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Planet Dolphin

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San Jose, Costa Rica
+506 2777 1647
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Amazing excursion with excellent staff!!

Fun catamaran tour! Beautiful, clean, and well maintained boat. We went during rainy season, but we... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
susanserial
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Moreno Valley, California
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Spotted dolphins & humpback whales. Enjoyed the ride.

This was a nice relaxing trip to view humpback whales and spotted dolphins. The snorkel portion... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2017
Steven S
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Chicago
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Planet Dolphin is a family owned and operated company with over 24 years of experience in whale, dolphin and marine life observations . We offer a personalized quality service & are committed to give our customers the very best experience possible. One of our principal goals is to educate our clients on the conservation of our natural resources & protection of marine wild life. Offering to the world sustainable eco tourism services with our continual efforts to achieve a neutral carbon foot print for future generations.
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  • Very good22%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 12:30 pm, 2:00 pm - 5:45 pm
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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+506 2777 1647
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Fun catamaran tour! Beautiful, clean, and well maintained boat. We went during rainy season, but we still had an amazing time! We say turtles, dolphins, and a few mama with baby humpback whales!!! Such an amazing sight! Once we finished whale watching and touring the...More

Thank susanserial
Reviewed 15 September 2017

This was a nice relaxing trip to view humpback whales and spotted dolphins. The snorkel portion was fun but not very memorable compared to other snorkeling experiences (in Hawaii, South Africa & the Bahamas). We did see some fish but nothing memorable. The food was...More

Thank Steven S
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Myself and a friend went on this boat trip on a weekday morning in August. 'Tom Cat 1' boat - 55 people on a boat for 150 people. Price included lunch. Pros: -Shuttle bus pickup from hotel. -Clean and well-maintained boat - everything was shipshape....More

Thank jonotennis
Reviewed 26 August 2017

This is a great way to see another perspective of beautiful Costa Rica. The shore line is stunning and we saw whales and spotted dolphins as an added bonus. The meal on board was great. This as great value. Definitely would recommend.

Thank camnickj
Reviewed 21 August 2017

The Planet Dolphin catamaran is wonderful as is the service provided by their professional crew. The catamaran has a covered deck which is open and airy; ample seating and storage; a bar serving premixed cocktails (included) and: more than enough life preservers for everyone on...More

Thank harrymcballs
Ivania S, Assistant Manager at Planet Dolphin, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Greetings from Planet Dolphin! Thanks for the positive feedback. Some of different factors that can affect visibility are: -Rough swell due to storms in the Pacific Ocean. -Heavy rain for long periods, causing the river flow to carry sediment to the snorkeling site. -Strong winds...More

Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We took the morning small catamaran tour with Planet Dolphin via our hotel here in Manuel Antonio and were very happy with our decision. The tour was efficiently and professionally run on both land and sea, and we got exactly what we hoped for from...More

Thank kungpow9960
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Our family of seven was booked for an afternoon cruise with Planet Dolphin a few weeks ago. The catamaran was large, roomy and very nice with trampolines to sun on, free drinks and snacks. The crew was great and the scenery along the coast is...More

1  Thank JSH0922
Ivania S, Assistant Manager at Planet Dolphin, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

Greetings from Planet Dolphin! Thanks for the positive feedback. We are glad you had a chance to experience a little bit of our world! Hope to see you again!

Reviewed 26 July 2017

Per my friends recommendation, I joined Planet Dolphin cruise last sunday with my 2-year-old, it was our first time but we will definitely try it again. The tour departs from the world-class Marina Pez Vela in Quepos, only 20 minutes from Dominical Beach and 40...More

1  Thank Natalia M
Ivania S, Assistant Manager at Planet Dolphin, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

Greetings from Planet Dolphin! Thank you so much for the positive feedback. We are glad you had a chance to experience a little bit of our world! Hope to see you again!

Reviewed 2 June 2017

They worked with our schedule. Drinks, fresh food, amazing views, snorkling, swimming, relaxing, music, PURA VIDA! If you don't do anyhting else, do this! We were a large group decompressing from a wedding, and we had a blast! They made sure we had a great...More

1  Thank Billie W
Reviewed 11 May 2017

My boyfriend and I did an afternoon cruise. The boat was very nice and really big, but there were only about 10 other people on our trip. The crew makes it fun. They're nice and there's loud music on board. We were able to see...More

1  Thank Megan H
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jedinamur
7 June 2017|
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Response from Katherine B | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I would recommend contacting Planet Dolphin Cruises to get your questions answered. They have a website, and their customer service people were very helpful!
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fengoy
22 January 2017|
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Response from Ivania S | Property representative |
  Thanks for your interest in Planet Dolphin Catamaran Island Tour.  Your adventure includes: Bilingual guide, snack (cookies and crackers), snorkel equipment, beverages (natural juices, vodka, rum, Costa Rican liquor... More
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seminolelady44
10 January 2017|
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Response from Stephen W | Property representative |
Thanks for your interest in Planet Dolphin Catamaran Island Adventures We have 2 tours at day, the first one starting at 09:00 am and the second at 02:00 pm duration approx. 3.5 hours. Your adventure includes: Bilingual... More
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