Chora Island Ocean Kayak and Snorkel

$45 ($35)/Adult (kids)
3 Hours 2-8 People

” Samara’s “big little island” is a must-see!

CHORA ISLAND IS A MUST VISIT WHILE YOU ARE IN SAMARA. National Wildlife Refuge, the jewel of Sámara beach.

This is your chance to see Isla Chora (Smuggler’s Island) up close and in person. A licensed guide will meet you on the beach, review kayak safety and explain the best route to the protected refuge. In less than 30 minutes of paddling through calm shallow waters you arrive at Isla Chora. From the island you can enjoy views of Samara Beach and observe iguanas, crabs, birds of prey, some very comical raccoons and other local wildlife.


The guide will help you explore the natural sanctuary as you snorkel close to shore swimming with colorful tropical fish,and with luck,sea turtles.Fruit,water and juice are served to keep you hydrated.

You may also have the option to quench your thirst with a domestic beer. The tour ends with you leisurely paddling back to Samara Beach with gentle waves helping you return. 

Tour Includes


Pick up from hotels or houses around Samara or Carrillo town.


All you need for an amazing adventure. Kayak,paddles, snorkeling gear, flippers.


Cookies,water and drinks.

What to Bring


Make sure is a waterprof camera.

Sun Blocker

The sun could be bad for your skin.

Swimwear, Sunglasses and/or hat

Comfortable and protection of the sun is part of having fun in a safe way.


Start: Samara Beach

Starting on the south part of Samara Beach were the waves are more calm

Kayak Time

kayaking time is around 25 minutes

Explore Chora Island

This Wildlife Refuge is a great spot for pictures, explore and sometimes see wildlife

Snorkeling at Chora Island

The guide will give you the indications to start exploring the surroundings of this natural sanctuary safely, snorkeling in this place offers surprises every day. You will see different types of fish such as puffer fish, rainbow fish, and if you have good luck you can observe turtles

Snack's Time

Is time to enjoy tropical fruits of the season with refreshing drinks

Return to Samara Beach

Is the end of this adventure and the beginning of lifetime memories

Does this look like fun? Book tickets today!

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July 2022


*Attention: The hour of this tour depends of tides, so we will notify you by email, the exact hour of the tour.

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