ONE DAY SCUBA DIVING ADVENTURE
Be one of the first to experience Calypso Cruises new tour, our Scuba Diving Adventure.
Transportation is provided directly from your hotel in San Jose, Jaco or Manuel Antonio to our dock in Puntarenas. There you will board Calypso Cruises own custom built, modern, catamaran, The Manta Ray, for a relaxing ride to Tortuga Island. Here you will meet your "Tortuga Island Diving Club" Professional Guide ICT and begin your underwater adventure.
The central Pacific Ocean of Costa Rica is home to many different reefs. The majority of reefs are made of volcanic and coral formations with depth ranging between 8 to 35 meters (25 - 115 feet). There are several dive sites at Tortuga Island and nearby. The site will be determined by the currents and visibility. There is amazing variety of tropical fish such as Blue Spotted Jacks, several species of moray eel, Manta Rays, Spotted Eagle Rays, Puffer fish and many others.
The temperature of the water varies between 24 and 26 degrees Celsius (78°-82°) with a visibility ranging from 5 to 30 meters (16- 100 feet) depending on the season. Tortuga Island is famous for its excellent visibility and large variety of fish and corals. Isla Tortuga Diving Club is the only CMAS Diving Center-School in Costa Rica. It offers its service on board the comfortable 32’ Dive Boat Garabito.
Complete dive packages are available including CMAS Course (World Confederation of Underwater Activities) with international license. For the more adventurous people, we offer our "Discovery Course". This is an excellent opportunity for those who are diving for their first time or for anyone who is uncertified and would like to have the experience of diving underwater.
OPTION ONE - DISCOVER SCUBA DIVING
- One day course for those who want to learn diving. Class lecture and practice on the beach of Tortuga Island. Experience open water diving with the diving school "Tortuga Island Diving Club" Professional Guide ICT
OPTION TWO - FOR CERTIFIED DIVERS
- 1 tank Dive at Tortuga Island
- All equipment and bilingual guide
- One Day Diving (PADI license required) $230 p/person
- Discovery Diving Adventure (no experience required) $250 p/person