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Cocos Island Research Expedition

Cocos Island Research Expedition

Cocos Island Research Expedition

Trip Details:

Operator:   Turtle Island Restoration Network
Price From: 5,785 USD
Ideal Age Range: 19 to 30, 31 to 50
Fitness Needs: Light Impact
Program duration: 11 days
Trip Dates: 09-08-2018,07-12-2018

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About this program

Cocos Island National Park, off the coast of Costa Rica, is known for the diversity of marine life and as one of the best places to dive with sharks.

Dive with conservationists and learn a load of new skills. You’ll encounter several species including sea turtles, sharks, and huge schools of fish. This is an amazing adventure for diving enthusiasts!

 

Photo Credit: Turtle Island Restoration Network

Itinerary

What to Expect

Expedition participants will dive among schooling hammerheads, several species of sea turtles, and schools of thousands of fish, as they support conservation efforts directly at the site.

Participate in three fantastic dives each day, which is enhanced through work with Turtle Island Restoration Network biologists to study sea turtles, and census and track sharks. Participants will be able to assist with various levels of research depending on experience.

Enjoy engaging conservation lectures and socializing with fellow ocean lovers every evening. For more information, please email info@seaturtles.org

Country Fast Facts

Costa Rica

Flag
Flag_of_Costa_Rica
Continent:
Central America
Official Language(s)
Spanish
Capital:
San Jose
Population
4,586,353 (2011 census)
Climate(s)
Equatorial, Monsoon, Tropical Savanna
Major Airport(s):
Juan Santamaria Airport (SJO), Daniel Oduber Airport (LIR)
Economic Driver(s):
Tourism, Agriculture, Exports, Energy

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