This national park was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1997 for its unmatched natural beauty and rich biodiversity. The island is located between parallels 5"30' and 5"34' and meridians 87"10' and 87"6'
The blue-turquoise water is extraordinarily clear and makes a great habitat for an abundance of marine life, making this island one of the most extraordinary places in the world for diving. It also has beautiful evergreen forests and numerous impressive waterfalls.
For visitors, there is an information center, a park ranger’s station, trails, signage, restroom services, potable water and several lookout points.
From San José, take the route towards Caldera to Puntarenas. From the Port of Puntarenas you can reach Isla del Coco National Park by boat. The trip takes about 36 hours. The park is open all year, every day of the week. There are two sectors: Bahía Wafer and Bahía Chatham.