Whale Watching Tour from San José

Witness the migration of humpback whales and sail alongside playful dolphins as you delight in the incredible coastline of Ballena Marine National Park, from San José.

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During this exciting tour, you will have the opportunity to observe whales and dolphins in their natural habitat. In the morning around 5:00am we will pick you up at your hotel in San José to transfer to the magnificent area of Uvita, we will have breakfast on our route, once in Uvita where we will board a boat on the beach of the National Marine Park Ballena to start our adventure through the park.

We will begin by visiting Ballena Island, where we will snorkel in different coral reefs. Here, you will have the opportunity to spot humpback parrotfish, butterfly fish, drumfish, lobsters, starfish and even whitetip sharks. Along the coast, we will be on the lookout for dolphins, turtles and, in season, whales. We will also visit Ventanas Beach, known for its impressive cavernous formations, as well as other islands such as Tres Hermanas, a perfect place to observe sea birds.

During the tour, we will offer you fresh seasonal fruits for you to enjoy . The tour will begin at 8:30 am and will last approximately 3 to 4 hours, giving you a complete and fascinating experience in contact with marine life in its natural environment. After the tour, we will enjoy a wonderful lunch in Uvita, after which you will take our land transportation that will take you back to San José to rest after an incredible adventure.

Travel Packing Checklist


Plastic bag to protect cameras


Refillable water bottle


Hiking footwear






Sun cream


Sun glasses


Small backpack


Mosquito repellent


Swimming clothes


Water sandals


Hat or cap

Conditions and cancelation policy

1- If you have a COVID case, you can reschedule the trip at no additional cost as long as there are no price increases in the services, otherwise the additional fee will be paid, applicable due to flight cancellations or illness due to a pandemic, they will only assume the cost of the transfer for the return of the money.

2- Any change or cancellation of reservation can be made by phone or email.

3- If they cancel more than 5 days before the tour date, a penalty of 5% of the package price is paid for management costs.

4- If you cancel between 4 and 5 days before the arrival date there is a retention of 10% of the price of the Tour

5- If you cancel 3 days before the arrival date, there is a penalty of 100% of the total reservation.

6- If the client does not show up on time for the reserved Tour, 100% of the prepaid price will be charged.