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Mangrove KayakNature and Wildlife

Mangrove Kayak

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Enjoy an easy introduction to kayaking and the tropical riches of the River Ora on this tour from Playa Samana and Carillo. With coaching and equipment included, there’s minimal effort on your part and you’ll paddle the quiet waters behind a guide. Spot monkeys, birds, and other species; glide by lush mangroves, and stop for snacks; all as your guide points out sights and shares information on the river’s ecosystem.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 53.00
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US$ 53.00

Dolphin and Snorkeling trip with CostaRican CompanysWhale Watching

Dolphin and Snorkeling trip with CostaRican Companys

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Board either an artisan panga or a catamaran (depending on your budget) for a scenic tour of the Playa Samara coast. As you cruise along, look for sea turtles, dolphins, stingrays, and even whales during migration season. Then don your snorkeling gear to explore the waters near Isla Chora National Wildlife Refuge or the reef of Samara. Refreshments are included.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 57.70
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US$ 57.70

Ocean Kayak and Snorkeling in SamaraSnorkeling

Ocean Kayak and Snorkeling in Samara

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Just off Samara’s coast lies Chora Island—a haven of white sand beach and aquamarine water. This kayak and snorkel tour allows you to easily paddle to Chora Island, where you can dive in the water, snorkel, and experience Costa Rica’s rich sea life. If you wish, kick back and soak up sun on the island’s deserted beach while you enjoy a selection of drinks and fresh fruit.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 49.00
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US$ 49.00

Ocean Seafari Tour in SamaraSnorkeling

Ocean Seafari Tour in Samara

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Hop aboard a boat to explore the Samara Beach area on this guided tour. Home to bottlenose and spotted dolphins, the clear waters are also a migratory route for humpback whales that are heading south during certain times of the year. After the dolphin sighting, explore the underwater sea life on your own with snorkeling gear.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 56.00
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US$ 56.00

Isla Chora Kayak and Snorkeling Tour from SamaraKayaking

Isla Chora Kayak and Snorkeling Tour from Samara

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Explore the secluded beaches and vibrant reefs of Isla Chora both above the surface and below on a kayak and snorkeling tour from Samara. After paddling to the island in a sea kayak, head out into shallow waters during low tide to snorkel among marine life such and clown and puffer fish, octopus, and sea stars. There's also time to relax on a pristine beach while enjoying fantastic views back toward the mainland and a fresh fruit snack.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 49.24
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San Juanillo beach snorkel marine wildlife tour at Nosara in GuanacasteSnorkeling

San Juanillo beach snorkel marine wildlife tour at Nosara in Guanacaste

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Costa Rica is home to an incredible amount of biodiversity, both on land and beneath the waters. Experience the underwater world during this snorkeling tour of San Juanillo, an idyllic white sand beach in Guanacaste Province. Calm clear waters in a cove protected by a coral reef guarantee a great day of marine exploration.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 101.54
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Ocean Kayak and Snorkeling to Chora IslandSnorkeling

Ocean Kayak and Snorkeling to Chora Island

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Swap humans for wildlife on a half-day tour to Chora Island. Traveling by kayak allows you to reach parts of the coastline that are usually inaccessible, while exploring with a guide increases your chances of spotting marine life and land creatures twofold. Plus, this tour’s short duration makes it ideal for time-pressed travelers.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 54.49
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Wildlife and Mangrove Kayaking Tour Río OraNature and Wildlife

Wildlife and Mangrove Kayaking Tour Río Ora

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Explore the waters and mangroves in the Samara Beach area on this guided kayaking tour. Paddle along the Ora River through mangrove tunnels, heading toward Camaronal Beach. Be on the lookout for native birds along the way. At the beach, enjoy refreshments including juices and beer while you learn more about the area's ecosystem.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 60.00
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US$ 60.00

Stand Up Paddle and Snorkeling Samara Beach Snorkeling

Stand Up Paddle and Snorkeling Samara Beach

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Chora Island is a lightly-trafficked haven of white sand beach located just off Samara’s coast. This stand-up paddleboard and snorkel tour allows you to easily paddle to the island, where you can dive in the water, snorkel, and experience Costa Rica’s rich sea life. If you wish, kick back and soak up sun on Chora Island’s deserted beach while you enjoy a selection of drinks and fresh fruit.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 60.00
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Mangrove Kayak Nature and Wildlife

Mangrove Kayak

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ocated just 20 minutes away from Samara is an entertaining option to learn about the biodiversity of this place while kayaking through the mangroves, admiring different types of birds and vegetation pointed out by your guide, as well as interesting facts that he shares with you during the journey. At the end of the tour you will arrive at Playa Camaronal, which is a popular refuge for turtle conservation. On the beach after the delicious snacks we will return to the starting point admiring nature on our way back.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 59.49
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US$ 59.49

