Diving the Catalina Islands in Costa Rica

manta ray catalina islandsThe Catalinas Islands are one of the most sought after scuba diving destinations in all of Costa Rica. With an abundance of marine life which includes the incredibly peaceful and impressive Pacific Giant Manta, the Catalinas are a perfect add on for your Costa Rican scuba diving vacation.

The Catalinas are very easily accessible by Rocket Frog Divers dive vessel, the Pacific Express. This vessel is powered by two 300 HP outboard Yamaha engines which gets you to and from the dive sites in about half of the time as our competitors in the area.

dive sites catalinasMarine Life To See While Diving the Catalinas

While the biggest ticket item which is found the most frequently at the Catalinas is the Pacific Giant Manta, there are several other possibilities that exist in this exciting area. Whale sharks, several species of whales (most commonly humpbacks), several species of turtles, octopus, eels, and rays can be found in these waters.