What to Bring: Comfortable clothing, strap sandals, hiking or sneakers shoes, mosquito repellent, sun block, raincoat or poncho, binoculars, camera, extra water bottle, set of extra clothes and a towel.
The Marino Ballena National Park was created in 1990 to preserve and protect the 4500 ha of coral reef that surround Ballena & Las Tres Hermanas Islands, the very beautiful beaches and the exuberant flora and fauna of its coasts. This park also protects 13 km of coastline including the most scenic beaches of the area such as: Playa Ventanas, Playa Piñuelas, Playa Ballena, Playa Hermosa and Playa Bahía. Starting with 30 minutes drive from Dominical to the put in section in Piñuelas. During this 24 kilometer road trip, we will stop, if we get to spot some of the wildlife such as: birds, monkeys, sloth’s etc. You will see all this, along the most beautiful scenery of the Pacific Ocean and the exuberant vegetation of the coast. At the put in section we provide you the most professional and safe equipment a safety speech by a professional and bilingual tour guide. After that, the guide will illustrate the ½ hour easy paddling to where the caves are, with natural history of the park, than you will witness one of the most scenic place in the area, over 30 different caves and 2 of them are accessible -depending of the oceans condition- by kayak. After that we will go back to one of the most beautiful beaches of the area, Playa Ventanas, where we will set you up on a tropical way, with fruits and drinks. Steps away from our fruit stop, there are 2 caves for you to explore hiking through during the low tide, you can also enjoy and have fun surfing the waves at this beach on your kayak. After all this, we start to drive back to your hotel.
Note: the schedule is subject to low tides