Primary Port Of Departure:
Puntarenas, Costa Rica
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Please note that we only pick up from a set list of San Jose hotels to go down to the vessels. On the day of departure to Cocos, generally between 8 AM and 1 PM, you will be picked up from your hotel and transferred by Fiesta Tours to Puntarenas, the seaport village where you will board the vessel. The drive takes about 3 hours, including a stop on the way for a snack or lunch. The price of this meal is not included in your trip package. The ride will give you an opportunity to view some of the lush tropical forests and rich farmlands of the region. At the end of your Cocos adventure, you will disembark the boat at 8 AM and be transferred back to your hotel in San Jose.
Undersea Hunter has completed hundreds of research and photographic missions, including the Deep Rover Project with Dr. Sylvia Earle. Her film pedigree is long and goes back to her participation as a film support boat during the shooting of the James Bond movie "License to Kill" and also has included various IMAX movies. With a fuel capacity of 40 tons and water tankage of 26 tons, her blue water capability is almost unlimited.
Under the guiding hands of Avi Klapfer and Yosy Naaman, the Undersea Hunter is dedicated to bringing civilized comfort to delightfully uncivilized locations like Cocos Island. 3 GPS (Global Positioning Systems), 2 Furuno Radars (64 and 36 Miles), 2 VHF radios, 3 handheld VHF radios, 2 depth Sounders, Autopilot SSB radiotelephone: SEA 222, Radio Direction Finder: SIMRAD Satellite phone, Multi-system television, DVD player and CD stereo.