May 1- May 2, 2012
Cocos Island, Costa Rica is known as one of the best big animal dive sites in the world. The diving around this remote, pristine island is simply outrageous. One of the most outstanding phenomena in Cocos are the enormous congregations of silky sharks who often mix with hammerheads to form colossal shark schools. It is also common to encounter whitetips, manta rays, eagle rays, yellowfin tuna, and possibly whale sharks. Among Cocos Island’s many attributes is a startling degree of biodiversity. The island’s waters explode with life: countless whitetip sharks, schooling hammerheads, mantas, jacks, silvertips, Galapagos sharks, dolphin, and sometimes sailfish. Cocos is also home to 27 endemic fish species including the exotic red-lipped batfish. Cocos Island is an important rookery for several species of ocean birds including the red-footed booby, black noddy, great and magnificent frigate birds. This island is unlike any other place in the world and must be visited to be believed!
The Sea Hunter is 115 feet of live-aboard comfort and convenience. It is a dedicated modern dive cruiser that has been specifically built for long-range dive expeditions to destinations like Cocos Island..She is a superbly comfortable, stable and spacious vessel with everything a serious diver/photographer could wish for. The boat and her crew specialize in providing excellence in service, food, and underwater excitement. She has eight cabins for a total capacity of 18 passengers, all with private bath. Dive facilities are extremely well designed with individual gear storage, private camera/strobe storage shelves including individual 110-volt AC power, and a private dryer for clients' towels and bathing suits.
- 10 days/9 nights aboard the Sea Hunter
- Roundtrip ground transfer San Jose-Puntarenas
- Marine park fees ($45/day per person)
- All meals & non-alcoholic drinks on board
- 2 night hotel stay in San Jose
- Ocean First Divers Escort
- Nitrox up to 32%
- Meals in San Jose
- Crew gratuities
- Travel insurance (strongly recommended)
- Departure tax $26USD/person
- Roundtrip airfare Denver - San Jose
- Additional taxes and/or surcharges imposed by the airlines or governments.
- Any unforeseen cost at the time of booking.
price and payment
(Per person based on double occupancy)
$1000 to reserve space
$1500 due on 08/15/11
||$2000 due on 12/15/11
|| Due 02/01/12
Payments per person based on double occupancy.
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS : Passport valid for at least 6 months past return date
Changes, cancellations, and refunds
A minimum of $100 per person will be charged for cancellation once deposit has been
If you make changes to the reservation it may result in additional fee. Cancellation
180 days or more prior to departure a refund will be given based on reselling your
space less any penalties by the vendors. Cancellation 179 days or less prior to
departure, the original deposit will be forfeited as well as any penalties from
the vendors. Cancellation 119 days or less prior to departure, or if you are a no-show,
no refunds will be given.
A passport is required for travel to destinations outside of the U.S.
**Dive sites may vary due to weather conditions and logistics.
*Prices are per person and subject to change due to any unforeseen cost at time
of booking or any additional taxes or surcharges imposed by the airlines, vendors,