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Guanacaste Bat Islands Dive Map

 

Punta Gorda

Esta es nuestra inmersion preferida para la primera inmersion, ver cuanto plomo necesitamos, acostumbrarnos al equipo, y tomar contacto con el mar si hace mucho tiempo que no buceamos.

La profundidad oscila entre los 10 metros hasta los 18 metros, y esta roca, esta rodeada de corales, cardumenes de peces , morenas , tortugas, que hacen de esta inmersion, una perfecta toma de contacto.

Tortuga

This is a wreck dive; you can explore 2 different wrecks located on the same site. Dive down the buoy to 35 ft and explore a rock bottom where you can find beautiful fish, rays and White Tip Sharks. At 60 ft on the sandy bottom you can find the first wreck, a few meters off you can find the second one. They are both small wrecks than sank some 15 years ago. Large schools of different tropical fish can be observed surrounding the boats and other species living inside them.

Virador

Dive down to 35 feet and surround the rock, which gradually goes down to 80 ft. There are Mobula Rays, lots of Devil Rays, schools of different fish, Nurse Sharks and Southern Sting Rays. Very beautiful area.

Tiburones

You will dive to a canal between 3 different rocks, which goes down to 90 ft. where you will see rays, large schools of tropical reef fish, Scorpion Fish, White-tip Sharks, colorful corals, Spade Fish and much more.

Acuario

There are two large rocks you will dive around. Everything from Harlequin Shrimp, Sea Horses, beautiful corals, eels and large schools of fish can be seen.

Arcoiris

This is a large rock that emerges from the surface, to 90 ft. Lots of schools of tropical fish including Yellowtail Snappers, Nurse Sharks and more. A nice, wide-open panorama for diving.

CUAJINIQUIL AND EL JOBO AREA

Cuajiniquil is a small fisherman village, which collides with Santa Elena National Park. This area has one of the most exuberant and beautiful dry tropical rainforests in the world; it has a beautiful bay with excellent dive sites around it.

La Rueda

We start at a rock and plundges to 60 feet. Huge schools of over 200 horse eye jacks are often seen, lots of small Yellowtail Snapper, schools of King Angelfish and the yellow Barber Fish. Guests often see urtles and Eagle rays. Very calm conditions and visibility ranged form 70 to 90 feet.

Coral Negro

Beautiful site with lots of black coral, reef fish and very entertaining to dive with lots of rays and interesting macro life, such as sea horses and frog fish.

Coral Negro 2

This site has two main rocks, depth varies form 70 to 30 feet and has very interesting black coral all around the site, beautiful place with excellent visibility, lots of frogfish as well as a wide variety of reef fish.

MURCIELAGO ISLANDS AREA

This is one of the most attractive places in Guanacaste; it is a small archipelago located 10 miles offshore of Santa Elena National Park, which is completely uninhabited and pristine. It possesses some of the most exciting diving in the Pacific of Costa Rica with dives that can be easily compared with the unique Cocos Island. It is home to Bull sharks, giant Oceanic Manta Rays and Nurse Sharks, it is a favorite.

Bajo Negro

This is an amazing dive site, a big vertical rock that goes from 100 ft all the way up to the surface. Go around the rock and you can enjoy enormous schools of various tropical fish, Snapper, Batfish, Tuna etc. Big schools of Eagle Rays and Devil Rays are often observed. Oceanic Mantas and large pelagic fish frequent the area. It offers a large diversity of ocean life.

The Big Scare (el gran susto)

An easy dive from 50 ft to 100 ft next to a rock where you have the chance to watch the mighty Bull Sharks roaming by, hence the name ‘The Big Scare’. When conditions are right, in this famous site, these curious beasts congregate on the sandy bottom area around 75 ft and swim by the divers making it a very exhilarating dive. If you go around the rock you can experience a very scenic dive where there is more animal life including various schools of fish and Rays.

Los Arcos

A dive next to a cliff in an exposed rock at the limits of the protected area. Divers will dive down 70 ft next to the rocks until you reach a big wide arch which gives the site its name. Divers can swim through and observe large schools of fish, Devil Rays, Nurse Sharks and more. It is a very nice scenic dive.

Special Deals

SPECIAL OFFER FOR COSTARICANS

$2500 special price for Costa Ricans/Residents.

4 – 14 January trip on Okeanos II.

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Diving Environment

  • whale sharks, whales, dolphins, mantas, rays, hundreds of white tip sharks, humpback whales, turtles.
  • Water temperature: 72 - 82F with cooler thermoclines
  • 3 - 5 mm wetsuit recommended


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