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Calypso's Day Trip to Tortuga Island from Jaco

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USD 139.00
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While staying in Jaco don’t miss an opportunity to take a day excursion to the beautiful white sand beach of Tortuga Island.  More than just transportation, the company that started it all in 1975 has planned a day of fun in the sun - or shade if you prefer - crossing the beautiful Gulf of Nicoya outside on the forward deck laying on giant nets or sitting in one of the 2 deck pools while enjoying the sights keeping watch for the abundant marine life.Explore more and see more on this world famous cruise.
  • Enjoy the ride to Tortuga Island on a luxury catamaran
  • Snorkel and take a banana boat ride while visiting the island
  • Includes a traditional Costa Rican breakfast and lunch with table service
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off is provided
What to Expect
After being picked up at your hotel in an air-conditioned bus, head to a private dock where you enjoy a traditional Costa Rican breakfast before boarding a catamaran, which takes you across the Gulf of Nicoya towards Tortuga Island. During your stay on the Costa Rican island, have the chance to snorkel and ride a banana boat (included). In addition, beach chairs, hammocks, a volleyball court, and more are set up for use on the island. Plus, lunch is served with live music and unlimited soft drinks and fruit juice (alcoholic drinks are available for purchase). Following that, see some of the protected islands in the gulf, including Cedros Island, Jesusita Island, Guayabo Island’s bird sanctuary, Sugarloaf Island, Gypsy Island, and San Lucas Island, on the ride back to Jaco. At tour’s end, get dropped off at your hotel.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Jaco, Jaco, Jaco District, Garabito Municipality, Province of Puntarenas

Traveler pickup is offered
Departure Point: All hotels in Jacó
Departure Time

Between 6:30am and 8am depending on pickup location

Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Hot breakfast, served in our restaurant
  • Calypso's private dock
  • Unlimited natural and soft drinks
  • Professional bilingual guide
  • 4 course gourmet lunch
  • Live entertainment
  • Snorkeling Excursion
  • Banana Boat Ride
  • 5 hours at Tortuga Island guaranteed
  • Private bathrooms exclusive for our clients
  • Comfortable hammocks
  • Fresh water shower
  • Safety Certifications and Insurance
  • Gulf Islands Tour and Sunset Tour
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities
  • Do not forget to bring a bathing suit and towel
  • Do not forget to bring sunscreen and sunglasses
  • Do not forget to bring tennis or sandals
  • For your safety the use of footwear with leather soles and heels is forbidden
  • Coolers are not allowed
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum age is 2 years old
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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A must do day trip activity for vacationers to Costa Rica, a relaxing day filled with beautiful sights of the Pacific Ocean in addition to optional snorkelling and banana boating. A hearty Costa Rican breakfast and a delicious 4 course lunch prepared on site together...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank ShivaC2391
Reviewed 4 August 2019 via mobile

We took the calypso cruise to Tortuga isle on Friday 2aug. The crew was helpful and captain navigated flawlessly. However the guide was less than sincere when he told us there would be no snorkeling because the boat was broken. We were not refunded or...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank Samantha Z
Trek19229503578, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Calypso Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review of the tour to Tortuga Island. Our clients are very important to us and we value your comments which will be reviewed by our management team. We are sincerely regretful when we fail to meet your vacation expectations. The tour...More

Reviewed 27 June 2019

DO NOT BOOK WITH CALYPSO CRUISES!!! I booked my trip well over a month in advance and had already paid for the excursion. Less than 1 week before the excursion, I received an e-mail from them stating that their crew needs a break after 2...More

Date of experience: June 2019
2  Thank Tyrell B
CALYPSO-ISLA-TORTUGA, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Calypso Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2019

Dear Mr Barker, After reading your comments posted on Trip Advisor and then writing and agreeing to change the date of a Calypso Cruise anyway; so we can give our crew a day of rest, we feel that it would be better to cancel your...More

Reviewed 19 June 2019

Awesome cruise. My wife and I along with other family members booked a day cruise to Tortuga Island and had a blast. The crew was fantastic. Very helpful and knowledgeable on how to conduct a very enjoyable trip. I’ll recommend Calypso Cruises to anyone that...More

Date of experience: June 2019
2  Thank Mario M
CALYPSO-ISLA-TORTUGA, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Calypso Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2019

Hello Mario M For us it was a pleasure to serve you as you deserve you, we appreciate your excellent comments that motivate us to be better every day. Thank you for making us part of your vacation. We hope you return soon! Kind regards,

Reviewed 10 June 2019 via mobile

What a day! If you want a full day of fun at an affordable cost and want to be treated like royalty as well, this is the Isle de Tortuga Tour for you. Fun. Professional. Great food. Free pictures. Exceptional crew. When do I get...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Avbrannen
CALYPSO-ISLA-TORTUGA, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Calypso Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2019

Hello Avbrannen, Thank you for choosing Calypso Cruises! We are thrilled that staff made your time so wonderful and we hope to see you again soon! Kind regards,

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When we went there was a couple with a boy of about seven. Although he was the only child on the tour, the crew ensured he had a great time and participated in appropriate activities. Whether the couple had to pay full... More
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The trip include fruit juices, soda drinks and water. For extra, they had a full bar on the catamaran and on the island. They would run a tab for alcoholic beverages which you would settle shortly before the catamaran... More
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20 May 2019|
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Response from Rebecca77414 |
We were picked up at 7:15am in Jaco. It is worth getting up early for this trip.
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