River Kayak on Rio OraKayaking

River Kayak on Rio Ora

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Ideal for people that want to see birds and other types of wildlife. Great activity for families. Pick up at most hotels and VRBO's around Samara and Carrillo Beach within a 10 mile /16 km radius. Pickups are NOT offered for all of the Guanacaste province. Pickup are ONLY offered if you are staying near Samara and Carrillo Beach. Please note that the "canton", or state, of Carrillo is different than Carrillo Beach.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 54.36
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Water Tubing and Hot Springs Eco Adventure at Rincon de la Vieja from SamaraDay Trips

Water Tubing and Hot Springs Eco Adventure at Rincon de la Vieja from Samara

Go river tubing down the rushing Rio Azul, then relax at the Blue River Resort & Hot Springs on this 9-hour trip from Sámara. All activities, entrance fees, lunch, and round-trip transportation from Sámara hotels are included.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 164.11
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Samara Mangrove Stand Up PaddlingStand Up Paddleboarding

Samara Mangrove Stand Up Paddling

Samara isn’t just about beach life—there is plenty of biodiversity to be found in the surrounding mangrove forests, too. With a local guide, take a standup paddleboard along the Ora River to Camaronal Beach. Learn about the flora and fauna endemic to the area, and ask questions about local life. Snacks and beverages will be waiting for you back onshore.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 60.00
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Ocean Kayak and Snorkeling Snorkeling

Ocean Kayak and Snorkeling

Chora Island is a must while visiting Samara. Isla Chora is a must visit while you are in Samara. Our guide and driver will take you to south part of the beach and after some safety indications get getting for the fun! 25 minutes is an average duration to the Island. This tour is based on low tide so is available for the whole family. Allow nature to surprise you with tropical fishes, or more wildlife in the pacific ocean.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 45.00
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US$ 45.00

Private Boat Ocean Seafari Tour in SamaraSnorkeling

Private Boat Ocean Seafari Tour in Samara

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Costa Rica has become the world's premier ecotourism destination, and for good reason. But this reputation means that places as beautiful as the Nicoya Peninsula can get crowded. Find your own personal slice of Pura Vida by heading out into the Pacific Ocean during this half-day private boat tour from Samara beach. With a warm current and crystal blue waters, the area is ideal for spotting dolphins, whales, and other sea life.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 600.00
per group
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US$ 600.00
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Sunset Getaway BoatNature and Wildlife

Sunset Getaway Boat

Our driver will pick up and drive you to our starting point, where the captain will be ready to take you on this unique experience. On board we will offer beverages including rum, vodka, beer, mixers, juice and water, we can’t miss the snacks for trip. Along the way keep your eyes open for dolphins who occasionally delight us with their beauty. And if you are lucky enough, maybe come across the whales heading to their breeding grounds, even turtles on their journey to shore to lay eggs. Relax, sit back and take all the beauty in!
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 59.00
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US$ 59.00

Private Sunset Getaway Cruise in Samara BeachHalf-day Tours

Private Sunset Getaway Cruise in Samara Beach

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This private Samara sunset tour is the perfect way to catch a Costa Rican sunset and end the day on a high note. Bring along your group of up to 12 people to enjoy your own private boat tour. As you enjoy the included rum and vodka, look out for wildlife like dolphins, whales, and sea turtles. Included snorkel gear makes it easy for you to jump into the water and swim, too.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 608.98
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US$ 608.98
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Sea Quest Snorkeling BoatHalf-day Tours

Sea Quest Snorkeling Boat

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Come with us on this exploration, we will snorkel at different points around the area of Barco Quebrado, Samara, Carrillo and further north. Enjoy our underwater world, soaked in sunlight and the beauties of our marine life. Of course our experienced guide, we will be right next to you to decipher the many mysteries of the Pacific Ocean. A challenge for those who love the adventures of the sea.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 49.74
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US$ 49.74

Carrillo Bay to Bay Stand Up Paddle Half-day Tours

Carrillo Bay to Bay Stand Up Paddle

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Bay to Bay SUP is a test for your endurance and adventurous spirit. You will learn the basics of Stand Up Padelling accompanied by one of our experienced guides who will make sure you learn all the safety measures, about the area and its many interesting facts. Once you are ready, paddle away in what is considered the best beach in the Pacific North of Costa Rica, Carrillo beach. Whether you're in the mood to relax in the sea or get a full-body workout, Bay to Bay SUP has something for you. we're all about creating memorable experiences unique to each and every guest. Come join us, admire the amazing landscape and enjoy the beauties Costa Rica has to offer.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 56.00
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US$ 56.00

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