If you are in the area of Puntarenas or got plans to visit this city, you have several options for visiting us.
1-You can take the ferry from Puntarenas to Paquera, departure times: 5am or 9am. If you take the 5am ferry you can be at Paquera harbor at 7:30 am and at Curú at 8am, the boat to the island for snorkeling will depart at 9am and return at 12:30 to Curú beach. We have another departure at 12:30pm from Curú beach.
If you come with your own car, you can take the road to the town of Paquera (5km) and then take Road 160 (paved) on the way to Curú (about 6km). Ferry cost: 810 colones per person each way plus vehicle cost (about 15000 colones).
The Curú Wildlife Refuge entrance is on the left side of the road. The boat departs at 9am from the beach inside Curú Wildlife Refuge. Details on the snorkeling tour.
Cost: $ 40 per person, includes admission fee to Curú, snorkeling tour, snorkeling equipment and fruit, sodas and snack.
To include hiking, kayaking, snorkeling or lunch, you can visit our main menu.
If you don´t bring a vehicle (Cost in ferry per person 810 colones each way) we can look for a taxi from the ferry to Curú and back, the price of this tour is $ 55 per person including transfer from Ferry-Curú-Ferry, snorkeling tour , snacks, fruit and entrance fee to Curú. You can include lunch for $ 10
If you take the ferry from 9am, you can be in Curú at 11 am, on time to take the boat out to Tortuga Island for snorkeling at 12:30 pm and back to Curú at 4: pm, enough time to take the 5pm ferry back to Puntarenas.
2- We offer the option of a boat trip from Puntarenas to Tortuga Islands and Curú, departing from the western part of Puntarenas or from Playa Caldera. The cost per person is $ 100, including boat trip, snorkeling at Islas Tortuga (Turtle Islands ), visiting a beach of Islas Tortuga, guided nature hike at the Curú Wildlife Refuge and lunch (costarican style) at Curú. Departure at 8:30 am and back at 4pm.