Cocos Island

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Scuba DivingThe landscape in the surrounding waters is as dramatic as that above. Steep dropoffs and caves, in conjuction with the seas dark, cobalt color provide for a magnificent underwater environment.The marine life is exceptionally abundant, particularly with sharks, notably the hammerhead, which can reach 4 meters in length, and the white-tipped shark. Throughout the year, schooling hammerhead sharks are known to inhabit the nearby islands, sometimes in grougs of 50 or more. Also, widely found are parrotfish, several species of rays, moray eels, tuna and mantas.

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Getting ThereThere are several liveaboard dive boats which regularly visit this famous dive spot; most depart from the port of Puntarenas.



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