We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Bahia Aventuras

Features Animals
Bahia Ballena, Uvita 1005, Costa Rica
+506 2743 8362
Review Highlights
Cool Tour

The views were beautiful and we saw 2 whales (a mother with her baby) and two turtles mating! We... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Exeter, United Kingdom
Whale-spotting as expected; friendly guides!

We visited the Dominical/Uvita area in late September/early October and were lucky to be there... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Vienna, Austria
Read all 396 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Bahía Aventuras, located in Uvita-Bahia Ballena, Osa, is a family-friend owned and managed boat and nature tour operator with the mission to responsibly share with national and international visitors their love for and knowledge of marine ecosystems as well as educate and promote the conservation of the priceless natural resources that are found in the Marino Ballena National Park, Mangroves Wetlands Refuge of Terraba-Sierpe, Cano Island Biologic Reserve and the Osa peninsula through fun, friendly and safe boat tour excursions.
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good13%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“boat ride” (42 reviews)
“cano island” (52 reviews)
Bahia Ballena, Uvita 1005, Costa Rica
+506 2743 8362
Write a Review
Reviews (396)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 299 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

The views were beautiful and we saw 2 whales (a mother with her baby) and two turtles mating! We also saw some water caves and some very beautiful beaches. In the area there are crocs, 2 types of whale, turtles and dolphins. Overall it was...More

Thank maxchristie2017
Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited the Dominical/Uvita area in late September/early October and were lucky to be there during whale season...so we decided to go whale watching! We saw a mama with a baby and a pod of males playing and showing off. The excursion was much rougher...More

Thank dmuzik1090
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I went on the whale watching excursion. It was very well done and we saw several whales and even got pretty close to one! The rule there is to be one boat length apart and we did just that. The guides were...More

Thank Sara G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the whale and dolphins watching tour. It was well-done, and our guide took the time to make sure everyone in the boat knew what was going on (both Spanish and English speakers). His English was quite good. He answered questions well and has...More

Thank ML7kc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went on a full day your or Corcovado NP organized by Rancho Pacifico. It was a long day but well worth it. The beaches at the park are like out of a film. We spotted two types of monkeys, Scarlett macaus, sloth, hundreds of...More

Thank George R
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

We loved the whale watching tour with Bahia Aventuras, saw 6 whales, too cloudy for snorkelling but swam in the ocean off the boat. I took our children- 5 & 7 years and it was great for them, very bumpy but they enjoyed that. Also...More

Thank clelre
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

We just came back from a Whale and Dolphin watching tour @ Uvita.Best experience ever. Excelent crew, very nice and safe boat. Saw dolphins and whales. Water and fruits on board was a great detail. Traveled with a 7 year old..and had no problem. I...More

Thank Esteban V
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

I booked a snorkeling trip to Caño Island for me and my two teenage sons one week in advance. The night before my scheduled trip, Bahia Aventuras called the resort where I was staying to cancel the trip due to "poor visibility" and rescheduled me...More

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

By far is the best operation in Uvita: Best boats, life jackets, guides , captains. I am in the travel business and I always inspect safety , equipment , guides , quality of the experience. There were two families and the guides were very attentive...More

Thank Alexandra L
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Just returned from a wonderful inshore fishing trip! From the moment we arrived at the office and met with Rafael we knew it was going to be a great experience. They took us to see humpback whales, WOW! Large waves created issues for a few...More

Thank SFisher2245
Nearby Restaurants
Sibu Restaurant & Coffee Store
318 reviews
1.46 km away
Sabor Espanol
271 reviews
.94 km away
The Baker Bean
263 reviews
1.50 km away
Roadshack Deli
347 reviews
1.38 km away
Nearby Attractions
Uvita Information Center
21 reviews
1.47 km away
Ballena Infocenter
18 reviews
.26 km away
Jungle ATV Quad Tours
318 reviews
1.38 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Bahia Aventuras staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines