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PURA VIDA EXPEDITIONS

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Ocean Tours

Whether it's a lazy day cruise, coastal fishing or perhaps a seven island tour, we've got something for everyone.  
Montezuma Waterfall, Costa Rica

MONTEZUMA WATERFALL BY BOAT & SOUVENIR SHOPPING

We’ll start with a 35-minute boat ride from Tambor beach to Montezuma, stopping to appreciate from the boat the Tango Mar waterfall flowing right into the ocean. You can also see turtles, dolphins & whales during the season.

 

Once we arrive at Montezuma beach, we’ll take you on a 40-minute hike to the beautiful Montezuma waterfall where you will be able to swim and enjoy the stunning scenery.

After spending some time at the waterfall, we'll hike to the colorful town of Montezuma for a typical lunch at Las Palmeras Restaurant and some souvenir shopping.

 

What's included:

  • Tour guide

  • Juice, beer, and water

  • Typical lunch of chicken, fish or beef

Tour length: 6 hours (approximately)

Minimum participants: 4 people

*Private Tour: 3 people or less

Price:

$100 pp (min 4)

$450 (private tour*)

tortuga

TORTUGA ISLAND SNORKELING &
PLAYA LOS VIVOS BIOLUMINESCENCE

We will depart at 1:00 pm from Tambor. A 40-minute boat ride will take you to Isla Tortuga, during which you may spot some wildlife like turtles, dolphins, and whales.

Upon arrival at the white sandy beach which is ideal for swimming, we will have a BBQ lunch. The island features a souvenir shop and little bars where you can enjoy a coco locos. On our way back from the island, we will visit another beautiful beach, Playa Los Vivos, where you can swim and watch the sunset. When it gets dark, we will go snorkeling and observe the phenomenon of the lights in the water caused by organisms that react to movement.

What's included:

  • Snorkeling equipment

  • BBQ lunch

  • Fruit, juice, beer, water and soft drinks

Tour length: 6 hours (approximately)

Minimum participants: 4 people

*Private Tour: 4 people or less

Price:

$100 pp (min 4)

$450 (private tour*)

Sport Fishing Pura Vida Expeditions

COASTAL FISHING

During this coastal fishing tour along the beautiful Gulf of Nicoya, the most common fish you'll catch are Roosterfish, Red Snapper, Yellowfin & Black Tuna, Mackerel, Dorado, Grouper and Sea Bass.

What's included:

  • Fruit, juice, beer and water

  • Snacks

Tour length: 4 hours (approximately)

Minimum participants: 4 people

Price:

$100 pp (min 4)

$500 (private tour*)

Islands in Costa Rica

SUPER GULF ISLANDS

This is a full-day tour and include visits to the Isla Iguanas, Isla Negritos, Isla Cedros, Isla Jesusita, Isla Pajaros, and Isla Tortuga. 

 

These islands are unique and include an island where people still live and work, two islands which are exceptional for bird watching, a cemetery island, an Iguana island, and the wonderful Isla Tortuga where we will have a chance to do a bit of snorkeling or just sit and relax on the 

beach. 

What's included:

  • Snorkeling equipment

  • BBQ lunch

  • Fruit, juice, beer, water and soft drinks

Tour length: 8 to 9 hours (approximately)

Minimum participants: 4 people

*Private Tour: 3 people or less

Price:

$100 pp (min 4)

$450 (private tour*)

Whale Watching, Costa Rica

WHALE WATCHING - JUNE TO OCT

During the whale watching season from June to October, you can enjoy spectacular sightings of Humpback Whales and their calves all along the Gulf of Nicoya.

What's included:

  • Fruit, juice, beer, water and soft drinks

Tour length: 2.5 hours (approximately)

Minimum participants: 6 people

Price:

$65 pp (min 6)

$400 (private tour*)

Tortuga Island Snorkeling

TORTUGA ISLAND SNORKELING

A fun-filled day starting with a 40-minute boat ride to Isla Tortuga, during which you may be lucky enough to see turtles, dolphins, and whales. 

 

Upon arrival at the white sandy beach which is ideal for swimming, you'll have the opportunity to go 

snorkeling (or you could just stay and enjoy the surf!).   

 

Water sports are available for an additional fee and there's a great gift shop on the island. 

What's included:

  • Snorkeling equipment

  • BBQ lunch

  • Fruit, juice, beer and water

Tour length: 5 to 6 hours (approximately)

Minimum participants: 6 people

*Private Tour: 4 people or less

Price:

$80 pp (min 6)

$450 (private tour*)

Tortuga Island & Sport Fishing

TORTUGA SNORKELING & SPORT FISHING

During this tour, we'll take you sport fishing in the beautiful Gulf of Nicoya for about 2 hours and then head on to Tortuga Island for some snorkeling. 

 

A delicious BBQ lunch on the beach finishes off this tour.

What's included:

  • Snorkeling equipment

  • BBQ lunch

  • Fruit, juice, beer, and water

Tour length: 5 to 6 hours (approximately)

Minimum participants: 5 people

*Private Tour: 3 people or less

Price:

$100 pp (min 5)

$500 (private tour*)

Curu Wildlife Reserve, Costa Rica

CURU NATIONAL PARK BY BOAT/ TORTUGA ISLAND WITH BBQ LUNCH

Yes, you can have the best of both worlds! We'll take you to this stunning beachfront National Park where your 

guide will take you hiking on the lookout for a variety of 

wildlife.  Expect to see White Faced and Howler Monkeys, Iguanas, White Tail Deer and Pizote. After hiking through Curu we'll head to Tortuga Island for some snorkelling and lunch.

What's included:

  • Tour guide and park entry

  • BBQ lunch

  • Fruit, juice, beer and water

Tour length: 8 hours (approximately)

Minimum participants: 4 people

*Private Tour: 3 people or less

Price:

$115 pp (min 4)

$450 (private tour*)

Bioluminescence

BIOLUMINESCENCE

A 2.5-hour interactive experience that starts at 5 pm from Tambor beach. 10 minutes later we reach Playa Muertos, a beautiful white sandy beach on the north side of Tambor bay where you can swim in the crystal clear water or simply relax on the fine white sand, watch the beautiful sunset.

At dusk, you can observe the phenomenon of the lights in the water caused by organisms that react to movement, either from the edge of the beach or dare to bathe in the halo of light around your body. We also provide a snorkeling mask so you can see the beautiful underwater, neon lights.

What's included:

  • Snorkeling equipment

  • Fruit, juice, beer, water, and soft drinks

Tour length: 2.5 hours (approximately)

Minimum participants: 6 people

*Private Tour: 3 people or less

Price:

$70 pp (min 6)

$350 (private tour*)