"Located 600 km. off the Pacific coast of Costa Rica, Cocos Island is one of the most beautiful jewels in the Costa Rican National Park system. It is also one of the most important due to its biogeographic uniqueness and its high number of endemic species, those occurring nowhere else in the world. Of the principal islands of the Eastern Tropical Pacific (Cocos, Clipperton, Malpelo and Galapagos), it is the only one that receives sufficient rainfall to support a tropical rainforest." -- National Parks Foundation, Costa Rica
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Fundación Amigos de la Isla del Coco
Non-profit organization committed to the long-term management, protection and conservation of the Park.
Isla Del Coco Trip Report
Report on a trip to the islands with a focus on the crew, boat, diving operations, and dive sites. Includes a photo gallery of the undersea world.
Last update:March 27, 2014 at 15:15:07 UTC