 1 hour before the boat trip.

This tour operates rain or shine. In case of poor conditions, we may alternate to Cabo Velas, which is another protected area that offers spectacular snorkeling and an abundance of marine life. On some occasions, this tour may cancel due to unsafe oceanic conditions. In which case, you will either not be charged or offered a full refund.

We also offer pick ups from accommodations in Tamarindo and Langosta upon request. Otherwise you can meet your diver masters at the dive shop. Please advise if you require transfer when booking this tour. We will advise the meeting spot for this tour upon booking.

Private tours for groups are available on request – please use the contact form on our contact page to request a quote.

The cancellation for this specific tour is as follows. You may cancel 15 days before your trip for a full refund, up to 7 days before your trip for a 50% refund, and cancelations within one week will incur a 100% charge.

We ask that your please listen to your dive masters at Tamrindo Diving carefully and follow their instructions. Always keep within sight of your dive masters when in the waters. Eco Tours & Travel are not held responsible for either accident or injury during any part of your tour with Tamarindo Diving.



Either be picked up at your accommodation in Tamarindo or Langosta or meet at the dive shop in Tamarindo.



Your group will be transported to Tamarindo beach where you can board your boat and set sail for the archipelago of Isla Catalinas.



After a 45 minute boat ride you will arrive at Isla Catalinas and the first spot for snorkeling. After you have been given your snorkeling equipment and given a quick safety briefing, it will be time to take the plunge on your first bit of snorkeling where you can see the incredible marine life of this stunning archipelago.



With your first snorkeling tour complete, head back onboard to enjoy some complimentary fruit, snacks and soft drinks. Take this time to relax and prepare yourself and before we head off to the second snorkeling location.



Your captain will transport you to the second location at Islas Catalinas where you will be briefed before plunging into the water again for your second snorkeling tour. Enjoy the incredible features of this underwater archipelago and see even more marine life as you explore this incredible ocean habitat.



Make your way back to the boat where your captain will begin is return trip to Tamarindo beach. If you’re lucky, you may even see turtles, dolphins or whales on the way back.



Arrive back in Tamarindo by midday where your snorkeling tour will conclude.

Tamarindo Snorkeling Tour
Snorkeling Tamarindo
Snorkeling Las Catalinas
Tamarindo Snorkeling Tour
Snorkeling Trip
Fish School Isla Catalina
Manta Ray Catalina Island
Sea Turtle Tamarindo
Moray Eel Catalina Island

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