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Kayak and Snorkelling trip to Capitan Island; part of Las Baulas National Park provided by Sol Eco Adventures

Kayak and Snorkelling trip to Capitan Island; part of Las Baulas National Park

Kayak and Snorkelling trip to Capitan Island; part of Las Baulas National Park
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About
Capitan Island, the only island within Las Baulas National Park and created by a volcanic eruption, is a great place to explore! Don’t let it’s small size deceive you; it’s full of natural wonders for you to enjoy!
Know before you go
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
English, Spanish
Know before you go
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Available languages
English, Spanish
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 215677P1
Call +44 12 2492 8241
Important information
Inclusions
  • Snacks
  • Bottled water
  • Use of Snorkelling equipment
  • Kayaks (double, single and triple) with comfortable back rest and life jackets
  • Dry bags to protect your valuables
Exclusions
  • Gratuity
Duration
3h
Departure details
  • El Chiringuito, 75X4+4M9, Provincia de Guanacaste, Tamarindo, Costa Rica We'll meet on the beach, directly in-front of El Chiringuito Restaurant
Additional information
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travellers
Inclusions
  • Snacks
  • Bottled water
  • Use of Snorkelling equipment
  • Kayaks (double, single and triple) with comfortable back rest and life jackets
  • Dry bags to protect your valuables
Exclusions
  • Gratuity
Departure details
  • El Chiringuito, 75X4+4M9, Provincia de Guanacaste, Tamarindo, Costa Rica We'll meet on the beach, directly in-front of El Chiringuito Restaurant
Duration
3h
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travellers
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    El Chiringuito
    75X4+4M9, Provincia de Guanacaste, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
    We'll meet on the beach, directly in-front of El Chiringuito Restaurant
    See address & details
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    Las Baulas National Marine Park
    Stop: 3 hours
    We’ll meet on Playa Tamarindo, directly in-front of El Chiringuito Restaurant, where rest rooms are available. We’ll cover some important safety information and correct kayaking technique, before paddling approximately 25 minutes across the ocean. Once reaching the island we’ll land on white sands to explore the lava fields and rock formations caused by a volcanic eruption, and different vegetation; including cactuses and Agave. We’ll visit a unique beach where a great variety of shells can be found. Within the vegetation we’ll also observe a variety of wildlife; different crab species and nesting birds. In the clear water tide pools we’ll see sea urchins, brittle star fish, sea cucumbers, trilobites and fish. There are a couple of blow holes and other interesting things. The island is surrounded by clear waters, perfect for snorkling! We’ll stop at a couple of different points to seek out fish and other marine wildlife, before breaking for some refreshing fruit and snacks and heading back by kayak to Tamarindo Beach.
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  • You'll return to the starting point
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Lauren P
Florida11 contributions
AMAZING PLACE
I’m hesitant to post too many photos because everyone should be surprised when they start exploring the island! Tom was an amazing guide and met us right on the beach for a quick ocean kayak lesson before heading out. The wind wasn’t too bad the afternoon of our trip so the paddle out from the beach to capitan wasn’t difficult. Once on the island I was amazed! So many creatures and natural formations. Tom was so wonderful at telling the story of the island and sporting all the hidden treasures. It’s really worth being surprised by everything. Following the hike, we had the opportunity to do some snorkeling and there was bountiful fish amongst the lava rock formations. Kayaking back was really fun especially since we got to ride a wave into shore (make sure you put your stuff in the supplies dry pack!). This is a must do afternoon excursion in tamarindo!
Written 9 April 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Ramat Calboud
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KAYAK Adventure
Jan 2020 • Friends
This was an adventure out to the small Captain Island. Super fun trip on the open water. Island itself is fantastic with lots of interesting wild life.
Written 19 January 2020
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Jwilson
Pawleys Island, SC10 contributions
Great Tour
Dec 2019 • Couples
Loved this tour to Capitan Island. While it is small, the island is home to much marine life. Our guide, Tom, showed us hermit crabs, large colorful crabs, sea urchins, cucumbers, slugs, anemones, starFish and while I didn’t snorkel, my family did and enjoyed the clear water and some pretty, nice-sized fish. He also demonstrated the island’s blow hole. Tom was very knowledgeable and while he was stern in the beginning (for safety’s sake) he was quite entertaining on the island. If the wind is up, it will be a difficult kayak trip for beginners or children. I’d do this trip again. Enjoyed it immensely.
Written 29 December 2019
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CA202
24 contributions
Vitamin Sea
Dec 2019 • Couples
The kayaking and snorkeling experience was fun. We even had a chance to tour the island. We were encouraged to flip over rocks to get a view of the creatures that may be living on or under the rocks. We found sea cucumbers, starfish, sea urchins and so much more.
Written 16 December 2019
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
About the operator

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By: Sol Eco Adventures
HappyTequila
HappyTequila
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Lovely kayak tour of the estuary
We met Tom on Playa Tamarindo and decided to message him. He replied quickly on Whatsapp and it was easy to arrange
elorar2014
elorar2014
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Too much expensive to see nothing
We met Tom on Tamarindo Beach and he gave me his card. I prefer take a local tour so I wrote to him. When I wrote
Wairever
Wairever
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Perfect way to venture through Las Baulas National Marine Park
Luis was our guide and Victor piloted our boat - no kayaks for our adventure because of some mechanical issues with
LaurenP2988
LaurenP2988
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Amazing tour!
It was quite windy during our stay in Costa Rica so we took a little motor boat out to the estuary. It’s really ama
Storyteller622352
Storyteller622352
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So much wildlife!
This was a highlight of our trip to Costa Rica. It was too windy and the current much too strong to kayak, so we to
sunny1cat
sunny1cat
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Friendly and professional
We took a catamaran trip, and Tom Sol Took care of the booking. He came down and met us before we embark and made s
brentc790
brentc790
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A Good Adventure and Informative
We thought we would be kayaking up the estuary. However, upon arrival we were informed that this was not possible.
cheryl4112020
cheryl4112020
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Super Nice, Knowledgeable Local tour guide
We were sitting on the beach when Tom biked up and asked if we were looking to do any tours. The only one we had l
MonaDona
MonaDona
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Incredible experience
We really didn’t know what to expect with the turtle nesting tour, we read the great reviews and thought might as w
Ian012014
Ian012014
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Would do it again
Tom was very pleasant and informative about the flora and history of the area. We enjoyed the trip very much just
Ember655
Ember655
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Sol eco kayak and hike in national forest with Tom
It was a wonderful experience, Tom is extremely knowledgeable and excited about what he does, and the more question
maranth68
maranth68
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If you are interested in learning new things.
Captain Tom was so excited to share his knowledge that it was easy to share his zeal ! The park has 400+ old trees
V296UTchristinec
V296UTchristinec
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Snarky guide
If you like your guide to be derisive and sarcastic, then he’s your guy (she says sarcastically). After haranguing
floranb
floranb
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Jacamar Tours-Pacific Green Turtle Nesting Tour at Night
Wear bug spray, long pants for sitting around on the beach and shoes that are comfortable for walking in sand. We w
Mhealy747
Mhealy747
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Loved it!
What an amazing adventure. About a 45 minute paddle up the river (it was very windy that day). Right after stoppin
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