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Whale watching in Golfo Dulce Costa Rica

Southern and Northern humpbacks in Costa Rica’s Golfo Dulce nutrient-rich waters

Costa Rica’s coastal waters support many marine mammals, including spotted, bottlenose and spinner dolphins, whale sharks, rays, and the real star of the Southern Pacific coast: humpback whales. Because humpbacks from the northern and southern hemispheres migrate to the waters around the Osa Peninsula and Golfo Dulce, you’ll have a good chance of spotting these gentle giants nearly year-round.