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Snorkeling In Costa Rica

El Jefe’s unique snorkeling tours take you to locations only available by boat for prime snorkeling in Costa Rica’s most beautiful waters

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What's Included?

At El Jefe Adventure Tours, all trips are private and tailored to the guests’ preferences. For the more adventurous souls, an additional snorkeling location is Catalina Islands. This is a beautiful set of islands where, depending on the season, you can encounter giant manta rays, spotted eagle rays and whales. With El Jefe Adventure Tours, guests will experience the best snorkeling available in the region.

Select a Time:

Morning: Depart at 7:00 am
Afternoon: Depart at 1:00 pm
All trips are four hours.

And we'll provide:

  • Snorkeling gear
  • Fresh fruits
  • Chips, Guacamole & Pico de gallo
  • Premium sodas
  • Water
  • Beer


Get ready for the most unforgettable snorkeling in Costa Rica!

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Explore Everything

Explore gentle inlets and coves, as well as the dramatic, isolated shorelines of Santa Rosa National Park. Admire the beauty of the sea turtles, dolphins, and some of the world’s most exotic fish.

Adventure-seekers of all experience levels will enjoy this four-hour tour exploring local snorkeling areas where the sea life swims freely in these calm, clear waters. Snorkelers often find octopus, rays, eels, sea horses, starfish, and lobster living among the rocks. This trip is perfect for families with children or seasoned snorkelers who are exploring Costa Rica for the first time.

Seasoned Snorkelers Welcome

For the more experienced adventure seekers, we offer an excursion to Santa Rosa National Park or the nearby Catalina Islands.

With some of the world’s finest volcanic rock formations, these islands are very rich in marine life. You will have a chance to experience a close encounter with beautiful manta rays, spotted eagle rays, butterfly fish, angelfish, small reef sharks, large migrating fish, octopus, turtles, and whales. There is beauty to be seen in these waters, but the current can be strong. The expedition excursion is recommended for experienced snorkelers.

Why Costa Rica?

Imagine a snorkeling excursion where you can encounter turtles, dolphins and discover the abundant sea life found in the Pacific coastal waters. The Costa Rican coastline is both varied and beautiful ranging from gentle inlets and coves to the dramatic, isolated shoreline of the surrounding Santa Rosa National Park. Our unique snorkeling tour takes guests to locations, only available via boat, for prime snorkeling. Every trip is focused on delivering a safe and unforgettable exploration of the Costa Rican waters.

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5.0 Out of 110 reviews

"World Class Family Adventure! We took our kids (ages 5 & 3) on the Marine Adventure. It was the highlight of our trip to Peninsula Papagayo."

"We had an amazing time on this fishing charter. The entire crew was very professional, friendly, and helpful. I would highly recommend taking at least a full day fishing with El Jefe!"

"Highly recomend this trip if its your family with young ones or even adult couples. The staff was incredible. Willie and Ugo were awesome deckhands and Captain Jesus was first class."

"I want you to know fishing with El Jefe will ruin you! Their service is second to none. The captain navigated choppy seas all the while we are catching fish. Sailfish, Bonito, Yellow fin tuna, and best of all a 350+ lb black marlin which we released for the next lucky fisherman!"

"We had a great fishing experience. The captain and crew are amazing. The crew was always adjusting the lines, changing bait, etc. Everyone on our trip had an amazing catch. ...This was our favorite Costa Rica excursion."

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