The Sierpe Terraba River is home to the largest extension of mangroves in all of Central America. For those who are visiting Drake Bay is highly recommended coming in through Sierpe by boat through the mangroves as it is and unforgettable wildlife experience. The multitudes of birds and wildlife found here is unbeatable and travel through the Sierpe river is sure to be one of the highlights to your visit to the Osa Peninsula.
One of the most popular tours from Drake Bay is a visit to the Cano Island Biological Reserve. On the two-hour boat ride to the island you may have a chance to see dolphins, whales, sea turtles and other marine wildlife if you’re lucky. The snorkeling and scuba diving at Cano Island is some of the best in the country - offering visitors a truly unforgettable experience. The island itself offers hiking trails leading to an archeological site and amazing vistas.