Whale watching (Avistamiento de Ballenas) One Day from San Jose

GTC Costa Rica invites you to enjoy a different experience, meet the impressive humpback whales on the Pacific coast of our country. We leave from 5:00 a.m., we go through your hotel or pick up.

In one hour of travel, we will take our typical Buffet style breakfast with 3 options to choose from plus a drink and of course our famous "Gallo Pinto".

After breakfast, we will take the Pacific coast route for a couple of hours, to reach Playa Dominicalito, where we will do our whale tour for more than 2 hours, we can see dolphins, turtles and what the great sea wants to show us. .

At the end of the tour, we will take our lunch in a restaurant overlooking the sea and at the end we go to the National Park, where you can enter and walk along the beach in the shape of a whale, made up of corals and sand in the traditional pass of Moises.

Do not miss this season with the best customer service on board.

per adult from




14 hours


Hotel pickup available


Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • Local taxes
    • Whale watching tour
    • National Park fees
    • Bottled water
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Driver/guide
    • Live commentary on board
    • Local guide
    • Hotel pickup
    • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
    • Entry/Admission - Parque Nacional Marino Ballena
    • Entry/Admission - Dominicalito Beach
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Parque Nacional Marino Ballena, Uvita 60504 Costa Rica

    We will visit the whale watching throughout the whale marine national park area

    Duration: 5 hours

    Stop At: Tarcoles Bridge, Route 34, Tarcoles, Garabito Municipality Costa Rica

    We will make a stop of 15 minutes to observe on the bridge, the crocodiles in the river Tárcoles

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Dominicalito Beach, Playa Dominicalito, Dominical Costa Rica

    We will enjoy our tour, lunch in this beautiful beach of the South Pacific of Costa Rica.

    Duration: 4 hours

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Important always be ready in the Hotel Lobby, our driver or guide will look for it in the lobby, after 10 minutes of the pick-up time, we will continue with the next one. If I arrive 15 minutes late it is a "no show"** In case your hotel is not on the pick up list, you can request it from our customer service email and we will confirm the exact pick-up time
    Departure Time :
    The outputs are made during the months of August, September and October only, pick up start at 5:00 am every day of the week for the months mentioned above. The return is at 7 pm at the Hotel Approximately
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
    • Comfortable clothes
    • An extra clothes
    • Towel
    • Sunscreen
    • Cap
    • Water bottle
    • Shoes for water
    • Repellent
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 100 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


English - Guide, English - Written

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Organised by GTC Costa Rica

Activity ID: V-68928P4

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