Coiba Tours

With a profound respect for the rich and diverse environments that we visit, our guided trips combine great people, great food and great places. Your Fluid experience will include a focus on skill acquisition, the natural history of the area, cultural and environmental awareness, small group sizes and a whole lot of fun and exploration!!

Choose from one of our trips below or contact us to tailor a custom itinerary and tour based on your needs.

We work with the Coiba ANAM administration for the permission to operate in this UNESCO Heritage Site.

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arial-anamCoiba Excursions: 3-5 Days

 This is a shorter trip than our 6 day expedition that still enables the participant to get out to Coiba and allows for the opportunity to explore and experience its grandeur. We will camp, snorkel, bird watch and live amongst this pristine jungle environment.

Day 1 – Depart Santa Catalina early morning via boat launch and local captain. Travel 90 minutes along the Pacific Coast to Isla Coiba. Register at the ANAM Station and tour the Natural History Museum. Take a short paddle to a secluded bay to set up our base camp. Enjoy an afternoon snorkel right from our own beach with the potential to see rays, sharks, turtles and puffer fish. Our camp is often visited by capuchin monkeys, herons, kingfishers and hummingbirds. Finish the day with a tasty meal, a beach-side fire and explore the unimpeded night sky.

Accommodations: Secluded bay beach camping.

Lunch, dinner and snacks included.

coiba-sea-kayak-tour-groupDay 2 – After a hearty breakfast and searching for signs of visiting night life, we set out for a day of paddling. Kayak past a swamp mangrove, before stopping in to explore Mango Beach where you can beach comb for hidden treasures and visit with the Howler Monkeys, black hawks and osprey. Next stop, Isla Granito de Oro to snorkel amongst the diverse species. Finish the day with a paddle back to camp and a well deserved meal and some relaxation before exploring the dusk activity and night sky.

Accommodations: Secluded bay beach camping.

All Meals and Snacks included.

Day 3 – After breakfast we will break camp and paddle back to ANAM station where we will have opportunity to enjoy the facilities, hike, bird or relax before heading out by boat to access one last snorkel spot that we could not access by kayak..possibly beautiful Canales Afuera! After our snorkel and lunch we then return back to Santa Catalina in time for an afternoon siesta, surf or in time to catch your bus out of town to continue on your adventures.

Breakfast and Lunch included.

PRICES:


3 day, 2 night: $519 per person + 7% pp
*4 day, 3 night: $649 + 7%pp
*5 day, 4 night tour: $769 + 7%pp

*The 4 and 5 day itineraries are similar to the 3 day Excursions but allow more opportunities to explore and experience a greater variety of snorkel spots, wildlife, nature walks, etc. Highly recommended by our guides and clients!

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Premium Coiba Expedition: 6 Days, 5 Nights

Sample Itinerary.

arial-granito-coibaDay 1: Depart Santa Catalina early morning via boat launch and local captain. Travel 90 minutes along the Pacific Coast to Isla Coiba. Register at the ANAM Station and tour the Natural History Museum. Take a short paddle to a secluded bay to set up our base camp. Enjoy an afternoon snorkel right from our own beach with the potential to see rays, sharks, turtles and puffer fish. Our camp is often visited by capuchin monkeys, herons, kingfishers and hummingbirds. Finish the day with a tasty meal, a beach-side fire and explore the unimpeded night sky. And yes, there is some fresh water for a rinse-off.

Accommodations: Secluded bay beach camping

Lunch, Dinner and Snacks included

Day 2-4: Explore by kayak secluded beaches, wildlife filled bays and snorkel species rich reefs and rock out croppings. Opportunities to visit Isla Rancheria and learn about the Smithsonian Institute and their important studies; kayak to Granito de Oro and snorkel among the diverse species including turtles, sharks, rays and parrot fish; explore Mango beach and visit with the howler monkeys, black hawks and osprey. We will also work on teaching proper stroke techniques and skill improvements. Our camp is often visited by capuchin monkeys, agoutis, kingfishers, honeycreepers, hummingbirds and herons.

Activities Include: Kayaking, snorkeling, fishing, hiking, birding, hammock surfing, wildlife viewing, star gazing, exploring, beach combing for hidden treasures.

Accommodations: Secluded bay beach camping

All Meals and Snacks included

coiba-capuchin-2Day 5 – We take this last morning at our campsite slowly. Soaking up the majestic beauty that has provided us home and shelter and countless wonder. After lunch we paddle to the ANAM station and check in to our cabanas*. Then embark on a late afternoon hike for an hour or so searching for birds and wildlife. Enjoy our last evening amongst the guests at the station including the resident crocodile named Tito! Other activities include swimming, volleyball, and sometimes a soccer match.

*Accommodations: Camping or ANAM dorm cabana

All Meals and Snacks included

Day 6 – Depart the ANAM station via an early boat launch with local captain to view the Penal Colony and share tales of this storied jail either by boat or tour by foot (dependant on the tides and conditions). Travel by boat back to Santa Catalina for a delicious lunch at one of the locally owned restaurants.

Breakfast and Lunch included.

Upcoming Trip Dates: 2017/2018

Dec 11-Dec 16
Jan 1-6, 22-27
Feb 5-9
Mar 12-17, 26-31
April 9-14

Check with us for dates that would also suit your travel plans.

 Price:
$1129 per person + 7%

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Coiba Overnight Tour

snorkel-and-kayak-galsDay 1 – Depart Santa Catalina early morning via boat launch and local captain. Travel 90 minutes along the Pacific Coast to Isla Coiba. After checking in at the ANAM Station, embark on a kayak tour to secluded bays brimming with wildlife, white sand beaches, and pristine snorkeling with the opportunity to see rays, sharks, turtles and puffer fish. Return to our site for a tasty dinner and evening activities including star gazing.

Lunch and Dinner included

Accommodations: Secluded bay beach camping or ANAM Station dorm rooms

Day 2 – Your guide will prepare your breakfast before your activity of choice – beach combing, hiking, snorkeling, or more kayaking. We will paddle back to the ANAM station where we rendez-vous our boat for a cruise through the beautiful park islands, a final snorkel and follow the coastline back to Santa Catalina.
Breakfast and Lunch included.

Price:
$329 per person

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coiba-snorkel-conchCoiba Day Trip

Depart Santa Catalina early morning via boat launch and local captain. Travel 90 minutes along the Pacific Coast to Isla Coiba. After checking in at the ANAM Station, embark on a motorboat tour to secluded bays brimming with wildlife, white sand beaches, and pristine snorkeling.

 Price: $125 per person* (includes boat transportation to and from Coiba)

*Pricing based on a minimum of 4 people

Park Fee included

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