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Bait Ball – A Shallow Water Feast

Bait Ball – A Shallow Water Feast

While the intense action in Cocos Island is known to occur in the deeper portions of its reef, there is another famous dive that occurs in a relatively shallow depth – the Bait Ball. Dive Profile Type of Diving: Liveaboard and Shallow Water Diving Maximum Depth: 6 meters (20 feet) Average Depth: 3 meters (10 […]

DeepSee Submersible Diving under Cocos Island

DeepSee Submersible Diving under Cocos Island

Dive Profile Type of Diving: Deep-Sea Submersible Diving Maximum Depth:  80 – 300 meters (260 – 1,000 feet) Visibility: 20 – 35 meters, dependent on artificial light Temperature: 68 – 82°F (20 – 28°C) If you have been reading scuba diving articles about Cocos Island, you may think what environment lies beyond the maximum depth […]

Dos Amigos Means Double the Fun

Dos Amigos Means Double the Fun

Located in the south-southwest corner of Cocos Island, Dos Amigos offers you twice the fun with two dive sites each having the tremendous bounty of marine life and an amazing underwater rock formation. Aside from hammerhead sharks, you will be amazed by the archway formation of rocks resembling an underwater billboard which is a unique […]

Dirty Rock – An Underwater Barbershop

Dirty Rock – An Underwater Barbershop

Located at the western part of Cocos Island adjacent to the famous waterfall, Dirty Rock has a similar dive profile with Bajo Alcyone where you need to descend and traverse a vertical rock that drops down up to 35 meters (115 feet) where the big boys of the deep await you. Dive Profile Type of […]

Bajo Alcyone – Jam-Packed Underwater Action

Bajo Alcyone – Jam-Packed Underwater Action

Located in the eastern side of Cocos Island, this reef was named after the expedition ship of Jacques Cousteau, who nonetheless invented the scuba equipment we know today. His expedition and yours will be pretty much the same as the intensity of underwater action will be jam-packed with hundreds of hammerhead sharks, thousands of jacks […]

Diving with Schools of Hammerhead Sharks in Cocos Island

Diving with Schools of Hammerhead Sharks in Cocos Island

Among the world’s dive site, there are several spots who features a signature species in which you are guaranteed to encounter underwater. Some sites may feature small critters that has become an underwater photographer’s paradise. But here in Costa Rica, what we feature are the big boys of the deep. So get ready as we […]

A Front Row Seat at a “Car Wash” for Sharks

A Front Row Seat at a “Car Wash” for Sharks

In one way or another, we all love scratching our back. It soothes or makes us satisfied when we take care of that itchy part. And guess what? So do sharks, but how? Unlike humans having long arms that can extend and reach the back part of the shoulder, sharks need a medium to scratch […]

CY 2019 Schedule of Liveaboard Trips to Cocos Island

Due to high demand of liveaboard trips to Cocos island, as early as this year, we are publishing the CY 2019 trips for you to choose your preferred schedule and prepare for the ultimate diving adventure of your life. Travel Dates Name of Vessel Price (US$) Remarks Jan 2 – 12, 2019 MV Argo 5,295 […]