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Address: Punta Arenas, Costa Rica
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+506 2256 2727
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08:00 - 18:00
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Calypso Tours is a tourism pioneer in Costa Rica. We created the now world...

Calypso Tours is a tourism pioneer in Costa Rica. We created the now world famous "Tortuga Island Cruise" in 1975 and are CR's first independent tour operator. Throughout the 40 years that Calypso Cruises has been the number one tour in Costa Rica. Experience blue water, white sand, green mountains, superb cuisine and attentive personal service. Calypso's super catamaran, Manta Raya, will pass through more than seven islands in the Gulf of Nicoya. Her Port of Call is the beautiful, palm studded Tortuga Island where you can walk the impeccable white sand beach, swim in the turquoise waters and investigate the marine life, while the crew prepares a sumptuous feast (featured in Gourmet Magazine). Enjoy dining in the shade of white umbrellas with tables covered in white linen.

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US$115.00*
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Day Trip to Tortuga Island from Jaco
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US$145.00*
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Day Trip to Tortuga Island from San Jose

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Catamaran Calypso cruise

This was an all day adventure. Nice breakfast, very stable boat and comfortable ride out to the island. On the boat the staff served drinks, fruit, and made everyone comfortable... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
gmsheldon1
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Houston, Texas
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Houston, Texas
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an all day adventure. Nice breakfast, very stable boat and comfortable ride out to the island. On the boat the staff served drinks, fruit, and made everyone comfortable. On the island, they set up tables with shade umbrellas, tablecloths, and had an excellent meal. Swimming and other water activities were available, with live music in the background. A... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food in a beatiful place. The only restaurant wit a/c in Puntarenas. It is open only from 12 to 3 pm.

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Thank Marcela F
Vancouver, Canada
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44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoyed the catamaran ride to the island. Nice having pop/juice on board along with fresh fruit. The 4 course lunch on the island was very tasty and I enjoyed the band playing some music while we ate. The Staff were very friendly and did a great job making our meal and setting up the dining area. They had white... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The promised itinerary was well carried out. Breakfast was delicious and organized - authentically served on a palm leaf. The catamaran was well equipped, with crew members frequently coming around and serving fresh fruits. Ask the servers for drinks, because you will be waiting and waiting at the bar. The layout on the island was very comfortable but I expected... More 

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Parlin, NJ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent Catamaran cruise! We were picked up at the Doubletree Resort and had a short ride to the Calypso office and pier. Bryan the tour guide made us feel welcome from the time we got on the bus until we were dropped off back at the resort. When we arrived at the pier in Puntarenas, we were greeted by other... More 

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Clearwater, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It cost a lot of money but it was worth it . great crew looking after your every need the island was beautiful the lunch was great music was great the only thing was the snorkeling . We were on a small motor boat that that dropped us off and basically had to stay in the water the entire time... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Calyspo Cruises is the best company for a tour to Isla Tortuga. In the day trp package, they will pick you up from your hotel if you are one of their stops. They start out with a traditional Costa Rican breakfast at their dock restaurant. Afterwards, you will enjoy an hour and a half ride to Isla Tortuga and enjoy... More 

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Thank Nina K
Galway, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017

Fantastic from start to finish so good I would go again in the morning. the staff were excellent and catered for all your needs they all seemed to love their job. We were well fed and plenty to drink. Highly recommend.

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London, United Kingdom
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125 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

This is a long day if you travel from San Jose. I was picked up at 5.45am, the first pick up, for the transfer to Punta Arenas. On arrival we were served a costa rican breakfast at their restaurant and then transferred to the catamaran and sailed to Tortuga Island, arriving at about 10.30am. On the catamaran you are served... More 

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Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

We took the Calypso catamaran full day tour to Isla Tortuga in January 2017. While the boat leaves from Puntarenas Harbour, we actually came from Jaco (1 hour away on the coast), where we were picked up by a shuttle for no extra charge. Everything about the cruise was first-rate, from the breakfast to the catamaran ride to the activities... More 

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