Safeguarding Whales & Dolphins in Costa Rica

Safeguarding Whales & Dolphins in Costa Rica

Safeguarding Whales & Dolphins in Costa Rica

Trip Details:

Operator:   Earthwatch
Price From: 2,450 USD
Program duration: 9 days
Trip Dates: 05-07-2017

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About this program

Enjoy a rewarding experience in Costa Rica with Earthwatch Institute on this 9-day expedition designed specifically for teens on summer vacation.

Teens between the ages of 15-18 will have a chance to learn about and help protect the whales and dolphins of Costa Rica’s Golfo Dulce. They’ll meet other teens from around the world and see the incredible plants and animals that call this paradise home. Learn how to track and collect data from expert researchers and make a bunch of new friends along the way!


Day 1:

Arrival, tour of home base, orientation and training

Day 2:

Training on dolphin and whale behavior sampling and dolphin photo-identification (including both fieldwork on the water and lab work at camp)

Days 3-8:

Daily activities include: • Dolphin surveys • Whale surveys • Photo-ID work • One day: cultural activity

Day 7: Departure

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Country Fast Facts

Costa Rica

Central America
Official Language(s)
San Jose
4,586,353 (2011 census)
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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