We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Costa Rica Dive and Surf

Features Animals
Dominical 60504, Costa Rica
Share
Save
Review Highlights
As you would want it - Fun, safe, easy and professional

Decided kind of last minute to go for a day trip out to Cano Island. leaves at around 9:00 and... read more

Reviewed 23 March 2018
Mtlguy001
,
Montreal
Diving

We booked this tour approximately one week in advance. We were staying in Uvita and the shop is... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2018
Josh C
via mobile
Read all 214 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
Diving and Surf School, Tours to Cano Island and Whale's Tail Marine Reserve. Padi Diving Courses, Surf School and Surf Board Rentals. Waterfall Tours, Whitewater Rafting tours and Adventure Guide School for Diving, Surfing and Whitewater Rafting.
  • Excellent85%
  • Very good12%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cano island” (66 reviews)
“boat ride” (20 reviews)
“sea turtles” (14 reviews)
Closed Now
Hours
Hours Today: 08:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
Dominical 60504, Costa Rica
Write a ReviewReviews (214)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"cano island"
in 66 reviews
"boat ride"
in 20 reviews
"sea turtles"
in 14 reviews
"schools of fish"
in 10 reviews
"white tip reef sharks"
in 9 reviews
"saw dolphins"
in 9 reviews
"marine life"
in 7 reviews
"pod of dolphins"
in 5 reviews
"these guys"
in 16 reviews
"great diving"
in 4 reviews
"small boat"
in 4 reviews
"saw lots of fish"
in 4 reviews
"costa rica"
in 54 reviews
"sting ray"
in 3 reviews
"white tips"
in 3 reviews
"diving experience"
in 3 reviews
"boat staff"
in 3 reviews
Filter

11 - 20 of 186 reviews

Reviewed 23 March 2018

Decided kind of last minute to go for a day trip out to Cano Island. leaves at around 9:00 and returns at around 3:00pm, As a reference for readers, I'm an experienced holiday diver, so not speaking for the experts that go out dozens of...More

Thank Mtlguy001
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

We booked this tour approximately one week in advance. We were staying in Uvita and the shop is nearby. The staff was friendly, knowledgeable and accommodating. We set out in a pretty good sized group. As we traveled towards Cano, the staff would stop when...More

Thank Josh C
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Costa Rica D, Dive Instructor at Costa Rica Dive and Surf, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2018

Hola Josh! Thanks so much for your great review! We are so happy you had such a great time! Regarding the issues of regs having small leaks and the tanks having less than 3000psi: We pride ourselves in having great rental equipment that is well...More

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 7 March 2018

We went on the Cano Island dive trip at the end of December 2017 and it was fantastic. We are not Padi certified and enjoy to go on resort dives so we had an introduction session with Yan the day before in the swimming pool....More

Thank Anvers2000
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 4 March 2018

We arrived in Uvita to do some local diving, as we had Cano island booked already when we were staying in Drake Bay. We arrived to learn that their boat was broken, and they cancelled our trip. OK, stuff happens, but they initially tried to...More

Thank Peter T
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Costa Rica D, Dive Instructor at Costa Rica Dive and Surf, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2018

Hola Peter! Thanks for your feedback. We are sorry you were very disappointed with our operation, but we really did everything we could to help you to still enjoy your day. Unfortunately the boat we had scheduled for the local tour just had the propeller...More

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

We are staying for a couple weeks and have spent time traveling around Costa Rica. We went to Cano island with Ian as a dive guide. Service was second to none, food was great, staff friendly and so attentive. We loved the boat ride, the...More

Thank David S
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 28 February 2018

Had a great time in Uvita with Yan! Equipment was all well maintained and the staff was knowledgeable and super helpful! Can't wait to come back!

Thank Megan H
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 23 February 2018

This is a highly recommended dive. Crew was kind. Boat in excellent condition. We saw turtles, morays, white tip sharks and much more.

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Thank PerriBerto
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 21 February 2018

We went with Costa Rica Dive and Surf to Cano Island and had a great time. Would recommend and go with them again.

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Thank Cicely C
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 20 February 2018

I dove with them in feb and it was an great experience. The dive shop is very professional and their equipment is new and well maintained. The dive masters speak very good English and are very helpful and informative about the dive. I would highly...More

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Thank gallery59
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
A TripAdvisor Member
Kitchener, Canada
1
Reviewed 20 February 2018

Great shop from the front desk to the instructors. Friendly and reliable. Special shout out to Yan. Great instructor for my open water tests

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Thank A TripAdvisor Member
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 14 hotels in Dominical
Hotel Arena y Sol
60 reviews
.15 km away
Hotel Diuwak
216 reviews
.16 km away
Rio Lindo Hotel
3 reviews
.27 km away
Rio Lindo Resort
108 reviews
.27 km away
Nearby Restaurants
El Pescado Loco
431 reviews
.14 km away
Del Mar Taco Shop
403 reviews
.32 km away
Cafe Mono Congo
673 reviews
.25 km away
Phat Noodle
349 reviews
.20 km away
Nearby Attractions
Dominicalito Beach
139 reviews
.47 km away
Pineapple Tours
600 reviews
.26 km away
Costa Rica Surf Camp
313 reviews
.29 km away
Sunset Surf Dominical - Day Lessons
298 reviews
.37 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Joan R
2 December 2017|
Answer
Response from Jen W | Reviewed this property |
Ocean’s Unlimited. goprocostarica . com
0
Votes
Silvia-Rostkier
10 July 2017|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Keriaworth | Reviewed this property |
The other answers were great and we also saw some great sea life. We did not travel with our dive gear so I would also like to add that you may want to wear a wet suit. Not that the water is cold but they have these little... More
1
Vote
;