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Ballena Aventura

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Ballena Aventura is a 100% national company located in Ballena Bay of Uvita of Osa, Puntarenas, Costa Rica; with more than 15 years of experience in tourism. This company offers different tours in the South Pacific of Costa Rica, such as the Ballena...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
| 200 metros Sureste de La Plaza de Deportes de Bahía Ballena, Uvita de Osa, Ballena 60504, Costa Rica
+506 2743 8473
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 24 January 2015 via mobile

We had a great day snorkelling Cano island with Wayne and Mimi as our guide and crew. At Cano island we saw lots and lots of tropical fish, including rays, puffer fish, starfish and trumpet fish. The water was really clear. We left on time,...More

3  Thank Glenda F
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 12 August 2014

We took the Cano Island snorkeling tour and ran out of gas on the way back. We waited for about an hour for the rescue boat to deliver more fuel. Need I say more?More

3  Thank Carl T
Ale_M0rA, Gerente at Ballena Aventura, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2014
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Es correcto que se quedaron sin gasolina, no tuvieron que esperar tanto como una hora ya que estaban en frente...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What a day! I’m not so good at sea but the team were so kind and so sweet . We all had life jackets and the seats were very comfortable despite the weather being a bit nasty to us! We did have a brief sighting...More

Thank marmite724
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

This was one of the MOST INCREDIBLE adventures I have taken with a guide! We were taken out on boat to see whales and porpoises and boy did we!!! It was an amazing experience I will never forget!!! The crew was so very nice and...More

Thank c0astalgirl
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

The tour was fantastic!! We saw few whales and a pod of dolphins. The guide and the boat captain made sure we’ll see more even after we saw the first ones. They had fresh fruits and cold water for everyone. The boat was the best...More

Thank INJRtraveling
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Me and my son had a great day fishing with the guys from Ballena Aventura! We caught about 30 Mahi-mahi and saw one sail fish come up right behind the boat but no luck hooking it. They picked us up at our house at 6:30...More

Thank bhassenplug
BallenaAventura, Director de Recepción at Ballena Aventura, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2018

Thanyou so much! Billy , for us was a good experience and was a pleasure to share your good knowlege about fishing ! We send a big hug, we hope see you soon!

Reviewed 23 April 2018

We had a wonderful time, and the good fortune of having the boat alone for the 6 of us! They picked us up at our cabinas punctually, and were driven to their office near that big park and did all the fill-out forms etc. The...More

Thank CassyQ734
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

We took a dolphin and whale tour with Adriano, a fantastic tour guide and really friendly and kind man. He went the extra mile to help us out from showing us our accommodation when we arrived to where the local sloth hangs out. He really...More

Thank NorthDevon5
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

I really recomand this company. We were on the whale watching tour. The guide Adrian was great. He told us everything about whales and nature around us. He also known how to answer for most difficult questions :) and the captan Roy shown us the...More

Thank katejot
Reviewed 29 October 2017

We really enjoyed the trip despite it raining pretty heavily whilst there. Take as little with you as possible as it can get very wet on the boat. I would also recommend shorts and sandals that are OK getting wet as you have to walk...More

Thank cherryblossom50
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

I booked with Ballena Aventura. The boat was a decent size, holding 22 plus 3 crew. The seating was on cushions around the edge of the boat, so no worries about not getting a "window seat". We saw a large pod of 10-20 dolphins, and...More

Thank EdL624
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

We booked our snorkeling tour with Ballena Aventura at Uvita. They called us in the morning that they would pick us up and drive to Sierpe and join another company's tour. It wasn't a big deal for us. The captain and guide were helpful and...More

Thank Wanyin T
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