Dos Costas, Costa Rica
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Dos Costas, Costa Rica


Join for a Scientific Adventure!



Explore the Atlantic and Pacific sides of one of the world’s most biodiverse countries! Research sea turtles and join in conservation efforts on the mid-eastern shore. The sea turtle research data you collect will contribute to the findings presented at the annual World Sea Turtle Congress. Help out at a wildlife rescue center and navigate the Venado Caves. Make your way to the stunning beaches of Manuel Antonio National Park. Practice marine methodologies and add your data to a larger fish survey. Observe the many communities of monkeys that call the park home. Finish up your program by learning to surf!
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Curriculum & Trip Highlights:

  • Begin your trip on the Caribbean Sea side at the Pacuare Reserve
  • Work in a Sea Turtle Nursery, helping to collect eggs and collect data
  • Patrol beaches at night, studying sea turtles according to WIDECAST protocols
  • Stay with host families and learn about their culture and traditions
  • Perform water and soil sampling
  • Community service at Instituto Asis Wildlife Rescue Center
  • Relax in natural hot springs
  • Tour the Venado Caves and learning about geology and biology
  • On the Pacific side, hike Manuel Antonio National Park, observing wildlife.
  • Go snorkeling and observe various fish species.
  • Survey fish and mammals on the beach, present findings
  • Learn to surf with expert instructors





Your 9 Days / 8 Nights Program Includes:


  • Airfare, all accommodations and meals
  • Private in-country transportation with bi-lingual naturalist guide
  • All activity entrance fees, tips and gratuities
  • Additionally, Scholastic Expeditions provides basic medical, dental and accidental insurance package



2019 Trip Dates:

June 12th to June 20th

July 10th to July 18th


Price : Student $3550.00 - Adult $3750


Additional Travel Protection:


Scholastic Expeditions provides basic medical, dental and accidental insurance at no cost to the traveller. Travelers can however purchase additional travel protection.


For more information on cost and coverage, please download the information sheet.