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Tortuga Island Cruise from San Jose

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US$ 127.50
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    What to Expect
    Create your own day in paradise on a full-day escape to Tortuga Island. Be ready for an early morning pickup at your San Jose hotel in order to maximize the day’s adventures. Relax on the scenic drive to the Pacific coast, and satisfy your breakfast cravings with an onboard snack. At the coastal town of Puntarenas, hop aboard a boat and relax on the spacious deck for the ride to Tortuga. Feel the cool tropical breeze on your face and admire the verdant passing shoreline and aquamarine waters of the Gulf of Nicoya. Keep an eye out for dolphins and other marine life along the way.

    Jungle-covered, gently sloping cliffs, and white sandy beaches welcome you to Tortuga Island. Once you step ashore, the day is yours to spend however you please. Relax and catch some rays on the island’s pristine beaches, or venture out into the crystal-clear waters for a swim. Snorkeling equipment, kayaks, and banana boats are all available to rent for a small fee. You can also head inland to explore Tortuga’s tree-shaded nature trails and try your luck at spotting native wildlife.

    When you’re ready for lunch, enjoy a gourmet beachside buffet prepared by your guide. Savor a selection of fresh salads, grilled fish and chicken, and sides of rice, sautéed vegetables, and fresh fruit. Quench your thirst with water, wine or aromatic Costa Rican coffee. Get into the spirit of the tropics as local musicians provide upbeat island tunes.

    After ample time on the island, return to the boat and continue relaxing on the ride back to Puntarenas. Take a coach back to San Jose and be dropped off at the door of your hotel in the evening.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    San José Province, San José, Costa Rica

    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick up from all hotels in Central San José
    Departure Time
    6:00 AM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch - Buffet lunch
    • Light refreshments and wine (served during lunch)
    • Professional guide
    • Boat cruise
    • Gratuities
    • Additional activities - snorkeling and/or banana boat plus beach chair ($15 USD each)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • It is recommended that you wear comfortable clothes and shoes and bring a swimsuit, towel, sunblock and a hat
    • Minimum age to drink wine is 18 years
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed yesterday

    This was a great way to spend a day in Costa Rica! Great host, great food, great service! Hotel pick up was on-time, shuttle to the coast was decent, boat to the island was fine. Be aware that you could get a little sea sick...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Twins031
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    WoW. Just go, if you like the beach white sand the great local foods and drink, everything is catered to you. Just relax. Nice fun boat ride too

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Trail547768
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    This trip was worthy. They picked me up and dropped me off at my hotel in San José. The Bush ride was comfortable. The trip included plenty of food, including non alcoholic beverages, breakfast, fruits, ceviche, wine and lunch (all includes -no additional fees). But...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    2  Thank Wilbert D
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Had a great time on this excursion, director was great at pointing out important history about the country. We also saw a humpback whale while on the catamaran. Banana boat ride was exciting, Food was great. will recommend to my family and friends

    Date of experience: August 2019
    1  Thank sandgom4
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Wonderful trip! Entertainment was great, food was great, snorkeling was amazing and the view was th best! Definitely would return.

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Gabi P
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    1 September 2019|
    Response from doriana162 |
    You may bring swimsuit, shorts, t-shirt, watershoes, sandals, sunblock, towel, sunglasses, a hat. It's hot during the day and probably rainy in the afternoon. Enjoy!
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