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Costa Rica Dive and Surf

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Address: Dominical 60504, Costa Rica
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Diving and Surf School, Tours to Cano Island and Whales Tale Marine...

Diving and Surf School, Tours to Cano Island and Whales Tale Marine Reserve. Padi Diving Courses, Surf School and Surf Board Rentals. Waterfall Tours, Whitewater Rafting tours and Adventure Guide School for Diving, Surfing and Whitewater Rafting.

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Wife and I did the snorkel tour of Caño Island out of Uvita. The snorkeling was ok. Did two 40 minute swims. First one we saw plenty of fish and a turtle that dug up a sea... read more

Reviewed 16 February 2017
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Greenville, Wisconsin
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Greenville, Wisconsin
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Wife and I did the snorkel tour of Caño Island out of Uvita. The snorkeling was ok. Did two 40 minute swims. First one we saw plenty of fish and a turtle that dug up a sea cucumber and brought it to the surface 3' from us to eat. Very exciting. Second swim was cloudier and was just ok. Snorkeling... More 

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Roswell, Georgia
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76 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017

My husband and I took the Cano Island scuba trip. It's an all day excursion to remote Cano Island where we did two dives. They also take snorkelers. I'm a nervous scuba diver and they helped me greatly with equipment, Yan and his team were very patient and nice. We saw turtles, a couple rays, schools of jacks and Yan... More 

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33 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Tours to Caño Island are expensive in general, so this is also not not an easily affordable tour. Although totally worth it. Boat in good conditions, perfect gear, brief and debrief perfect, boat crew experienced and amazing guides. Yan and Willy really knew how to explain things and make the best out of our experience. Caño itself is amazing, lots... More 

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Uvita, Costa Rica
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017

My son just completed his Junior Open Water dive certification with Costa Rica Dive & Surf in Uvita. From the beginning until the end, it was a super experience. The staff was helpful, friendly and professional. We were blessed to get paired with James Horton, one of their dive instructors, who not only took great care of my son in... More 

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Newmarket
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22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Booked a day of snorkelling including Cano Island. We booked with the location in Uvita in early Dec. 2016 for our trip in Jan. 2017. They e mailed us the day before to show up later then originally planned, now 7:30 for our trip. When we arrived they had clearly dumped us for a dive trip. They could care a... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2017

We want to become certified divers and selected Costa Rica Dive and Surf in Uvita as our dive school. I highly recommend it. The instructors are kind with incredible patience. We selected Isla Cano for our open water dives. The boat was comfortable, and their gear was in really good condition. As an unexpected bonus, we saw a large pod... More 

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Oakland, California
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017

We were pleased to have both paddle boarded (SUP) and surfed a couple times with Costa Rica Dive and Surf. Robert and Roberto were helpful in getting us set up. They even picked us up after paddle boarding down the local river. We were pleased with their assistance and instruction.

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New York City, New York
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016

In the end we didn't go diving. Not their fault. They gave us a full refund excellent service. Great people!

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Littleton
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 October 2016

The crew was awesome - My flight was delayed and we missed our original reservation and even thought their policy was to keep my deposit - They were wonderful to allow us to book on another day and enjoy a wonderful scuba dive with Wuan and crew as well as snorkel for my daughter. We were taken care of completely... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Wonderful staff.They enjoy so much what they do , it's like they are part of the guests:) As for the dive, I have dove all over and unfortunately the actual dive did not have any special events or things to see. The rocks were bare, fish ok the best was the sand sharks. Visibility was not great so for $170.00... More 

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