Dive Cano Island
Regarded as Costa Rica's foremost dive travel destination,
Caño Island offers the quintessential underwater
experience. With 6,672 acres of marine habitat
protected under the Costa Rican National Park system,
this sanctuary is not only thriving with an impressive
array of marine life, it also boasts a diverse and
dramatic seascape. Scuba enthusiasts will
find a blue oasis at Cano Island. Fissures, pinnacles,
canyons, and unique rock formations host huge schools
of barracuda, tuna, snapper, and roosterfish.
At times the numbers of fish are so great that sunlight
is actually blocked by an immense cloud of fish.
This stunning phenomena, an underwater eclipse,
is just one of the features which lead dive travelers
to designate Caño Island a world-class destination.
Cano Island also boasts some of the most impressive
marine life in the world. Porpoises and hammerheads
are seen on many dives while schools of rays
and white tip reef sharks provide a dramatic floorshow.
Hundreds of tropicals are also sure to grant the
adventure diver a sensory celebration. With
excellent visibility, between 40 and 90 feet, and
water temperatures hovering between 75 to 82°
F, Caño Island Scuba diving is quite
simply an outstanding adventure.
"The Depth of the Devil"
Regarded as one of the best dive sites in Costa
Rica, "The Depth of the Devil" offers
the quintessential dive experience. Canyons,
fissures, and towering rock pinnacles rising from
depths over 150 feet shape this stunning seascape.
Yet it is the magnitude of fish-life that earns
"The Depth of the Devil" its fame amongst
international dive travelers. Groupers, snapper,
and amberjack abound along with great schools of
tuna, barracuda, reef sharks, and hundreds of species
All scuba diving gear is included in the 2-tank
dive tours. Costa Rica Adventure Divers
uses only top quality Sherwood regulators, gauges,
BCDs, masks, fins, and snorkels. All wetsuits
are Henderson 3mm neoprene. If you wish to
bring your own gear it is recommended that you bring
only a mask, booties, a dive computer and/or regulator.
Remember, because of flight and boat restrictions,
guests are limited to a strict 25 lb. weight limit
on luggage! Tanks are 80 cu ft aluminum with
Sportfishing : Dive Cano Island.
Visit legendary Cano Island on a fascinating day
trip. The only excursion leaving Quepos for Cano
Island (Isle del Caño pronounced: can-yo).
The greatest attractions of Caño Island lie
beneath the water surrounding the island. Skin Diver
magazine has rated the site as among the best in
the world and one of the newest hotspots for adventure
This area offers a variety of unique diving attractions
from reefs averaging 15 feet deep to 80' "walls".
The rock formations are of volcanic origins; sea
fans, cup coral and head coral are the most common.
• Guanacaste fishing
• Tamarindo fishing