The Annual Whales and Dolphin Festival 2017

August 14, 2017

It’s almost September now, so you still have time to book your trip to Bahia Ballena.

The month of September is the perfect time to visit this picturesque part of Costa Rica and catch the 5th Annual Festival of Whales and Dolphins. The 5th Festival is to be held on the weekends of September 6, 7 and 8th and the 13th, 14th and 15th in Bahia Ballena, Osa.

This well-known festival is organized by the Association of Tour Operators in Marino Ballena National Park, and it offers something for everyone.

You will find families with children to young people and the general public visiting these activities. The planned activities include plenty of whale watching tours as well as sand sculpture competition, music concerts, a photography exhibition, environmental workshops and lots of good food.

The festival provides a chance to enjoy the spectacular natural beauty of this area. This is also an opportunity to view some of the vast array of species that make their home in this part of Costa Rica’s waters.

In addition to humpbacks, other species include pilot whale, Bryde’s whale, false killer whales, three species of dolphins, several kinds of turtles and a variety of seabirds such as frigates, white ibis, pelicans and brown bobo birds.

Don’t let this opportunity go by, this is a great event for any nature lover.

You may be interested

Multipurpose malinche, an attractive and useful ornamental
Home Gardening
405 views
Home Gardening
405 views

Multipurpose malinche, an attractive and useful ornamental

Ed Bernhardt - November 18, 2017

Here’s another attractive ornamental that’s a favorite Costa Rican backyard patio shrub. You’ll find malinche (Caesalpinia pulcherrima) growing in just…

Costa Rican Friday Happy Hour #3: ‘El Otro Gol’
It's the weekend!
4101 views
It's the weekend!
4101 views

Costa Rican Friday Happy Hour #3: ‘El Otro Gol’

Katherine Stanley - November 17, 2017

Maybe it was this morning's story on what to expect at the World Cup 2018, now that the field of…

World Cup 2018: Who’s lurking behind the usual suspects?
Soccer
1036 views
Soccer
1036 views

World Cup 2018: Who’s lurking behind the usual suspects?

Peter Berlin / AFP - November 17, 2017

Lionel Messi knows the teams he fears most at the 2018 World Cup: champions Germany, Brazil, France and Spain. "I…