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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.

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