Damas Island Mangrove Tour Kayaking

15 minutes from Quepos, the small Damas Island is known for its diverse population of fauna and abundance of aquatic activities. Located near popular tourist destinations such as Jaco and Manuel Antonio National Park, Damas Island, or Isla Damas, is an ideal afternoon getaway.

A mangrove forest is a type of forest where trees grow in coastal sediment from the ocean, which causes a unique underwater root system to attract various species of animals. Mangrove boat tours are one of the most popular activities in Damas Island, and can be done in a small or large group at night or during the day. A trip during any time of the day will be a remarkable experience in one of Costa Rica's most unique habitats.

This tour allows provides an intimate experience with the mangroves by kayak. Paddle your way comfortably through the mangroves as bilingual guides lead the way through the protected inland waterways to point out indigenous creatures of the Damas estuary and mangrove habitat. Go at it alone or grab a partner in a 2-seater kayak. Spend hours learning about and experiencing the tropical rainforest ecosystem in Damas Island. The river has a rich habitat that leads into narrow canals and waterways that weave through naturally made tunnels.