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Scuba Diving – Papagayo Gulf

World Renowned Scuba Diving off the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica!

Scuba Diving – Papagayo Gulf

$170 per person

Catalinas Islands are a world famous dive location that divers flock to, especially during the season for Giant Manta Rays.  We´ll take you on an underwater adventure looking for sharks, rays, manta rays, octopus and a huge variety of marine fish we have living in our waters.  In the right season you can even sometimes hear humpbacks singing!

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Chance to See Giant Manta Rays Up Close!

Exotic fish, Turtles, Octopus, and More!

Expert Bilingual Dive Instructors

All Necessary Equipment Provided

No Previous Experience Necessary!

Door to Door Round Trip Transportation Provided

Certified Scuba Diving Catalinas Islands 

2 Tank Dive $170

Includes Equipment Rental

We provide 2 tank dive trips daily Monday-Saturday.  You will be picked up from your hotel and taken to the dive shop base in Playas del Coco where you will be fitted and put on your scuba diving suit before boarding the diving boat. You will then be taken to Catalina Islands, a volcanic rock formations approx. 40 min boat ride from the shore.

Our rocky underwater terrain is home to a huge variety of marine life, some seasonal. We can see white tip reef sharks, giant manta rays, stingrays, eagle rays, jewel and green morays, nudibranchs, angel and butterfly fish and schools of damsels, jacks, grunts and spadefish.

Our dive times are based on 40min max. Bottom time and a maximum depth of about18m/60ft.  The temperature in the North Pacific coast of Costa Rica ranges between 16-30ºC/60-86ºF depending on the time of year. Visibility can change on a daily basis..

Discover Scuba 2 Day Course

Non Certified Scuba Diving Course – $190 (Local Diving)

Have you always wondered what it´s like to breathe underwater? If you want to try scuba diving (or have been before but do not have certification) but aren´t quite ready to take the plunge into a certification course then Discover Scuba Diving is for you!!
While not a certification course, Discover Scuba Diving is a quick and easy introduction to what it takes to explore the amazing underwater world. See how easy it is to move around underwater with your gear and find out what it’s like to breathe underwater. Learn key skills that you’ll use during every scuba dive. Have fun swimming around and exploring.


On Day 1 you will be picked up from your accommodations and taken to a nearby pool in Playas del coco.  Here you will put on all of the dive equipment under the direct supervision of a PADI professional and learn breathing underwater, communication signals, and what to do in different situations such as when you are ready to go up to the surface.


On Day 2, you´ll make 2 open water dives. We´ll take you on an underwater tour looking for sharks, rays, octopus and a huge variety of marine fish we have living in our waters, in the right season you can even sometimes hear humpbacks singing!

Meeting Times

Certified Diving – Pick up Time/Location:

RIU Guanacaste
RIU Palace


Villas Sol

Occidental Papagayo

El Mangroove

Secrets Papagayo
& Other Hotels in Playa Ocotal, Playas del Coco, Playa Hermosa, Playa Panama
Special Notes
  • Please leave minimum 18 hours after diving before you fly!
  • You are required to complete a medical statement and need to be in reasonable physical health. If there is any question regarding your health you must see a doctor before we can allow you to partake in the course.
  • Proof of certification is required for the Certified Diving Tour. You must show your dive licence to staff at the store when completing paperwork. Lack of proof may require additional cost and training.
  • We operate this tour rain or shine! If weather is severe, we may cancel and you will be given a refund or you may reschedule
Cancellation Policy
  • You may cancel free of charge up to 24 hours before start of the tour.
  • Cancellations less than 24 hours before the start of the tour will be subject to a 100% cancellation charge.  Extreme cases are taken into consideration.
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  • Departure/Return Location
    RIU Guanacaste/Palace, Planet Hollywood, Bosque del Mar, El Mangroove, Villa Sol, Occidental Grand, Secrets Papagayo, Playas del Coco Hotels
  • Departure Time
    6:20-7:20 Depending on pick up location
  • Return Time
    1:00 PM
  • Dress Code
    Bathing suit, towel, sunscreen, Dive License for Certified Diving Tour
  • Included
  • Not Included
    Open Bar

Tour Location

Catalinas Islands

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