Cocos Island National Park

When to dive
  • Rainy season: June – November, best for schooling hammerheads.
  • Dry season: December – May.

Scuba dive Cocos! Encompassed by the deep blue waters of the Pacific, Cocos Island has unparalleled beauty. It has been described as the most beautiful island on earth and one of the world’s top diving destinations. The island is unpopulated, unspoiled, and lies 550km west of Costa Rica.

Cocos Island is the home to incredible marine diversity and a vast array of marine life, including large schools of hammerhead sharks, white-tip sharks, silky sharks, whale sharks, manta rays, dolphins, and sea turtles. In addition, you can also find a wide variety of fish, crustaceans, and other invertebrates that dive the Cocos.

The underwater topography is also extraordinary; Cocos Island is an undersea volcano that has created a unique and diverse sub aquatic sea scape that includes deep walls, pinnacles, and caves that provide a stunning backdrop for diving. The Cocos National Marine Park is also a UNESCO world heritage site due to its unparalleled natural beauty and biological richness.

Not only does the underwater beauty leave divers spellbound, but the onshore vistas are also stunning. The dense rainforests are home to various unique birds and animals, and the rugged island’s coastline still echoes with tales of pirates and their buried treasure.

Some of the awesome things you can experience:

  • Hammerhead Sharks
  • Variety of rays
  • Dolphins
  • Manta ray
  • Sea Turtles
  • Whale sharks
  • Silky sharks
  • Dense rainforests and unique animals
  • Rivers and Waterfalls.

Many consider the beauty of diving here to be unrivalled across the globe, and it will be a lifetime experience you won’t want to miss.

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