Snorkeling & Hiking in Cahuita National Park

Snorkeling in Cahuita National Park

Enjoy a snorkeling and hiking excursion in Cahuita National Park, where you'll start with a boat ride to a famous snorkeling spot just offshore. Here, you'll enjoy two hours exploring the underwater world of the park, where colorful aquatic creatures, like tropical fish, stingrays, octopus, and nurse sharks, live among coral formations. Meanwhile, on the beach, keep an eye out for colorful crabs, monkeys, and several species of exotic birds.

Next, you'll head back to land and enjoy a spread of tropical fruit on the beach. Afterward, enjoy your hike through the coastal rainforest. Since the park is home to an abundance of wildlife, you'll have plenty of opportunities to see monkeys, tropical birds, sloths, iguanas, poisonous dart frogs, and other interesting creatures that visitors commonly spot. Your eagle-eyed guide will be sure to point out hidden animals and reveal all you need to know about the rainforests of Costa Rica and Cahuita National Park.

Discover more nature excursions in Costa Rica and other experiences in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca.

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Itineraries with Snorkeling & Hiking in Cahuita National Park

Costa Rica Wildlife Road Trip - 8 Days

This self-drive tour is ideal for families who love animals and exploring the outdoors. You'll spot plenty of the country's adorable mammals like sloths and monkeys, as well as rare species of birds, reptiles, amphibians, and tropical fish. Along the way, stay at unique eco-lodges

Caribbean Coast Adventure - 9 Days

On this 9-day trip, you will experience the best of the country's tropical flora and fauna. From rainforest hikes to snorkeling in coral reefs.  This itinerary is ideal for travelers going to Costa Rica during the "green season" (May - November), as the Caribbean coast stays relatively dry during these rainy months. It's also the best time to see turtles nesting on the beaches in Tortuguero National Park (July-October).

Wildlife, Rainforest & Beach Adventure - 14 Days

Go from coast to coast as you encounter wildlife, swim under jungle waterfalls, and unwind on magnificent beaches on this well-rounded Costa Rican adventure. You'll start in the rugged Osa Peninsula, where you'll find untouched shores and a plethora of tropical animals. Then explore the rainforests of Monteverde and Arenal before embarking on a two-day whitewater rafting trip down the famous Pacuare River. End your unforgettable stay in the Caribbean town of Puerto Viejo, where you'll snorkel, surf, and enjoy "pura vida".

Caribbean Coast Adventure Tour - 11 Days

On this 11-day trip, you will experience the best of the country's tropical flora and fauna. From rainforest hikes to snorkeling in coral reefs.  This itinerary is ideal for travelers going to Costa Rica during the "green season" (May - November), as the Caribbean coast stays relatively dry during these rainy months. It's also the best time to see turtles nesting on the beaches in Tortuguero National Park (July-October).

Coast to Coast Cycling Adventure in Costa Rica - 15 Days

This 15-day Costa Rica adventure involves a 154-mile (248-km) crossing from one coast to the other. It's ideal for those who thrive in different physical disciplines, which on this trip includes mountain biking, hiking, whitewater rafting, and kayaking. It's a physically demanding route that traverses mountains, rivers, and rural villages as you cross the Continental Divide and make your way to the Caribbean coast.