Cocos Island Shark & Sea Turtle Research Trip SEEtheWILD Wildlife Conservation Travel

Cocos Island Shark & Sea Turtle Research Trip

Cocos Island Shark & Sea Turtle Research Trip

About this program

Cocos Island National Park, located off the coast of Costa Rica, is internationally revered for its diverse and rare marine life and was named the best place to dive with sharks by CNN. The World Heritage site is home to many species that are under threat due to illegal fishing practices which you can help counter.

Dive into the waters with renowned conservationists and come face to face with different species of sea turtles, several species of sharks, and be swarmed by great schools of fish. Your efforts will directly impact the conservation project and help protect the diverse yet delicate underwater ecosystem.


Photo Credit: Turtle Island Restoration Network


Country Fast Facts

Costa Rica

North America
Official Language(s)
San Jose
4,586,353 (2011 census)
Equatorial, Monsoon, Tropical Savanna
Major Airport(s):
Juan Santamaria Airport (SJO), Daniel Oduber Airport (LIR)
Economic Driver(s):
Tourism, Agriculture, Exports, Energy

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