Uvita: Marino Ballena National Park Whale/Dolphin Watching

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Watch whales and dolphins in Marino Ballena National Park in Bahia Ballena, Uvita, Costa Rica. Explore the biologically diverse marine habitat, one of the best places in the world for whale watching.


  • Explore the biodiversity of Marino Ballena National Park in Uvita
  • Observe different marine species in their natural habitats in the park
  • Enjoy whale and dolphin watching in one of the best spots in Costa Rica
  • Stop at Ventanas or Arco Beach, relax, and enjoy some fresh fruit
  • Experience snorkelling or swimming on the tour depending on the season


Explore the biologically diverse Marino Ballena National Park and enjoy an opportunity to spot whales and dolphins in their natural habitats. Depart from Punta Uvita Beach after a safety briefing from your guide, and travel to the national park. Travel through Marino Ballena National Park searching for the majestic Humpback Whales (Late December through late February/mid-July through late October). Try to spot other marine wildlife such as the Pacific spotted dolphins, bottlenose dolphins, seabirds (pelicans, frigate birds, brown boobies, and more), and sea turtles. Experience good water visibility during the dry season (December through April), to maximize this opportunity for you, the tour allows for some snorkeling (3-5 meters {9-15 feet deep) at Whale Island. Observe turtles, bi-color parrot fish, Angelfish, puffer fish, and much more. Enjoy a dip in the ocean during the rainy season (June to November) instead of snorkeling. Pass by the incredible natural formation of the whale’s tail and make a brief pass by Ventanas Beach to see and learn about the wonderful marine caves that were carved by the ocean. Stop at Ventanas or Arco Beach (depending on the tides) to enjoy some fresh fruits. Admire the wonderful landscape that the South Pacific region of Costa Rica has to offer throughout the entire trip.

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