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60504, Costa Rica
+506 2743 8473
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Wet, but worthwhile!

I booked with Ballena Aventura. The boat was a decent size, holding 22 plus 3 crew. The seating... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2017
Ed L
Guildford, England, United Kingdom
via mobile
Great snorkeling experience.

We booked our snorkeling tour with Ballena Aventura at Uvita. They called us in the morning that... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2017
Wanyin T
via mobile
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Ballena Aventura is a tour operator company that offers marine and terrestrial tours in the Southern Pacific of Costa Rica. We offer security, quality, experience and excellent customer service. Join us and be part of a great experience!
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60504, Costa Rica
+506 2743 8473

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Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

I booked with Ballena Aventura. The boat was a decent size, holding 22 plus 3 crew. The seating was on cushions around the edge of the boat, so no worries about not getting a "window seat". We saw a large pod of 10-20 dolphins, and...More

Thank Ed L
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

We booked our snorkeling tour with Ballena Aventura at Uvita. They called us in the morning that they would pick us up and drive to Sierpe and join another company's tour. It wasn't a big deal for us. The captain and guide were helpful and...More

Thank Wanyin T
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

The company is called Ballena Aventura, we booked a trip at their office near the National Park Ballena at Uvita. Our guide William and the boat captain (Captain Black) were very knowledgable. We were lucky enough to see a pod of dolphins followed by seeing...More

Thank surfchickUk
Reviewed 7 August 2016

My husband, my 6 year-old daughter and I went on this whale-watching tour this past July. Our guide was Evaristo. He was very nice, spoke very good English and even spoke a little French and tried to learn some new words from us. Evaristo was...More

Thank steph_goulet
Reviewed 8 February 2016

A beautiful boat tour off the coast of Dominical! We spent about an hour watching dolphins (didn't get to see any whales this trip, but not their fault) and then went along the coast of Playa Ventanas, which was a beautiful beach lined with caves,...More

Thank Meredith S
Reviewed 5 October 2015

We were a little disappointed with our whale watching tour. Firstly it was not as long as we were told, I think we were looking for whales for just over an hour, we did see a few, but unfortunately mainly their backs (not Ballena Aventura's...More

Thank WiseTreeOwl
Reviewed 25 January 2015 via mobile

We had a great day snorkelling Cano island with Wayne and Mimi as our guide and crew. At Cano island we saw lots and lots of tropical fish, including rays, puffer fish, starfish and trumpet fish. The water was really clear. We left on time,...More

3  Thank Glenda F
Reviewed 13 August 2014

We took the Cano Island snorkeling tour and ran out of gas on the way back. We waited for about an hour for the rescue boat to deliver more fuel. Need I say more?More

2  Thank Carl T
Ale_M0rA, Gerente at Whale adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2014
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Es correcto que se quedaron sin gasolina, no tuvieron que esperar tanto como una hora ya que estaban en frente...More

Reviewed 21 May 2014

We booked a Cano Island excursion with Ballena Aventura thru a third party in Uvita. When we inquired we were told that only 4 other people were interested in going and since there was a 6 person minimum, if we didn't commit there was a...More

2  Thank Dan H
Reviewed 8 April 2014

End of march 2014 we visited the Corcovado national park with Wayner, friendly guide from Ballena Aventura. The trip was organized from Uvita where we took a little boat to the peninsul of Osa. This was already the occasion to observe wildlife : dolphins and...More

1  Thank Jean-Luc H
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